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Prom: Get the Hair to Match the Dress!

Now that you have the prom perfect dress, you need to get the hair to match! You may have something in mind for your special night, but you must keep in mind the style of your prom dress. There are many hairstyles designed to match different dresses. If you decide to go with a short prom dress, then keeping your hair down may be the way to go. Down and wavy complements a short dress very well. You could also wear it down and straight depending on the color, texture, style and cut. If you have a very detailed prom dress, then you may want to consider an up-do. This way, the main focus will be on your dress, and your “prom look” will be completely balanced. You want to look special, but not over-the-top. Look like yourself, just in your dream dress.

If you are confused, browse through catalogues and style books to get some ideas. Just think of all the different hairstyles you love, and then think of what will look best with your prom dress. Easier said than done. Having the wrong hair can ruin your entire prom look, and you definitely do not want that to happen. If you know you really want your hair up, but are wearing a simple dress, then try to think of a way to make your hair a little more intricate. Add waves. Waves always help add to a simpler look. Straight always tones down a loud look. An elegant prom dress goes great with a variety of styles, especially the popular twist around pony tail. It’s very easy and looks beautiful on everyone. Favorites for this season include braids and twists! They are stunning and can work with an array of dresses if done right. If you are wearing a one-shoulder dress, do a braid coming from the top of your head on the side opposite of the strap. This will balance you off, and polish your prom look. If you have a flowy dress, make some waves and twist them back. You’ll look like a Greek Goddess on your prom night! Now here is the important part, so prom goers listen carefully. Once you know the hairdo you want, then do a trial run! Whether you are getting it done or doing it yourself, you do not want to wait until the day of your prom to see how it actually looks. Sometimes you’ll see a hairstyle on someone else but not like how it looks on you. So you really have to prepare in advance! One last piece of advice, once you’ve found the hairstyle you love, check to see how it actually looks with your prom dress and accessories. You want to make sure everything is balanced and nothing is missing. It sounds like a lot of work, I know, but when your prom day arrives the process of getting ready will be painless—even joyous! You deserve to feel beautiful and flawless!

Finalize Your Prom Look

Prom dress—check. Hair—check. Makeup…?

Makeup can be one of the most difficult steps in preparing for your prom day. A lot of young girls think prom and think of all these crazy colors and end up over-doing it. You do not want that to happen. Be very cautious when it comes to finalizing your prom look. First, look at your prom dress and focus mainly on the colors. You do want your makeup to correlate with your dress to some degree. While it’s important to match your makeup shades with your dress somewhat, you must remember that less is more. Dark color shades can take away from the elegance of your dress. Light and subtle makeup will allow your natural beauty to surface and shine. Most likely it is going to be warm on your prom day, so really the less you wear the better. Eyes. This is the part where you can let your creativity run wild—again, to a certain degree. Look at your prom dress and try to find some tones that will look good with the dress, shoes and accessories. After you choose the theme for your eyes, then you need a shadow, liner and mascara to go with it. With your shadow, a color or a few different colors will work. Don’t go overboard though. With liner and mascara, navy or black colors are recommended for formal occasions. Stick with timeless and classic colors so that in five years from now, you won’t be looking back at pictures and saying ‘what was I thinking?’ Once you’re done with the eyes, all you really need is the bronzer, blush and a pretty lip gloss. (*Reminder: Don’t forget to bring your lip gloss, lipstick or liner in your purse for touch-ups throughout the night) Like with you hair, do a trial run on everything when it comes to your prom look. You want to be relaxed on the day of your prom, not wondering if you’re look is going to come together or not. The prom dress, the prom hair and makeup—practice everything at least once to make sure you are completely happy!

Prom Shopping: Do the Research First!

It’s prom season, and all you young fashionistas out there may be stressing about finding that perfect dress. This is a hectic, but exciting time, and you are probably wondering where to start the process. What can really make shopping easier is to have a dress in mind. Do some thorough research before you set out to find your dream dress.

At Jovani, there is a dress for everyone. From floral patterns to solid colors, halter to backless dresses-we have it all. We have sizes for everyone too! Not to mention our amazing plus size line that will make any girl feel like a princess on her special night. Do you want a long gown or a short dress? A trendy style or something classic? These are the questions you need to ask yourself. Once you can answer these simple questions, then you are ready to find the dress you’ve always dreamt about!

