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Proms & Formal Dances: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
What is Homecoming?
The high school tradition: explained!
6 Places to Design Your Own Prom Dress…O...
Where to design your own prom dress online - prom dress patterns online - make your own prom dress online
How to Wear a Dress Without a Bra
How to wear a dress without a bra, but still give your breasts support! Tips for wearing backless, strapless and plunge dresses.
Which Colors Flatter Your Skin Tone?
The best colors to wear for dark, olive, medium and fair skin. Match clothing colors to your skin tone for the most flattering looks!
Creative Ways to Get a Homecoming Date
Get a date to the dance! Proms / Formal Dances.
7 Top Online Resources for Prom Dress Shopping
If you hail from a small town hours away from the closest dress boutique, don't fret. The internet is overflowing with formal dresses, especially around this time of the year.
Craft the Perfect Homecoming Proposal
New homecoming proposal ideas you haven't heard of to ask your date to the dance!
Unique Ways to Ask a Guy to Prom
Creative, unique ways to ask a guy to the dance!
Slow Dancing Tips for Teens
Learn how to slow dance - Slow dancing tips for prom and homecoming
How to Choose Colors That Will Flatter Your...
The best colors to wear to flatter your eyes! These hues will bring out your eye color and really make you stand out.
Totally Cute Curly Updos for Prom and Homecoming
Got curls? These easy, curly updos are perfect for prom and homecoming dances.
Best Model Poses for Dresses
Learn how to stand and pose like a model for photos!
Tips for Wearing a Backless Dress
How to support your breasts and look like you're wearing a bra with a backless dress.
Nail Ideas for Prom
Photos of nail art and designs you can do yourself! Give yourself a cool manicure for prom or homecoming.
The Best Places to Shop For Prom Online!
The best online prom boutiques - Where to shop online for prom dresses - These web boutiques carry hundreds of dress styles, cater to their customers, and don’t stock knock-offs.
6 Easy, Braided Updos for Formals
Braided Updos: French, Dutch, rope and fishtail style.
Prama: What It Is and How To Avoid It
What does “prama” mean?: "Prama" is a term coined by the New York Times that means "prom drama." Because
How to Design Your Own Prom Dress
Can't find the dress of your dreams? Try your hand at designing your own prom dress. Choose your color, fabric, and silhouette, no sewing skills required!
How to Ask a Girl to Prom
Creative ways to as a girl to prom that anyone can pull off!
How to Dress for YOUR Body! The Right...
How to flatter your figure and find the right dresses for your body type, no matter what shape you are! Which silhouettes, shapes and cuts to shop for.
Defining Dance and Party Dress Codes
Definitions of white tie, black tie, formal, semi-formal, cocktail and dressy casual dress codes.
11 Free Workout Plans for Prom
Free prom workout and exercise routines to get you fit for prom!
Where to Rent a Dress Online
Top three sites for renting a dress online.
Sunset Colored Nails
Try a pretty multi-colored manicure in sunset colors. Page 9.
Create the ultimate theme for your school's...
Winter formal theme ideas for your dance committee!
Find the Right Dress for Your Shape
Finding the right dress for your shape, dresses for your body type, dress silhouettes
Gorgeous Homecoming Hairstyles for Long Hair
Easy updos and formal hairstyles for long hair - Homecoming hair 'dos!
The Plus-Size Teen's Guide to Wearing Dresses
Fashion, dress and fit tips for plus-size, curvy and full-figured teens shopping for prom, homecoming or formal dresses.
No Prom Date? No Problem!
Tips for going to prom without a date
How to Pin a Boutonniere
The easiest way to pin a boutonniere - how to pin prom flowers - pinning a boutonniere
Are You Ready to Have Sex on Prom Night?
Having sex on prom night is a big decision: are you ready for it?
Bright Multi-Colored Nails
Decorate your nails in the brightest colors possible! Page 10.
Prom Tips For Guys: How to be a Good Date
Simple tips guys can use to be a great prom date.
Dress Up a Boring Gown With These Tips!
Have a simple one-color gown that fits well but could use a bit of a… lift? Here are some tips to add some sparkle, as simple as carrying a bright bag.
Unique Ways to Ask a Girl to Prom
Unique ways to ask a girl to prom - Memorable prom proposals - Ideas for asking a girl to prom
These Prom-Perfect Nail Design Ideas are TO DIE...
Nail design just for prom! Formal, fun, romantic, fierce, glam nail art and manicures for every prom girl. Ideas, inspiration and photos to copy!
Can I Go To Homecoming Alone?
Tips for going to your homecoming dance alone - No date to homecoming? Here's help!
Bright Colors
Have fun with bright nail polish during spring and summer. Page 11.
