Almost-White Prom Dresses We Wish We Wore

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Here are five dress styles that are appropriate for prom:

1. The Two-Way Dress

We love how absolutely efficient this look is; if you’re not quite keen on splurging on a dress that you’ll only wear a few times in your life, find your go-to neutral cocktail dress and a long skirt in a similar shade.

Q2Han's neutral cocktail dress is perfect for promQ2Han’s neutral cocktail dress is perfect for prom

Find a brooch or a jewel-encrusted belt for the waistline to blend the seams, creating a more fluid look.

Can’t find a maxi skirt in a similar shade? Head on over to the nearest fabric store to create a makeshift skirt (just make sure it holds up to avoid a prom disaster).

Shop Q2Han of Q2Han‘s look:

Diane von Furstenberg dress with lace skirt, brooch, and nude pumpsDiane von Furstenberg “Nisha” Lace Dress, $325 / Alice + Olivia “Norris” Pleated Sunburst Maxi Skirt, $396 / Swarovski Alabaster Brooch, $150 / Christian Louboutin Simple 70 Patent Leather Pumps, $625

2. The Sweetheart Neckline

Who said big fluffy skirts in shades of white were only apt for weddings? We say go for that Disney dress that you’ve been dreaming of since you were a little kid, but make sure to choose one in an off-white shade.

Linda wears an off-white Disney dressLinda wears an off-white Disney dress

Linda of My Style Statement swears that her dress isn’t white. You wouldn’t want to scare off the boys.

Shop Linda of My Style Statement‘s look:

Beaded lace & tulle ball dress with teardrop earrings, plexi clutch and gold sandalsRoses by Reem Acra Coral Bells’ Beaded Lace & Tulle Ball Gown, $3,230 / Jou Jou Cubic Zirconia Sterling Silver Teardrop Earrings in Yellow Gold, £30 / Stella McCartney Lucia Mirror Plexi Clutch, $2,480 / Rene Caovilla Crystal-Embellished Satin Sandals in Gold, $1,225

3. Short and Sweet

Going short for prom? Find the right combination of dreamy and sophisticated in a multilayered pleated dress with a fully ornamented yoke.

Kryz wears a short and sweet dress that's perfect for homecomingKryz wears a short and sweet dress that’s perfect for homecoming

Pair it with a modern sandal silhouette and a classy box clutch. At the end of the night, all you have to do is freshen up your makeup, and you’re all set to leave for the prom after-party.

Shop Kryz of Thirstythought‘s look:

Short-sleeve lace pleated chiffon dress with clutch and ankle-strap sandalsSheinside Apricot Short-Sleeve Lace Pleated Chiffon Dress, $48 / Barneys New York Crisscross Ankle-Strap Sandals, $450 / Carvela Kurt Geiger Boom Clutch in Nude, £69

4. The One-Shoulder

You don’t need to bare skin to look glamorous. If you would rather cover up without looking like you walked into a pile of your grandma’s clothes, we suggest going for the classic one-shoulder.

Nadja wears a glamorous embellished one-shoulder dressNadja wears a glamorous embellished one-shoulder dress

 This asymmetrical look reveals just the right amount of shoulder and collarbone to give you all the sexy vibe you will need (trust us on this one). As they say, less is more.

Shop Nadja of Nadja Seale’s look. Her blog is unfortunately no longer available online:

Single-shoulder lace dress with clutch and crystal sandalsCarmen Marc Valvo Single-Shoulder Lace Gown, $1,145 / Sergio Rossi Puzzle Jeweled Evening Sandals, $1,655 / Coast Perla Clutch in Pearl, £60

5. The Grecian Goddess

With the current entertainment trend circling around mythical creatures and fantasy dramas, it is no surprise that the fashion industry, especially in the blogging world, would succumb to the romantic braids and flowy fabrics of Hollywood.

Elle-May looks like a goddess in her romantic prom dressElle-May looks like a goddess in her romantic prom dress

Why not go the same route in choosing your prom look? This romantic goddess dress will surely turn heads. Wear it with a jeweled clutch and a pair of nude mesh heels.

Shop Elle-May of Stylishells’ look. Her blog is unfortunately no longer available online:

Off-white prom dress with Rene Caovilla clutch and Jimmy Choo sandalsOarry A-line V-Neckline Spaghetti Chiffon Prom/Evening Dress, $480.99 / Jimmy Choo “Fable” Sandal, $862.06 / Rene Caovilla Satin Lace and Swarovski Clutch, €1,718

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