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    Updated on Feb 5, 2019. Posted on Jan 26, 2019

    Just 34 Stunning Prom Gowns You Can Buy Online

    Alexa, play "A Night To Remember," from High School Musical 3.

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    1. A sleeveless V-neck for a super simple, but stunning option you can actually wear without a bra (!!!), because there is enough padding to keep you supported (!!!!!).

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This dress is beautiful! And of shockingly good quality, especially for the price. It's quite low cut and a bit long, so I will be altering if I decide to keep it, (the perks of free returns on the colors and sizes I chose were that I could try them on). In any case, it's a great dress. Very happy with the purchase. It will be great at prom!" —Deryl Robson

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99+ (available in 14 colors, and sizes 4–22).

    2. An off-the-shoulder floral satin beauty to wear if you want prom night to just involve twirling around the dance floor, showing off your beautiful ensemble.

    David's Bridal

    Get it from David's Bridal for $119.95 (sizes 2–16), or $219.95 (sizes 18–22).

    3. A ruffled dress that'll have you channeling your inner "Bop To The Top" Sharpay Evans — speaking of, you should totally request that bop the second you arrive at the venue.

    Tobi

    Get it from Tobi for $51 (originally $128, enter code INTHISTHANG at checkout, available in four colors, and sizes S–L).

    4. A beaded in the front/sheer in the back top gown with a side slit for those who want a lil' bit of every trendy element, without going *too* overboard.

    Nordstrom

    Promising review: "Absolutely beautiful. The fit is perfect and very comfortable. The gown is classy and sassy. I received compliments all evening. I love this dress. Just perfect for a special occasion." —RaineyGirl51

    Get it from Nordstrom for $139 (available in two colors, and sizes 14W–22W).

    5. An embroidered strapless babe to wear in honor of your upcoming prom, but to save and get use out of in years to come — formals, weddings....so many special occasions, one amazing dress.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "The dress is fantastic, just like the picture, and great quality. My only suggestion would be if you are borderline on sizes, then I would go up the next size. The great thing is that it has a corset in the back. The color is rich and the stones are a great contrast against that rich background. I am a huge fan of Grace Karin, and this dress does not disappoint." —Linda W. Long

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in three colors, and sizes 2–24).

    6. An off-the-shoulder option that'll make your schoolmates wonder how they didn't know they were getting an education alongside a real-life movie star this WHOLE time.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Received this dress the first time and it was about a size too small, and sent it back with ease. Was able to receive a size larger and get it in time for my boyfriend's prom, and I got SO many compliments. Felt like the belle of the ball." —Chelsea Sapp

    Get it from Amazon for $99+ (available in 12 colors, two styles, and sizes 2–26).

    7. A pleated maxi with lace detailing and a leg slit for those who want something that will really turn heads.

    Asos

    Get it from Asos for $87 (available in sizes 0–14).

    8. A cowl mermaid maxi to buy if you want something elegant, but low-key. Not to mention, this is a great dress to utilize multiple times in years to come.

    Fame and Partners

    Get it from Fame and Partners for $299+ (available in various colors and fabrics, strap customization options, heights 4'10"–6'4," and sizes 0–22).

    9. A sequined number with a high slit and cut-outs that'll make prom night feel more like a night at a Hollywood party, where you're the main star, OBVS.

    Free People

    Get it from Free People for $249.95 (originally $317, available in sizes XS–L).

    10. An embellished gown for making the announcement "move over betches, the prom queen has ARRIVED," without actually having to say it out loud.

    Macy's

    Promising review: "Wow! This dress blew me away when I first saw it. The color is so vibrant and the lace is so detailed. I love it and you will too!" —Flet011

    Get it from Macy's for $489 (available in four colors, and sizes XS–XL).

    11. A cut-out maxi with a high slit to buy if you're someone who is good at time management. "Why" you ask? Because you're gonna want to spend hours upon hours taking amazing photos to post on the 'gram, and you don't wanna uhhh, miss the actual prom.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $45 (available in sizes 1XL–3XL).

