The prom dress has evolved over the years from prim floor-length dresses with high necklines to more risqué ensembles with revealing cutouts.
After the passing of her great-grandmother, 17-year-old Skyler Branch decided she wanted to somehow honor her relative, as well as others who have inspired her, with a special dress on the big night.
Promgoers are learning how to live large on a budget thanks to blogger Amber Scholl's crafty dressmaking skills.
Dee Lewis says her daughter was devastated when she tried on her custom-made prom dress. On Monday, Dee Lewis, an aesthetician from Rochester, N.Y., posted three photos of her daughter Malexa Maeweather wearing her prom dress. According to Lewis, after a dress Malexa loved on Instagram wasn’t available, she turned to local designer Kia Wagner — who did not return Yahoo Style’s request for comment — to create a $300 dress for her June 2nd prom.
Kahlaa Salahuddin completely owned her senior prom by wearing a custom-made, fringed, embroidered, silver gown with winged sleeves by Suede Square.
Lourdes Medrano, an 18-year-old high school student in Salinas, Calif., went the extra mile so her father could take photos with her in her prom dress.
More than 20 years later, her daughter Ally (right) wore the same dress to her prom. An Ohio teenager didn’t spend hours scavenging through mall department stores or specialty boutiques to find that perfect prom dress. Ally Johnson, 18, rummaged through her mom’s wardrobe and found the perfect vintage prom dress — it was a black, form-fitting scoop-neck beaded gown that had the old-school Hollywood vibe that Johnson was seeking.
Miss Bulgaria is giving up her pageant gown so a teen can have the prom of a lifetime. Bulgaria’s Violina Ancheva recently wrote a Facebook post saying her Sherri Hill dress was in need of a new home in the Philippines, where she was stationed for the beauty contest. The Miss Universe candidate was adamant that the gown should go to someone who can’t afford a prom dress of their own.
Catherine pictured in her dress at her junior prom last year. Last year, Catherine Malatesta passed away after losing her battle with stage 4 cancer. “She turned to me and said, ‘Mom, for the first time in a long time, I actually feel beautiful,’” her mother, Jennifer Goodwin told Today.