Fashions for Proms

Will David Bowie Impact Prom 2016?

News of David Bowie's death popped into my social media stream while scouting 2016 prom dress trends. His iconic music shaped our parents and grandparents but his evolving style still
fuelsdesignersthroughout the fashion industry. Bowie's costumes and photo shoots encouraged all to step away from the norm and use dress to express our personality.

Will you follow David Bowie's lead and choose one of these

5 Trend Setting Prom Dresses?

Exquisite embellishment in Sean's red two piece gown recalls Bowie's penchant for detailed outfits. Sparkling lines of red beads travel from the high neck and center waist, adding dimension to the chiffon dress. With a dramatic side thigh high slit and triangular back cut out, this prom dress embodies power and confidence.

Bowie's body-hugging styles inspired many a runway show. Here, LaFemme's cut out evening gownshares that vision with a wrap sweetheart bodice that exposes your midriff and back. The sequin bodice coordinates with the bias cut jersey, yielding a prom dress that sparkles and flows as you move. Quality, color variety and a full range of dress sizes are standard with La Femme. This designer prom dress has it all!

Xcite takes jersey, inserts lace panels to shape a long, angled, sophisticated prom look. This floor length white gown covers everything and bares it all. From the ultra feminine train, long sleeves and jewel neckline, you read traditional. Deep side lace inserts and a gorgeous back view show everyone that you are extraordinary.

Love drama? Then this off the shoulder mermaid gown by Jovani may be the perfect expression of your independent spirit. Form fitting princess shaping creates a body hugging dress body. At the thighs, angled layers of sculpted satin form waves of flare to the hem of the floor length gown. Available in 9 colors and in sizes 00 to 32, this strapless mermaid gown is a marvel.

While channelling "Rebel Rebel," why wear a long prom dress? A JVN by Jovani short beaded dress will set you apart from the crowd. The sleeveless shift features beading over tan mesh. Over the center torso of the v neck dress, silver beads are densely arranged. On the sides and shoulders, lined sheer fabric ensures modesty and perhaps recalls a bit of Bowie scandal.

A selection of David Bowie's stage costumes are currently on a world tour. Wouldn't it be great to see it an be inspired by his creativity? Whether you are inspired by online photos or world travel, embrace your dynamic personality when you choose your gown for prom 2016.

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