Fab Fashion Friday by Franchesca


Want to flaunt great legs or your toned stomach that you slaved in the gym over; but worried about being too revealing? In one of this year’s hottest prom ensemble trends, you can have the best of both worlds! Sheer gowns and cocktail dresses are the perfect combination of sexiness and mystique.  Sheer prom ensembles have made their way into the collections of today’s most in demand designers. Sherri Hill’s designs have graced the runways of New York Fashion Week displaying variations of the sheer trend in sleeves, necklines and achieved a “faded” look; starting with full coverage and embellishments on the bodice and sheer gown bottom!

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Jovani is another designer that has practically made sheer gowns a staple of their 2013 prom collections. Facebook fans of the brand continuously witness beautiful gowns that incorporate this element in the daily photographs on Jovani’s page.


Just a quick tip, keep in mind that sheer dresses are meant to accentuate what you feel are your best assets.  If you decide to incorporate this translucent style into your prom night be sure to keep it classy.  It is important to remember sheer fabric is strategically placed to tastefully display areas such as the stomach, legs, and back but are still meant cover what’s necessary. As long as you rock this trend in good taste and step into your prom night with confidence, there is no doubt that your night will be Sheer Perfection.


Sunrise Cruise

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What’s better than ending your prom night cruising around New York City? The Sunrise Cruise is a great way to end prom with a bang. The party will continue with a live DJ playing Top 40, Salsa, Merengue, R&B, and Hip Hop.

Once you need to take a break from the dance floor you can go to the dessert bar to get unlimited juice, soda, and treats. There’s a black light lounge on the lower deck too!

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Don’t forget to bring your camera to snap pictures of the NY Harbor and Statue of Liberty. Everything looks so beautiful as the sun is coming up!

For only $40, you can’t ask for a better way to end your night. If you want to know when we offer the Sunrise Cruise, click HERE! But if you don’t want to waste any time, buy your tickets NOW!

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Makeup Monday: Spotlight on Beauty Guru, Cassandra Bankson!

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  • Have You Already Attended Prom?

Actually- I never attended my prom!! I had a difficult time in school due to my skin, so before Prom I switched schools to study one-on-one, and graduated early. Although I didnt go, I LOVE dressing up, and going to “Prom-Like” events (being a model allows me the awesome opportunity to go to many of these!) and I think that’s why I enjoy posting prom videos & tutorials so much!

  • What Are You Working on These Days?

Currently we have some exciting projects underway. I’m always working on creating and posting my next video to be helpful, fun and informative, and as a Model I’m preparing for Fashion Week later this year!

  • What is your favorite part about being a Youtube Beauty Guru?

My favorite part about being a guru is that I feel like I dont work! If I worked at a coffee shop, or behind a desk, I would still spend my free time creating Youtube Videos, Modeling & Creating. These are things I would strive to do regardless of time or compensation- I feel so overwhelmingly blessed that I am able to peruse these passions full-time. Because I am so passionate about what I do, I feel like I don’t work- and I feel like my “fans” and “co-workers” are really just my best friends! The people I get the honor to work with and communicate with are friends to me- we always have a great time together, support each other, and follow our dreams. It is such a blessing to be surrounded by such amazing people, and the relationships I have with them, along with being able to do what I love, are certainly the best parts about what I do

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  • What do you see as the best beauty trends for this spring?

There are many exciting trends this spring, but some of my personal favorites are the smokey eye/nude lip/straight hair look! It’s very “New York Chic” to me- and I feel it looks downtown-edgy and effortlessly classy! Also, having a smokey look with a natural lip brings out the color of your eyes so well! Pulling back your hair also shows off your facial structure. I also love the natural nail trends- glossy or matte I think they make hands look so elegant!

  • What would your advice be for the Class of 2013?

My personal advice is to be yourself, and learn who YOU are! With social cliques, school and family pressure, the media, and even “whats in” it can be hard to know who you are, and what you really believe in, vs what society tells you you should be. Have a “out of the box” hobby such as a fun collection, or an unusual talent? Share it with others! Know what YOU like vs what is in, and what your passions and hobbies are. As fun as it is to fit in and be “on trend” be sure you know what you like and don’t, what you think is right and wrong, and really take time to understand and get to know and love yourself 🙂

  • Tell us about some of your favorite hobbies, pastimes, or any organizations you’re involved with.

