Plan to choose and purchase your prom dress around four to six weeks before your prom.

Get some inspiration.

Look for precious fabrics.

Plan your budget for your prom dress and begin saving as soon as possible.

Focus on matching the dress to your face and body shapes, to ensure the ideal look and fit, therefore making your job of finding a dress easier.

Consider your face shape in order to choose the perfect neckline If you have an oval face, then you are blessed with what it is considered to be the ideal face shape - forehead wider than the chin, cheekbones slightly prominent and face delicately narrowing towards the chin, which is narrow and oval.

Know your body shape and how to match it to the perfect cut.

Decide on the color.

Start looking out for the actual dress, now that you know what you want.