Fashions for Proms

Naughty and Nice: 4 Black and White Prom Dresses

Have a I really not written a single post about black and white dresses? This trend sailed across the runways last fall, so it's no surprise that black and white formal gowns are popping up everywhere. The new focus is just what I need to change my image of black and white. Reflecting my Disney-imbued childhood, you say black and white: I say, "Cruella DeVil." Cruella De Vil - Official Music Video - Selena Gomez on Disney Video When you look at these 4 sharp, modern long black and white dresses, there's nothing scary and everything irresistible.

Long horizontal panels of black and white create a dramatic statement in this one shoulder gown from Atria. The ruched body is forgiving, while the long side slit continues the long lean line. Notice the black and white braid that divides the dress body. There's nothing evil about this formal dress! Black sequins artfully stitched on a white bodice give this Blush strapless dress a modern touch. You may not match black and white with romantic, but thissweetheart neckline and the full floor length tulle skirt create a modern day belle of the ball vibe.

Applique white foliage meanders down this strapless Sherri Hill formal dress. With characteristic attention to detail, the white appliqu follows the sweetheart necklines, and the black tulle trumpet skirt trails onto the floor beautifully. A beaded one shoulder dress under $100 caps off my black and white picks today. This one shoulder dress is a timeless formal choice. Another ruched dress, that's true, but the swoosh of white across focuses on your shoulders, a great smile and fantastic earrings!

The world is such a happy place now that black and white have a new icon!

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