Monday, May 13, 2013

A Prom Confession

Want to know something?
I never went to prom. I've never even been to a school dance of any kind. No homecoming, no spring formal, no turnaround dance....nada.
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But every time April rolls around, I have the biggest desire to don a long sparkly dress, pile on some fake lashes (ok let's be real, I have that desire every day) and style my hair with impressive voluminous curls. 

And since my god-sister, Angel, recently went to prom, the desire this year was even stronger.
How amazingly gorgeous was she?!

So even though my prom days are several years behind me, I decided to peruse prom dresses anyway. Here are some of my favs.






AND my favorite....

obsessed with the dress on the right

I basically need to go 4 proms now. 

So if anyone wants to re-live their high school days with a dinner at the Olive Garden and a swing around the dance floor, I'm your girl. 

But what about you? Did you go to prom? What did you wear? 

XO, Ashley 

20 comments:

Brianna said...

I can't believe you never went to a dance!! You definitely need an "adult" prom now (:
It's so funny how different prom is depending on where you live... at least outfit wise-- out here, girls only wore long dressed to Senior ball/formal. Prom it was all about the shortest/tightest dress you could get. haha interesting to say the least haha

Whitney said...

I went to five proms. In college, I went to maybe two homecomings and two spring formals (they sucked!). I also went to two med school spring formals. Now, those were fun! Alcohol haha :-)

You've already saw my post about prom, but here it is again:
http://southernbelle23.blogspot.com/2012/05/flashback-sequins-flowers-dancing-and.html

Nici said...

I have never been to a prom.
But if I should ever go, I want to wear such an amazing dress like those on the pictures!

Brooke said...

you wear that dress on the right and i'll wear the one on the left. I DIE.

Carly said...

I went to an all-girls Catholic High School, so there was no Proms at all there. In fact, here in Scotland Proms have only become popular in the past few years - it's been a bit longer than that since my High School days.

In my last year of High School, we did organise a 'prom' type thing. Basically, we hired a function room at a hotel and had dinner and a dj and got all dressed up...but it was strictly all girls!!

The Pink Growl said...

awww You definitely need to find a prom to attend! Those dresses are gorgeous...love the first and last ones!

Pamela said...

The dresses are gorgeous! You def need to go to some type of dance/prom! A radio station out of Charlotte (Ace & TJ) host a Second Chance Prom every March, you could do that next year ;) Some of my friends have gone!

Shayla said...

I only went to Prom my junior year. Senior year my dad offered me the money and said I could do what I wanted with it so I opted to go shopping (surprised?). I know a girl that is having a prom themed bday party...maybe that's how you find and excuse to work one of those dresses!!

Whitney said...

im so sad that you never went to any dances in high school!! Senior Prom was my peak, for sure. Prom Queen '05 right here (ok, it was a prank that my classmates pulled on me to make me dance and be photographed with my very recent ex bf- seriously, i cant make this stuff up. This is what 90s teenage movies were made of.

either way-- there is an adult prom at the W in atlanta this weekend benefiting the Linus Foundation. I don't know a ton about it, but a bunch of my friends will be there. I bet you can find details on facebook!

Shannon said...

Your choices are all gorgeous, but I noticed you are missing a deep purple crushed velvet sheath dress...b/c that's why I wore to prom. Sigh - I wore velvet to prom.

Katie said...

prom dresses are WAY prettier than they were when I went to prom! I want to wear those dresses too!!

Lindsay said...

ha..I love this post. Makes me wanna re-do my prom all over again. I was in love (still am) with my dress! Every couple years I try it on to make sure it still fits! lol! *I should probably be embarrassed admitting that..but I'm not. :)

ilene @ muchloveilly said...

this reminds me of the disney movie, Prom. it came out a couple years ago - and it actually is the cutest movie ever. you totally need to rent it!

jayme said...

everyday at the home of the stones, dashes, and wurt's will be prom day!!

Alex said...

My prom was underwhelming, which seriously made me so sad. I had been looking forward to it ever since I was a little girl!!

Mrs. Pancakes said...

awww the dresses are gorgeous especially that colorful one. i went to my friend's prom but i had a ball...it was an awesome night!!!

Faith said...

You have to throw a prom with your girlfriends! You have to experience it :)

I went and I wore a gorgeous purple dress! I wish I had pictures with me.

My-cliffnotes said...

Why didn't you go??

I love the last two!

Brittany said...

Oh prom!! I did go my senior year. And I loved it. And every single year since I have graduated I dream of putting on my prom dress and going out to dinner pretending that I too with be going to a prom dance after dinner like all the other high schoolers around me :)

Lindsey @ Life on Countryside said...

what?! lets make our own prom and go together! haha....

new follower!

Lindsey
www.lifeoncountyside.com