Purple Prom Dresses

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Sherri Hill 52494
Strapless Lace Ball Gown with Layered Tulle Skirt $698.00
Madison James 19159
The Fitted Show Stopper $350.00 $297.50
La Femme 27630
Tulle Ball Gown with Jewel Details $550.00
Sherri Hill 52838
Taffeta One-Shoulder A-Line $498.00
Alyce Paris 4185
Off the shoulder short a line cracked ice taffeta $198.00
Alyce Paris 4147
V neckline open criss cross back short fitted beaded tulle $498.00
Madison James 19180
Elegant Fitted Two Piece $378.00 $321.30
Sherri Hill 52354
V neckline spaghetti strap low back short fitted with sparkle fabric $298.00
Sherri Hill 52583
Simply Stunning Ball Gown $398.00
Faviana 9462
V-Neckline Lace Bodice Satin Dress with Pockets $418.00
Sherri Hill 52500
Strapless Lace Ball Gown $698.00
Alyce Paris 60345
Mikado Ball Gown with Plunging Neckline and Pockets $328.00
Alyce Paris 60363
Strapless Floral Waist Ballgown $548.00
Sherri Hill 52472
Lace Two-Piece with High-Low Skirt $450.00
Madison James 19205
Sexy One Shoulder Fitted Dress $278.00 $236.30
Madison James 19158
Shimmering V-Neckline Open Back Long Sequin Dress $259.00 $220.15
Madison James 19178
Sleeveless Flowing Chiffon Evening Dress $299.00 $254.15
Morilee Prom 43132
High Neckline Jersey Knit Open Back Gown $358.00
La Femme 28204
Strapless High-Low Gown $238.00
La Femme 27463
V Neckline Open Back Ball Gown $550.00
Alyce Paris 27023
V Neckline Ball Gown with Sleeves $338.00
Alyce Paris 27293
Off the shoulder lace sweetheart neckline fitted jersey $288.00
La Femme 27694
Layered Tulle Ruffle Ball Gown $498.00
Jovani 63700
V-Neckline Sexy Form Fitted Sparkling Mermaid Dress $570.00
Sherri Hill 52319
Fitted Dress With Cute Side Cut-Outs $698.00
La Femme 27227
Sweetheart Neckline Satin Flowing Dress $398.00
Alyce Paris 60456
V neckline criss cross open back a line georgette $198.00
Sherri Hill 52528
Two Piece Mermaid with Tie Back $550.00
Jovani 66121
Plunging Neckline V-Shaped Back Gown $500.00
Sherri Hill 53269
Simple and Sexy Short Dress $298.00
La Femme 27759
Tulle A-Line with Lace Applique $498.00
La Femme 27516
Strappy Open Back $298.00
La Femme 27489
Two Piece Straight Neckline Dress $578.00
Sherri Hill 52480
Fitted Glitter Gown with Deep-V $398.00
Morilee Prom 43016
Tulle 3D Floral Ballgown Two-Piece $478.00
Alyce Paris 3878
Halter neckline open back beaded waistband luxe silk satin $258.00
Morilee Prom 43018
Sheer High Neckline A-Line Dress $398.00
Jovani 67412
Strapless Simple Yet Sexy Mermaid Gown $500.00
Sherri Hill 52623
Two Piece with Ruffled Slit $550.00
Madison James 19191
Sexy V-Neckline Fitted Gown $350.00 $297.50
La Femme 27508
Lace Sweetheart Ballgown $498.00

Proms, short for promenade, originally started in the 19th century as an event for university graduates. However, teenage culture soon took over prom, and by the 1940s, the tradition had moved into high schools around the nation.

It can't be denied prom is a magical night for any young lady. And, when people think about prom, they think about the prom dresses. Purple prom dresses have been a classic choice throughout the years and still continues to be a top choice at every prom. Keep reading to find out more about purple, and if a purple prom dress is the right choice for you.

The Color Psychology of Purple

The color purple is rare to find in nature and so it's often identified as sacred and special. Purple is frequently associated with royalty, luxury, nobility, power, and ambition. The color is also connected with magic, wealth, dignity, grandeur, and extravagance. Individuals who love purple are often creative, prideful, smart, and independent.

Purple Gowns on the Big Screen

There have been countless, outstanding purple gowns on the big screen. Purple is a vibrant color that pops, so it's frequently chosen for actresses. Some of the most popular purple dresses we can think of include Eva Green wearing an eggplant purple dress in Casino Royale and Katie Homles wearing a vibrant violet dress in The First Daughter.

Celebrities that Love Purple

Purple gowns aren't exclusive to the big screen. Celebrities often choose purple for their gorgeous gowns on the red carpet. Some of the celebrities that have rocked amazing purple dresses on the red carpet include Mila Kunis is a beautiful shade of lavender, Kendall Jenner in a two-piece lilac dress, along with Nicole Scherzinger, Salma Hayek, and Megan Fox.

Choosing Purple

When choosing the right shade of purple for yourself, make sure to consider your skin tone. The most complimentary colors to your skin tone are opposites. So, if you have darker skin tones you will want to look for warmer colors to wear. Purple in any shade, from light and bright to eggplant to royal purple, look great on darker complexions. Darker skin tones and darker hair colors will match best with any shade of purple. Although many royal blue prom dresses are close to this hue, they are all located in the blue section.

Purple Prom Dresses

You can ensure the shade of purple you choose is complementary to your skin tone and hair color by trying the dress on and standing in different types of lighting. Testing out different types of lighting allows you to make sure you're not 'washed out' by the color.

Choosing purple for your prom dress will have an impact. You will be bright, powerful, and capture the attention of everyone in the room. Purple can be made to be simple and elegant with a light lilac or lavender shade, or you can choose to be more dramatic with a deep purple.

Purple typically pairs very well with silver and white gold jewelry. Or, if you don't want to wear jewelry, you can choose a purple gown with embellishments around the neckline or on the dress.

No matter what type of prom dress you choose, the most important aspect is that you feel comfortable and beautiful in the dress.

Purple Gowns for All Occasions

Of course, purple gowns aren't just for prom. A purple dress is a beautiful choice for any special occasion including homecoming, winter formals, military balls, pageants, or a sweet 16.

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