Fab Five: The Best Halter Neck Prom Dresses for 2017
It’s prom time – and we’re taking our inspiration from the huge ’90s trend for this week’s Fab Five. Choker necklaces, copious amounts of denim and the return of luxurious sportswear is all back in style. The halter neck has returned with a big boom.
Perfect for bringing the ’90s look to the red carpet, many celebrities have been spotted in halter neck dresses. It’s a gorgeous on-trend solution for prom 2017. If you can’t take your eyes off Kendall Jenner or Gigi Hadid’s red carpet style, these prom options will help you steal their IT girl glam style.
Top 5 Halter Neck Dresses for Prom 2017
This bold and bright purple halter neck jersey dress is slinky and sexy, with lots of attention-grabbing details. If you want a dress that photographs really well, this is perfect for striking a pose. With an embellished bodice, this dress gets even better when you turn around.
Striking embellishment detail rim the straps, while the back is otherwise open and exposed. The skirt half continues this beautiful feature. It has lines of gold embellishment running down to a short train at the back.
This design is a beautiful deep purple shade that will suit any skin tone. It will pair up well with gold accessories to further continue the sparkling accents of this gown. Team with towering strappy gold heels, a gold bracelet and a half-up hairstyle (keeping hair off your back will show off the details better).
A clutch and gold-hued makeup will complete this flawless prom ensemble effortlessly. They might need to roll out a red carpet for your arrival at prom!
This lace halter neck dress is available in black or white. That’s two classic color options for this timeless style. If you want a less obvious way to reference the trend while opting for a halter neck, this dress is a gorgeous solution.
With a plunging neckline and lace-covered bodice, this dress is pure elegance at its best. It naturally highlights the waist with a lace-covered belt of fabric. It has a flowing pleated chiffon skirt that makes it so comfortable and light.
Easy to style, pair this with silver heels, a lace-covered clutch and minimal but structured silver earrings. Go for sun-kissed beauty with sweeping volumized wavy loose hair. Then add a dark cat-eye, plenty of mascara and a natural lip shade.
Don’t forget to show off the backless element of this dress. Sweep your hair out of the way and take a backward facing photograph on prom night.
This gorgeous halter jersey dress is the ultimate red carpet inspired choice. There’s something so glamorous about the intricately-embellished jewel encrusted sheer bodice. It even features a keyhole cut-out for even more sexiness.
It’s so perfectly constructed and luxuriously sophisticated. The crisp sleek skirt half of this dress is stunning too, with a high side leg split and fresh minimal design. From behind, this dress has an open back with a rim of further bejeweled detail running around the waist.
Play up the minimalism of the skirt with simple white open heels and add an embellished clutch to complete your look. A sparkling ring set and white manicure will add extra glam. Keep up the sparkle and highlight your cheekbones.
Then add a glossy peach lip tint and glittering silver eye shadow for your beauty look. Spritz on some perfume and you’re ready to channel a star at prom.
This is the ultimate ’90s throwback! This red halter neck prom dress exemplifies everything we love about the trend. Body-hugging in all of the right places, this hourglass-emphasizing prom gown is all you need to look fashion-forward for prom.
Its unexpected and unique features are what makes it stand out. With a high neckline, this dress subtly shows some skin. It has a high leg slit and a plunging back cut-out – enough to make any jaw drop.
The striking red color is vibrant and rich, a flattering shade for any skin tone that really pops. Its simple refined design means you can add statement accessories with ease. A colorful clutch or a unique pair of heels will easily team up with this look.
Add a braided hairstyle and a dark smoky eye to complete your prom look. This versatile dress can be styled in any way you like. It gives you the chance to be as expressive or as understated as you want.
Let your personal style guide you and make this dress your own.
Take the halter neck trend in a new direction with this draped empire waist beauty. This is a fresh twist on the iconic Marilyn Monroe ‘The Seven Year Itch’ white dress. It’s a vintage inspired style that gracefully wraps around your neck.
To add to its flattering details, it has a ruched bodice and waistline. With a flowing pleated sheer layer skirt, this draped prom dress has a beautiful flow. It looks stunning when in motion so prepare to hit the dance floor.
You can add a boho twist to this dress with flat gladiator sandals and a tan leather clutch. Go full-on Marilyn with a red lip and white pointed heels. A polished hair bun or ponytail paired up with sparkling chandelier earrings will create elegant finishing touches.
More Prom Dress Inspiration
Love the idea of bringing some red carpet inspired style to your prom and channeling your favorite star on the big night? Look no further than our countdown of the best red carpet dresses. These are the star-inspired figure-hugging dresses that bring that glam look to prom.
For even more prom inspiration, don’t miss our guide to creating your own glowing prom makeup look. This is the ultimate beauty look that will work with any prom dress you choose. It uses glowing neutral products to highlight your natural beauty.