LOS ANGELES — Forget the poufs and circumstance. A punk-rock prom queen wants a little bit of attitude with her formalwear, and that’s just what designers are serving up this season. Here, one way to show it: Jessica McClintock’s polyester ballgown with a rhinestone sash, Dr. Martens boots and FAD Treasures jewelry. For more on prom see page 12.

This story first appeared in the February 6, 2003 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.