Off The Shoulder Prom Dresses

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With your prom dress on your mind, you may not even know where to start in selecting a dress. There are dozens of prom gown styles to choose from, but we want to make a case for an off the shoulder prom dress, also known as the "cold shoulder" dress.

A Brief History of the Off the Shoulder Trend

If you search online "off the shoulder trend," you will see many articles popping up since 2016, declaring this style of the dress back in fashion. Off the shoulder dresses hit the fashion runways in Spring of 2016, bringing them into the spotlight ever since. However, this isn't a new trend and there's a long history of off the shoulder gowns.

In the mid-1800s, the father of Haute Couture, Charles Frederick Worth, is often credited with popularizing the off the shoulder formal dresses. Fast forward to the 1960s when French actress Brigitte Bardot, made the off the shoulder dress a part of her signature look. And, since then, the off the shoulder look has floated in and out of mainstream fashion trends.

Some Off the Shoulder Inspiration

If you need some inspiration for off the shoulder dresses, many celebrities love to rock this look on the red carpet. We recommend checking out Hailey Baldwin's off the shoulder, thigh-high slit evening dress at the 2018 Met Gala, Laura Whitmore's white, long sleeve, off the shoulder dress at the BAFTAs 2017, and Alicia Quarles' blue mermaid off the shoulder dress at the 2014 Met Gala.

Who Should Wear an Off the Shoulder Dress

Off the shoulder dresses are a great choice for anyone! Women who are plus size will feel sexy in an off the shoulder dress that highlights the neck and collarbone. And an off the shoulder dress can be short, floor-length, flowy, or figure-hugging.

Off the Shoulder at Prom

An off the shoulder dress for prom will make you feel elegant and classy. It's a method of showing off some skin without being overly exposed. Ensure that you choose an off the shoulder dress that fits your style and matches your personality. You can choose to highlight the off the shoulder aspect by wearing a bold necklace or accent earrings.

You can wear an off the shoulder dress for any occasion. It's a modern, beautiful look that is appropriate for events such as homecoming, winter formals, military balls, and weddings.

Show off your sassy side at this year's prom in one of Genealogy Boutique's off the shoulder prom dresses. This trendy feature allows you to get creative with a statement necklace or bold earrings while maintaining a cute and versatile appearance. Flattering for all body types, designers such as Faviana, Alyce Paris, and Jovani have perfected the off the shoulder look, whether the wearer wishes to look sexy or sophisticated. This assortment of gowns is sure to have the off the shoulder dress that best suits your own personal style.

Whether you are attending a prom, sweet sixteen, or homecoming dance, the off the shoulder trend is a glamorous option for any event! The best examples are from Sherri Hill who usually has the most. If you have a petite figure, a short A-line off the shoulder cocktail dress would surely be a fantastic choice. This style of the neckline is also a great choice for a girl with curves, drawing attention to your shoulders and face. In this collection, you can find an off the shoulder prom dress with sleeves, whether it be a long sleeve or short sleeve if you wish to have a little more coverage. Dare to stand out and rock a floral printed off the shoulder dress to your next formal occasion. In addition to bold prints and figure-flattering silhouettes, off the shoulder dresses are made in a variety of different materials from lace, to chiffon, to jersey. These materials are available in colors from black to white and everything in between! Get a similar look in the one shoulder prom dresses section!

No matter the occasion, body type, or personal style, Genealogy has a wide assortment of off the shoulder prom dresses that are suitable for everyone. This classic trend will allow you to exude confidence at your next formal or semi-formal event!

