Prom is coming soon and maybe you've seen a few dresses that might be perfect for the big day. Maybe you've even found THE ONE. But, have you considered prom accessories for your dress?? You may have thought about party hairstyles (don't worry, we'll be sharing our chic up-do's), but choosing the right prom accessories can be difficult -- especially with a dress that already has the latest trends of beading or bling. So we are going to share with you a step-by-step guide for accessorizing the most popular dress styles! And we're sharing even more than that: along with UniqueVintage.com, we are giving you the chance to win a $250 prom dress? (enter below)!?
The more embellished your dress is, the more simple you should keep your jewelry and accessories. ? You can enhance your style by selecting one additional color and keeping your accessories in that color group. ? We show a few silver options. ? Bold shoes, bold bracelets or bold earrings will deliver a style punch, and balance the interest without stealing the show from your fabulous dress!
1. bow bracelet, $18; ? 2. rhinestone earrings with crystal, $30; ? 3. headband, $28; ? 4. silver pearls, $28; ? 5. wedge heels, $75; ? 6. bracelet, $38; ? A. silver dress, $134; ? B. pink dress, $258; ? C. black & silver dress, $122
Wearing a halter-dress is like wearing a built-in necklace. ? You don't need extra adornment so focus on shoes, earrings, bracelets, and purses. ? Depending on the dress color, you can choose a pop of color (check out the punchy purse in #3) or stay within the same color tone as your dress. ? Silver, black, and gold are always a good choice!
1. black heels, $75; ? 2. flower bobby pins, $22; ? 3. ruffled purse, $40; ? 4. silver clutch, $32; ? 5. rhinestone chevron earrings, $20; ? A. pink tie-dyed dress, $278; ? B. black & white dress, $124; ? C. ? sea foam dress, $218; ? D. blue dress, $358
Retro is hot! If you like the vintage look, there are new dresses in vintage style and? Unique Vintage? has one of the best selections around!? Styling your hair with a flip, wave, or curl is perfect retro "do" for prom. To go retro you can also take a simple dress and accessorize it to appear more funk and less contemporary. ? We love all these prom accessories, but once again... when going bold, sometimes less is more. ? Pick one or two accents and keep the rest of your outfit clean and simple.
1. earrings, $32; ? 2. necklace, $53; ? 3. cameo, $68; ? 4. fringe purse, $164; ? 5. flower for hair, 413; ? 6. square earrings, $30; ? 7. stretch rhinestone bracelet, $12; ? A. black lace dress, $338; ? B. black sequin dress, $178; ? C. white fringe dress, $398
A one-shoulder dress also has enough interest (like halter dresses) that you should keep the accessories around your neckline simple, if you wear a necklace at all. ? Bold earrings also help draw the eye up to your face and hair, as will cute hair accessories. ? Embellish with bracelets for that extra pizazz and definitely kick the shoes up a notch for some added bling and to balance out the interest.
1. pearl necklace, $50; ? 2. silver bow hairband, $22; ? 3. hoop earrings, $15; ? 4. bow bracelet, $18; ? 5. silver shoes, $71; ? 6. rhinestone bangle, $20; ? A. pink dress, $110; ? B. silver sequin dress, $278; ? C. purple ombre dress, $88
Now that you are an accessory maven, you need the perfect prom dress! Unique Vintage, the hottest and hippest dress and accessory store in California, is giving away a prom dress of your choice UP TO $250!!
CONTEST CLOSED PROM DRESS GIVEAWAY: $250 to spend on a prom dress on UniqueVintage.com!! Winner may choose a prom dress up to $250 value at UniqueVintage.com. ? Contest open through March 9 at 11:59 p.m., enter once daily per email address, winner contacted by email on 3/10. Winner must respond by 3/12 or another winner will be selected. Winner must provide a correct email address below (we use emails only to contact winners) & will be picked by random number using Random.org. Good luck! To enter, answer this question: ? When is your Prom (or spring dance, party, formal, etc.)? ? Good luck winning a? gorgeous party dress! CONTEST CLOSED?