    12. A flowy beauty available in a variety of colors at a price tag your wallet won't cry over, so you can go ahead and order multiples — one you can wear at prom, multiples you can rotate between for college formals. Get some now and save them for when your friends get married in like, 10 years!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "My daughter wore this to the prom. We took a chance as this was ordered at the last minute. Very soft material, and she didn't feel restricted like in your typical formal dress. It cuts a little low for our taste, but it's nothing a pin won't fix. She absolutely loved it and will buy again!" —S

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95+ (available in 17 colors, and sizes S–3XL).

    13. An off-the-shoulder split dress with a sweetheart neckline especially great for wearing if you live in an area where the temps might get super hot on prom night, and you don't want a heavy dress that'll lead to your makeup sweating off.

    Tobi

    Get it from Tobi for $55 (originally $138, enter code INTHISTHANG at checkout, available in six colors, and sizes XS–L).

    14. A pleated halter perfect to get if you're on the taller side and the fear of a dress stopping before your feet keeps you awake at night.

    Asos

    Get it from Asos for $95 (available in sizes 0–16).

    15. A sparkly Badgley Mischka gown that'll allow you to still live out your wildest dreams of wearing a stunning designer dress on prom night, without dipping into your college funds.

    Rent The Runway

    BTW, you can only rent clothing from RTR for 4–8 weeks at a time. Want to order this dress right now and have it around for your prom in a few months? No problem! Read our review about Rent The Runway's fabulous Unlimited membership here.

    Promising review: "This dress was great for my prom night! I rented two dresses actually, and this one was my backup dress — and thank God I did! This one was true-to-size and had absolutely no flaws. I received SO many compliments, and I highly recommend this dress." —RTR Customer

    Rent it from Rent The Runway for $70/four days, $112/eight days, or $159/month ($99/RTR unlimited trial month).

    16. A crinkly maxi with a low scoop back and adjustable ties for a ~beachy~ look. I mean, summer is right around the corner by the time prom comes, right?!

    Free People

    Get it from Free People for $118 (available in four colors, and sizes XS–L).

    17. A scoop-neck mermaid gown with lace detailings to wear if the idea of answering the question "where did you get your beautiful dress?" a million and one times sounds, TBH, pretty freaking exciting.

    Amazon

    We actually tried this super pretty dress here at BuzzFeed, check out what we thought of it here!

    Promising review: "The dress was absolutely perfect, the fit was perfect, and it looks amazing! I was very skeptical about buying this dress, but it came just the way I wanted it. Prom is going to be a beautiful night because of it." —Dynasty

    Get it from Amazon for $75.99 (available in six colors, and sizes 2–16).

    18. A crystal sheath gown that'll make anyone who has ever wronged you in the last 12 years in this school district instantly regret the fact they ever crossed the best-dressed person in their senior class.

    David's Bridal

    Get it from David's Bridal for $229.95 (available in sizes 1–15).

    19. A long-sleeve dress with rhinestone-embellished side panels for those who wanna use prom night as an opportunity to show off their truly sophisticated fashion.

    Macy's

    Get it from Macy's for $309 (available in sizes 4–12), or $329 (available in sizes 14W–22W).

    20. A 3D floral beauty to get if you wanna wear something a bit different than what the rest of your class might show-up to prom in, without going too cray.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "We bought this dress for my daughter's prom. The fit was good. The dress was the perfect sweeping length. It's so gorgeous, and my daughter looked beautiful in it. No one else had a dress in this style, so she stood out. And you can't beat the price. Shipping was amazingly quick. We were happy with the quality of the construction and fabric." —helen b

    Get it from Amazon for $65.99+ (available in various styles, and sizes 2–26).

    21. A pretty option featuring a sequined bodice and a tulle skirt that'll have you feeling like a real-life princess, which is how everyone should feel on their prom night.

    Anthropologie

    Get it from Anthropologie or BHLDN for $250 (available in sizes 0–18).

    22. A metallic floral mermaid halter for those who just love any- and everything patterned.

    David's Bridal

    Get it from David's Bridal for $219.95 (available in two colors, and sizes 18–22).

