What Color Prom Dress Should I Wear?
The color prom dress you choose to wear can depend upon a variety of different factors, including your skin tone, event theme, and personal preference. In today’s constantly evolving fashion world, the traditional rules for what color prom dress you should wear no longer apply. You can now wear any color under the sun, or stand out in a pattern or print prom dress! It’s completely up to you. So how does one narrow down the rainbow of prom dress options to find that dream dress? Here are a few questions to consider when choosing which color dress to wear to prom:
What color dress best complements your skin tone?
To discover what colors look best on you, start with determining whether you have cool or warm skin undertones. Typically women with warm skin tones look best in earthy natural shades like green, brown, or bronze. Women with cool skin tones tend to look lovely in rich shades of pink, blue, teal, and purple. Still unsure about which color to choose? The Prom Guide is a great source for additional information on finding the best dress colors to highlight your skin tone. Check it out here.
Does your prom dress have to match the prom theme?
Choosing a dress that complements or contrasts your school’s prom theme is a great way to look picture-perfect on prom night! Whether you want your look to be enhanced by the decor or you want to stand out among the crowd, you should always consider the event’s theme when picking your prom dress color. Unless indicated by your school, your prom dress does not need to match the theme. However, choosing a prom dress color that matches the theme of your event can be fun. If you want to explore some popular prom themes and what to wear for each, check out the perfect dress section of the Prom Guide here.
What are the trending prom dress colors?
If you love the latest and greatest, be sure to check out what’s trending for prom 2023 before selecting which color prom dress you want to wear. The current prom dress trends are bright pink hues, like neon pink and hot fuchsia pink, and dark green hues, like emerald green and forest green. However, yellow prom dresses and other dress colors, like light blue, light pink, and rose gold, are gaining popularity. Whether you want a subtle or stand-out look, pick your favorite trendy prom dress color and celebrate in style.
Can I wear my favorite color dress to prom?
Of course you can wear your favorite color to prom! Let your personal style and preference shine in your chosen hue. Blaze a trail and confidently rock your favorite color prom dress. After all, the best accessory any girl can wear is a smile. So, if wearing a certain color makes you happy, go for it!
Can I wear a black dress to prom?
Yes! There are a lot of reasons to wear a black dress to prom. If you aren’t sure what you want to wear, or if your goal is to keep your prom look chic and sophisticated, a black prom dress is perfect. A staple in formal fashion wear, black dresses are always in style, flattering for nearly all skin tones, and extremely versatile, so you can wear it again for future formal events. Explore PromGirl’s black dress collection here.
Do you want to coordinate with your date?
If you’re attending prom with a date or friends, you may want to go for a cohesive look. You can choose to match your prom outfits, or select colors that complement each other. Communication is key. Once you’ve decided on your prom dress color, be sure to let your date or friends know so they can plan accordingly. To read more advice on matching at prom, check out the info in the Prom Guide.
While there are countless fashion magazines, blog posts, social media stories, and online video tutorials that provide advice on how to choose your prom dress color, the best advice is to select a dress color that makes you feel comfortable and confident.