Last-Minute Prom Dress Inspo for 2024!

May 10, 2024

Now that May is here, prom should be right around the corner for most of you! And if you’ve either put off finding a prom dress or just now decided to go to prom, don’t worry - we’ve got your back for finding the perfect last-minute dress for prom 2024. It’s never too late, and you can never go wrong with an Ellie Wilde prom dress! We’re known for our stunning designs that effortlessly blend elegance with a little dash of fun, which is just what you need to make a statement on the dance floor at prom. 

Obviously, the first thing you should consider is A) where to find an Ellie Wilde retailer near you! Once you’ve nailed down the perfect shop, it’s time to explore their inventory and see what’s available to you. Of course, we’ve got a few suggestions for some of the hottest prom 2024 dress trends. Let’s explore them, shall we?

One Shoulder

Add a touch of asymmetry to your look with a chic one-shoulder gown. It’s a subtle yet striking detail that will set you apart from the crowd!



A trumpet silhouette dress with one shoulder, a lace-up back, and high slit

Off the Shoulder

Channel your inner romantic with an off-the-shoulder dress. This timeless style exudes grace and sophistication while allowing you to show off those gorgeous shoulders.



An A-line prom dress crafted with glitter tulle and detachable, off-the-shoulder feather straps


Embrace soft hues like blush pink, lavender, or powder blue for a dreamy, ethereal vibe. Pastel dresses are perfect for creating a whimsical, fairy tale-inspired look!



A glittery A-line prom dress with floral lace appliques

Mermaid Silhouettes

Make a splash with a mermaid silhouette that hugs your curves in all the right places! This figure-flattering style is guaranteed to make you feel like a million bucks.



A mermaid prom dress with allover lace and open back

Ball Gown Silhouettes

Go big or go home with a glamorous ball gown silhouette! With its full skirt and fitted bodice, this classic style is fit for a modern-day princess.



A ball gown with a plunging neckline and cascading ruffle skirt


Add some flounce to your ensemble with dresses featuring playful ruffles. Whether cascading down the skirt or adorning the neckline, ruffles add a touch of whimsy and movement to your look.



A lace ball gown with a lace-up back, ruffles, and sheer corset bodice


Shine bright like a diamond in a sequin-covered gown! Whether you opt for subtle sparkle or full-on sequin glam, you’re sure to dazzle under the lights.



A sequin and glitter tulle dress with a plunging sweetheart neckline and lace-up back

Corset Bodices

Channel your inner Bridgerton queen with a dress featuring a corset bodice. Not only does it accentuate your waist, but it also adds a touch of drama to your overall look.



A stretch jersey dress with a corset bodice and stone accents

Now that you know what’s hot this prom season, it’s time to find your perfect dress! Head to a retailer near you and snag your dream prom dress today! Happy hunting, and remember to #LiveWilde!