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Goddiva’s Prom Dress Trends. What's In and What's Out

by Goddiva Account 17 May 2024

Hey there, fashionista! So, you’re on the hunt for the perfect prom dress, huh? Well, you've come to the right place. Let's dive into the prom dress trends that are totally in this year and the ones that, well, you might want to pass on. Ready? Let’s go!

First off, let’s talk about the dreamy, ethereal vibes that are ruling the prom scene this year. Think flowy fabrics, soft pastels, and a touch of sparkle. Dresses that look like they’ve stepped right out of a fairy tale are a major hit. We’re talking about tulle skirts, delicate lace details, and those gorgeous off-the-shoulder necklines. If you’ve ever wanted to feel like a princess, now’s your chance! This style is perfect if you’re into that romantic, whimsical look that makes you feel like you’re floating on air.

On the flip side, there are a few trends that are starting to fade into the background. Remember those super voluminous ball gowns that made you feel like you needed an entourage just to move around? Yeah, those are taking a backseat this year. While they can be stunning, more and more people are opting for dresses that are easier to dance in and less likely to cause a scene when you need to hit the restroom.

But hey, not everyone’s into the whole princess thing, and that’s totally cool! If you’re looking to make a bold statement, then you’ll be thrilled to know that vibrant, bold colours are making a huge splash this year. We’re seeing a lot of striking reds, electric blues, and even some neon hues. These dresses are all about standing out and showing off your fierce personality. Pair a bold-coloured dress with some killer accessories, and you’re ready to own that dance floor.

Now, let’s get a bit daring. Cut-outs and high slits are another trend that’s been turning heads. These styles add a modern, edgy twist to the classic prom dress. Strategic cut-outs can highlight your best features, while a high slit adds just the right amount of drama. If you’re looking to showcase a bit of skin while still keeping it classy, this trend is definitely worth exploring.

Another trend that’s on its way out? Dresses that require a ton of adjusting throughout the night. Comfort is key, and it’s all about finding a dress that not only looks amazing but feels great too. No one wants to spend their prom night constantly tugging at their dress or worrying about a wardrobe malfunction. So, when you’re shopping, keep an eye out for dresses that let you move, dance, and have the time of your life without any fuss.

For those of you who love a bit of glamour, sequins and metallics are still going strong. There’s something about a dress that shimmers with every move you make that just screams “star of the show.” Whether you go for a fully sequined gown or a dress with metallic accents, you’ll be catching the light – and everyone’s attention – all night long.

Also, heavy embellishments and overly intricate designs are being swapped out for cleaner, more streamlined looks. It’s all about balance – a touch of sparkle here, a hint of lace there, rather than going overboard with embellishments that can sometimes overshadow your natural beauty.

So, there you have it, the lowdown on what’s in and what’s out in the world of prom dresses this year. Whether you’re channelling your inner princess, making a bold statement, or shimmering in sequins, the most important thing is to choose a dress that makes you feel fabulous. After all, prom is all about celebrating you and having an unforgettable night. Happy shopping, and may your prom be as fabulous as you are!


Written By: Lauren Khan

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