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24 Incredibly Gorgeous And Inexpensive Prom Dresses

No need to spend your college savings on a dress.

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1. Spend prom night dressed to the nines in this Faviana jersey gown with cutout sides.

Get it from Amazon for $134.99. / Sizes: 6-12. / Available in three colors.

2. Rock the short dress look in this Adrianna Papell beaded sequined sheath.

Get it from Macy's for $189. / Sizes 2-14.
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Get it from Macy's for $189. / Sizes 2-14.

3. Show off your inner diva in this sparkly Badgley Mischka gown.

https://www.renttherunway.com/shop/designers/badgley_mischka/sequin_silo_gown

Promising Review: "The dress was comfortable and glamorous! I got many compliments all night long and felt like a million bucks!"—Miranda

Available to rent for four days for $70-$90 or eight days for $112-$144 from Rent the Runway. / Sizes: 0-16, Cut: Regular-Long.

4. Get a leg up on everybody else's prom look with this bow-tie shoulder dress with double splits.

Get it from ASOS for $68. / Sizes: 0-14.
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Get it from ASOS for $68. / Sizes: 0-14.

5. Channel your sportier, more relaxed side in this beautiful red Leo dress.

Get it from Fame and Partners for $199+. / Sizes: 0-22. / Available in 36 colors, with three customization options (remove two front slits, raise back, and knee-length skirt).
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Get it from Fame and Partners for $199+. / Sizes: 0-22. / Available in 36 colors, with three customization options (remove two front slits, raise back, and knee-length skirt).

6. Wow the crowd in this elegant MSK metallic-print pleated halter dress.

Get it from Macy's for $139. / Sizes: 14W-24W. / Available in five colors.

7. Show a little leg in this sophisticated Bebe Desi lace gown.

Promising Review: "I am thrilled with this dress. I will be able to wear it to other occasions and it can be worn year-round." —AlexandriaH

Get it from Bebe for $198. / Sizes: 0-12.

8. Transform into a real-life princess on prom night with this magical lace and tulle mini dress.

Get it from ASOS for $106. / Sizes: Petite 0-12.
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Get it from ASOS for $106. / Sizes: Petite 0-12.

9. Opt for a unique twist on a classic prom look with this sequin embroidered two-piece dress.

Get it from Kohl's for $102.99. / Sizes: 1-13.

10. Make sure your friends know you're trendy AF in this extravagant Jovani hi-lo dress.

Get it from T.J. Maxx for $129.99. / Sizes: 2-6.
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Get it from T.J. Maxx for $129.99. / Sizes: 2-6.

11. Exert confidence and beauty all night long in this City Chic drape number.

Get it from Bloomingdale's for $149. / Sizes: 14-26.
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Get it from Bloomingdale's for $149. / Sizes: 14-26.

12. Shake up your prom look in this plunge skater dress.

Get it from Missguided for $86. / Sizes: 0-10, except 2, 4.

13. Be the true Belle of the ball in this Mac Duggal embroidered gown.

Get it from T.J. Maxx for $199.99. / Sizes: 2-6.
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Get it from T.J. Maxx for $199.99. / Sizes: 2-6.

14. Embrace a laid-back, natural look with this button back cami gown.

Get it from ASOS for $143. / Sizes: Tall 6-12.

15. Go cold-shoulder at the prom this year in this simply gorgeous Vince Camuto dress.

Get it from Nordstrom for $188 (Sizes: 6, 12) or Lord & Taylor for $188 (Sizes: 2-14).
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Get it from Nordstrom for $188 (Sizes: 6, 12) or Lord & Taylor for $188 (Sizes: 2-14).

16. Walk into prom in true princess form in this Marchesa Notte dress.

https://www.renttherunway.com/shop/designers/marchesa_notte/navy_natalie_dress

Promising Review: "Gorgeous and fun dress. It's true to size. Received so many compliments throughout the night!" —Lauren

Rent it for $85-115 for four days or $136-184 for eight days from Rent the Runway. / Sizes: 0-16.

17. An even mix of classy and fun — that's what prom and this City Chic ombré gown is all about.

Get it from Macy's for $149. / Sizes: 14W-24W.
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Get it from Macy's for $149. / Sizes: 14W-24W.

18. Party at the top, party at the bottom, basically just get ready to party the night away in this Terani Couture sweetheart neck gown.

Get it from T.J. Maxx for $129.99. / Sizes: 0-12.

19. Twirl the night away in this super cute cami dress/mesh skirt ensemble.

Get it from ASOS for $106. / Sizes: Petite 0-12.

20. Dare to be different in this incredible Marchesa Notte number.

https://www.renttherunway.com/shop/designers/marchesa_notte/falling_roses_gown

Promising Review: "This dress gave me LIFE!!!!! I was absolutely amazed by the fit and the overall look of it. I received so many compliments." —Kemeisha

Rent from Rent the Runway for four days for $100-145. / Sizes: 0-12, Cuts: petite, regular, and long.

21. Try out a smoky eye or fun hairdo with this simple, but exquisite City Chic gown that comes with removable straps.

Get it from Bloomingdale's for $169. / Sizes: 22-26.

22. Turn heads in this flirty and stylish Bailey 44 dress.

https://www.renttherunway.com/shop/designers/bailey_44/black_emergent_dress

Promising Review: "I loved this dress! It fit true to size and like a glove. This dress was classy yet still stylish and sexy. It showed a good amount of leg and some cleavage, but nothing overkill." —Danielle

Rent it from Rent the Runway for $50-85 for four days or $80-136 for eight days. / Sizes: 0-12, Cuts: petite, regular, and long.

23. Glow in this gold and glittery Badgley Mischka gown.

https://www.renttherunway.com/shop/designers/badgley_mischka/gold_front_and_center_gown#reviews-partial

Promising Review: "This dress is amazing! I truly felt like a moviestar. The dress is a mermaid fit with a flare bottom. I twirled until I got dizzy! I have an hourglass figure and it was a perfect fit." —Amanda

Rent it from Rent the Runway for four days for $80 or eight days for $128. / Sizes: 14W-22W, Cuts: petite, regular, and long.

24. Say goodbye to high school in this most-glamorous Betsy & Adam cutout illusion dress.

Get it from Macy's for $199. / Sizes: 0-10.

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