Modest Prom Dress

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modest grey satin gown

Finding Modest Prom Dresses

Finding a modest prom dress may seem hard to do since many of the more popular dress styles tend to be revealing. However, with a little searching, you'll find a dress that makes you feel comfortable and beautiful without showing off too much skin. With the right accessories, you can also adapt more revealing dresses to be modest.

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LatterDayBride & Prom Bree Burgundy Dress
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Burgundy Princess Gown

This deep burgundy dress features a scooped neckline that doesn't show any cleavage and capped sleeves. Silver embroidery and beading adorn the bust and skirt of the dress. The dress is ruched on the sides, with the skirt falling in folds to the floor.

The back of the dress laces up and has a panel to cover any bare skin and rises up to the top of the back. The dress is also available in coral and navy blue.

Bridal Modest Formal Dress Evening Dress Bateau Sleeveless
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Sleeveless Bateau Dress

This dress creates a simple and elegant vintage look. The dress is pleated at the bodice and slightly at the waist. It has wide straps but is sleeveless and would look great with opera gloves. Beading brings detail to the gathered waist. The chiffon skirt falls softly to the ground.

The back of the dress rises up to the neckline and has a hidden zipper closure. The dress is available in light blue, green, aqua, pale blue, light yellow, lilac, white and mustard yellow.

Eliza J Embellished Shirred Chiffon Gown
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Embellished Shirred Chiffon Gown

A halter dress offers a neckline that is not only modest, but flattering as well. Soft pleats coupled with a twisted empire waist adds a Grecian feel that is both flattering and modest. You won't have to accessorize much with this look either as the beaded neckline and waistband add the perfect amount of shine. If you're looking to make this dress even more modest, a stole will help give your arms more coverage while adding a little drama to your overall look.

Xscape Rhinestone Side-Slit Gown
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Xscape Rhinestone Side-Slit Gown

With its long sleeves and scoop neck, this dress hits all the modesty must-haves. Thanks to the low side slit, it is still easy to move around in on the dance floor. Subtle sparkles are scattered across the front of the dress and sleeves, in an ombré effect, making this dress even more special. Try highlighting the sparkles on the dress with beautiful chandelier earrings that catch the light.

Lace Sleeves Chiffon Long Modest Prom Dress
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Lace Sleeves Chiffon Long Modest Prom Dress

If you've had a tricky time finding a dress that's both modest and in a color you like, this lace and chiffon dress might be the one for you. Coming in 12 unique and beautiful colors including a pale orange, olive green and deep red, this dress provides a unique look with plenty of coverage. The mix of lace, chiffon and embellished beaded detailing delivers a one-of-a-kind look. Another great thing about this dress is that it is made to order, so you can have it made to fit exactly the way you want.

Poppy prom dress
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Poppy Prom Dress

If you want the look of a sleeveless dress but with a little extra coverage, this cap-sleeved dress is a great option. Available in blue, silver, or green, this dress offers a dramatic, feminine silhouette that's perfect for those who may be going for a princess-inspired look. The taffeta bustle and tulle skirt are complemented by elegant beadwork on both the front and back of the dress. Add gloves or a pretty shawl for extra coverage, and you'll be the belle of the ball.

Clearbridal Mermaid Sequin Long Evening Gown
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Clearbridal Mermaid Sequin Prom Gown

One of the best ways to achieve a dramatic effect with a simple silhouette is to go for a dress in a bright color or with a unique texture. This mermaid sequin gown offers both, being covered in sequins and with a range of 11 colors to choose from. The high boat neckline is flattering but keeps you covered and floor length hem allows for easy movement and total coverage. Accessorizing this dress is quite easy, as nearly any combination of jewelry will work, however you won't need much with the high shine of this gorgeous gown.

Jeweled Illusion Ruched Gown
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Jeweled Illusion Ruched Gown

While strapless dresses are a big trend, they're not always the most modest option. A fantastic alternative is this jeweled ruched gown, as the colorblocking gives the illusion of a strapless dress while maintaining a modest look. You'll have full coverage on your neckline and because the nude panel is jeweled, you won't even need a necklace to make a beautiful statement. Pair with elegant earrings, nude pumps and a stole to complete the look. No matter what your prom theme is, this dress should fit the bill!

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