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Red carpet inspired prom looks for 2014

Red Carpet Inspired Prom Looks
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Thinking about prom? Well that special night when all high schoolers should feel like a star will be here before you know. Looking for inspiration? At this year’s 86th Academy Awards, Hollywood's biggest night (kind of like prom ☺) showcased chic and glamorous red carpet looks on today's leading film stars. Stunning strapless and metallic gowns were the look of the night, as well as top red carpet trends including shades of white with sleeve accents, sleek black gowns, peplum silhouettes, peep-toe pumps and elegant hair accessories. Though award season is over for 2014, look to the stars for inspiration this prom season.

Check out my list of red carpet inspired prom looks for this season. Don’t worry guys there are options for you too!

Matte Crepe Column Dress
Matte Crepe Column Dress WHITE by Vera Wang

Matte Crepe Column Dress

Matte crepe column dress with draped skirt, cowl back and removable black grosgrain ribbon sash. Personalize with sashes and accessories. Available exclusively at David's Bridal 

$178
 

Embellished Sleeveless Dress
Embellished Sleeveless Dress Nordstrom

Embellished Sleeveless Dress

Embellished Sleeveless Dress by Aidan Mattox

A show-stopping pattern of sequins and beads brings endless facets of silvery shine to a curve-skimming dress underscored with a sliver of sheer chiffon at the hem.

$440

Garland Headband in Antique Crystal
Garland Headband in Antique Crystal WHITE by Vera Wang

Garland Headband in Antique Crystal

Want to have that effortless Hollywood glam look like Lupita Nyong'o? Try this beautiful headpiece by Vera Wang WHITE. 

Garland headband in antique crystal with grosgrain ribbon tie.

$128

Short Beaded Dress
Short Beaded Dress Prom Girl

Short Beaded Dress

Short Beaded Dress with Open Back by Temptation 2042

Earn your place in the spotlight at any formal occasion in this stunning short open back dress by Temptation. Perfect for prom, this beaded short sequin dress features a high sheer illusion neckline, unique open back design and slim fitting sequin skirt. A dazzling beaded cocktail dress that will make you a shining star at any special occasion.

$278

Satin and Matte Crepe Peplum Dress
Satin and Matte Crepe Peplum Dress WHITE by Vera Wang

Satin and Matte Crepe Peplum Dress

Satin and matte crepe peplum dress with satin sash by Vera Wang White. Exclusively available at David Bridal. 

Long satin and matte crepe dress features a gorgeous peplum detail and removable satin sash.

$158

Column Spaghetti Strap Gown
Column Spaghetti Strap Gown Light in the Box

Column Spaghetti Strap Gown

Sheath/Column Spaghetti Straps Floor-length Satin Evening Dress inspired by Anne Hathaway at the 85th Oscar. Timeless chic gown for any season or occasion. 

$158

One Shoulder Side Beaded Gown
One Shoulder Side Beaded Gown Bloomingdale's

One Shoulder Side Beaded Gown

Laundry by Shelli Segal Petites One Shoulder Side Beaded Gown. 

One shoulder, ruched and beaded at side. High side slit, concealed side zip, lined

$325.00

BLACK by Vera Wang
BLACK by Vera Wang Mens Wearhouse

BLACK by Vera Wang

I saved the best for last! Tuxedoes for the young gentlemen. 

Classic Black tuxedos also proved to be a prominent choice for Hollywood's leading men including Leonardo DiCaprio, Bradley Cooper, and Brad Pitt. Black by Vera Wang available exclusively at Mens wearhouse where you can either purchase or rent tuxedoes. 

Prices vary