When you start your search for the perfect prom dress, you might get too overwhelmed in the process because of the countless choices that you will come across. We understand that you want to make the right decision which is why you will want to look at everything there is at the stores, so you know what style, what colour and the length to go for. Don’t worry, we have a guide for you that will help you find THE dress so you end up looking exquisite for your big night.

Shop till you drop

If you find the perfect dress, you will have to put in the effort because nothing worth having comes easy. You should start your search at least 2-3 weeks prior to the prom because it will require some time to go to lots of shops and scavenging through prom dresses. You will want to look at all the types such as formal ones, cocktail dresses, short dresses and even bridesmaid dresses to find something that suits your needs and is flattering on you.

Trying everything on

Trying on things is a lot of work for most people, and we get it. It is not easy trying on 10 poofy dresses in a very cramped dressing room. But this is highly crucial and you should not skip this step just because the dress looks your size. Sometimes things don’t look how they do on the hanger when you try them on. Even if you decide to order online, websites usually have refund policies so you can always return them, but if you are planning to order online you should do it at least a month before because you should give yourself the extra time to find a new dress.


If you have found the perfect dress but it doesn’t fit you exactly the way you want it to, you can always get It altered. Maybe you found one of your mom’s old dresses that you want to adorn on your special night that you can altered. This will not only save you a lot of time because you won’t have to go to shop after shop but also a lot of money. When it comes to altering you can adjust everything including the length, so you can be completely satisfied with the dress of your dreams.

Keep in mind that finding prom dresses is not particularly an easy task unless you are lucky with those sort of things. But it can be a very enjoyable process if you involve your friends and family in it, which will not only make it fun but also easier because you will get more opinions in case you are undecided between dresses. Take out some time on the weekends and dig through all of the options on hand so you can find exactly what you want. Make sure the dress fits you like a glove, and get the perfect accessories and you will look amazing on your big night.