PARTY QUEEN / May 12, 2023
SHORT AND SWEET: THE BEST SHORT PROM DRESSES FOR YOUR BIG NIGHT
Prom is just around the corner, which means it's time to find your perfect outfit. While long prom dresses may be traditional, short prom dresses are becoming increasingly popular. Our two cents? When it's your prom night, it's your rules!
If you're looking for short prom dress ideas, you're in the right place. Today, we're showing you five of our favorites.
Five Short Prom Dresses In This Year’s Hottest Hues
We've hand-selected five stunning short prom dresses in an array of colors to help you find the right style and hue for you.
1. Short blue prom dress with detachable sleeves
In search of a short blue prom dress? We adore this smoky blue babydoll dress—and we hope you do too!
Pale, dreamy shades are fashion favorites this spring and summer, and we're totally here for it. With these detachable puff sleeves, it creates a whimsical vibe and you'll stun in photos. But we love that there's an option to take them off. (This could be a major plus when you decide to hit the dance floor!)
Sequins, glitter, and jewels decorate the body and skirt. While the color isn't bright, these embellishments will ensure you sparkle all evening. It's effortlessly elegant!
Get the look: GS3095 Sheer Bodice Glitter Short Dress w/ Detachable Mesh Long Sleeves
2. Short red prom dress with 3D applique
For those who love wearing bold, complex outfits, this short red prom dress is just what you need to see.
Of course, its vibrant hue is very eye-catching, but this is not the only reason it's so striking to us. We also love its incredible texture. 3D floral applique and shimmering sequins cover the entire dress, creating a dynamic look from head to toe.
The jewel-decorated waistline draws attention, too—to that hourglass shape! Sparkly and practical? Sign us up!
How do you complete this look? A red lip, of course. Or, if you want to go even bigger, rock red eye shadow. (Talk about fierce!)
Get the look: GS3091 Mock Two-Piece Babydoll Short Dress w/ 3-D Flower Applique
3. Short pink prom dress with sweetheart neckline
Girly girls, rejoice! Pink is back for another year in the fashion world, which means that short pink prom dresses are plentiful! All shades are welcome—from hot to pale pink.
If hot pink is too bright for your liking, we recommend exploring pale shades like blush. Light, neutral colors are always great for spring and summer. They bring out your natural tan and highlight your glowing complexion. Who doesn't love a good skin day?!
Blush is one of our favorites because it's so feminine. To add a romantic vibe, look out for sweetheart necklines. You'll literally look like America's sweetheart in a combo like this!
Get the look: GS1980 Glitter and Sequin Embellished Bodice Sweetheart Mesh Dress
4. Short green prom dress with shimmery mesh fabric
Emerald green has been a fashion staple for several years, and we're not surprised. It's such a stunning color on any skin tone. If you're searching for a short green prom dress, try this shade on!
Obviously, a gemstone color like this one deserves all the glitz and glam. Sparkles, glitter, jewels—you can have it all here. Besides, it's your prom night. Dress in head-to-toe sparkles if you want to!
Corset tops are also very popular right now—and we love that prom styles also incorporate this trend. They're ultra slimming, especially with an A-line or babydoll silhouette. To add uniqueness to the bodice, look for applique designs. This 3D texture will definitely make you stand out.
Get the look: GS3096 Illusion Sweetheart Mesh Babydoll Short Dress w/ Sheer Bodice
5. Short black prom dress with multicolor sequins
Short black prom dresses also deserve to be on this list because, let's be real—black is always in style!
Black is a flattering color on everyone. On prom night, you want to look and feel your best—and if black makes you feel like a million bucks, we encourage you to rock this classic color. In fact, it can be very powerful and bold as a monochromatic look.
But here's another option we want to show you: a short black prom dress with multicolor sequins. Yes, you can have the best of both worlds! You don't have to worry about blending in with a sparkling gown like this.
There are other ways to jazz up a short black prom dress. Cut-away shoulders, an open or lace-up back, and a dramatic sweetheart neckline all bring extra oomph to this look.
Get the look: GS3097 Cut-Away Shoulder Sequin Short Babydoll Dress w/ Open Back
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