Short Dresses to Rock at Prom

Short Dresses to Rock at Prom

April 17, 2023
By Katerina Katakalides

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Stand out at prom in a designer cocktail dress! We know what you’re thinking, “do I have to wear a long dress at prom?” Our answer might surprise you… no!

You can rock any type of prom dress as long as you feel cute and confident! While floor-length gowns might be the classic choice, wearing a short prom dress is one of the hottest prom trends of 2023. We found some of our favorite short styles for prom 2023 that are perfect for trying out this unique style.

Short Fringe Cocktail Dresses

We’ve all heard of the saying, “history repeats itself.” Did you know that this applies to fashion too? That’s right! Fashion trends from the 1920s, those roaring twenties, are coming back! Playful fringe has always been perfect for dancing. Now combine it with liquid beading and you have a look that will light up any prom. It’s the perfect option for catching that special someone’s eye while you shimmy and shake!

Short Sparkly Prom Dresses

Get ready to reflect your inner diva! Wearing a cute cocktail dress doesn’t mean you need to sacrifice intricate embellishments or unique details. Shimmering rhinestones, stitched mirror pieces, and beautiful patterns are the perfect way to stand out from every angle and in any lighting.

Short Prom Dresses with Butterfly Designs

Y2K trends are back and better than ever! Butterfly designs are making their way to all areas of the fashion industry and this includes prom dresses. These short prom dresses feature super cute butterfly designs that are totally on trend this year!

Short Portia and Scarlett Prom Dresses

Portia and Scarlett are one of the hottest pageant designers and now you can wear one of their cute cocktail dresses to prom! Portia and Scarlett are known for their eye-catching, extravagant designs, making them elegant enough for a big night like your prom.

Strapless Short Prom Dresses

Strapless short dresses are a classic silhouette that never goes out of style. This silhouette gives off a fun, flirty vibe that perfectly matches the energy at prom. You’ll love the fun movement that a short skirt creates while you dance the night away.

Short Jovani Prom Dresses

Jovani is a popular prom designer that creates beautiful, eye-catching designs. Make sure you stand out by trying a new trend and wearing a short Jovani prom dress. With so many intricate designs to choose from, we know you’ll find the perfect short prom dress!

Short Plus Size Prom Dresses

One of the best things about Queenly is that there’s something for everyone! These plus size cocktail dresses are eye-catching and fun- making them perfect for prom. You’ll love dancing the night away with your friends while trying out this new trend!

Shopping for the perfect short prom dress doesn’t have to be stressful! A queen like you deserves the royal treatment whether she’s buying a new prom dress online or shopping secondhand. At Queenly, we’ve committed ourselves to promoting sustainable fashion while making it affordable for everyone. Join our community of Queens who have listed outfits in their online closet. It’s as easy as signing up for a free account, snapping some pics, and uploading the details- that’s it!

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