The History of the Sadie Hawkins Dance
How a classic comic strip inspired a high school dance tradition. The history of the Sadie Hawkins Dance.
How to Pair Jackets With Dresses
The perfect fall and winter jackets to wear with dresses. Straight from the runway and the red carpet!
How to Make Your Arms Look Thinner in a...
How to make your arms appear thinner in a dress, without the workout!
Black Nail Polish
A black manicure is dark, dramatic and matches almost every hue. Page 12.
Ideas for Prom Venues
Creative ideas for prom venues. It's all about location!
How to Prep for Prom
How to prepare for prom, prom checklist, how to get ready for prom
Finding the Right Bra for Your Dress
Bra options for formal dresses - find the right bra for your dress - special occasion bra
Prom Planning: A Guide
Prom planning may seem daunting at first, but if you take it step by step, you and your prom committee could plan the ultimate school dance.
Get the Ultimate Prom Nails
Prom Nails, Prom Manicures, Prom Nail Art, Nail Designs for Prom, DIY Manicure
13 Halloween Dance Songs
Spooky dance songs you haven't thought of that will get your Halloween party jumping! From the 80's, 90's, 00's and 10's!
How to Use Hollywood Fashion Tape Plus Review!
How to use Hollywood Fashion Tape, plus a review of the product!
Formal Hairstyles for Prom and Homecoming
Photos of gorgeous formal hairstyles for prom, homecoming and high school dances!
Prom and Formal Dance Dress Codes Explained
Should you wear a formal or semi-formal dress? What's the difference? Does fabric matter? Here's how to figure out what special occasion dress to wear!
Where to Wear Your Prom Dress Again
A formal dress isn’t something you’re going to be wearing every day. But there are more than a few special occasions where a prom dress could be re-worn.
How to Turn Down a Date to the Dance
How to say no while being gracious and polite - Turning down a date to the dance (nicely!)
Prom Hairstyles for ALL Hair Types!
Photos of prom hairstyles: updos, curls, braids and waves to suit every girl, no matter what length your hair is.
Prom Advice: How Can I Get Voted Prom Queen?
Tips, tricks and campaign ideas for getting voted prom queen. Winning prom queen is a cinch when you get your friends and classmates involved.
Nude Nail Polish
Bring attention to your bling with nude nail polish. Page 6.
6 Beautiful Braided Hairstyles for Formals and...
6 braided hair ideas to wear for formals, parties and prom.
Dark Multi-colored Nails
Copy this dark, multi-colored manicure for your homecoming or winter formal. Page 3.
These 18 Chignon Updos Are Perfect for Formals...
Tons of chignon updos perfect for prom, homecoming, formals. Messy chignons, braided chignons, twisted or curled chignons: these hair photos are gorgeous!
Checkered Pattern
Have some fun with checkered nails! Choose two different colors that will complement your dress. Page 4.
Metallic Polish
If you must have monochrome nails, choose a metallic polish! Page 7.
How to Glam Up A Simple Dress
Dress up your simple dress with these easy tips - Make your dress more glamorous
Crackle Polish
Crackle nail polish is an easy way to create an intricate design. Page 5.
Lady Gaga Nails
Lady Gaga's nails are red, pointy and 3D! Page 8.
How Do I Get Him to Ask ME to the Dance?
Reader Question: How do I get my crush to ask me to the dance?
How to Plan a Prom
From fundraising to ordering decor, use this month-by-month guide that details every essential step of prom planning.
How to Tell if a Prom Website is Fake
How to tell if it's a fake prom dress website selling counterfeit gowns. Don't get scammed! Page 2.
Who Should Pay for Prom- The Guy or the Girl?
Prom etiquette: who should pay for prom? The guy, the girl, or whoever does the asking?
Bejeweled Nails
Bejewel your nails and you'll have a manicure fit for a queen. Page 2.
12 Unique Post-Prom Party Ideas
Keep the party going with these memorable after prom ideas.
Black and White Prom Dresses
If color isn't your thing, browse these black and white prom dresses for 2011.
How to Wear Red Lipstick with a Formal Dress
Tips on wearing red lipstick with a formal dress for prom, homecoming or sweet sixteen.
How to Find a Prom Date
how to find a prom date, who to ask to prom, getting a date to prom
How to Say No to a Prom Date... and still keep...
How to nicely say no and turn down a prom date.
The Top Prom Songs For 2013
Prom Songs - Romantic Songs for Prom - Nostalgic Songs - Slow Songs for Dances
Katy Perry's Collaged Manicure
Katy Perry's collaged nails are a true work of art.
Prom Makeup: Rihanna's Rosy Hue
Copy Rihanna's pink and violet hues for your night out!
The Best Prom Dresses for Plus Size Girls
Never let a size dictate your style. The best prom dresses for plus size girls flatter every figure with serious aplomb.
