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39 Unconventional Prom Looks

From Disney Princess Frocks to Intergalactic Fashions

— May 15, 2014 — Eco
From Disney princess gowns to up-cycled trash couture, these unconventional prom looks are guaranteed to make a memorable style statement. Go against the grain with one of these creative and one-of-a-kind looks that reject the traditional prom aesthetic.

Whether a fan of TV series Dr. Who, Disney's hit film Frozen or the Star Wars film franchise, there are a multitude of options out there for all of your unique dress desires. Show up in style this prom season with a custom, paper-crafted gown or leave a lasting impression in a jewel-encrusted couture piece that may cost you a little more cash.

These unconventional prom looks embrace individuality and are a great way to show off one's personal sense of style. The pieces are both glamorous and eccentric, proving that fashion doesn't always have to be boring.
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Glossy Color-Blocked Gowns
Glossy Color-Blocked Gowns
The ‘ASOS’ Metallic Dress Features Delicate Lace Detailing
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Helpfully Expanding Dresses
Helpfully Expanding Dresses
The Personal Space Dress Ensures Comfortable Un-Encroached Zones
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Pristine Plumage Gowns
Pristine Plumage Gowns
The Victoria Feather-Skirt Dress by J. Crew is Reminiscent of Swan Lake
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3D-Printed Gowns
3D-Printed Gowns
The Verlan Dress Flaunts the Ease Which Tech Has Infiltrated the Fashion Industry
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Pleated Origami Dresses
Pleated Origami Dresses
Jule Waibel's 'Raised' is Like a Piece of Wearable Origami Art
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Rotund Sci-Fi Dresses
Rotund Sci-Fi Dresses
The Death Star Gown is Made for Ultimate Female 'Star Wars' Fans
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Geeky Japenese-Inspired Gowns
Geeky Japenese-Inspired Gowns
Amanda Marin Makes Franchise-Based Kimonos
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Fluid Gossamer Frocks
Fluid Gossamer Frocks
The Kaitlin McGrath Spring/Summer 2013 Collection is Sheer Perfection
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Edgy Leather Gowns
Edgy Leather Gowns
Fashion Blogger Outi Pyy Created This Recycled Jacket Gown
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Softly Dramatic Fashion
Softly Dramatic Fashion
The Zac Posen Resort 2014 Lookbook Stars Pat Cleveland
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Candy Wrapper Prom Dresses
Candy Wrapper Prom Dresses
Tara Frey Dons a Dress Made Out of Starburst Wrappers
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Helium Prom Dresses
Helium Prom Dresses
Get Your 2014 Prom Party Popping with These Incredible Balloon Dresses
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Subtly Futuristic Gowns
Subtly Futuristic Gowns
The Dina JSR SS13 Collection is Glamorous and Ethereal
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Dissolvable Wedding Gowns
Dissolvable Wedding Gowns
This Quirky Wedding Dress Dissolves in Water for a Quick Marital Escape
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Glamorous Sculptural Gowns
Glamorous Sculptural Gowns
The Zac Posen Pre-Fall 2014 Collection Has an Old Hollywood Charm
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Conceptual Body-Altering Attire
Conceptual Body-Altering Attire
The Beauty Pressure Collection Catalog by Katie Witham is Artful
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Ethereally Lacy Dresses
Ethereally Lacy Dresses
The Lover White Magick 02 Collection Feature Wedding Gown Alternatives
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Intergalactic Prom Dresses
Intergalactic Prom Dresses
This Girl is the Envy of Her Class with This Star Wars Prom Dress Idea
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Bubble Wrap Wedding Dresses
Bubble Wrap Wedding Dresses
Rachael Robinson's 100 Percent Recycled Dress Cures Cold Feet
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Cynical Wedding Gowns
Cynical Wedding Gowns
Student Demi Barnes Fashions Dress Made Out of Divorce Papers
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Sculptural Couch Cover Dresses
Sculptural Couch Cover Dresses
Yulia Yadryshnikova's Dress Also Works as a Couch Cover
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Glow-in-the-Dark Dresses
Glow-in-the-Dark Dresses
Stand Out with the Illuminated Snowball Mini Dress
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Fairytale Formalwear
Fairytale Formalwear
WSJ's 'Dream Weavers' Showcases Soft, Etheral and Feminine Evening Gowns
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Recycled Wrapper Dresses
Recycled Wrapper Dresses
Elsa Hiltner Designs Recycled Dresses for ‘Project Subway'
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Glamorous Upcycled Gowns
Glamorous Upcycled Gowns
The Lia Griffith Papier Couture Line is Exquisitely Eco-Friendly
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Delicate Prom Dresses
Delicate Prom Dresses
The 'Shanghai Spring' Vogue China August 2010 Spread is Femme
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Feminine 50s-Inspired Couture
Feminine 50s-Inspired Couture
The Temperley London Resort 2014 Collection is Fit for a Duchess
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Glamorously Ornate Gowns
Glamorously Ornate Gowns
The Badgley Mischka Pre-Fall 2014 Collection is Inspired by Rome
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Brilliantly Intricate Metallic Fashions
Brilliantly Intricate Metallic Fashions
Valentin Yudashkin Spring 2014 Lights Up the Runway
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Harajuku-Themed Wedding Portraits
Harajuku-Themed Wedding Portraits
These Unusual Wedding Photos are Inspired by Harajuku Fashion
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Papercraft Prom Dresses (UPDATE)
Papercraft Prom Dresses (UPDATE)
Alexandra Zaharova Creates Gorgeous Gowns Out of Paper
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Paper Paillette Gowns
Paper Paillette Gowns
The White Reef Dress is Inspired by Underwater Environmental Degredation
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Futuristically Illuminated Undergarments
Futuristically Illuminated Undergarments
The Glow-in-the-Dark Corset will Light Up the Dance Floor
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Duct Tape Prom Dresses
Duct Tape Prom Dresses
The Best Prom Outfits Are Made from Industrial Adhesive
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Glowing Caged Garments
Glowing Caged Garments
The Anrealage Spring 2013 Collection Is Unabashedly Futuristic
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Pop Can Prom Dresses
Pop Can Prom Dresses
Maura Pozek Pops With Her Cantastic Gown Made Entirely of Recycled Soda Tabs
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Glowing LED Gowns
Glowing LED Gowns
The Aurora Dress by CuteCircuit is for Classy Ravers
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Disney Prom Dresses
Disney Prom Dresses
This Frozen Prom Dress Mimics the Ice Queen Elsa
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Plastic Bag Prom Dresses
Plastic Bag Prom Dresses
Casey Hansel Creates Elegant Dresswear Out of Recyclable Material
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