Short Prom Dresses
While many school traditions say long dresses for prom and short dresses for homecoming, short prom dresses offer a fun and flirty look that's just as welcome at prom in the spring as it is at semi-formal high school dances or formal cocktail-style events throughout a high school or college girl's year! These short prom dresses are also a great value because they can totally be worn as a chic cocktail dress in the future--- concider it your perfect prom dress!
Mini and Knee-Length Prom & Homecoming Dresses in Every Color, Style & Size
David's Bridal features dozens of options for you to choose from. Our short prom, formal, and homecoming dresses range from neutrals like white, gold, and black (think LBD) to soft pastels and jewel-toned hues that look great on anyone. And, we offer almost every neckline imaginable, from strapless and one shoulder dresses to v-neck and halter styles. Whether you choose a playfully form-fitting look, a skater style or two-piece crop top and skirt, David's Bridal has the perfect look for your big night. Browse our assortment of expertly crafted short prom dresses to find the one you love!
Our selection of sizing from juniors to plus ensures your prom dress makes you feel fabulous from head to toe. Discover the cutest prom dresses online or in-store at David's Bridal prom store near you.
Is it OK to wear a short dress to prom?
Short prom dresses are a fun way to show off your trendy side. If you’re looking for breezy, effortless beauty, try on one of our sassy, short dresses with sweet lace or sexy shoulder or midriff-baring details at your local David’s Bridal.
What are short party dresses called?
Short party dresses can be called many names-"cocktail dresses”, “semi-formal dresses”, or simply put “party dresses”! Short party dresses are fan favorites for homecoming, semi-formal events, graduations, and occasions with cocktail attire dress codes.
Is homecoming short or long dresses?
Depending on your school’s dress code, homecoming can invite short or long dresses, or both! David's Bridal has curated an amazing collection of cute homecoming dresses to fit and flatter all body types, in sizes from juniors to plus, and mini to maxi!
Where can I buy cheap homecoming dresses?
David’s Bridal offers an incredible selection of dresses and gowns that will make you the center of attention the minute you step foot on the dance floor, no matter your budget. They have plenty of homecoming dresses under $100 because believe every girl should glow like royalty on homecoming night.
How much do homecoming dresses cost?
The cost of homecoming dresses varies from store to store. At David’s Bridal, their average homecoming dress costs $79. With their amazing prices mean you can afford a great pair of homecoming shoes, too!
What prom dress makes you look taller?
Opting for a prom dress or gown that is short or has an asymmetrical hemline would make you appear taller. Vertical prints or embellishments can also help create an illusion of a taller frame. Pair that type of dress with high heels for an additional boost in height!
How do you style a cute short dress?
Styling a short dress for prom includes matching accessories, choosing open-toed heels or sandals, and remembering to balance the skin-show. For a more formal occasion, make sure that your accessories are more minimalistic.
How do you make a short dress look classy?
Avoid a very tight dress if you are opting for a shorter hem, and look to dresses with a higher neckline. Keep your accessories limited, and remember to moisturize your legs.
What kind of shoes can I wear with a short dress?
For a more formal event, opt for strappy heels or sandals. When you are wearing a dress with a shorter hemline, avoid high heels and instead aim for kitten heels or flats.