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Prom Trends 2017: 4 Styles That Put You in the Spotlight

You've made it through another year in the classroom, and now it's time to celebrate. Get on the path to the prom night of your dreams with a selection of styles from trendy to traditional juniors' dresses. You can freshen up with floral designs or go glam with eye-catching sparkles. Dare to bare that toned midriff, or be the belle of the ball with an occasion gown. Whatever the theme of the event is, 2017 has a look for prom that you'll love.

1. Fantastic Florals

Floral designs are a timeless way to flaunt your unique taste. Catch classic prints in vibrant colors or contrasting tones. Another option this year is to explore the look that comes with a floral lace overlay. Both short and long dresses benefit from this popular design.

Get the look: Keep cool on the dance floor with a sleeveless floral lace dress that features a sweetheart neck. An on-trend high-low hem not only looks great, it also gives you plenty of room to move. Complement the balance of solid colors and skin tones by choosing open-toe women's fashion sandals with simple ankle straps. A medium heel will add height while still feeling walkable.

2. Bring the Bling

Dress to dazzle with a bevy of beads and other sparkling accents that catch the light and the looks of those around you. Regal rhinestones and shimmering sequins can be placed high on the bodice or at key points on a dress to give you that glitzy Hollywood vibe.

Get the look: Check out a wrapped design to add a little texture and dimension, then consider an empire waist to create a sleek silhouette. A juniors' chiffon dress featuring lightweight layers over knit or woven fabric makes a stylish, gentle drape. A deep split hem allows easy movement once the music starts. Complementary satin or synthetic leather dress sandals with a metallic finish will maintain your impressive image.

3. Abs-olutely Fabulous

Show off your fabulous, fit figure in a hot crop-top dress. This modern, two-piece style indulges the feisty side of your fashion sense in short-sleeve, sleeveless and cold shoulder designs. The matching skirt picks up the style with hip-hugging appeal and a body-con fit that finishes in a flared hem that would make any mermaid jealous.

Get the look: Since you like to grab people's attention, take this edgy image to the next level by choosing a crop top dress that's also decorated with exciting details from sequins and rhinestones to fancy lace.

4. Have a Ball

Cinderella has nothing on you when you're rocking a occasion gown. The magical image of a storybook princess is updated for modern times. This year, the sleeveless look is in, with a long swirling skirt to streamline your form. Sequins and spangles add a magical twinkle that says you're far from ordinary. Glass slippers are optional.

Get the look: Your natural beauty will be the centerpiece of a juniors' occasion dress that mingles classic and contemporary elements. Try a neckline that's slightly revealing with a ruched or otherwise textured sleeveless bodice. A lined, semisheer skirt in a floor length will add a dramatic swish to your movement, with a dash of sparkle at the waist to catch the light.