We’ll start with the most important first: THE DRESS
Tip #1. DO NOT under any circumstances choose a gown made of satin.
Tip #2. DO NOT under any circumstances choose a gown that features diamontes.
Outnet, H&M x2, ACNE
Fun Fact: There is no ball rule book that says you must spend $$$$$ on a dress that you will likely never wear again. This is not your wedding.
Tip #3. If someone turns up on the night with the same dress as you don’t cry about it. Honestly it’s fine, no one but you (and maybe she) cares.
H&M, Fashion Bunker x2, DNKY
Tip #4. Pick something you can dance in cause if you’re not dancing you might as well have just stayed home.
Tip #5: Pick something you are 100% comfortable with otherwise you will spend the entire night adjusting the thing and asking everyone around you if they are SURE you look ok. Ain’t nobody got time for that.
Shopbop, Topshop, Karen Walker, Shopbop
Of course you could always be a bad ass and wear a tuxedo: