For a lot of adolescents today, prom is an unforgettable experience and time to enjoy themselves before complete adutlhood takes over their lives. And, of course, choosing the perfect outfit is more important than anything else for their enjoyment of the evening. Well, at least for a lot of people. They often dream about the perfect dress that will put them into the spotlight and turn some heads. However, choosing the right prom dress can be a stressful affair and prom tickets alone cost over $100, plus the trendy dress can run up to 3 times as much.
That is unless you happen to have a mother with great taste in fashion. If you want to save loads of money and hassle, just reach for your mom’s vintage vestments. You’ll bring the chic retro style back to life and you will end up looking absolutely stunning and unique. Sometimes, all you have to do is few small adjustments and you will have the perfect dress.
Here are 19 side by side pictures of daughters wearing prom dresses that their mothers used to wear, compiled by The Chive.
1. This dress is beyond gorgeous and is never going out of style
2. Spirit of the ’80s!
3. Beautiful dress. Who doesn’t love true red?
4. Nicely done
6. Both looking stunning
7. This is darling
8. Shades of blue
9. Who wore it better? We’d say both!
10. Classy ladies
11. Black is always fashionable
13. Stunning mother and daughter
14. Strike a pose
15. Love the color and the adjusted back stripes
16. Rock on
18. Also, look at those smiles
19. Beautiful women
If you too decide to wear your mother’s prom dress, here are some gorgeous mix and match manicure for prom to compliment that beautiful retro dress.
Don’t forget to tell us in the comments which mother daughter duo and dress were your favorite.