How to Accessories Your Prom Dress

The joy of finding the perfect prom dress comes second only to finding your dream wedding dress. If you are now embarking on the process of searching for the right accessories to complete your look, here are a few top tips and tricks to keep in mind.

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If you have selected a classic strapless prom dress, wearing a pair of oversized earrings with an intricate design can pull your look together and draw the eye up towards your face. Large earrings will also complement a variety of hairstyles, particularly bouncy curls, and loose waves. They will catch the light in just the right way to allow subtle glimpses of sparkle to illuminate your tresses.

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Alternatively, if your chosen dress has a lot of detail around the neckline, selecting a delicate pair of earrings will add a touch of additional glamour without distracting from the primary focal point of your outfit.


From simple chokers to oversized bejeweled collars, creating a sense of balance is particularly important when finding the ideal necklace to style with your prom dress. A statement necklace with sparkling rhinestones or colorful gems will pair perfectly with an understated strapless prom dress, while dresses with a plunging neckline are particularly well-suited to longer and daintier chain necklaces.

If your chosen dress has a high neckline, this does not automatically mean that you can’t accessorize it with a beautiful necklace; in fact, short collar-bone skimming necklaces or chokers are often the ideal accessory for high-necked prom dresses from brands such as, as they can draw extra attention to one of the most prominent design features of your look.

Hair accessories, headbands, and tiaras

Vogue reports that hair accessories are one of this season’s style staples. Whether you will be sporting a glamorous mane of loose waves or an intricate updo, a headband, tiara or sparkly hair slide can be just the thing to add a finishing flourish to your look.

A jeweled headband can add a touch of romantic sophistication to your hairstyle and will perfectly complement a bohemian-inspired flowing prom gown. A chic tiara always looks elegant when paired with a classic prom dress; alternatively, if you want to ensure that your dress remains the star of your ensemble, select some cute hair slides to add the perfect amount of understated sparkle.