Affordable Prom Attire

Prom season is an exciting time to make fun memories with friends and your date. Many girls spend weeks or months preparing the perfect dress, accessories, and shoes. While many spend a lot of time preparing to make the prom night (or nights) special, you don’t always need to spend a lot of money. There are many affordable options to make your outfit perfect.




Dresses are the most important piece of a prom outfit as they set the tone of your look and can flatter your body shape and your coloring, and can compliment the theme of the prom you are attending. Prom dresses do not always have to be expensive, and there are several stores that carry beautiful and affordable dresses.


Lulu’s: Lulu’s carries a variety of on-trend dresses that come in many colors, styles, and lengths for the perfect dress for your body. At Lulu’s, beautiful, high quality dresses can cost as low as $20.


Tobi: Tobi offers several categories of dresses for every occasion and style. Here, you can find Maxi dresses, formalwear, and flirty rompers and dresses for after prom activities.


Promgirl: Promgirl is a prom and formal wear retailer that carries a variety of brands. There are lots of beautiful and flattering dresses starting at only $30.




There are many affordable options for jewelry that will enhance your outfit, either by making a statement or keeping it simple. Many jewelry carries offer inexpensive options while maintaining an elegant and classy style.


Francesca’s: Francesca’s is a jewelry staple for many girls, as they often have deals with multiple purchases of jewelry and accessories. Francesca’s offers statement pieces to liven up a simple dress, delicates to compliment a pattern, and sterling silver for those who want to dress up their outfits.


Kendra Scott: Although Kendra Scott can sometimes be considered higher-end jewelry, they also offer many pieces under $50 including earrings, necklaces and bracelets. One great thing about Kendra Scott jewelry, is that you can always find a matching piece by color, metal or shape.




Shoe choice can make or break your prom night when you plan to be on your feet all night. There are several places to find cute and affordable shoes for prom.


Boohoo: Boohoo carries lots of options for heels and flats including lace-up heels, ankle strap pumps, and comfortable sandals. Dressy shoes at Boohoo start as low as $20


Zappos: As an online retailer, Zappos has tons of different brands and styles to fit any shoe need. With the customizable searching options and great sales, Zappos is sure to the perfect shoe for any prom outfit.


Forever 21: Even though F21 is a staple of many girl’s closet for casual, affordable options, the store also carries perfect accessories and shoes for prom. Because F21 is so inexpensive, there are many options for someone on a budget, without skimping on style and variety.




Shopping locally is a great way to be able to try on clothing and shoes and match accessories in person, especially if you need your outfit fast.


LouLou’s: LouLou’s is located on main street in downtown greenville and is the perfect destination for all things accessories.


Carolina Bride and Groom: is located in Simpsonville, offering styles from affordable to luxury price ranges. Caroline Bride and Groom carries many brands of dresses and tuxedos to make the season of prom wear much easier and affordable.


Off Broadway Shoes on woodruff is a great spot to find a variety of shoes and to try them on in-store. There are expensive and inexpensive choices to find the perfect pair of shoes for the special night.