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.


Fab Fashion Friday: Pretty in Pink!

pink3Pink was every girls favorite color at one point in time. Well prom season is the perfect time to fall in love with pink all over again. We really like the “pink selection” from Nordstrom and Lulu’s. You’re bound to be the Molly Ringwald of the after prom nyc event. Check out our favorite “Pretty in Pink” dresses!





Prom Dresses Under $100 by Forever 21

F21 - mint mesh cutout

We know that prom can end up costing a ton of money. Don’t worry about that too much because we found some amazing dresses for under $100. Yes that’s right, Forever 21 has great dresses you can wear to prom or afterprom without spending a small fortune. You’ll be sporting the latest fashion trends while keeping a ton of money in your wallet!

Studded Bodycon Dress – $32.80

F21 - studded black

Sequined Georgette Dress – $32.80

F21 - peach

Colorblocked Bodycon Dress – $22.80

F21 - color block

Scuba Knit $ Tulle Combo – $29.80

F21 - black cutout

Prom Dresses Under $100 by Ruche

Ruche - light pink

Are your prom expenses starting to add up? We know prom can break the bank sometimes, however we have some dresses under $100 so you can use your money for something else. Ruche is a cute vintage inspired boutique with a modern touch that sells everything including dresses for prom! All of their dresses can be dressed up or dressed down. So you can wear any of these dress to your prom or afterprom events. Check out these dresses!

Art Gala Peplum Dress – $32.50

Ruche - blue

Desert Dusk Belted Dress – $65.99

Ruche - black & ivory

Romantic Afternoon One Shoulder Dress – $44.99

Ruche - teal

Malibu Evening Peplum Dress – $48.99

Ruche - peach

Cherington Crochet Dress – $42.99

Ruche - light blue

Pretty Prom Dresses: Camille La Vie


If you’re still looking for the perfect prom dress then it’s time you take a look at Camille La Vie. Their dresses are drop dead gorgeous no matter if you go with a show stopper dress or a simple classic style dress. That’s right, they have it ALL! The best part about these dresses is that they have enough sparkle to transition into the After Prom! It doesn’t get much better than that!

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Pinterest Contest by Camille La Vie

Camille La VieAre you totally obsessed with prom like we are?! Well Camille La Vie has a great opportunity for you to win a $500 Camille La Vie/Group USA gift card. All you have to do is follow these four simple steps by March 31st!

Step 1: Create a Pinterest board titled “Pin For Prom”

Step 2: Repin the contest pin

Step 3: Pin at least 5 dresses from the Camille La Vie Prom Dresses 2013 section along with shoes, handbags and jewelry from the Accessories section and makeup and hair styles from your favorite beauty sites and blogs to complete each look.

Step 4: Submit your board here to enter the contest.

GOOD LUCK + Check us out on Pinterest too!

All photos by Camille La Vie

Celebrity Prom Inspiration!

How exciting were the Grammy’s? Afterprom.com thought the best part of the show was watching our favorite celebrities on the red carpet! This is definitely the best way to inspired for your prom night.

Our friends at Promgirl have some amazing dresses that follow trends from some of your favorite celebrities on the red carpet!  We even have a suggestion for your prom date thanks to Abe’s Formal Wear!

White & Black TuxPhoto Credit:

Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Rihanna & LL Cool J