Prom is an important celebration that requires a special dress.
Finding the perfect prom dress is fun and exciting but can also be a challenge. You want a dress that will make you feel confident and look gorgeous.
There are so many different dresses out there it can be difficult to even begin thinking about the right dress for you. To give you some inspiration we have found 25 of the best prom dresses for 2018.
We have a dress for everyone from sparkles to lace to dresses that make you look red carpet ready.
1. SWEETHEART PROM DRESS
First up we have a sparkly dress that looks fit for a princess! The dress has a pretty sweetheart neckline, close fitting bodice and flows into a stunning floor length skirt. The whole dress is covered in shimmering sparkles. A dress like this would suit anyone and will bring glamour to the prom.
Prom is the perfect occasion to make a statement so consider choosing a dress in a bold color like this one. The dress is a turquoise color with sheer panels on the bodice and gems all over. An extra special feature of this dress is the crystal flower straps. If you want to make a statement, choose a dress with a vibrant color and unique style like this.
A black dress suits any occasion you can’t go wrong. Our next prom idea features a black dress that has a trendy update. The dress has beautiful lace sleeves and two skirts. One skirt is short while the sheer overskirt is delicate and sweeps the floor. With a dress like this you get a classic black dress look as well as formal gown to.
Our next idea is this unique ombre gown. The dress has a wrap over, halter neck bodice with a stylish cut-out and overskirt. The white and purple compliment each perfectly to create a beautiful ombre. You could take inspiration from this and choose an ombre dress or a dress in one color with similar features. Either way you will have a stunning prom look.
We couldn’t talk about prom dresses without mentioning lace. Lace dresses are stylish, elegant and gorgeous. This red lace dress is backless and sweeps the floor. The red color makes the dress bold and statement making. You could choose a similar dress in other colors to, black would be a beautiful choice. If your dress is backless consider wearing an updo to show off the feature.
One of the trends that has been in the style spotlight is the crystal embellishment trend. Little crystal flowers and patterns have been put on to tops, bags, sweaters and more. Our next pick shows how you can wear this trend for the prom. This stunning long black dress has a net feature on the bodice and sleeves with crystal embellishments. A dress like will give your look a pop of color and sparkle.
Next, we have a stunning dress idea. The skirt uses a light and floaty fabric and the bodice has a choker feature. Choker dresses are very stylish and one like this is perfect for a special occasion as it is covered in sparkling crystals. The dress overall looks pretty, delicate and party ready.
Our next dress idea is trendy and combines different styles. The skirt of the dress is black, formal and sweeps the floor, while the top of the dress is more for a party. The bodice features stylish cut-outs and a sweetheart neckline. With a dress like this you get the best of both worlds you look special and ready for the dance floor.
If you prefer simpler dresses, then this next idea could be for you. This dress is close fitting, hits the floor and has a split that ends just above the knee. There isn’t anything complicated about this dress and anyone could wear it. You could choose a dress in a bold and beautiful blue like this one or wear your favourite shade, almost any color would work.
Want a glamorous prom dress? Then you need to check out our next idea. This dress is sleeveless, figure-hugging and has a beautiful sparkling design. When looking for your dress you my not find a sparkly pattern but don’t worry, the key elements to this look are the close fit, no sleeves and floor length skirt. You could choose almost any color fabric for a dress like this.
Our next dress has a regal vibe and will make you look like a prom queen. The bodice has beautiful floral embellishments and straps while the skirt is floor length and full. It’s not just the features that are gorgeous but the fabric to. The fabric looks high quality and is patterned like lace. We love this stunning dress!
Next, we have a prom dress that looks ready for the red carpet. This black dress has a plunging neckline and thigh high split. A dress like this would look beautiful in plain black fabric but the style game has been stepped up and sparkly black fabric has used. The sparkles just give the dress an extra special finishing touch.
Crop tops have been a must-have for a few seasons and the style isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. This next idea features a crop top dress. Both the bodice and skirt match which makes the look flow and makes the two pieces one. A dress like this is for the anyone who wants to make a stylish statement.
We love this next dress! The dress is red with a subtle sparkle and has roses on the straps. The red roses make the dress look straight out of a fairy-tale. Floral straps like these would look beautiful on a sleek back dress to. You could take inspiration from the look and wear a red dress with roses as accessories or even a rose in your hair.
If you prefer a more minimal look then this dress could be for you. The dress has a few different features such as a halter neck, long overskirt and cut-out but as the dress is black and sleek it keeps the look simple. A dress like this is easy to wear and would suit anyone.
Our next dress looks straight out of a fashion magazine! The backless dress features sheer panels on the sides and a stunning floor sweeping fishtail skirt. The fabric is a beautiful shade of purple that has a subtle sparkle. A dress like this will wow and would look gorgeous in any color.
Looking for a dress with a vintage vibe? Then this dress could be for you. The dark navy dress features sparkles, thin straps and a beautiful skirt. With a dress like this choose a vintage hairstyle and wear with sparkly jewelry. Dresses like this would look gorgeous in other colors like black, red and silver to.
Prom is a special occasion where you want to dress up and feel like a princess. This next dress idea is the way to do it. The dress’s main color is a soft pink with silver sparkles over the top and the skirt is long and floaty. A dress like this is feminine, pretty and delicate. Wear with soft and romantic hair and natural makeup.
Want a dress that has a modern, trendy and edgy vibe? Then this next pick could be for you. The black floor length dress features a cut-out fabric with lace up sides. A dress like this is for someone who wants to be bold and daring. You can also take inspiration from this and choose a cut-out dress or a lace up dress you don’t need to have both features.
Next, we have this stunning blue dress. The bodice has sheer blue panels, sequins and trendy straps. While the bodice has a lot of features the skirt is simple and blue. A dress like this will wow and you will steal the spotlight. You could choose a similar dress in a different color to, but the blue is super stylish.
Here we have a gorgeous black dress. The dress sweeps the floor and has a beautiful backless feature. We love the fabric as it is sparkly and sheer in some places. With this dress and one like it you could wear your hair up or for a vintage glamour vibe wear your hair on the side.
Our next dress looks fit for a goddess. This dress’s fabric is light, floaty and is a soft pink color. The bodice has a beautiful gold detail and the dress also has a subtle sparkle. A dress like this will suit anyone, it is easy to wear and effortlessly gorgeous.
We love this next dress! The black figure-hugging gown sweeps the floor and has a stunning tassel detail. This dress is just beautiful. Wear with an updo or flowing curls. For a vintage look try wearing red lipstick and smokey eyes to finish off the look.
Next, we have a super stylish lace prom look. This idea is like the crop top and skirt, but it shows how you can wear it as a formal gown. The top and skirt are both in a grey lace and match perfectly. You could wear something similar in black.
Bring vintage glamour to the prom in a dress like this. Our last idea features a nude dress with beaded embellishments. It looks straight out of an old Hollywood movie. Wear with your hair up or on the side with a dress like this to show off the backless feature.