As far as organizations go, I’m passionate about many different causes and try to do my best from donating my old clothes, to helping build homes for kids in need overseas. I’m proud to be an Ambassador for BullyBust, an organization that was formed by the NSCC to put an end to bulling in schools- and across other age ranges. Bullying happens to kids and teens, but it is also a problem for adults. It can take many forms from physical and emotional teasing on campus, to gossip, and discrimination in the workplace. I also love Fashion For A Cause- A charity by Truman Medical Center that aims to better the community and the rest of the world by creating and supporting fashion, while raising almost $1,000,000 for quality & compassionate women’s healthcare.

As far as hobbies go I have way too many! Hiking, anything to do with cats, learning-(anything, I love to learn!), (attempting To) dance ballet, I love helping others through church/charity- (I’m trying hard to gain direction on creating my own), modeling (yes, its technically work but I find it to be so creative and I meet the most amazing people! I’m blessed to say its something I would do even if I wasn’t paid!) Travel & learning about new places, fashion and personal style, flowers, different cultures, and to be brutally honest, I love creating YouTube videos! (nerd here).

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To keep up with what Cassandra is doing check out her Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and of course her Youtube!

Makeup Monday By Cicily

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Liquid eyeliner is an essential that can be found in almost anyone’s makeup collection. But how many times have you practiced and practiced but still found it so hard to achieve a precise line? Way too many, I know from experience. My eyeliner would always seem to smudge or fade throughout the day also after I’d taken ten minutes just putting it on. I didn’t care for applying it at all. I had tried tons of brands including high end and drugstore like Maybelline, Urban Decay, Revlon, and many more.

That was until I found my holy grail liquid eyeliner for only a shocking $2.99! It is the Jordana Fabuliner which can be found at Walgreens. It’s a felt tipped liquid eyeliner that allows you to get a thin or thick precise line every time in literally seconds. Its very pigmented and is available in brown or black. I’ve been using it in black for a while now and it hasn’t seemed to even be remotely close to drying out. It wears great throughout the day and doesn’t smudge at all. It has also made it so much easier to create a cat eye or winged eyeliner look, which I have never been able to do until now.

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For just $2.99 I’m defiantly not complaining. If you have the chance I would recommend heading over to Walgreens and picking it up today.  Or to purchase the eyeliner online CLICK HERE!

To see me apply my favorite eyeliner CLICK HERE!


Cicily a.k.a beautymiss33

To keep up on what our After Prom Clique member Cicily is doing check out her on Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube!

2013’s Hottest Prom Limo Trends

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What’s On Fire This Year in the Prom Limo Universe?

Spring is coming up, which means that prom is looming on the horizon, and if you’re like most prom-goers, you’ve probably already found the perfect dress and the perfect date for your big night.  So what’s missing from your prom plans so far? If it’s the perfect prom limousine, have no fear: we’ve got a list of this year’s hottest prom vehicles to ensure that your magical night is actually magical.

When it comes to finding great prom transportation, there’s no such thing as too much preparation; you’ll want to do research, make a stellar selection and book as soon as possible. After all, most of your prom-going classmates will be looking for prom limos, as well, and you don’t want to be the odd man out on the big night because you waited too late to book. Remember: your limo will be the site of some of your most cherished prom memories, including the crazy photos and sing-alongs on the way to restaurant or prom venue.

Another important aspect of the perfect prom vehicle? Safety, of course! Finding a transportation company that is accredited with the NLA and the Better Business Bureau ensures that the car you take to prom has all the insurance and licensing they need to get you to prom dinner, the actual prom and the killer after-party with no worries. And since your parents are paying, we can’t ignore the peace of mind they get from knowing their prom-goer is traveling in safe style throughout the night.

And so without further ado, we give you the 5 hottest prom vehicles for 2013.

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We know that you want your prom to have an ample dose of pizazz, and what better way to achieve said pizazz than booking one of the world’s ultimate luxury vehicles for your big night? A 1955 Rolls Royce Wraith offers some of the most exquisite style available for your prom photos and transportation. Uniqueness and individuality are some of the biggest trends in prom transportation this year, and booking one of the rarest vehicles in the world is one way to truly stand out.

