When it comes to prom night, nothing turns heads like a red gown. The trick to rocking this look is choosing a dress that flatters your body and skin tone, while also allowing you to express your personal style. There are dozens of beautiful red dresses, including one that's perfect for you.
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Dark Red for Cool Skin Tones
If you have a cool skin tone, a dark red prom dress can look stunning on you. Choose a deep-toned fabric with a blue undertone to flatter your complexion, such as this strapless, taffeta number from Sunvary. The empire waist looks spectacular on any body type. This gown comes in sizes 2 through 26 plus, and it retails for about $80.
Bright Red for Warm Skin Tones
If your skin tone is warmer, you'll look amazing in a bright red gown with a subtle, orange undertone. Look for a dress that really makes you glow, such as this illusion-neck satin beauty from FaveBridal. The flowing chiffon fabric and a-line cut highlight your curves, while the sweeping train adds plenty of glamour. It comes in sizes 2 through 16 and retails for about $75.
Prom night is the perfect time to feel like a princess, and every fairy godmother would approve of a full-skirted, tulle gown in beautiful red. This strapless sweetheart gown from US Fairytales is a vibrant shade of red and features sparkling beading on the bodice and skirt. It comes in sizes 4 through 20 plus and retails for about $300.
If you prefer sleek and simple, there are plenty of dresses that will look fantastic on you. This modern chiffon gown has a strapless neckline, flowing skirt, and flattering empire waist. The high slit in the skirt lends a flirty feel, and the chiffon fabric is light and flowy. This gown comes in sizes 4 through 20 plus and retails for just under $100.
Short and Classic
Choosing a short, classic silhouette will let the red color of your gown take center stage and provide a great base for fun accessories. This beautiful, knee-length dress from Dresstells has a pretty bateau neck and full skirt that will add curves to a straight body type. Available in sizes 2 through 28 plus, this gown retails for about $110.
When it comes to red dresses, you don't have to stick to solid fabrics. If you're looking for something unique, try a print design, such as this pretty strapless gown from Kingmalls. The simple, flowing gown features an all-over design of silver sequin mesh in a geometric floral pattern. It comes in sizes 0 through 12 and retails for about $325.
Ruffles and draping add a touch of elegance to a unique red, evening dress. This one-shoulder, chiffon gown from Ever Pretty, has a universally flattering a-line, a simple sheath silhouette, and a slimming gathered bodice. It comes in sizes 4 through 16 plus and retails for about $75.
If you're interested in something more modest, try a style that features sleeves. This beaded red chiffon dress from Ever Pretty has sparkling cap sleeves and a modest neckline. The cinched waist flatters everyone, and the subtle beading adds personality. It comes in sizes 4 through 16 and retails for just around $80.
Sometimes a little sparkle is what it takes to make your prom night unforgettable. An all-over sequin gown in dramatic red is sure to glitter on the dance floor. This spectacular gown from Dapene has a simple, sheath silhouette that pools on the ground in a dramatic train. The dress is designed to accent an hourglass shape. The gown is custom made and retails for less than $200.
Red and Black
Red takes on a deeper, darker feel when paired with sleek black. In this stunning dress from Ever-Pretty, a slim, floral red skirt is topped with a black satin, bustier-style, strapless bodice. A rhinestone-embellished belt adds a bit of extra sparkle to the waist. This figure-slimming style is perfect if you have an hourglass body type. It comes in sizes 4 through 16 and retails for $60.
Fun and Funky
If you're looking for a fun and flirty dress, consider going with this strapless, short number. Glitter and lace add extra sparkle. Available in sizes 0 through 12 this dress retail for under $100.
Whether you're looking for something sophisticated or need a funky prom dress to make a major statement, you can the perfect gown in red.