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Alyce Paris 4159

Alyce Paris 4159
Off the shoulder sweetheart neckline ruched waistband glitter jersey $198.00

La Femme 27096

La Femme 27096
High Slit With Ruffle Top $350.00

Sherri Hill 52507

Sherri Hill 52507
Off-The-Shoulder Brocade Ball Gown $698.00

Sherri Hill 52180

Sherri Hill 52180
Velvet Off-The-Shoulder $1350.00

Sherri Hill 52482

Sherri Hill 52482
Scuba fitted gown with chiffon bottom and a off the shoulder bodice $350.00

Sherri Hill 52347

Sherri Hill 52347
Off-The-Shoulder Layered Mermaid $598.00

Sherri Hill 52567

Sherri Hill 52567
Corset-Like Two Piece Dress $450.00

Faviana S10297

Faviana S10297
Simple Yet Sexy Off The Shoulder Fitted Dress $378.00

La Femme 27028

La Femme 27028
Two Piece Lace A-Line Dress $578.00

Johnathan Kayne 9005

Johnathan Kayne 9005
Off the Shoulder Sweetheart A-Line Dress $450.00

Madison James 19164

Madison James 19-164
Shimmering Off the Shoulder Fitted Mermaid Dress $259.00

Tiffany Designs 16358

Tiffany Designs 16358
Off-The-Shoulder A-Line $358.00

Alyce Paris 5024

Alyce Paris 5024
Off the shoulder fitted stretch satin $298.00

Alyce Paris 60402

Alyce Paris 60402
Off-The-Shoulder Tulle Ball Gown $628.00 $498.00

Madison James 19146

Madison James 19-146
Off the Shoulder V-Neckline Fitted Stretch Satin Dress $430.00

Alyce Paris 60535

Alyce Paris 60535
Off the Shoulder Sexy Shimmering Mermaid Dress $768.00 $598.00

Madison James 19161

Madison James 19-161
Ever So Classic Satin Dress $330.00

La Femme 27821

La Femme 27821
Off the Shoulder Satin Stretch Fitted Gown $338.00

Sherri Hill 52772

Sherri Hill 52772
Satin Mermaid with Lace Detail $550.00

Alyce Paris 3795

Alyce Paris 3795
Short off the shoulder lace mikado two piece $198.00

Sherri Hill 52332

Sherri Hill 52332
Off-The-Shoulder Satin A-Line $550.00

La Femme 27443

La Femme 27443
Stretch Lace Off The Shoulder Two Piece $398.00

Alyce Paris 3828

Alyce Paris 3828
Off the Shoulder Sweetheart Neckline Short Dress $248.00

Madison James 19137

Madison James 19-137
Simplicity With A Hint Of Sexy $278.00

Sherri Hill 52874

Sherri Hill 52874
Off-The-Shoulder Mermaid $498.00

Madison James 19109

Madison James 19-109
Simple Cold Shoulder Fitted Dress $290.00

Alyce Paris 27123

Alyce Paris 27123
Off the shoulder sweetheart neckline ruched waistband stretch crepe $236.00

Tiffany Designs 16335

Tiffany Designs 16335
Beaded Trumpet Gown $358.00

Sherri Hill 52427

Sherri Hill 52427
Layered Taffeta Ball Gown $650.00

Johnathan Kayne 9013

Johnathan Kayne 9013
Off the Shoulder Sequin Mermaid Dress $570.00

Sherri Hill 52559

Sherri Hill 52559
Lace Mermaid with Ruffle Tulle Skirt $598.00

La Femme 27005

La Femme 27005
Off The Shoulder High Slit A-Line $350.00

Tiffany Designs 16363

Tiffany Designs 16363
Off-The-Shoulder Mermaid with Beaded Bodice $578.00

Alyce Paris 3776

Alyce Paris 3776
Off the shoulder two piece short dress with mikado/embroidery $228.00 $98.00

Morilee Prom 43056

Morilee Prom 43056
Classic Sheer Lace Tulle Ball Gown $658.00

Alyce Paris 7006

Alyce Paris 7006
Tulle Mermaid with Embroidery and Off-The-Shoulder Detail $698.00

La Femme 27020

La Femme 27020
Off the Shoulder 2 Piece High Slit Long Dress $438.00

Madison James 19102

Madison James 19-102
Off the Shoulder Satin Ball Gown $330.00

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