If you think you want something patterned and multi-colored, then our print floral dresses may be the route to go. Popular styles from our prom 2010 collection include exotic animal prints, vibrant print strapless gowns and bead embroidered styles. Sleek metallic colors and purple print dresses are must-haves for this season! If you’re a pattern person, definitely check out Jovani’s extensive collection of gorgeous print prom gowns and other embellished dresses. If you think you want something on the simpler side, take a look at our solid color dresses. From a variety of spring colors to neutral colors and pastels, you are sure to stand out in any of our timeless evening dresses!

As you browse through the wide selection of Jovani prom dresses, you will see just how unique and special our designs really are. We offer one-of-a-kind designs that are both fashion-forward and formal. What’s even worse than not finding that dream dress? Wearing the same dress as the girl next to you! Dare to be bold and different. Jovani allows you to be cool and unique, while looking picture perfect!

Want to be comfortable but show off your body at the same time? ‘Impossible’ you think. Maybe anywhere else, but not with Jovani. Our jersey gowns offer this idea of beauty and comfort all in one. Chrishell Stause rocked it on the red carpet, and so can you.

Once you find that style, color and fabric, imagine yourself in it. If you can do that, the next steps will be easy. Your prom dress is something you will remember forever, and if you are in Jovani, it will be impossible to forget! Feel and look like a princess this prom.

Jovani print dress Style 158243

See this featured one-shoulder satin print gown on Nashville's daytime NewsChannel5, as Gilda York with Ambassadors Formalwear showed off the hottest prom styles of the season!

Not only is the vibrant multi-color print absolutely eye-catching, the rosette detailed one-shoulder strap and beaded waist belt adds a true elegant touch. Work this look with a loose and flowy hairstyle and light shimmer makeup. The dress speaks for itself, so you don't want to overdo it with an elaborate hairstyle and makeup shade. Simple is always better when dealing with busy print dresses. We recommend earth-tone colors around the eyes and cheeks, along with a light pink or shimmered lip gloss. No jewelry accessories are needed—maybe a small gold cuff bracelet or simple dangly earrings if you should prefer.

It all comes down to the shoes. Complete the elegant look with a soft gold or metallic pair of strappy sandals to tie the colors in. All you need now is a small matching gold clutch purse…and voila! Get ready to turn heads!

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Prom Dress Collection


Prom is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start looking for that magical dress. First, you should start browsing through the different silhouettes, necklines, colors and patterns to see which Jovani style best suits you. Next, go to our store locater page to find a Jovani retailer in your area…and voilá! Stun your friends and family with a magnificent Jovani gown!


Our Prom 2010 Collection is the latest line of stylish and elegant dresses, each uniquely tailored to flatter all body shapes and sizes! Not to mention, our meticulously crafted embellishments and trend details separate our dresses from all other designers. With trendy looks, including exotic animal prints and bright colored patterns, chunky stones and exposed zipper detail, as well as fringed and fitted styles—this line is our best prom collection yet!!


As a long-time, Jovani truly knows what women want. With a sophisticated team of designers that not only create the most fashion-forward looks, but predict upcoming trends far in advance—we have become the #1 prom collection in the nation and worldwide! Furthermore, our classic yet cool collection of cocktail dresses has caught the eye young Hollywood celebrities, including Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood! You too can look like a star in a dazzling Jovani prom style! For more Jovani on the Red Carpet, visit our celebrity page to see latest designs on your favorite stars!


A purchase of any one of our dresses is a sure investment and a great addition to your closet. With a versatile look and stylish appeal, you can re-wear the gorgeous ensemble to any formal affair. Our flirty short and cocktail dresses can be worn to a simple girl’s night-out-on-the-town or to special dinner event. So don’t limit yourself to that old little black dress…jazz it up with a banded or beaded look that asserts true fashionista!


Have the most memorable senior prom in a flowy chiffon gown or a fitted jersey dress. Whatever the fabric or style you crave, Jovani has just the dress! With low cut necklines and sexy high slits, you can ensure all eyes will be on you! Let’s not forget your date’s jaw-dropping reaction to his first glimpse of you. Senior prom only happens once. So why not top the big night off with a dress fit for a princess??!


We guarantee that you'll look and feel like the belle of the ball when you arrive in a stylish Jovani dress! No more do prom dresses have to be long dresses—they can also be short and chic! Jovani cocktail dresses are perfect for prom and junior prom events! These dresses come in a variety of styles, from short ball gowns

You'll look more beautiful than you ever imagined. Jovani will make your dreams come true.