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    January 21st, 2015Alanna NelsonProm, Prom Trends

    Prom 2015 may seem far away, but the style direction is clear! Glamourous star quality inspires many of the spring formal gowns this season. Let your inner star electrify the night, because this is not the year to play sweet and coy. Which of these prom dress trends will brighten your night?

    PromGirl JVN by Jovani two piece long lace formal dress

    JVN by Jovani lace two piece prom dress

    • 2 Piece Prom Dresses

    I saw it coming 18 months ago! The crop top party dress was a hit on the celebrity circuit. It was just a matter of time before 2 piece long formal dresses would be the rage. JVN by Jovani offers a romantic version of the glamour trend with a lace 2 piece gown in pastel colors. Gorgeous!

    PromGirl JVN by Jovani sheer illusion evening gown

    Sheer illusion panel prom dress

    • Sheer Illusion Panels

    Used in so many shapes to create a range of styles, sheer panels can use colored knits or mesh for a bare skin effect. Symmetrical cut outs in body conscious geometric shapes give this evening dress by JVN by Jovani This prom dress is daring yet discrete, perfect if you want to channel a sophisticated look for your prom. Let yourself channel your inner Cleopatra when you walk into prom.

    PromGirl Sherri Hill open back beaded long prom gown

    Sherri Hill open back turquoise prom dress

    • Open Back

    Open back formal dresses are a fabulous way to show off a great tan, toned shoulders and lengthen your torso. Oh so glamourous and perhaps a tad daring, you can find plenty of open back prom dresses that also use sheer panels for the same effect if you’re not totally up to embrace the whole look. Sherri Hill’s turquoise open back dress captures the trend in great prom style with this beaded cap sleeve dress. True to Sherri Hill’s designs, this open back dress is available in both jewel and pastel colors.

    PromGirl Blush beaded open back long prom dress

    Blush prom gown with beads and sequins

    • Beads and Sequins

    Prom 2015 will sparkle thanks to beaded embellishments. This Blush prom dress captures attention and tastefully mixes three big prom style trends: beads, sheer panels and a cut out keyhole open back! Yes we can have it all. I think this dress would look fabulous on many body shapes.

    Looking at the style trends for Prom 2015, I’m getting excited. Can’t wait to choose a beautiful dress for the big night!

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    January 17th, 2015Alanna NelsonCelebrity Dresses, Prom

    From the Golden Globe to Critics Choice awards, red formal gowns are wowing the red carpet this winter. From Emily Blunt’s gorgeous lace halter gown to Kate Mara’s belted sleek gown, red floor length dresses are catching the eyes of the fashion police. Are you looking to channel that confidence and power? Take a peek at

    5 Gorgeous Red Carpet Worthy Dresses

    Shop PromGirl Faviana red carpet formal dresses

    Faviana red jersey racerback gown

    Sleek and sexy, a red Faviana evening gown uses curving bands of sequins to create a glamourous silhouette. This floor length jersey dress has a halter neckline that sparkles! Both front and back, this long gown is beautiful.

    Faviana PromGirl red sequin halter dress

    Just had to show the back side of Faviana’s gorgeous sequin gown.

    Shop PromGirl red illusion sheer panel dresses

    Illusion panel red jersey dress

    Sheer illusion panels are still the rage at all formal gala events, including prom. Xtreme takes on that formal gown trend with its own interpretation. An appliquéd red floral motif travels asymmetrically across the front of the jersey floor length dress. A sheer illusion panel covers the dress back for a fashion forward look that is modest but daring. This red carpet worthy gown has a short train that springs from a center back godet. Simply stunning!

    Shop PromGirl Jasz red beaded long dress with train

    Jasz red beaded illusion gown with train

    Ready to wow the red carpet at the next gala ball? Definitely consider this red Jasz evening gown. Beaded sheer illusion panels combine with a plunging V neckline embellished with a fabulous rhinestone and bead cameo at the waist. A similar jeweled piece attaches the short train that flows beautifully in a strong, daring red formal dress.

    Buy PromGirl Atria red one shoulder red formal dress

    Atria cut out one shoulder red gown

    Atria uses beads, ruching and cut outs to create a stunning red long dress. This one shoulder gown captures the essence of movement and action with the angled bodice shaping and curving back beaded embellishments. This body conscious formal dress will drop jaws when you walk down the red carpet.

    PromGirl JVN by Jovani sexy red sheer long prom dress

    JVN by Jovani red sheer panel lace gown

    If you’ve got it, flaunt it! JVN by Jovani lets you do just that with a long red sheer panel formal dress. The sweetheart neckline is framed with appliquéd lace shoulder straps. This lace edges the sheer panels that create a faux nude look on the open back and side panels. A sheer mesh insert gives the impression that the long gown has a thigh high slit, always edged with that beautiful lace trim. Wow!

