Fashions for Proms

5 Fabulous Short Formal Dresses

I know, I know lately the blog posts have been all about long formal dresses. Please accept my apologies, as the prom season brings so many gorgeous, trendy floor length wonders that it's impossible not to jump into that corral. I hereby promise to get off the long gown wagon and saddle up with picks of equally fab short dresses for prom, formals, and all of the spring celebrations on the horizon.

Here's today's round up of 5 Fabulous Short Formal Dresses.

Like blue sky and fluffy clouds, this strapless high low dressbrings a smile to every eye. Beaded panels highlight the wrapped sweetheart bodice. The skirt ruffles get extra interest from layers of satin, tulle and organza.Choose from aqua or royal blue, depending on your complexion and mood.

I predicted the lasting popularity of Gatsby and flapper inspired dresses last year. Any modern day Daisy would look fabulous in this formal dress on the dance floor, glass of bubbly in hand. Sparkling thanks to beads on the shoulder straps and empire waistband, thisknit short formal dresshas a deep scoop back and long vertical ruffles. Grab this dress even if there's not a special occasion on your horizon, thebudget pricemakes it irresistible.

Sherri Hill has a beautiful lineup of short dresses for special occasions. This strapless formal dressfeatures a ruched bodice and full knee length skirt. I've chosen to show you the white and black color way which shows off the wide embroidered hemline.Equally charming are the tonal embroidery in pastel colors.


Beaded appliqu shows the designer's fine skills in blending trends. A fitted sheer bodice contrasts with the asymmetrical sheer layers to create an effervescent formal dress. Want to go super short with your dress? Sherri Hill lets you push the boundaries without breaking the fence.

Babydoll dresses are a fun choice for prom or formals. LA Glo gives that party look a new twist with sheer organza shoulder straps embellished with beads. The gathered satin waist band is a perfect accent for the full short skirt.

I'm headed out to the hills in search of more great short party dresses. Catch 'ya later!

strapless party dress, formal short dress, Sherri Hill, LA Glo