It’s prom season! Time to book the limo, plan the afterparty and, most importantly, choose the perfect dress and tux. It’s a daunting task considering how many styles are available. Every year the trends change. Luckily, Lord & Taylor keeps its finger on the pulse of prom trends and stocks its racks with the most popular styles.
This year, off-the-shoulder looks are big for the ladies, as are sequins and ruffles. Lace has made a comeback for dainty looks, while sleek formfitting numbers have never gone out of style. Two-piece dresses are also an option for those who want to show some skin in an unconventional area.
Men’s fashion doesn’t seem to fluctuate as widely as women’s fashion does, but there are quite a few directions to go in. There are many floral options out there, as well as metallic fabrics for those who want to stand out. Velvet can project a sophisticated James Bond image, while you can never go wrong with a classic wool jacket. To add a little pop without being over the top, consider a geometric pattern.
Don’t forget to coordinate color schemes with your date. Coordinate doesn’t mean match. Select complementary colors, or repeat the dress color in the hue of the tie. It’s those small details that will make your Instagram photos look fab.
Tip for both the guys and the girls: pick something comfortable as well as visually appealing for an unforgettable night of dancing and partying.
Here are several dresses and tuxedos available at Lord & Taylor that are on trend this year.
Find these formalwear pieces and more at www.lordandtaylor.com. Lord & Taylor has locations in Garden City, Manhasset and Huntington Station.