March 12, 2019 2019 Prom Dress Trends


March 12, 2019

2019 Prom Dress Trends

With prom season right around the corner, you need to start looking for the perfect gown very soon, if not right now. The event that everyone waits for each school year is almost here, so make sure to dress to impress on the big night. Browse our collection of high-end gowns and find the perfect one for you to stand out from the crowd. As you browse, keep in mind the following 10 trends for 2019 prom looks:

March 12, 2019 2019 Prom Dress Trends

1. Floral Details

One of the subtler trends for prom 2019 is small floral detailing. Of course, dresses splashes with blossoms are still beautiful too, but this trend is all about accentuating the bust and waist with ornate petals to give that soft, feminine, romantic look.

Lattice Strapless Gown with Blossoms by Andrea & Leo

Stunning Strapless Gown with Plunge by Andrea & Leo

2. Glitter & Gleam

Who doesn’t love to feel like a tall glass of gorgeous? This 2019 prom season, glitter and gleam is all about catching the light. Whether in outdoor pre-prom photos or dim-lit dance floors, these glittery gowns will make sure you shine.

Sparkling Off-the-Shoulder Mermaid Gown by Andrea & Leo

Shimmering Plunged Neck Mermaid Gown by Zoey Grey

3. Rose Gold

There’s no denying that rose gold has been a major trend for quite a while now. From jewelry to handbag hardware to marble stationary sets, rose gold is everywhere. There’s a good reason for it too — rose gold is flattering on nearly every skin tone, giving that flushed, sweet look.

Spun-Sugar Sleeveless Formal with Sheer Plunge by Ellie Wilde

Flirty High-Low Glam GFown by Portia & Scarlet

March 12, 2019 2019 Prom Dress Trends

4. Velvet

A long-time classic gown material, velvet is lux, elegant and warm. For anyone looking to dazzle and feel comfortable while they do it, this is for you. Also, it can be quite warm so it’s great for anyone going to prom in cooler climes.

Brilliant Sequin Embellished Velvet Evening Gown by Jovani

Sophisticated Sleeveless Bateau Dress by La Femme

5. Metallic

Whether picturing a Hollywood star sheathed in silver or an Amazonian warrior in bronze hardware, there’s something so fierce about metallic gowns. Going for gold, silver, chrome or bronze is always a great choice which will shimmer in all light levels.

Glitzy Plunging V-Neck Sheath Gown by Jovani

Shimmer Seduction Sheath Gown with Plunging V-Neck by Jovani

6. Overskirts

Overskirts add a flair of drama to any look. Widening out at the waist to trail behind you like grande dames of old, overskirts let people know you’ve arrived. The full skirts are also excellent for balancing wider shoulder or fuller chests.

Fantasy Sleeveless Gown with Sweeping Overskirt by Johnathan Kayne

Masterpiece Embroidered Gown with Overskirt by Terani

March 12, 2019 2019 Prom Dress Trends

7. Stylish Slits

Who doesn’t love to show a little leg now and then? A tasteful slit running up the side of a dress can be the perfect, elegant way to show off a bit of skin. It’s also great for allowing movement, meaning you can dance the night away in comfort.

Elegant Off-the-Shoulder Evening Gown by Faviana

Stunning Sequined Sheath Gown with High Side Slit by Jovani

8. Two-Piece: Top & Skirt

A trend that has emerged over the past few years and is still going strong is the two-piece gown. Featuring a form-fit top and then a skirt, this design shows that peep of upper midriff skin that makes it a little sexy while still retaining a certain modesty.

Two-Piece A-Line Gown with a Skater Neck by Alyce

Splendid Off-the-Shoulder Formal Set by Ellie Wilde

9. Illusion Panels

Sometimes it’s about pretending to show skin, when you’re really not. Illusion panels are great for upping the smolder factor without actually showing off more skin. Whether they’re in a plunging V-neckline or down the sides of a dress, illusion panels are sheer brilliance.

Heavenly Illusion V-Neck Glitter Mesh Flowing Ballgown by Portia & Scarlet

Off-Shoulder Trumpet Dress with Plunging Sweetheart Neckline by La Femme

10. Ombre Sequin

This trend is actually a combination of two: shimmering sequins and two-tone ombre. Visually stunning and unique, your outfit is sure to stand out from others in the best way possible. Why choose one color of sequins when you could have two?

Chic Sleeveless Formal with Ombre-Shaded Skirt by Ellie Wilde

Ombre Off-the-Shoulder Formal with Shimmery Flute by Clarisse

Find Your Dream Dress

NewYorkDress is the premier online retailer for high-end gowns. Carrying an entire prom range with hundreds of colors, designs, and fabrics, you’re sure to find your perfect prom dress. We’d love to help you make your selection or answer any questions you may have. Our goal is to help make your prom dress search as much of a pleasure as wearing it will be. Contact NewYorkDress today or browse our Prom 2019 selection online to get started.

Written by Jonah Levine

March 12, 2019 2019 Prom Dress Trends

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