Bentley Continental Flying Spur

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Do you want a vehicle that makes a true statement in luxury? The Bentley Continental Flying Spur is the kind of car that never goes out of style. You and your date can enjoy the gorgeous leather seating and top-of-the-line interior and make jaws drop when you roll up to your prom’s red carpet. You don’t want another run of the mill sedan for your prom memories; you want the kind of flash that only a car of Bentley proportions can provide.

Antique Cadillac Bridal Car

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If you have a classic prom theme in mind, consider donning a fedora, a slick cane, and booking a classic 1939 Cadillac to deliver you to prom in unmistakable flash. The idea of taking ordinary prom pictures standing by a typical sports car might seem completely lame to you; booking this incredible classic vehicle is the answer to all of your prom transportation conundrums. Your prom vehicle should be distinctly you; this car helps you get there.

20 Passenger Stretch Escalade

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Maybe your idea of a perfect prom vehicle is one that has enough room to carry all of your friends and their dates. We can sometimes forget how important the togetherness of friends is to a great prom experience and booking a vehicle with seating for 20 ensures that you and your posse get to stick together throughout the evening. A flashy, yet efficient vehicle like the 20 passenger Escalade lets you make all the statements you want to make and still has room for your entire prom-going party.

28-Passenger Limo Bus

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Wanna take your prom-going party to the next level? The obvious answer is to rent a bigger vehicle, of course! A sleek, luxurious, 28-passenger limobus gives you room to bring up to 13 other couples (or 27 of your closest pals) along for your awesome prom-night ride. That means way more cameras being passed around and way more opportunity for hilarious antics that will make your prom night absolutely unforgettable. And that’s a trend that never goes out of style.

Whichever vehicle you select for your 2013 prom, remember that finding safe transportation should be number one on your list of concerns. Unfortunately, prom can be one of the most dangerous times of year for high schoolers on the road; find a transportation company that is committed to making sure that you and your friends have a great time and get home safe and sound when the lights go down.

Executive Limousine is a leading provider of vintage cars, stretch limos, and coaches for prom in Long Island and the greater New York City area. Recently voted the best transportation provider in the area, they’re committed to providing a safe and stylish experience for parents and teens.

Makeup Monday By Jacqueline

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Before all you beauties start freaking out about your makeup for prom, take a deep breath… Okay, now that you’re calm, get excited!! This is your night to shine- literally. So make sure your lip gloss is ready and your shimmer lotion is applied! But before the big night, let’s cover some beauty basics.

jackie face primerPrimers, primers, primers. I’ll say it one more time, use primers! Eye shadow primer and foundation primer will have your makeup lasting all night, through pre-prom, the actual prom, and of course after prom! You know you’re going to jump in as many pictures as you can, so use primer and you’ll be feeling fabulous all the way through after prom. Some great brands are Urban Decay, Benefit, Smashbox, or on the cheaper side E.L.F, L’oreal, and Rimmel London!

jackie lip glossNow, lips which are my personal obsession. For this amazing, never ending night, grab a lip stain. The color will stay on your lips through pre-prom snacks, prom dinner, and smooch or two with your date- at after prom but the color won’t fade or transfer! This way all you have to carry is your secret weapon lip gloss, whether it’s mint flavored, your favorite color, or known to bring some good luck. Whip on a quick coat before some pictures and you’re good to go E.L.F has won my heart for all things lips related, so whatever you choose to go with, they got it, and it’s super affordable! Try picking up a few different shades so you can choose which looks best with your newly bronzed skin and the perfect dress ❤

To keep updated on what our After Prom Clique member is Jackie is doing check out her Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube!

Beauty Vlogger: Alanna Kali

Hey After Prom Followers! We want to introduce you to one of our favorite beauty vloggers Miss Alanna Kali. She hosts her own YouTube channel where she talks about all the latest trends and even has cool giveaways! If you’re looking for beauty tips or just want to hear about some new products you MUST check her out. Below is her most recent video where she talks about our friends Prom Girl and  After Prom Fashion Show!

In addition to her Youtube Channel make sure you take a peek at her on twitter and tumblr!