Black and white prom dresses make a dramatic and elegant statement. Because the combination is strikingly simple, you can focus on the embellishments, beading and design of the dress more fully.
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This pretty white dress features a black lace overlay on the front of the bodice with an sweetheart cut. The back and neck boasts an illusion panel with button detailing down the back. The floral pattern of the black lace creates a striking display of contrasting patterns.
The hem of the skirt is hi-lo and features black applique that matches the overlay of the bodice. Big, bold ruffles give the dress movement and sophistication.
Wear hair up to show the intricate lacework and buttoning of the dress.
Halter Top Gown
This fun, full-length dress features a high-halter neckline, with a godet-pleated skirt. The dress is black and embellished with intricate white beading over the bodice and top part of the skirt. Just about any hairstyle would look beautiful with this dress, but if you have longer hair, consider putting it up to show off the beadwork.
Black and White Mermaid Dress
This elegant, mermaid-cut dress features a bodice with a sweetheart neckline and black lace overlay. The bodice of the dress is buttoned and the lace overlay reaches to about mid-thigh, making the dress especially striking. The skirt features a slight train and the hemline is embellished with the same black, lace pattern as the bodice.
Wear hair up or pulled back to show off the lace embellishments on the bodice.
Ombre Chiffon Dress
This dress is simple, but striking. The bodice features gathered twists so that it offers a slimming line. The waist boasts a small belt encrusted with tiny jewels to add interest and make your waist look smaller. While the bodice is black, the chiffon skirt slowly gives way to white at the floor.
Wear your hair down to look stunning in this masterpiece.
Lace Ball Gown
This beautiful gown looks like it belongs on a princess at a royal ball. The bodice features a sweetheart neckline and a white underlayer with black lace overlay. The back laces up for a delicate look. The waist features rosettes in black and white that give way to a full chiffon skirt.
Wear hair up or down with this style of dress.
This strapless dress plays the contrast between black and white for a slimming and elegant effect. The bodice is white with a black lace overlay. The a-line skirt features a black tulle overlay that adds movement and drama to the overall look. The waist is embellished with a white satin belt with a dainty, rhinestone buckle.
Wear hair up for a more formal look or down and curly for a more casual, younger look.
Chiffon Prom Dress
This striking dress is made of soft, feminine white chiffon and black lacework for a striking contrast of colors. The dress boasts a sleeveless sweetheart bodice in white, with a black overlay boatneck. The lacework covers the decollatage in front and shows delicate buttons in the back. The skirt falls softly from the bodice to the floor.
Wear hair half up and half down to create a Grecian look.
Illusion Boat Neck Keyhole Back Prom Dress
This prom dress features a mermaid cut for a very flattering fit. The dress is made of a sparkling black material and features lace applique both on the bodice as well as at the top of a flared skirt. In addition, the dress has a boatneck illusion panel in front, with a barely-there sheer back. The material is stretchable and breathable, making it perfect for a spring prom night.
Wear hair down and curled.
Two-Piece Floral Gown
This flirty prom dress is simple, sleek and on trend. It features a halter-style top with modest coverage in front a printed white and pink statement flower. The a-line skirt is satin and flows to the floor. The simple, understated look will definitely turn heads.
Wear hair up for a sophisticated look or down for a more innocent look. This look will also pair well with both pearls or faux diamond jewelry.
Color Block Gown
This elegant ensemble features a white and black skirt. The bodice is modestly cut at the neck in both the front and back, and the dress if sleeveless. With few embellishments, you can dress this up with white or black jewelry. Wear hair in a fancy updo for a sophisticated and grown-up look.
Still not sure which dress is right for you? Viewing pictures of prom dresses should give you a pretty good idea of which style of dress you want to wear for your own prom.