Red prom dresses and gowns are always the 'stand-out' color for confident prom girls. Red is the color of excitement and energy, it gets your heart beating when you look at it! While white and black might be considered classic for the prom, red is the classic when it comes to colorit's always in style. If your prom has a real 'party' theme, you can't beat red as the most fun color to wear. Red compliments just about every coloring from the blondest blonds to dark, ravishing brunetteseven redheads can wear red if they choose the shade of red very carefully to suit their skin and hair coloring.
Shades of red range from cherry or cool purple reds to the warm poppy reds with an orange tone. Be sure to consider your skin tone when looking for a red dress, as it's very important to choose the best red for you. If your skin has a slight yellow to orange cast, go for the warm reds, if you have a pink or blue cast to your skin, the cooler reds or true reds are best for you.
Red is such a bold and vibrant color, it's usually best to keep accessories simple and elegantno matter what the dress style. Metallic, clear or matching red shoes are best. Black or white shoes only if they are very open or strappy so they don't look clunky and heavy with the red.