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Top 10 Most Popular Prom Dresses in 2012
Nobody should miss their prom. It is one of the most unforgettable moments in a young person's life. Sadly for me, I had never experienced prom night, as I went to a very strict all-girl catholic school. No co-ed dances allowed. So, imagine my excitement when my daughter announced that she was going to the prom. I was, if at all possible, more excited than my daughter. We shopped and shopped 'til we dropped to find the perfect prom dress, and of course, the perfect shoes and purse to match. And the perfect hairdo, but of course.
Shopping for a prom dress is like shopping for a bridal gown. Out of the hundreds of prom dresses out there, It has to be the one that makes a girl say "That's me!"
The theme of this year's prom dresses is fun and flirty. So get ready to show your fun and flirty side.
This year, here are some "ins" and "outs" for prom dresses:
- strapless dresses are IN, one shoulder dresses are OUT
- tulle, crinolines, layers and ruffle skirts are IN
- charmeuse fabrics, silk, satin, and laces are IN
- short party dresses are IN
- long gowns are OUT, unless you are attending a very formal party
- floral and animal prints are IN
- color-blocking is IN
- metallic silver is IN
- corsets are IN
- beads, lots and lots of sparkling beads are IN
Here are the Top 10 Most Popular Prom Dresses in 2012:
Strapless Cocktail Party Junior Prom Dress by US Fairytailes
This dress is simply stunning! The quality and craftsmanship are superior to anything else I've ever seen. It is lined in the same silky fabric which goes around the waist. You'll feel like a nature nymph when you wear this dress.
This beautiful dress has perfect fit that is tight enough below the chest so it stays up while dancing. Believe me, some strapless dresses don't!
Although the Turquoise/Gold color is absolutely divine, this prom dress also comes in black, pink/sage, and blue/purple.
Strapless Cocktail PartyJunior Prom Dress #2716 by US Fairytailes
If you think this dress is simply delicious in the photo, the actual dress is more beautiful. It is a very well made dress. The bead work is just lovely. The bodice is padded, lined in white satin, and has side boning, which will help everything stay in place. There are lots of crinolines.
This gorgeous dress comes with a really cute matching crinoline shawl stitched with silver beading on the ends. Also included, is a packet of seed beads, crinoline fabric and hook and eye. How thoughtful of the manufacturer.
With this stunner, you will look and feel like the belle of the ball.
A word of caution for tall girls: This dress is short, quite a few inches above the knees. Did I hear "Yay!"
This gorgeous dress comes in four colors: Royal Blue, Fuchsia, Purple, and mint green (as seen in the picture)
Strapless Cocktail Party Junior Prom Short Printed Dress #2826 by US Fairytailes
This strapless quirky prom dress is perfect for the quirky you. Floral printed bodice with lovely sparkling beads, narrow piping, and hip-style sash pointing down decorated with sparkling beads, make this gorgeous prom dress so unique and oh so quirky. The skirt has multi-colored layered mesh with finished edges. Quirky, flirty and fun!
The corset lace at the back allows you to adjust the size perfectly to your figure.
Party Short Cocktail Dress New Designer Prom Gown Sizes 4-14 #2711 by US Fairytailes
This stunning prom dress is flirty yet very chic. The quality and style of the dress is outstanding.
The pleated top and the intricate beading on the waistline is phenomenal.
The flowing skirt is very slimming and the knee high length will make you look taller, and make your parents happy.
This gorgeous prom dress comes in a variety of colors:
Brown, Navy, Red, Eggplant, Ivory, Black, Champagne, Royal Blue, Burgundy, Purple, Silver, Fuchsia, Turquoise, Yellow, and Teal Green (as seen on the picture)
Strapless Fancy Cocktail Party Junior Prom Dress #2578 by US Fairytailes
This prom dress is absolutely gorgeous. The style and detailing of this dress is outstanding.
Full beading on the top that spreads to the skirt.
Tulle longer layer makes the dress flirty and fun.
The corseted bodice is very slimming. This prom dress is a stunner.
This gorgeous prom dress comes in variety of colors:
Black, Gold, Hot Pink, Lime, Orange, Purple, Red, Silver, Turquoise, White, Yellow, and Royal Blue (as seen in the picture)
Colorful Turquoise & Brown Leopard Print Cocktail Dress #2695 by US Fairytailes
This gorgeous dress deserves to go to the prom. It is a peekaboo with beaded detailing. The style says "Dare to be different!" The turquoise and brown leopard print underneath brown mesh with ruffled edges is an absolute stunner.
Wear this gorgeous peekaboo to the prom and dare to be different.
Mori Lee Sticks & Stones Strapless Short Prom Dress (9099)
This Mori Lee Sticks & Stones short prom dress is gorgeous. Perfect for prom 2012 or homecoming! The iridescent taffeta top has a strapless, sweetheart neckline and diagonal pleating. Sparkling beadwork adds a beautiful touch to the neckline and skirt.
This natural waistline of this fully lined stunner, is accented by the most beautiful 3D flowers you'd ever see, with beaded centers.
The mid back has an adjustable lace-up corset panel for a perfect fit, without alterations.
The short tulle skirt is easy to wear and has layers of poufy tulle with finished edges and a taffeta asymmetrical overlay. Layers of colored and black tulle give a multi-toned effect.
This stunning prom dress is available in two colors: Mediterranean and Berry (as shown in the picture)
Strapless Cocktail Party Junior Prom Dress #2611 by US Fairytailes
This gorgeous prom dress has a striking wide sash decorated with sparkling rhinestones in one side.
Lots of crinolines ruffled at the edges.
The length is just above the knees, so parents won't have a heart attack.
This stunning prom dress comes in white or black.
White/Red, White/Black, White/Brown, White/Burgundy, White/Fuchsia, White/Royal Blue, White/Silver, and White/Turquoise
Black/Fuchsia, Black/Yellow, and Black/Turquoise (as seen in the picture)
Juniors Fuchsia Pink Beaded Satin Cocktail Dress
This strapless fuchsia prom dress is absolutely divine.
The style and workmanship is outstanding.
This beaded satin dress is simple cut bodice that is very slimming.
The skirt is very creative and playful.
This prom dress is simply gorgeous.
Pretty in pink!
Beaded Taffeta Party Mini Bubble Dress by PacificPlex
This dress is amazing. The sequin beadwork all around the bodice is spectacular. The corset lace at the back allows you to adjust the size perfectly to your figure. This gorgeous dress is fully lined, has boned bodice, and lightly padded bustline. The muti-colored layered mesh skirt is fun and flirty. Lots of crinolines. The perfect prom dress for you!
A word of caution for tall girls, this fabulous prom dress is on the short side. But tell your parents "Look Mom/Dad, the beadwork is awesome."
This beauty is available in these colors: Fuchsia, Orange, Purple, White, and Royal Blue (as seen in the picture).
Available in junior and plus sizes.
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