Last Saturday, I went to the first of the two proms I’m attending this year (my boyfriend, Zbyszek, and I go to different schools). It was Z’s prom, so I was really worried that I would have a less than great time because I didn’t know that many people. Luckily, my prediction was wrong, and I had an amazing evening. 🙂 Since prom is one of the only high-school events that we get to go super glam for (at least in my town), I thought you girls might enjoy seeing a few of our pre-prom pictures!
Because it was Z’s prom, I let him pick out our color scheme. He’s a pretty stylish guy, so I trusted that he wouldn’t choose anything too horrendous. Inspired by Yeezus (Kanye West), he went with all black everything and an open neck. (I almost had a heart attack when he said he wasn’t going to wear a bow tie, but I was pleasantly surprised with how good no bow tie looked.)
I spent weeks looking for the perfect black dress, but I just didn’t see anything I loved, so I asked my mom to make my gown. A lot of 3 AM nights went into this dress, but it was completely worth it. It ended up being exactly what I wanted: classic and elegant. Since my dress was fairly simple, I decided to wear an extravagant crystal necklace to add a little glamour. I think he was pretty happy with how I looked because he couldn’t take his eyes off of me. 😉
Here’s another angle of my dress. In this picture, I’m actually just pretending to put on his boutonniere. I made my mom put it on afterwards because I’m horrible at getting them to lay straight. Haha.
By the time we were done taking our first set of pictures, I was making my “Macaulay Culkin in Home Alone mixed with a fish” face. Haha. While the getting ready and picture taking was super stressful, once we arrived at the group dinner, I was able to relax and the rest of the night was completely fabulous.
In a couple weeks, I’ll have my second round of prom. My other dress is totally different, so another prom post will be coming your way soon!