The Best Modest Prom Dresses Under $100!

    Formal season is almost upon us! If you’re like me and LOVE to dress up and get fancy, then you just can’t wait!

    We’ve rounded up a collection of some of this year’s gorgeous gowns, and like always at PI, they are feminine, fun and modest. As a bonus, they’re all budget-friendly, coming in under $100, and we tried to pick national chains that are near most of you.

    Without further ado, let the glam begin!


    Some of our favorites from Macy’s:

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    B Darlin Juniors’ Mesh-Panel Illusion Dress

    Trixxi Juniors’ Soutache-Trim Dress

    City Studios Juniors’ Rhinestone Empire-Waist Gown


    Some of our favorites from Nordstrom:

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    ‘Bella’ Sequin Bodice Party Dress

    Speechless Embellished One-Shoulder Gown

    Speechless Embellished Illusion Surplice Gown


    Some of our favorites from JCPenney:

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    Bee Darlin Beaded Ombré One-Shoulder Long Dress

    Bee Darlin Cap-Sleeve Sequin Dress

    City Triangles Sleeveless Jeweled V-Neck Pleated-Bodice Long Dress


    Some of our favorites from David’s Bridal:

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    Sleeveless Illusion Neckline Dress with Satin Belt

    Illusion Sequin Lace Halter Jersey Dress

    Short Lace Cap Sleeve Dress with Beaded Waist


    Some of our favorites from Target:

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    Lace Sleeveless V-Neck Bridesmaid Dress

    Women’s Chiffon One-Shoulder Maxi Dress

    Fringe Trim Maxi Dress


    Are you going to prom this year? Have you started thinking about your dress? Which is your favorite from the list above?
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    1. My school prom is called Regency Ball and it’s on Friday night! Can’t wait. I bought a navy blue dress from Dillards. It wasn’t under $100, but it wasn’t too far over that either. I liked the blue Nordstrom dress.

    2. I like the light pink flowy gown from Nordstrom. I went to prom last year with my good guy friend and had a grand ole time. I wish there was a way to put a picture on here of it. It was really pretty, a seafoam green high low dress with an empire waist and a sweetheart neckline. The bottom was ruffled kinda like the red dress from David’s bridal. I got it from Macy’s right under $100. I love it! And the best part was, I saw a lot of girls with very similar dresses but mine was completely original 🙂

    3. I want to go to prom, yes, and I even have a dress if I choose to go. It is this gorgeous, floor-length burgundy color with one sparkly item on it’s left side. I feel absolutely stunning in it and it’s really elegant and formal, perfect for the biggest formal event of the high school career (I can’t say much about the dresses above because they do not fit my idea of a prom dress, but to each his own).

    4. The dress I am wearing in my pic is a solid black prom/ROTC ball dress I wore last year and I paid $40 for it at Ross. It is my second fave dress of all 4 years of high school, but my fave is over $200 at half price from a private owned shop around my town.

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