Lace dresses are always an elegant choice for any formal event. For prom 2018, lace designs have been revamped with a fresh, on-trend twist for prom-goers. This includes red carpet inspired silhouettes such as the beautiful mermaid style, and many more jaw-dropping features such as back cut-outs, plunging necklines and leg slits.
Lace adds texture with a soft, delicate finishing touch. You’ll find designs with lace overlay from head-to-toe, or with one lace feature such as a lace bodice. We’re looking at some of the most beautiful lace gowns that are suitable for prom night 2018.
This includes pieces with on-trend colors such as vibrant deep blue, nude, silver and romantic red. Choosing a fashion-forward color that suits your skin tone is essential when selecting your final prom dress, so make sure you try on your favorites and see which shade flatters you the most.
White lace dresses have a feeling of luxury and timeless style and can be paired up with embellishment to take this look even further. Sparkling bead-work and sequins can be placed over the lace pattern to really make it pop, giving your lace wedding dress look a whole new depth that adds a very sophisticated and glamorous finishing touch to your outfit.
Without further ado, here are the 5 lace dresses that are our favorites for the upcoming prom season ahead. These tick so many boxes with their flattering shapes, unique colors and fashion-forward design at their core.
Top 5 Lace Prom Dresses
Royal Blue Lace Sleeveless Halter Neck Dress 45169
This vibrant royal blue lace dress is so stunning. The bold color choice is surprisingly very wearable for an array of skin tones. Turn your attention to the design and you have so many amazing features to marvel at.
The plunging neckline has been crafted in a unique rectangular shape, plunging deep to the waistline. This has a nude underlay, making it easy to wear. The entire gown has a flesh toned built-in slip beneath, creating a daring nude illusion that is currently very fashionable and regularly spotted on the red carpet.
The shape of the gown is figure-hugging and sexy, while it flares below the knee allowing for easy movement. This also creates a gentle fishtail silhouette that is very flattering and hourglass highlighting.
The high halter neck allows for a gorgeous open back, subtly showing off some skin. The design features sparkling stones set over the deep blue lace, adding the perfect amount of shimmer when it catches the light.
Red Fitted Sleeveless Boat Neck Lace Prom Dress 50757
This similar red dress is crafted from stretch lace material, meaning it hugs every curve beautifully. The lace design is so unique, tailored to perfection to highlight your shape. The end flares beautifully, creating a mermaid silhouette that is still subtle and easy to wear.
This sleeveless boat neck style has sheer mesh nude panels on each side, creating a daring plunge under each arm, while remaining comfortable to wear on your prom night. From behind, the straps plunge into a low scoop shape back, so wear your hair up to show off this beautiful feature!
The romantic red shade is one of our favorites, although this dress is also available in a deep plum color that is just as attention-grabbing, giving you the choice to pick your favorite.
Pair this up with a tidy up-do hairstyle and chandelier earrings for elegant prom night style.
Black Nude High Key Hole Neck Fitted Lace Prom Dress 54834
Don’t shy away from black on your prom night – it can be such a striking and exciting color choice. This black and nude key hole design lace dress proves why it’s worthy of your attention. This sheer dress features black lace teamed with a nude underlay and gorgeous sparkling bead-work.
Combined with a high neck key hole cut-out and a sweeping mermaid end, this ultra glam black gown makes a big statement and will instantly make you stand out from the crowd. With a red carpet appeal, the shape and detailing of this look are so opulent and elegant.
The silhouette of this design is where it really shines. It hugs every curve in just the right measure, creating a slimline yet flattering finish. The dramatic mermaid tail has a short train, making it perfect for those prom photos!
Silver High Neck Cold-Shoulder Fitted Lace Prom Dress 58376
Metallic dresses are a big trend for prom season this year. This delicate silver dress demonstrates that this look can still be soft, pretty and ideal for a formal event. The light silver color is immediately noticeable as a unique color choice and a great alternative to light shades of beige or ivory.
The lace is laid over a nude lining, creating that covetable illusion look that always demands a second glance. If you’re looking for a long sleeve option, this design can offer you that alternative, with a different spin. The long sleeves are open at the shoulders, making way for a high choker neckline that’s covered in embellishment.
Covered in further embellishment stones throughout and with a slim, bodycon look, this gorgeous prom dress will be both a comfortable and fashion-forward option for your prom night.
Nude Plunging Neck Backless Embellished Lace Prom Dress 60367
Dare to go nude for prom? This backless lace dress with a plunging neckline is the sexiest on this list. Covered in barely-there lace, this gown has unique spaghetti straps and an open back. It also features a deep plunging v-neck and has a simple, figure-skimming shape.
Look closer, and you’ll notice some subtle stones set all over the lace, giving the gown a sparkling finishing touch. This fresh and minimalist design is one of the most fashionable and on-trend. There’s something so refreshing about its simplicity, putting a focus on gorgeous cut and style.
We suggest going ultra stylish with nude heels, a clutch and some golden jewels to complete your outfit. A dewy, fresh-faced complexion is the best way to complete your prom beauty look, with a touch of bronze or metallic eyeshadow.