    23. A strapless chiffon gown with an embellished sweetheart neckline available in a wide selection of colors to get if all the many choices of dress is stressing you out a bit, and you wanna just keep it simple and easy.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I bought this as a prom dress for my niece. She loved it. Of course, it had to be hemmed a little on the length. Unlike some other clothes I have ordered, the dress looks the same in person as it does in the picture. Great price too!" —BethanyB

    Get it from Amazon for $88.99 (available in 34 colors, and sizes 2–28).

    24. A two-piece ensemble featuring a lace top and a floral bottom that'll make you super happy, ya' know, if two-piece things are your jam.

    Macy's

    Get it from Macy's for $159 (available in sizes 14W–22W).

    25. A tulle maxi with a plunging neckline for those who prefer a more minimalist style — think of all the fun shoe, jewelry, and makeup options you can try!

    Tobi

    Get it from Tobi for $52 (originally $131, enter code INTHISTHANG at checkout, available in three colors, and sizes XS–XL).

    26. A strapless fishtail gown featuring a slit and cut-outs to get if you're not crazy about embellishments, but absolutely die for cool cut-out details and silhouettes.

    Fame and Partners

    Get it from Fame and Partners for $399+ (available in several customization options, heights 4'10"–6'4," and sizes 0–22).

    27. A ruffled maxi that'll be dressy enough for prom with some pretty accessories, but casual enough for special outings in the summer months following prom night.

    ModCloth

    Get it from ModCloth for $149 (available in two colors, and sizes 2XS–4XL).

    28. A floral print chiffon dress you can get in V-neck, one-shoulder strap, or strapless, because this dress is so, so cute, and it just really wants to be worn by you.

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    We actually tried this super cute dress here at BuzzFeed, check out what we thought of it here!

    Promising review: "My daughter wore this for prom. It was gorgeous, while also comfortable. She got loads of compliments, too. Overall, loved it! We ordered a size bigger than we should have, but since we were worried about online ordering, we went a little bigger. Because it laced up in the back, we were good to use it without alterations or returning it. She’s 5’4” and wore heels since it was a little long." —Anne Isom

    Get it from Amazon for $45.99+ (available in four styles, and sizes 2–24W).

    29. A golden rose ballgown for a royal-esque dress any real-life queen would be hella jealous of you owning.

    Anthropologie

    Get it from Anthropologie or BHLDN for $541 (available in sizes XS–XL).

    30. A one-shoulder tulle option in a rich, royal blue color that'll make everyone around you think you went to some high-end boutique, when really you sat in your pajamas and ordered this from Asos.

    Asos

    Get it from Asos for $103 (available in sizes 12–24).

    31. An A-line choice with a beaded V-neck bodice and a chiffon bottom to get if you want something a bit summery, but is still super prom-like.

    David's Bridal

    Get it from David's Bridal for $149.95 (available in sizes 1–15).

    32. A sequin-panel maxi — it can add a slight touch of fun to your look, without being over-the-top. Some people just aren't into glitzy dresses and that, my friend, is totally okay!

    Boohoo

    Get it from Boohoo for $28 (originally $56, available in three colors, and sizes 2–10).

    33. An eloquent, no-frills halter gown with a back cut-out for those who know making an investment on a prom dress should be one where you can definitely get use out of it again in the future. So the simpler, the better!

    Anthropologie

    Get it from Anthropologie or BHLDN for $198 (available in sizes 0–18).

    34. A silver embroidered Marchesa you can rent for prom, and then strut around the entire night having the fact in your head that uh, you're wearing a literal Marchesa gown.

    Rent The Runway

    BTW! This gorgeous dress runs a bit narrow in the hips, so you may wanna consider ordering up a size!

    Promising review: "This dress was a showstopper! It was not only very comfortable, but I got nonstop compliments and felt amazing in it. I only wore 2-inch block heels and the length was perfect, always a plus for a 5'2" renter! I highly, highly recommend this gown!" —Caitlin

    Rent it from Rent The Runway for $165/four days, $264/eight days, $159/month, ($99/RTR unlimited trial month).

    HAPPY PROM-ING!!!

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