Top 5 Minimalist Prom Dresses for 2017
Minimalism is having more than just a moment. This look is inspired by red carpet trends. It’s fresh, timeless and beautiful.
Prom dresses are increasingly moving away from the princess ballgown style we all associate with the classic prom look. They have evolved into sleek, crisp designs. These have clean lines and a high dose of glam.
Your prom dress should reflect your own personal style. You may not be the kind of girl who falls head-over-heels for layers of voluminous tulle and embellishment-encrusted bodices. In that case, a minimalist prom dress is a perfect alternative.
Figure-hugging, sexy and celebrity-inspired, these fresh prom dress designs are guaranteed head-turners with a beautiful red carpet look. Free from over-the-top details, these block color dresses have simplicity at their core. They place an emphasis on beautiful cut and design instead, highlighting your body shape beautifully.
These prom dresses also allow you to be more expressive and glamorous with your accessories, hair and makeup. There is no need to pay close attention to matching fussy details to your clutch or shoes. It makes coordination much simpler.
5 Minimalist Prom Dresses for 2017
Channeling some serious red carpet glam, this beautiful deep red dress is so sophisticated. It shows off just the right amount of skin.
With a thigh-high leg slit on each side, this dress punctuates the waist with a simple sparkling belt. It is otherwise detail-free. The high neckline is beautifully cut to skim your shoulders.
This dress features a draped back. Under the arms, you’ll find a sheer panel which creates a seamless illusion that is really striking. The design of this dress is so captivating and refined.
All you need are a few sparkling accents to complete it. A pair of gold chandelier earrings, gold strappy heels and a matching bracelet perfectly finishes off this ensemble. Add side-parted loosely curled hair and a classic smoky eye for a bold yet classic beauty look.
This fitted sleeveless dress is all about subtly flaunting those curves. We love this on-trend vibrant orange color. It is a beautiful and unique color choice that surprisingly suits many skin tones.
The racer neckline has a unique sporty feel. The body-conscious design culminates in a jaw-dropping draped mermaid style tail. Created from jersey fabric, this dress has the added bonus of being ultra comfortable and easy to wear.
Feminine and so polished, you can accessorize this dress in so many different ways. We recommend adding on-trend blush heels and a blush clutch. A gold bracelet and golden-hued makeup will continue the sunny vibes throughout. Beachy waves in your hair will give this a relaxed but elegant look.
Simple but so sophisticated, this royal blue dress is all about striking color and fit. It has a slinky and sleek style. This design has an open back with crossed straps and it curves beautifully on each side.
The final look creates such a feminine and flattering shape. Figure-skimming, this dress includes a draped skirt that flares gently. It adds that much coveted hourglass silhouette that is the ultimate in prom goals!
Pair this up with matching sapphire earrings and metallic accessories such as silver heels and a mirror clutch. A chignon hairdo is a clean and polished way to complete this crisp ensemble. It’s a classic hairstyle that continues the minimalist look of the dress perfectly.
The beauty is in the details. This black prom dress doesn’t need embellishments and bead-work to make jaws drop! With a plunging neckline and open back, this sexy and simple black dress is so glamorous and refined.
With one thigh-high side leg slit, this classic dress has a timeless red carpet vibe. We love how this dress has a train at the back. It adds an extra dose of elegance in a simple way.
The narrow straps call to mind the ’90s. This era is having a hugely fashionable comeback and is right on-trend for 2017 prom season.
Team this with minimalist black open toe sandals, a black clutch and a red lip. A few layers of mascara and sleek hair is all you need to top off your beauty look. The plunging neckline of this dress means you can add an on-trend choker necklace or pendant necklace too.
Hello sunshine! This bright yellow dress is the most stunning sunflower yellow shade. Crafted from silk satin, this dress has a beautiful sheen and flow. The cut is just gorgeous – simple straps and a plunging v-neck create a effortless flattering neckline.
This dress drapes beautifully down the body, with a short train and a slightly flared skirt. The unique color is bright but still easy to wear. It’s a very flattering shade of yellow.
Pair up with a matte brown lipstick, bronzed cheekbones and a chocolate brown eyeshadow. Add a bejeweled clip in your hair and allow one half of your hair to fall to the front. A sophisticated no-fail beauty look that will flatter anyone.
How to Style a Minimalist Prom Dress: Tips & Tricks
- Pay close attention to jewelry. A minimalist dress means you can add sparkle elsewhere, so make sure to add earrings, a statement necklace (if you have a plunging or strapless neckline), a bracelet or ring set.
- Make your look polished. A gorgeous manicure is essential, even if you opt for a classic French manicure.
- Play up the minimalist feel with similar accessories – one strap heels, block clutches and architectural jewels will look very modern.
- Add texture – if you want to juxtapose the simplicity of the dress, try out a clutch in a unique texture, such as wood, metal, bead-work or straw.
- Add drama with hair and makeup – if you want your look to be red carpet inspired or more bold, add a dark eye makeup or lipstick – or experiment with a striking hairstyle.