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Purple Prom Dress - Fit For A Princess

Purple dresses are very popular at the moment, and have always been. There are loads of different shades of purple from lilac to deep purple, and one to suit each skin tone. So for light, English Rose skin types choose pale and smoky purple prom dresses. For skin with a bit more of a tan, pick darker and smokier shades. Most people look great in a classic purple, it will show off light and dark skin, hair and eyes.

Go to our 2017 Prom Dresses page for ideas on the latest trends and fashions. Here are some quick ideas: halternecks are totally in season and suit everyone, layering and ruffling is really fun, flirty and sexy, and pay attention to your waist with cinching and folding at the waist-line.

Long purple prom dresses suit everybody, so if you don't know what color to wear to your prom or evening 'do' then deep purple is perfect.

Pretty smiling brunette girl wearing a purple satin prom dress
Silver or diamante jewellery is the best kind to wear with a purple dress, and make sure that all your necklaces, bracelets and earrings match in shade and style.

The best prom dress is one which is unique, so make sure that you have a good look around before you go and start trying on dresses. Have you thought about wearing a short purple prom dress to your prom? Magazines, websites and catalogues are a great place to start your search for the perfect prom dress. They will also help you envisage different ways you can wear a style, and what sort of hairstyles you might be able to choose.

Purple is a very regal colour, and you will feel like a princess wearing it. You might want to try a gorgeous updo that accentuates your neck and facial shape. It is a good idea to go to your local hairstylist and have her try out a style on you a few months before your special day.


Purple prom dresses can make you look very young if you'e not careful about choosing the correct shade and style. To avoid this, choose darker shades and fitted bodices. Long purple prom dresses suit everybody, so if you don't know what color to wear to your prom or evening 'do' then deep purple is perfect.