Prom dress and bridesmaid fashion have become interchangeable over recent years, with a beautiful selection of gowns that can be used for either occasion. For this reason, many brides are looking at prom dress collections for their bridesmaids, and similarly, girls can now explore their local bridal stores to find just the right prom gown. The best thing about this merging of styles is that this gives you double the selection to choose from!

.Here are some top picks for gowns that could serve as either bridesmaid dresses or prom dresses:

The soft draping folds of this gown cover a multitude of sins, making it ideal for anyone who is a bit self-conscious about their figure. The crossover bustline with embroidered detailing is both stylish and flattering. Great for a spring wedding, or for someone who wants a more sophisticated look for prom. Long dresses such as this one have a more formal look, and work well for evening weddings. The strapless white lace bohemian dress style shows off your neckline and shoulders without being too revealing.

Tea length gowns are great for lengthening legs and creating a more slender silhouette. The simplicity of this gown means that it could be worn at just about any occasion Pair it with a pashmina or bolero jacket in a contrasting color for warmth and a different look. This dress offers complete freedom of movement, whether it is down the aisle or on the dance floor, with no risk of tripping on the hem.

This slinky, sexy gown is great for anyone who wants to stand out at a special event. The close-fitting bodice with dazzling beaded detail will draw all eyes and make you the center of attention. The chiffon wrap is ideal for covering up and adds to the air of elegance of the outfit.

The shimmering oyster color of this gown works beautifully with dark skin tones. With a halter neck strap, the neckline is modest yet attractive and great for women with a larger bust. The A line skirt and satin fabric give the dress a formal look without being too over the top and is a nice choice for prom and weddings alike.

Whether you are looking for a dress for a bridesmaid or a prom dress, be sure to turn to online stores to browse the huge selection available. Offering a made to measure service and a choice of colors, these sites often offer a more extensive and customizable range, at better prices than other stores.