Published on: Wednesday, May 3, 2017 04:30

All teachers say not to put off our biggest projects until the last minute. Inevitably, we do, causing us to scramble right before a deadline. If you’ve been busy procrastinating on your college admissions essays, chances are you’ve been putting off buying a prom dress, too.

Fortunately, with the right prom gown, no one will ever guess you waited until the weekend before to make your pick. Look the part and save your pennies for those college application fees with these trendy prom dresses under $250

Lose Yourself in a One Shoulder 

One shoulder prom dresses are among our top picks for prom 2023's hottest fashion trends. This one throws in some extra special features like sexy side slit.  $198.

Top of the Crop 

No matter how you slice it, you simply can’t go wrong with a neon pink crop top dress. They’re flirty, they’re fun and they’re totally on point. This Alyce beauty comes with a bit of everything including a beaded crop top, fitted sheath skirt with lace pull and lace-up open back. Throw on a pair of nude heels and some simple earrings to lux it up all for a mere $208!

Rock the Boat in a Mermaid Gown 

Want to really make a splash? Try a mermaid cut prom gown. These versatile stunners have a fabulous silhouette that’s sure to make waves. Whether you’re coming or going, this adorbz off the shoulder black mermaid cut dress will leave a trail of slack jawed cuties in your wake. Make it yours for only $240.   

Magnifique and Boho Chic 

Interested in adding a little Coachella inspo to your prom look? Go for boho in this hippie chic prom dress. A flowy layer of chiffon showcases a gorgeous plunging neckline while the criss-cross back gives boho vibes. The prettiest part? Its $208 price tag!

It’s All An Illusion 

Cut out prom dresses will always have a special place in our hearts. But these days we can’t take our eyes off all the dazzling illusion prom dresses. Between its geometric lines and open back, this daring dress is guaranteed to flatter your figure and turn a lot of heads. Take it home for just $216.


Truth is, you don’t have to spend a million bucks to look like a million bucks. These trendy, inexpensive prom dresses are proof!

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