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Prom Dresses for Your Picture Perfect 2023 Look

Prom 2023 will be fire, and Windsor has the ultimate collection of gorgeous prom dresses and gowns in the latest styles and colors for your high school dance. If you’ve envisioned wearing a long formal dress to prom, we’ve got you covered with a beautiful selection of long mermaid-style dresses, a-line gowns, and sleek floor-length dresses. You’ll find long dresses for prom in luxe satin, sparkly sequins, and shimmering glitter mesh that look breathtakingly beautiful in the latest designs with an open-back silhouette or one-shoulder design. If you’re more interested in necklines, you’ll love our customer fav, the Lola, with his draped cowl neck design, or try a trendy square neck design that’s not only chic but beautifully frames the face. If you’re looking for a formal dress that has a unique twist, try dresses designed with cutouts at the sides or waistline for a sleek fashion-forward look. For the romantics who are looking to create a fairytale vibe with their prom look, you’ll love the latest designs in corset dresses. You’ll find gorgeous corset bodices designed with a-line tulle skirts, or dresses with a fit and flare-shaped silhouette. Your princess vibe won’t be complete without finishing your look with a rhinestone jewelry set and sparkly block heels to create that perfect fairytale moment.

Not all prom dresses need to be long. You’ll find a variety of short prom dresses to create that post-worthy look. Try a flirty skater dress in satin or a bodycon fitted dress with rhinestones trimmed on the straps or neckline. Short prom dresses make it a breeze to dance and move around, especially in styles made in glitter knit or tulle- you won’t be able to resist the need to twirl in these eye-catching fabrics.

If you can’t decide on a long or short prom dress, start by choosing your favorite color. A beautiful shade of blue, green, or red may be the perfect place to start exploring the different prom dress styles. If you’re looking for a color that makes a fashion statement, try a hot pink dress or metallic silver- just a tiny sneak peek of the latest trending shades for prom 2023 (we’ll share the entire list soon). You can never go wrong with a black prom dress. This timeless classic may be a traditional color but looks refreshingly new in the latest designs and silhouettes. You’ll find black prom dresses with cut-out mesh paneling, or trimmed with feathers or rhinestones, for an extra pop of flare to your semi-formal look.

Shopping for a prom dress alternative? Explore prom jumpsuits and prom rompers as stylish alternatives for the dance. From stunning halter necks to chic sleeveless options, your formal look for prom will be on point. Check out the latest collection of women's jumpsuits and rompers with on-trend details like cutouts, mesh inserts, and mix fabrications.

Whether you’re looking for a long gown or a short formal dress, Windsor has the best selection of prom dresses for your 2023 dance. Share your look with us by adding @windsorstore to your post or #WindsorProm2023 for a chance to be featured!

Is There A Difference Between A Junior & Senior Prom Dress?

There might be a difference between a junior and senior prom dress depending on who you talk to or what local, formal dress tradition might expect. Some unique differences include junior prom dresses having a ball gown or princess vibe and carrying the excitement of a possible first formal dance, while senior prom dresses tend to be more sophisticated and sleeker as seniors begin to look toward their adult future. Once school dress codes are considered, you can wear whatever style of dress you want to the Junior/Senior Prom Dance. Prom may be your first opportunity to dress up for a formal occasion, so feeling pretty and confident in what you wear is a must. For juniors, shop for ballgowns with full tulle skirts, two-piece dresses in sheer chiffon fabrics, and midi dresses with glitzy sequin accents. Get a gorgeous and glamorous look with dramatic floor-sweeping dresses in stunning A-line silhouettes that offer a more form-hugging fit over ball gowns. For seniors, achieve a sophisticated and bold look with prom dresses in sleek silhouettes, such as curve-hugging mermaid dresses or dramatic trumpet dresses. Shop for a prom dress with modern details, like high double slits and front or back cutouts. Since this is your last prom, go all out and explore full sequin gowns, beaded and rhinestone embellished dresses, embroidered prom dresses, and strapless, sleeveless, or off-the-shoulder necklines. While junior and senior dresses may have some differences, you should wear whatever style you feel beautiful and the most comfortable in.

How Do I Find My Perfect Prom Dress Online?

When you begin your search for finding the perfect prom dress online—start by grabbing inspiration from trendy influencers online or collaged image boards to start building a vision of your dream prom outfit. As you browse through Windsor’s curated online prom shop, use filters to narrow down what you're looking for and check size guides to be sure your pick is a perfect fit for your body type.

Also look for “You Might Also Like” and “Recommended For You” suggestions that will update as you shop for prom dresses, prom jewelry, shoes, and other dress necessities like shapewear. Check out our prom blogs that provide an ultimate guide to picking the right prom dress for you.

How Do I Create The Perfect Prom Look?

Create your perfect prom look by considering the dance theme or venue to vibe with the event, colors that compliment your skin tone and hair color, and current trends for formal dresses. Explore popular prom dress colors like your school colors to show some pride or naturally formal fabrics like metallics and sequin to reflect multiple shades and light. If you're a fan of the bling, play up dazzling embellishments like rhinestone bodices on satin dresses, all-over sequin scroll designs, or beaded appliques. Once you find a fabrication you like and a color that looks good on you, explore different prom dress designs from long high-slit dresses, wrap fronts or side-smocked satin dresses, and formal glitter dresses in a variety of necklines. No prom look is complete without rhinestone platform heels or glitter thin block heels, a matching glitter clutch or clear mini purse, and sparkling hair accessories. Complete your look with glamorous necklace sets and statement earrings to be red-carpet-ready. Check out our blog for more on perfecting your prom look.