The Search for Your Perfect Prom Dress

A look at 2017's top Prom dress trends.

Prom season is upon us, which means it’s time to start dress shopping! It’s been a while since I’ve been to prom, but I still remember how giddy and eager I was to find the perfect gown. I wanted to find one that felt like me, one that embodied my personality and made me feel beautiful.

The search was not as easy as I thought it would be. So, to make your dress hunt a little easier, I’ve compiled research on the latest prom trends and styles and put together a list of the top looks of 2017.

From classic silhouettes and bare-shoulders to two-tone fabrics and floral prints, these trends will blow you away! Take a look, get started on your search and remember to have fun in the process!

Feminine + Flirty

Trends to look out for: floral prints, two-piece gowns, straps, full skirts, two-toned fabrics, slits, back details, high necklines and delicate beading.

I love this two-piece, A-line gown with floral embroidered bodice by Sherri Hill from Glitz!.

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Also check out these options: A blue, two-tone, two-piece gown with high-neckline by Rachel Allan (left) and a blue, two-piece, floral gown by Rachel Allan (right)—both from Glitz!.

Another favorite? This floral, A-line gown with lace-up back by Faviana from Glitz!.

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This elegant, delicately beaded, A-line gown by Sherri Hill from Glitz! is also just about perfect.

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Finally, I adore these choices: a floral, A-line gown by Teeze Me (left) or a fitted, lace gown by City Studio (right). You can find these at Macy’s.

Classic + Glamorous

Trends to look out for: classic silhouettes, subtle details, strapless, high-necklines, sleek fits, long sleeves, lace accents, elegant bead work and textured skirts.

Try this classic, strapless, A-line gown by Sherri Hill from Glitz!.

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Other options: try a lace, two-piece gown with slit by Xscape from Nordstrom (left); a black + white, A-line gown with high-neckline by Blondie Nites from Macy’s (center); or a lace, two-piece gown with long sleeves by Aiden from Nordstrom (right).

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Another look I love this prom season are these sleek, fully-beaded gowns with cap-sleeves by Adrianna Papell from Nordstrom.

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Get in the flow with this two-piece, A-line gown with textured skirt by Sherri Hill from Glitz!.

Playful + Unique

Have some extra fun with more playful outfits. Trends to look out for: unexpected pairings (gown + sneakers), shorter lengths, playful prints and patterns, off-the-shoulder necklines and ruffled details.

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I can’t get enough of this striped, A-line gown by Eliza J from Nordstrom.

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It’ll be warm before you know it. Try this short, floral, A-line dress with off-the-shoulder neckline by Tarik Ediz from Glitz!.

Complete the Look

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Top off your look with shoes and accessories from Glitz!, Aldo, Aldo Accessories, Nordstrom and Macy’s.

Receive a free garter at Glitz! with purchase of a full price gown. Present this blog post and mention offer code Glitz!Prom2017 to a Glitz! store associate. Valid through March 31, 2017. Garter must be in stock. While supplies last. No cash back.

Be sure to mention and show this blog post to your Progressions stylist to receive 25% off a thermal hairstyle and 25% off prom makeup. See store for details. Call 952.851.9999 to schedule your prom appointment.

For those final prom touches, stop by Indulge & Bloom  and get 50% off a boutonniere when you purchase a wrist corsage and an extra 5% off the corsage when you purchase both. See store for details.

Additionally, Firelake Grill will be serving three different Mocktails to prom guests at $7 each.


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