After you choose just the right dress for that special prom night, what’s next? The accessories of course. You simply can not wear the perfect gown or dress and just throw on some old shoes or your grandmothers pin and think you’re set for the evening. Oh no my dear, accessories add that finishing touch to any apparel. You can put on a plain black or white dress and turn it into evening elegant or daytime causal depending on the accessories you choose.
Today, I am going to make the daunting task of accessorizing as easy as 1-2-3. The following guide is a list of various accessories you’ll need for the prom arranged by category and price:
Jewelry Accessories over $100.00-
Dior – Mini Flower Necklace – $210.00
This necklace is polished silver and has Dior spelled out amongst tiny sparkling crystals and flowers. The necklace is 15″ in length and will make you runway ready with any formal or causal outfit.
Jewelry Accessories under $100.00-
Marvella Goldtone Chandelier Floral Earrings with Pastel Stones – $16.99
The simple flowers offset by colored drops and an intricate polished goldtone setting make these earrings fashion forward. They are made of metal and boast resin beads of pale greens, pinks and yellow. It measures 2.5″ in length and comes with a post and clutch back for security.
Handbag Accessories over $100.00-
Kate Spade – hot pink silk Marcel baguette – $237.00
This baguette has a smooth silk satin exterior with crystal appliquéd detail at the flap with magnetic snap closures. The bag measures 7′ w x 4 ½ ” h x 3″ d. This hot pink bag will make you shine and stand out in the crowd at the prom or a night out at the mall with your friends.
Handbag Accessories under $100.00-
Jessica McClintock Ruffle Bag – $78.00
What a perfect prom night bag with it’s cute ruffle details and stylish satin material. This bag measures 10 ½ w x 5″ h x 3 ½” d and is offered in your choice of black or ivory.
Hair Accessories $100 and up –
Eugenia Kim Pleated Silk headband – $100.00
This soft charmeuse headband has an elastic back and dramatic draping ties. It measures 2 ¼ w x 42″ long and comes in your choice or beige, black or charcoal and will take your prom dress to new levels of elegance.
Jennifer Behr Medium Python Headband – $140.00
Genuine snakeskin headband measures 1 ” wide and lined in suede. It comes in only one color choice black/white and is guaranteed to add that something extra to any prom gown or dress.
Hair Accessories under $100.00-
Cara Crystal Flower Hair Pin – $28.00
This simple but elegant hair pin is made of metal and crystals and comes in your color choices of black or topaz and can be worn with any color prom gown. Although it is not officially bling, it will offer the same effect.
Carole Flower Hair Clip – $6.00
This attractive hair clip measures 3″ and comes in your color choices of Dark grey, Fuchsia and yellow. This sweet and classic hair clip will give you that casual elegance that sure to get you noticed.
L Erickson ‘Lil Italian Headband – $16.00
This band measures ¼” and has contrast stitching details and is made of patent PVC. The headband comes in your color choices of white, black or red. This band is very sleek and will offer you that extra confidence to keep your hair tamed as you dance away the night.
Shoes under $100.00-
Nina ‘Ettora’ Pump – $68.95
This open toed satin pump has a 3 ½” heels with fabric upper and leather sole. Sizes 5.5 – 10 m and available in your color choice of silver or black. These pumps would work well with a short or long evening gown and with the leather sole will give you that extra comfort you’ll need for standing on your feet all night.
Mossimo Christy Strappy Satin Dress shoes – $16.99
2″ heels in a wide silhouette silver metallic lining that flatters the white satin uppers & silvertone buckle. These fancy shoes come in sizes 4.5-9 and are sure to wow you and your friends and it’ll just be our little secret that they cost less than $20.00.
Wraps and Shawls over $100.00-
Bajra Cashmere Wrap – $389.00
This superfine cashmere wrap made with lurex and is finished with delicate knotted fringe. The wrap measures 24″x76″ and will last for years to come. This is a great choice for those slightly cool evenings out.
Wraps and Shawls under $100.00-
Sean Collection Bead Trim Silk Shawl – $48.00
This beautiful silk shawl measures 101″ x 21″ and is available in black and ivory. This gives you the perfect amount of coverage and added warmth throughout the night without competing with your prom gown or dress.