With the Prom 2018 season now just around the corner, it's time to get shopping for the perfect prom dress.…
With the Prom 2018 season now just around the corner, it’s time to get shopping for the perfect prom dress. Before you hit up your local boutiques or start browsing online, a little research goes a long way. Taking note of some of the biggest trends for 2018 will help you figure out what to expect and what aligns with your personal taste too.
For 2018, expect many neutral, muted colors. Shades such as light pink/blush, silver and champagne will be everywhere. This includes ‘nude’, a flesh tone inspired shade that is peachy and has a barely there look. Nude dresses often have an overlay with added metallic detailing such as embellishment or beadwork. This creates an amazing 3D look that is really modern and on trend for prom.
In many stores, you’ll also notice that velvet is a hugely popular trend for the season. Velvet dresses in all colors are set to make a big impact for prom and have a pretty red carpet look.
Today, we’ll be focusing on nude beaded dresses. These gorgeous gowns create a bridge between The Great Gatsby and the latest Parisian collections fresh off the runway to create an elegant, fashion-forward prom look.
Do not be daunted by nude pieces. They may have a somewhat naked/nude look, but their layers of fabric make them so comfortable to wear, just the same as any other prom dress. They are structured beautifully with tactical design to provide support where you need it. This may be a sheer insert under the arms or at the neckline, making the gown effortless to wear all night long.
This plunging v-neck gown combines a nude underlay with sparkling silver beadwork, calling to mind a sparkling diamond. The stunning beads create a unique pattern all over, drawing attention to the waist and bodice in particular.
This prom dress is for the girl who is confident to flaunt her shape. It has a fitted look, hugging your body with a gentle flared end. This slight fishtail creates a beautiful hourglass silhouette that has such a red carpet vibe.
The plunging v-neck includes narrow embellished straps, and the v-shape is echoed from behind. If you love that 20s Gatsby style and want to steal it for prom, this dress is calling your name!
To accessorize this, add silver or nude heels and a matching clutch. Keep jewels minimal – the beadwork already adds so much sparkle. An up-do hairstyle will show off the v-shaped back detail beautifully and will look amazing in photographs.
Once again combining nude with silver to create a gorgeous final look, this daring prom dress is even sexier than the previous style. It features an even deeper plunging v-neckline (held up with a sheer insert), a low back and to top it off, a stunning leg slit.
The leg slit draws your eye to the sheer end of this amazing gown. The rest of the dress is beaded with glittering crystals that catch the light and sparkle endlessly. The nude underlay stops at mini length, subtly showing off your legs beneath the sheer material. This is a great option if you’ve been considering a short prom dress and can’t make your mind up.
Your legs will be on show, so don’t forget to add a great pair of heels to complete your look. A simple minimalist style pair of sandals in a beige or blush tone is an easy way to style this prom look.
Ivory on nude is an unbeatable combination with a vintage feel. This couture gown is so original and luxurious, with amazing beadwork placed on a long sleeve nude design that skims the wearer’s figure. The pattern includes delicate ivory flowers placed in a pattern that contours the dress’s shape even further.
The nude underlay forms a sweetheart bodice and full length gown beneath, making your arms exposed beneath the sheer layer. This seamlessly flows together, creating the most sophisticated prom look. This couture gown is an opulent piece that will take your prom look above the rest in attendance.
Give your outfit a ’20s inspired twist with a feather clutch and ivory midi heels. Wear vintage waves in your hair and a red lipstick if you dare! You can also experiment with a smoky bronze or charcoal eyeshadow.
Turn every head in the room in your direction with this v-neck couture gown. This silver on nude floor-length piece has been designed to create that striking nude illusion look. The nude underlay has a barely there style, as the amazing silver bead-work takes center stage and makes for a such a sparkly prom dress.
With a deep plunging neckline and form-fitting shape, this gown is worthy of any red carpet event, and certainly sure to make your prom night unforgettable. Under the arms and the back have further deep plunges, making our jaws just drop.
To make the most of this look, go for glam high heels in a neutral tone (beige or gray). Add blushy/dewy makeup with a natural look and sleek loose hair. A metallic box clutch is a great way to add one more fashion statement to this prom outfit.
Ready to see some of the best beaded dresses in motion? Check out our video of some of these gorgeous styles being shown off in all of their glory!
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