Come next spring, high school students at their proms are likely to be decked out in slim gowns with open, jeweled backs; short cocktail dresses, animal prints and Cinderella ballgowns with pintucked taffeta or tulle skirts.
These were the main trends at the prom show that ran Aug. 11 to 13 at the Dallas Market Center. The magic retail price for prom dresses was about $300, according to retailers and vendors.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"