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What's The Smartest Way You Saved Money On Your Prom?

One special night. One big bill.

In high school, prom is the party of the year.

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Music, dancing, and friends! What more could you want?

But the costs of a tux, dress, and limo are enough to stress anyone out.

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This 2014 report says prom spending was around $1,000 per household for the big dance!

Shopping for dresses alone can come with a pretty big sticker shock.

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Similar pink embellished dresses, but the one on the right is twice as much as the one on the left.

So, what was your master plan for saving money on your prom?

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Or, what are you planning if it hasn't happened yet?

Did you do all the primping yourself at home?

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Perhaps you wore something vintage?

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Or maybe it was as simple as forgoing the typical limo rental?

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Who cares how you get there, as long as you get there, right?

Let us know all your money-saving tips and tricks for an affordable prom in the comments.

We'll feature the best suggestions in a future BuzzFeed post.

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