Prom 2013 Guide

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Prom season is officially underway, and we’ve fallen head over heels. With all the media hype and tradition, prom can often be one of the most important events in a teenager’s life. But deciding how to dress for prom can sometimes be a challenge. To ensure that all the prettiest little ladies hit their prom marks right on the head, we’re breaking down the night’s best looks, most affordable styling options and easiest beauty tutorials.
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The prom dress is arguably one of the most important dresses you will buy in your life, so choosing the perfect one can be a daunting task. To help, we’ve selected this year’s most stylish (and affordable!) dresses to teach you how to dress for prom. We’ve also included the best shoes, clutches and jewellery in 9 complete looks that cost $500 or less. Gone are the days of the awkward and unflattering ball gown, these prom looks are all about having fun and expressing your individuality. Top prom trends this year include floral prints, 1920s-inspired silhouettes, and unique vintage styles.

Once you have the dress, it’s time to decide on the best prom hairstyle to complete the look. Instead of going to a local salon, we’ve put together 5 tutorials so you can take the do-it-yourself route and style your own hair for prom. From the uber-trendy deep side part to the chic braided updo, our step-by-step guide shows you how to translate your favourite red carpet look to the perfect prom hair. Try out some of your favourite styles, and see which one you like best.

The countdown is on, so get your look together with our prom style guide. And remember: You’re never too young to be stylish![/expand]