It’s nearly prom season and the best indicator of up and coming party dress trends is undoubtedly The Oscars. Here the world’s top designers showcase their most sensational creations, (mostly gorgeous, sometimes garish) to an international audience.
If you’re searching for that perfect prom dress or you know someone who is, then first check out what we have to offer at the UK Designer Sale on March 16th & 17th at the Royal York Hotel, Toronto. Each item is a one-off, British designed and completely unique – and amazingly any dress in our entire collection is only $30!
Here are some of the key trends – you’ll see very similar styles at our sale.
Bows, drapes and peplums, pinched in waists, sweeping skirts:
Long, simple and grecian (not to be confused with bridal gowns):
Strapless or one-shouldered, floor length ‘hobble’ skirts, matt (velvet and taffetta) and shine (sequins and satins):
Accessories are essential to complete your look and it’s interesting to see that belts made a popular addition to some of the most simple yet elegant gowns. Look out for velvet, broach trimmed or double wrap:
And of course the most talked about fashion style of the entire Oscar event was Angelina Jolie’s thigh high split. If you have the legs then go for it – and any dress can be easily customized to achieve this look!
So dress like a diva on prom night with a little help from the UK Designer Sale!
Reds and tangerine: Emma Stone, Natalie Portman, Julie Bowen, Michelle Williams.
White and off-white: Jennifer Lopez, Cameron Diaz, Rooney Mara, Gwyneth Paltrow, Milla Jovovich.
Black and nearly black: Angelina Jolie, Tina Fey, Rose Byrne, Olivia Williams.
Belts: Sophia Coppola, Victoria Beckham, Louise Roe, Kelly Ripa, Michelle Williams.
Thigh High split: Angelina Jolie Left ‘Steamed’ By Mocking Oscar Comic
References: Red Carpet Fashion at Its Best (and Worst) – Best & Worst Dressed at the 2012 Oscars – StyleBistro
2012 Oscars Red Carpet Dresses [PHOTOS] – Oscar – Zimbio
Oscars 2012 Dresses and Fashion – Celebrity Dresses for 2012 Academy Awards – Harper’s BAZAAR