14 Dresses For Prom And Beyond!

Thinking back on all the biggest fashion moments of our lives, Prom definitely ranks up there. And while we'd like to think that we were always on-the-pulse when it came to refined party dressing, some of our Proms were inevitably a little on the too-much-tulle-and-tacky side (and isn't it great that we all have photographic evidence that captured the outfit for all of eternity?). To help our junior devotees out ('sup ladies!), as well as those of us who are looking for some more Cinderella moments of our own, we've collected 14 beautiful formal'ish dresses that you can wear to everything from your High School Prom to that black-tie gala you've got penciled in your (very) grown-up planner.
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Above, from left: Alexander Wang Slinky Jersey Combo Dress, $650, available at La Garconne; Caroline Herrera Equestrian Gown, $625, available at Relic NY.
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Above, from left: Diane Von Furstenberg Dessie One Shoulder Chiffon Dress, $465, available at Saks Fifth Avenue; 3.1 Phillip Lim Embroidered Tank Collage Dress, $1,101.24, available at My Theresa.
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Above, from left: Vena Cava Bongo Dress, $695, available at La Garconne; Cheap Monday Sam Dress, $85, available at I Don't Like Mondays.
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Above, from left: Peter Pilotto One Shoulder Dress, $584, available at Opening Ceremony; Pixie Market Gold Drape Dress, $145, available at Pixie Market.
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Above, from left: G-Lish Gold Accented Cotton Dress, $564.52, available at My Theresa; BCBG Strapless Ruffled Gown, $448, available at Saks Fifth Avenue.
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Above, from left: Catherine Malandrino Printed Voile Dress, $395, available at Bergdorf Goodman; 3.1 Phillip Lim Lace Shift Dress, $750, available at La Garconne.
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Above, from left: Vintage Up And Away Velvet Party Dress, $138, available at Nasty Gal; Mara Hoffman Braid Back Beaded Gown, $506, available at Shopbop.
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