Look at my JC prom night a decade ago!!! Everyone in dowdy long gowns (except tht one girl in the middle.. but still... GREYYY!!!??). Guess which girl is me??
(I'm the third girl from the right, in the boring black halter) In hindsight... I shouldn't have gotten that black dress tailored.. and should have turned up in a hot pink tube dress. But it wasn't the trend then I guess... it never crossed any of our minds.
I've been getting loads of emails from sec school/JC girls regarding prom dresses, and make up for that big night. So I've consolidated everything (sorry if you never got a reply personally), and come up with a whole post to prepare you for your prom!
Last year was all about beading and (cheap looking) plastic gems sewn on to the neckline of dresses. Thank god that's out now... YUCK! But this year lace has taken hold as the most popular embellishment. LOVE IT! Lace is sexy and flirty.
Stand Out In Colour
Color will always stand out in a crowd of black dresses. If you want to make a statement, wear a bold colour. [Racy pink party dress $29.90 ]
Cotton roses trendy and feminine. Get creative...it's nice on a belt, in your hair, or even around your wrist as a corsage. Ribbon/bow accessories are pretty too! Go to Bugis Village/Far East to get them.
If you're going for a less cutesy and more elegant look, then forget the ribbons and roses... get gold accessories instead.
A great look now is with light metallic eyes. If you're all about gold, glam, and glitz, get a hold of some iridescent powders and blend them on your eyelid. Or use a metallic eyeliner, like ettusais' Pencil Eye Glitter. It’s all about having fun experimenting with metallic color!
No more emo looks pleaseeeee! If you like dark eyes, and want to go over the top with your black eyeliner, then go for a smoky eye rocker chick look. Just make sure your smoky eyes have an edgy black dress and rebellious attitude to match; otherwise, you'll be clashing styles.
When I first tried to get a smokey eye look, I made the mistake of using only black eye shadow. Looked like I got punched. The trick is, to use 3 shades.. from light brown for the whole lid, then a dark brown and lastly a little bit of black. Blend Blend Blend.