There are so many looks to choose from when you walk into a dress store. Will you choose a traditional and elegant look or something a little more off beat? With thousands of styles of dresses to choose from it can be overwhelming. Once you decide on the dress it gets much easier when you decide on accessories, shoes and hair. Read on to find out the hottest prom ideas for 2011.
Once she finds the perfect dress, all that is left is to find the most wonderful matching accessories that will draw every eye in the room to her without breaking the bank. Costume jewelry can be a wonderful option for the girl who wants to save her money for her dress and shoes. The pendant style necklace also draws the eye downwards, emphasizing the decolletage in a sexy, yet subtle way. If you are wearing your hair up earrings are important. A simple drop earring can be very elegant, but feel free to spice it up with earrings that have jewels that match your dress. The prom girl will look great, but not too racy for mom and dad. Prom jewelry can be a great gift to the aspiring prom queen whether from parents or a date.
Lots of girls also choose to accessorize with opera gloves, because let's face it, when else do you have a chance to look like Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany's? For all of you gothic girls out there, there are gothic gloves as well that will match your look perfectly. Perhaps elbow length black and white stripe will make your look pop.
As every girl knows, shoes make the outfit. Strappy sandals are also great when it's warmer. A hot look for 2011 is peep toe pumps and peep toe sandals. Because you don't have too many options to wear platforms, platform peep toes may be a fun shoe to wear for the night.
Every girl needs a clutch to hold her lipstick and phone for touch ups. You can go chic and sleek with a minimalist clutch or go all out with a fun ruffled bag. Prom is a great time to play with your look. Go with something that makes you feel more you, or defy everyone's expectations and wear something you'd never try the rest of the school year. Make your senior prom a night to remember. Prom is your night!