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.

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