With springtime comes prom season for those of us high school-aged. Nothing’s sweeter or exciting than anticipating all that goes into prom: hair and makeup, corsage and boutonniere that must all match. But wait, to what? What are all these necessaries dependent on? The dress, of course!
Perfecting the dress is no simple task. Valley Girl’s rounded up some of the best places to shop for the perfect prom dress to make an unforgettable night.
Saks Fifth Avenue, Biltmore Fashion Park
Leave it to Saks to make a girl’s dream come true. With designer brands like ABS, Laundry by Shelli Segal, Mac Jacobs, Badgley Mischka, a unique dream of a dress awaits.
At Schaffer’s, find the dress of your dreams among a vast array of labels, including Marchesa, Rivini and Victoria Nicole. With a little guidance from some helpful staff, find the perfect dress that’s tailored to your body type and ideal silhouette, neckline, color and fabrics. Appointments recommended.
15222 N. Kierland Blvd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Betsey Johnson, Scottsdale Fashion Square
Betsey Johnson is known for her flirty floral patterns, bold graphic prints and glam accessories. This season’s collection features mostly above-the-knee frocks in bold colors with lots of lace and tulle that will get you noticed on and off the dance floor.
BCBG Max Azria, Scottsdale Fashion Square
BCBG Max Azria’s girly line BCBGeneration offers its own “Prom Shop.” This prom season, the brand put comfort first, featuring tons of ruffle-topped, solid-colored tank dresses that will help you maintain your cool between mixing and mingling and dancing the night away. A one-stop-shop of gorgeous accessories will make your outfit complete from head to toe.
H&M, Exclusive Glamour Collection, Kierland Commons and Scottsdale Fashion Square
As part of its Conscious initiative, H&M has created an exclusive collection of red-carpet looks. Choose from simply flirty frocks and to more dramatic gowns made from sustainable materials such as organic cotton and hemp as well as recycled polyester.