Proms are one of the most memorable occasions in your life – you’ll definitely want to wear a great dress that will catch the attention of others. This will also be the time when you can show how beautiful you are in a dress so buying a dress must take a lot of time. On the other hand, how can you buy a dress if you’re on a tight budget? If you don’t have the money to get a decent dress, how can you show up with your friends in this occasion?
The first thing that you need to do is to forget prom gowns that are sold in boutiques and department stores. Items here will definitely be expensive so you will only feel bad about not getting the dress that you think will look great on you. Well, go for vintage! Yes – if the prom is set in a vintage theme, you’ll definitely get a good one in vintage shops. Although dresses in these shops might look too old, you can always add some brightness to it such as making adjustments and wearing accessories. Another place where you can find a good prom dress is your closet – maybe you have been storing a decent dress in your closet from your sister. If you want to get a dress that doesn’t look too old or too inappropriate for your vintage prom, get started in raiding the closets in your house.
Prom gowns are also sold in the internet so you will most likely find an online shop with great deals on dresses. If you don’t have a credit card or an online payment account, you can always ask your parents to supervise you when you shop dresses online. On the other hand, your purchased dress might take some time to be delivered (especially if you’ve bought it in an online shop based overseas), so be sure to buy the dress months before the occasion.
If you don’t really have the time or money to buy dresses in boutiques, shops, or online dress boutiques, you can always get a decent dress in your closet (the one that you only use for special gatherings). To make your look more interesting, try to get some good accessories that will go along well with your dress. It’s also best to get a hairstyle that will match your outfit. Of course, don’t forget to get shoes that will add some more features to your prom look.