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These Are The Homecoming Dresses To Suit Every Style

Fairytale frocks and contemporary cuts.

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Back-to-school means a new fall wardrobe, tech-saavy school supplies (including student-friendly apps), a chance to re-decorate your dorm room and a full schedule of class, study and socializing. But, most importantly, it signals that the ultimate welcome-back event is right around the corner: homecoming.

As depicted in every teen drama from Pretty Little Liars to Riverdale, homecoming is a big deal. It not only ushers in the school year, but it provides the perfect opportunity to show your new classmates just how stylish you really are.

With so many solid trends appearing in the evening wear department, there are loads of different options for formal dressing: you can go down the classic route of romantic chiffon maxi dresses in a rainbow of pastel shades, or opt for a more modern mini in a bold, contemporary palette with fresh details like ruffles and sequins, or you could even look to the runways and red carpets for a haute couture finish. 

Whether you're a freshman in high school or a senior in college, make the most of this academic milestone by strutting your stuff in a fabulous outfit. 

Prepare for the ultimate back-to-school event by shopping our diverse of homecoming gowns in different styles:

Classic Gowns


Indulge in the opportunity to reveal your inner princess in a frock fit for a fairytale. A classic option will involve plenty of chiffon to float around you as you twirl on the dance floor, and lace or pleated details to amp up the romance. Blush pink is the perfect cross-over between an on-trend finish and a timeless tone, but if blush isn't your color then we recommend lavender or blue. 
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ASOS Bow Front Maxi Dress - $103
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Eloquii One Shoulder Draped Event Dress - $140
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Chi Chi London Plus Premium Lace Midi Prom Dress - $111
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Nasty Gal Marry The Night Maxi Dress - $35
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River Island Cold Shoulder Bodycon Dress - $110
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Forever 21 Plus Size Floral Tulle Gown - $78
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Free People Allegra Maxi Dress - $279
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H&M+ Long Bandeau Dress - $70
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Lovedrobe Luxe Embellished Yoke Maxi Dress - $143
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Missguided Lace Midi Skate Dress - $95
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Modern Minis


If you're not much of a girly-girl, a modern mini might be for you: imagine you're going to a really swanky after-party at a night club and that's roughly the aesthetic we're looking at here. A Bella Hadid-approved tuxedo dress is an easy statement piece to pull off, or you could slip into a stylish bubble dress to show off your legs and cover up the rest of you. Vibrant colors and light-catching details work well for party pieces like these. 
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ASOS Tailored Sexy Longline Blazer - $76
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Missguided Shoulder Bandage Bodycon Dress - $114
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ASOS Bardot Ruched Tulle Mini Dress - $119
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Free People Queen of Hearts Mini - $250
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Pretty Little Thing Multi Sequin Bodycon Dress - $80
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River Island Plus Black Sequin Floral T Shirt Dress - $130
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Nasty Gal Superwoman Double Layer Dress - $25
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ASOS Spot Stripe Bandeau Mini Dress - $103
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Forever 21 Plus Size Strapless Dress - $28
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Eloquii Cold Shoulder Halter Dress With Ruffle Details - $125
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Designer Details


To really show off how much of a budding style icon you are, take inspiration from the runways of Paris, New York, Milan and London and glitzy red carpet events – we still can't get over the stunning feathered dress that Lorde rocked to the VMAs this year. A bit of beading or embroidery will go a long way to give you an Alexander McQueen finish, and you can easily get that Balmain look with some architectural structuring. 
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Style Mafia Fluffy Midi Slip Dress - $100
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Zara Sequin Dress - $119
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A Star Is Born Pearl Embellished Front Bodycon Dress - $151
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Topshop Sheer Panel Bodycon Midi - $240
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Frock And Frill Plus Embroidered Maxi Dress - $269
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Nasty Gal Off The Shoulder Maxi Dress - $35
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Elvi Floral Net Ruched Dress - £42
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ASOS Floral Embroidered Maxi Dress - $87
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Free People Flare Sleeve Midi Dress - $650
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Finery London Assam Maxi Bias Cut Dress - $225
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