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How to find the perfect prom dress

It’s time to have your main character moment

Written by Liv Grady

May 21, 2021

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Get your prom dresses ready. Prom season is fast approaching and will be here before we know it. It’s safe to say that we have no idea how prom will pan out this year. Whether its in person or over an awkward zoom call, who knows? We have all the cheap prom dresses you’re after. From red prom dresses to blue prom dresses, short prom dresses to cocktail dresses and staple black prom dresses. Prom night is one of the most important evenings of your teenage life, so pick out your prom shoes and dress to prepare, no matter what happens.


Choosing a prom dress can be tricky, you want to find something that is cool, elegant and won’t look out of style when you look back at your photos in years to come. Trying to find something that is both timeless and on-trend can seem like an impossible task, but trust us, it isn’t.

The number one factor when prom dress shopping is all about how you feel in the dress. If you feel self conscious or unsure, then it probably isn’t for you. When you step into ‘THE’ dress, you will know. There is nothing better than trying on a new outfit and feeling like THAT b*tch. That is how your prom dress should make you feel.

where to get prom dresses?

We have you covered at Missguided for all your prom dress needs. Get shopping below to find your fave.

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cocktail dresses

Wanna get your legs out from prom season? You can’t go wrong with a cocktail dress. Pair with a chain clutch bag and lace-up high heels for an insta ready prom dress look.

midi dresses

Go for a knee-length midi dress if you wanna look sophisticated for prom. Juxtapose with an oversized leather jacket and high heels for a put-together look.

wrap dresses

If you wanna showcase your figure and create an hourglass effect for your prom pics, check out our wrap dresses at Missguided. These bad boys will hug your waist and accentuate your figure in all the right places.

maxi dresses

Go for a maxi dress if you want a traditional prom dress style. Go with a split hem style so everyone can still catch a little leg. Pair with high heels and a clutch bag for a stylish look.

blazer dresses

Grunge the traditional prom dress outfit up by switching your long dress for a blazer dress. Cinch in the waist with a belt and throw on your highest heels for a feed worthy prom outfit.

Get prom night ready

Get yourself prom queen ready with our prom dresses and high heels from Missguided. We have everything you need including jewellery, skincare and Missguided Makeup products to go to your prom night in full glam. Don’t worry about a thing, we have prom season covered.