Prom Dress Fit Tips From The Experts
Prom dress fit tips - Finding a flattering prom dress for your body
How to Look Skinny in Your Prom Dress…...
How to look slim and skinny in your prom dress without dieting or working out!
11 Totally Trendy French Manicure Ideas You...
French manicure ideas, designs and nail polish colors you haven't seen yet! Photos of French manicure nail art and inspiration.
How to Go to Prom With Someone As ‘Just...
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How to Ask a Celebrity to Prom (or any Formal...
Asking a Celebrity to Prom - Celeb Prom Proposals
Trends for Prom 2013!
Trends for Prom 2013: The It Dresses, Colors and Silhouettes This Season!
Look Like a Model in Photos
Tips for taking gorgeous formal photos.
Ways to Wear a Prom Tiara
Complete your prom jewelry by adding a tiara! Check out these different tiara styles, how to wear them and which hair 'dos look best with one.
8 Funky Crimped Hairstyles for Formals
These funky, crimped hairstyles are formal but fun. Get inspired for prom, homecoming and dances.
Lip Colors for Prom
Lipstick for prom - lip colors for prom - prom makeup ideas
Corsages: How to Choose Them
Corsages are the finishing touch on your prom date's dress. Learn how to choose between a pin corsage and a wrist corsage for your date.
8 Totally Cute Homecoming Hairstyles You Can DIY
These cute but formal homecoming hair ideas are easy to do yourself. Get inspired by these messy updos, chic braids and curly chignons.
Get Elegant Prom Hair! Copy these updos and...
The most elegant updos for prom, homecoming, formals! Elegant chignons, princess curls, lovely twists and half-up hairstyles to try!
Kendall Jenner's 12 Best Makeup Looks
Cat eyes, shimmery shadow, everyday neutrals, red lips... Kendall Jenner's makeup is always an inspiration.
Where to Find Cheap Prom Dresses
Save time! The essential stores to visit to score an affordable prom or homecoming dress.
Review: Boob Glue by Bosom Couture
Boob Glue Review: Does it really work?
How To Buy Formal Dresses Online
Skip the dressing drama and learn how to buy your next formal dress online, from the comfort of your couch.
Prom Committees: Why You Should Join
Joining your school's prom committee will put you in charge of everything from dance venues to music DJs to prom invitations.
Throw the Ultimate Prom After Party
Entertainment, food and music ideas for an after prom party - Ideas for post prom
Crack Your Homecoming Dress Code
Some homecoming dances call for the semi-formal dresses, while others are a dressy twist on everyday jeans-and-Ts. Learn how to crack your homecoming dress code.
Romantic Prom Themes
Planning a prom? Check out these nine romantic prom themes for your dance!
Seven Prom Dress Don’ts… and How...
Seven common prom fashion disasters and how to avoid them!
How To Master Smoky Eyes
Smoky eyes are a dramatic finish to a gorgeous formal dress.
Short Hair, Don't Care! 6 Ways to Style Your...
Seven Updos for Bobs. Formal Hairstyles for Short and Shoulder-Length Hair.
What is Semi formal, Formal, and Ultra formal?
For guys: What to wear when the dress code is semi formal, formal or ultra formal.
How to Write a Romantic Prom Proposal
Write a romantic prom proposal letter and get your potential date to say yes!
6 Winter Formal Style Tips
Don't get stuck bare-armed in a strapless dress with a frigid breeze blowing up your dress. Instead, look effortlessly warm with these style tips.
How to Wear Evening Separates
Pairing evening separates - ways to wear evening separates - celebs in evening separates
What Prom Necklace Should I Choose?
Choose the perfect necklace for prom! When to layer, what length chain to choose, when to wear a choker & more prom jewelry tips.
8th Grade Formal Hairstyle Ideas
Formal hairstyles perfect for an 8th grade dance.
Prom Transportation- New Ways to Get to Prom
Prom transportation - Alternative ways to get to prom, instead of taking a limo.
Best Time to Find Inexpensive Prom Dresses
Know when the sales are to score a prom dress bargain.
How to get rid of acne and have clear skin for...
Get clear skin for prom! Tips for reducing pimples, zits and bacne before prom.
Summer-Ready Hairstyles Perfect for Parties and...
Formal summer hairstyles for parties, weddings and prom! Summer braids, twists and waves that are perfect for hot weather and formal events!
Cheap Prom Dress Picks From Forever 21
Cheap prom dress shopping is so much easier when you pop by Forever 21.
Tips for Going to Prom at Another School
Prom advice: Tips for going to prom at another school, where you don't know anyone except for your date!
Prom Advice: I’m Going to Have my Period...
