Outfit –The First (And Most Fundamental) Step
Believe me when I say that I could fill this page with talk about what to wear on your prom night –there are a gazillion and one options and choosing what to wear can be a sartorial nightmare! For the sake of simplicity, let's assume that you'll be wearing a dress –but what style? A-line, bodycon or floor-length gowns are popular choices.
An A-line dress (a dress that flares out from a fitted waist) is a classic style, perfectly suited for a special occasion. What's more, this timeless design is popular and so the choice of colours, fabrics, prints and patterns is practically endless.
A figure-hugging bodycon dress exaggerates the shape of its wearer –perfect for those with a straight/boyish frame who lack natural curves. It's also a simple design which looks great contrasted to elaborate hair, shoes, nails, makeup and accessories.
For individuals who want to channel gamine glamour, a floor-sweeping gown practically oozes timeless allure and sophistication –it can hardly be called a ‘frock’! This style of dress is slimming; gives the illusion of added height and looks instantly red carpet ready.
Once you've found a flattering frock, everything else falls into place, right? Pfft, as if! Unearthing a dress to suit your shape, taste and pocket is only half the battle. There are still shoes and accessories to find, a hairstyle to decide upon and a show-stopping makeup look to perfect... But fear not dear fashionista, we've got that covered too! So read on...