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.


Trends for Prom: Seventeen Magazine

Prom Trends by SeventeenEvery year fashion week provides us with new trends to consider while selecting a Prom Dress.  This can be a bit overwhelming, so our friends at Seventeen Magazine compiled a list of 17 of their favorite trends!  This teen friendly list of looks can easily worn at Prom and Afterprom.  Which trend do you love?

There are even more fabulous styles here!

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Top 5 Trends for After Prom Looks By Prom Mafia

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Prom is right around the corner and there is truly no better time to start reviewing the trends of the season of this year. Of course, trends certainly don’t need to be followed, and you should absolutely dress to impress your own personal fashion desires but knowing what is haute to trot this year for prom can help you when decided what you’re going to wear after prom. Yes, after prom. What comes after your fabulous night of dancing with your friends? Well, a fabulous after party, of course! So for the ladies on the search for their next indulgence to ensure that they look hot from prom, right through to the next morning, this post is for you. Dresses are such a blast to shop for, as long as you know what it is that you’re looking and wanting from your gown. Here are the top 5 trends for after prom looks that look their best when all combined.

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Go Short

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It’s time to get rid of the gown. Or in other words, it’s time for you ladies to drop the formality and get ready to be the wild females that you are. Prom gowns are perfect, but when it comes down to the real after prom party, they simply aren’t practical. So when the formality of the night ends, make sure to ensure that your length recedes as well. Of course, we’re not talking about getting way too short in a dress because after all, it is still prom, but you most certainly do want to opt for a shorter gown, as opposed to the longer one that you wore to prom.

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Keep The Glam

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Remember ladies, it’s still prom. Do not forget to glam it up. Shiny jewelry, dazzled lip glosses and a crystallized tiara.

Lace Is Always Haute

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A stunning way to take a casual dress out of your wardrobe to use it for after prom is the ever-so-chic lace appeal. If you have a dress in your closet that has lace, dress it up with the perfect accessories and you have yourself the ultimate after prom outfit.


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You want to sparkle like a diamond in the sky because although you’re no longer at the gala, you certainly still want to have a ball. Anything with a little bit of glimmer, sparkle and shine is totally perfect for any after prom look.

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Keep It Tall

This is no time for flats, ladies. Indulge in  a stunning pair of high heels for the after prom party. Of course, you can opt out of those Cinderella-foot-killing pair, but definitely remember to keep it tall. Your legs will look fabulously elongated with that shortened style of dress.

The trends of prom carry well into the night of after prom. Keep your look together; hair, makeup, shoes, outfit. Of course, you can always switch it up for something a little more practical, but do not jeopardize your style and the formality of the night simply because you’re no longer at the prom venue, but rather at a prom after party.

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Prom Style: New Trends

As we get ready for the 2012 prom season, there are tons of different trends to follow. We can always look at celebrities or the latest runway styles for some inspiration. When it come to your prom be different, don’t be afraid to step outside your element. Of course try things out before the actual night of prom. The latest trends start off from bold red lips to long lashes and end with smoky color eyeshadows. Be ready to start your night right and end it perfectly at your after prom party with the perfect look for you.