How to deal when you have your period at prom. Which products to use and tips for keeping your night leak and cramp-free.
Kendall and Kylie Jenner on the Red Carpet
Photos of Kendall and Kylie Jenner on the red carpet.
Formal Hairstyles for Short Hair
A tightly-curled bob like Nicole Richie's is the perfect homecoming hair style.
What to Bring to Prom
What to bring to prom - what to pack for prom - prom essentials
Prom Makeup: Kristen Stewart's Black Eyeliner
Copy Kristen Stewart's black eyeliner for prom!
How to Plan a Prom - Second Semester
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Top 5 Classic Prom Themes
If you attend more than one prom during your high school existence, chances are one of the prom themes will be one of these classic choices.
Quinceañera 101: A Quince Primer
A helpful primer on quinceanera celebrations.
The Worst Prom Disasters… Ever.
Arrests, spoiled photos and crazy chaperones? It happened on these horrible prom nights.
18 Unique Homecoming Dresses (Under \$100!)
Shopping guide: Unique homecoming dresses under $100 - Where to find affordable dresses for homecoming!
How to Find Cheap Prom Dresses
Tips for finding cheap prom dresses.
Stylish Stockings: Formal Dress & Fancy Tights
Survive a winter formal without turning into a frost-covered snowgirl by adding sleek tights to your party dress.
How To Dress Down Your Prom Dress
Instead of storing your prom dress in the deepest depths of your closet, give it new life with casual jackets, trendy scarves, and bookish cardigans.
Homecoming Beauty Ideas
Homecoming beauty ideas - Hair and makeup looks for the dance!
Cheap Prom Dress: Forever 21's Beaded Ruffle...
Cheap Prom Dress: Forever 21's Beaded Ruffle Party Dress, $24.80. Page 5.
How to Make Your Legs Look Thinner and Longer...
Style tips to make your legs look thinner and longer in a dress.
A Duct Tape Prom Dress Worth \$10,000 in...
Designing a duct tape prom dress could earn you thousands in scholarship money for college! How to enter Duck Tape's Stuck at Prom contest.
Prom theme ideas! The ultimate guide to...
Resources for creating a prom theme - a must read for prom committees searching for the perfect theme for prom!
The Prom Accessories You Didn't Know You Needed
Unexpected prom accessories you totally need - body shapers, bobby pins, stick on bras and more.
Photos: Blake Lively's Best Hairstyles
Photos: Blake Lively's Best Hairstyles - How to Get Blake Lively's Hair
Recycle That Outfit! How to Glam Up Any Dress...
How to re-wear a dress for New Year's Eve and make it look new! Accessorizing tips for recycling and re-styling a dress to make it look new.
Prom Problems: What to do When Your Date...
Prom Problems: Bad Dates, When Your Date Ditches You, When Your Date Sucks... Here's what to do!
Steal Demi Lovato’s Style for Prom
Copy Demi Lovato's style - The best of Demi Lovato's style on the red carpet!
Is It Okay To Let Your Boyfriend Go To Prom...
Is it okay to let your boyfriend go to prom with another girl at a different school? Here's how to say no without looking like a psycho.
Two Guys Asked Me to Prom: Who Should I Go With?
If two guys asked you to prom, how do you decide who to go with? Can you say no to one date after you've already said yes? This popular prom dilemma, solved.
Ideas for Prom Subcommittees
Ideas for prom subcommittees that will make party planning much, much easier!
Does your boyfriend hate PDA? Here's how to deal.
What to do if your boyfriend hates PDA? How to deal when you're more affectionate than your boyfriend. Help!
How Do I Find My Style?
How to find your signature formal style - Style inspiration - create a style look book
Dance Advice: How Do I Get My Boyfriend to Ask...
How do I get my boyfriend to ask me to the middle school dance?
How To Choose a Prom Group: My Friends Versus...
If you and your prom date have completely different friends, how do you choose a group to go to prom with?
Prom Hair: These 10 Messy, Boho Updos are...
Go Boho! These Loose, messy updos are perfect for prom, homecoming and formals. Photos of the best boho hairstyles to wear for your special occasion!
What to do when your prom date is more popular...
What to do when your prom date is more popular than you? Does your prom date have different friends than you? Here's how to deal.
How To Choose Accessories for Prom
The dress is only the beginning; so many choices remain even after you find "the one." Learn how to make
The Ultimate Guide to Prom Gown Designers
From Alyce Paris to Jovani and Faviana, it's the ultimate list of prom gown designers!
6 Creative Ways to Wear a Ponytail for Formals...
Six different ways to wear a ponytail! These ponytails are perfect for prom, homecoming and formals.
Emma Watson's best prom-worthy makeup looks.
Prom makeup: Orange lipstick like Emma Watson

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