There were many styles available for 1960's prom dresses. The 1960's was a time of innocence, glamour, and revolution. The prom dresses worn during this era were influenced by Hollywood movies, politics, and even The Space Age. From funky to glamorous, there was a look for everyone.
Where to Buy 1960's Prom Dresses
One of the best places to look before you purchase a vintage dress is your mom's cedar chest. If she did not keep her prom dresses, you can often find them in local thrift stores and vintage clothing boutiques.
Shopping online offers a large selection of vintage dresses, whether you are looking for a metallic space age inspired dress or a "Season of Love" granny dress. You can expect to pay about the same price for a vintage prom dress as you would for a modern day gown. This is a list of some online shops that offer great dresses and some of them have accessories, shoes, and handbags to round out the retro look you are planning. The dresses featured in the gallery below are available on the websites listed here.
- Dorothea's Closet Vintage this is a well stocked website that offers a nice selection of vintage dresses from the 1960's.
- Posh Girl Vintage pour yourself a diet soda and relax. This site has a huge selection of beautiful vintage dresses and accessories.
- Abracadabra Vintage Clothing is another great source for vintage clothing and accessories, the site owner is friendly and prompt to respond to questions.