80’s prom nights

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It was a fancy night where the stars twinkled against the dark sky. A comfortable wind rustled through the green leaves. The atmosphere was electric and amazing, the bunch of youngsters that had gathered at the venue were eager to know each other. This prom night was no different from any other night in terms of heartaches and relationships which were about to blossom! Wonderful limousines announced the arrival of charming girls in gorgeous prom attires as they sashayed down the sidewalk. Well, prom nights were definitely amongst the most awaited nights for eager youngsters! Over the years, the looks of these parties have undergone a phenomenal change!


Prom dresses have always been a major talk amongst all excited girls wanting to look their best on prom nights. Vintage prom dresses are quite popular as a theme for many nights in the recent times. These lend a beautiful touch to the occasion and can also make you look stunning with a touch of difference. The 80's prom dresses have always caught my fancy. It gives a feel of a completely different era altogether! So, what were the 1980s prom dresses all about? How do they stand apart from the kind of designs that are available today? Well, there's a whole lot of difference from the designs seen back then and today. Let's take a closer look!


Prom Dress Styles in the 80's


The prom dresses of the 1980s always had extra fabric added in the design. These dresses were generally colorful and basically of darker shades. The main thing about prom dresses during the 80's was the use of dazzling gold, steel silver, beautiful pinks and electric blues. The dresses were definitely bold in their structure and often attracted attention at all prom parties. These dresses often touched the ankles sweeping onto the floor.


Another particular feature of the 80's prom dresses were the use of shoulder pads. There was also an emphasis in terms of embellishment. These figure hugging dresses had designs made of sequins or even ruffles. The kinds of fabrics used were basically gorgeous silks or velvets and soft satins. Lace and pearls were also added into the design.


These were some of the basic elements that were a common factor amongst all the 80's prom dresses. You can attempt this look by browsing through the various sites online that cater towards such styles. You can also take a look at specific clothing stores in your area. So, this prom night, I am sure you are bound to dazzle everybody in true vintage era trend!



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