Prom is sure to be one of the most memorable events of your life, so it's a given that you'll want to look and feel great for the occasion. You might be wondering where to buy a women's suit for prom 2017 if you want to buck gender norms while looking seriously cool.
People who want to wear a dress to prom, are spoilt for choice; retailers can make easy money cashing in on the innumerable people who love diamanté and all things frou-frou. If this sounds like your idea of a sartorial nightmare and you'd rather turn up to prom dressed in a trash bag, you're likely on the lookout for something edgy. After all, prom isn't only for feminine-presenting people. Prom is for everyone and it can be a wonderful event for making lifelong memories and saying your farewells to your best pals, if you're future paths lay down different roads.
There are a ton of ridiculously rad femmes in popular culture, who've worn suits to make a statement. One of the most awesome is Janis Ian of Mean Girls who wore a suit to prom to match her BFF Damian Leigh, proving that friendship and personal style are way more important than fitting in with your peers.
So here's where to buy a women's suit for prom 2017, so you can stand out from the crowd and stay true to yourself.
A lilac suit with a lacy bodysuit and heeled sandals makes for a very prom-propriate ensemble.
ZARA are killing the style game with this androgynous suit. Janis Ian, eat your heart out!
You can always rely on Topshop to find something quirky and cool, like this bright orange, tailored pantsuit.
In addition to their everyday wear, Eloquii create rad formal pants and blazers for plus sized gals that may be ideal for prom, depending on your preference. Pick up some matching pants to go with this nude colored blazer and spice up your outfit with some killer accessories.
6. River Island
If keeping it casual is more your thing, you'll love this wide leg pants and duster jacket combo. Grab a clutch and your outfit will be complete!
When you want to try something different but you still want to rock a feminine color palette, Miss Selfridge can lend you a helping hand with these super pretty, pink co-ords.
With a number of sassy suits to choose from, PrettyLittleThing sure knows how to dress an aspiring prom queen!
10. Ted Baker
Throw the rule book out the window and go to prom not only in a suit, but in an oversized blazer worn as a dress. You might as well go out with a bang.
Don't forget — in life it's not what you wear, but how you wear it. Trust me, no matter your personal style, it'll be far more memorable to be the girl that went to prom in a suit, than the girl who blended into the background!
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