    These fabulous red carpet worthy designer dresses are available in petite misses and plus sizes. Channel your power and wear a red formal gown to your next dance.

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    December 4th, 2014Alanna NelsonDresses, Our Fashion Choice, Prom

    Writing about scoop back dresses the other day, I realized that the trend is everywhere! Whether you’re looking for formal, semi formal or party dresses, you’ll have every reason to show off sculpted shoulders and smooth skin this season.

    Here’s 6 great scoop back party dresses!

    PromGirl black sequin scoop back party dress

    Sequins & cut outs on black scoop neck dress

    From the front, your eye can’t resist the necklace type impact that sequins create on this halter dress. Radiating lines extend from the high neck, accentuated by cut outs that mimic petals on the front bodice. Looking at this sleeveless party dress, you’d never expect that deep scoop back! But what drama it adds to an lbd!

    PromGirl scoop back sequin dress

    Ruby Rox sequin party dress

    I can’t resist prints on party dresses, so of course this sequin dress from Ruby Rox gets my vote. With three quarter length sleeves and a boat neck, this shift is an easy to wear choice that could be styled for nights out with the girls or winter dances. While the sequins look like they may sway, they really are stitched to the fabric for a cool, shimmery look. Kind of retro, very sexy…The scoop back styling moves it into 2015.

    PromGirl navy open back cocktail dresses

    Navy lace scoop back dress

    Navy has become a new black for cocktail dresses. This scoop back dress combines lace, chiffon and sequins with a deep V neck accented with cut out bands. The chiffon bodice drapes gracefully, creating a blouson effect over the pencil skirt. With all of this detail, do I need to mention the V angle to show off your back? I guess that’s just icing on the party dress cake!

    PromGirl scoop back sequin print dress

    Geometric sequin dress

    I’d feel very exotic wearing this scoop back sequin dress. Rays of turquoise, black, bronze and silver sequins cover the entire tank dress. A front and back scoop neck is a great way to show off those bands of color. Let me channel my inner Cleopatra when I wear this scoop back dress.


    PromGirl pleated open back cocktail dress

    Pleats, beads on a scoop back party dress

    Pleats and playful both start with the same letter, but rarely do I think of them as companions. This scoop back dress does it beautifully. Beaded shoulder straps and side inserts sparkle on the front while carefully pleated chiffon wisps around your every move. A beaded back strap keeps this scoop back dress very wearable. I can imagine sparkling night breezes as a perfect way to show off this dress on the red carpet. I can also imagine how the beaded side inserts creates an hourglass figure for everyone!

    It may be winter, but this season, party dresses with scoop backs are definitely on the scene. Will you wear an open back dress this holiday season?

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    December 1st, 2014Alanna NelsonCelebrity Dresses, Our Fashion Choice

    A white high low dress by Dior looked fabulous on Jennifer Lawrence  at the Mockinjay movie premiere in London.

    PromGirl white high low semi formal dress

    Jennifer’s white hi lo dress photo by the Daily Mail

    Jennifer’s confidence radiates as she walks down the red carpet. She loves working hard and it shows. Now it’s your turn! Shine at your next gala dance or reception wearing that same confidence and a white high low semi formal dress.

    PromGirl La Femme white high low gowns

    La Femme white high low dress

    Each of the three gowns that I’m spotlighting today has its own personality!
    For starters, you can’t resist the way La Femme dresses make you feel. Glow in this LaFemme white hi low dress. The notched bodice is framed with beads, anchoring this ethereal gown. Elegantly cut on the bias, the bias cut white dress flows on each of three shimmering layers of chiffon. While the front center hem hits mid thigh, the back of this formal high low dress skims your ankle. This striking white gown is a fabulous way to shine at your next big event.

    PromGirl Atria black and white embroidered hi lo formal dress

    Atria embroidered black and white formal gown

    PromGirl white beaded hi lo semi formal dress

    Beaded Sweetheart Hi Lo Dress

    It may be white with a high low hem, but there’s a completely different vibe to this embroidered black and white dress from Atria. The classic sweetheart neckline provides a perfect palette a large scale floral motif that covers the bodice and follows the entire hem. The high low hem actually frames your legs, puddling to a train that stretches your glam factor as well as lengthen your legs. Drama and sophistication match confidence and elegance in this Atria high low dress.

    A more casual affair might call for this semi formal beaded white high low dress. The entire bodice is covered in rhinestones arranged in floral designs. The sparkling body flows down to layers of chiffon that offer translucent coverage of your legs. It’s a confident look perfect for receptions and dances.

    Let your confidence shine like Jennifer Lawrence when you wear a white high low dress!

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