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How to wear a prom dress that's pretty as a peacock

April 21, 2012 |  6:30 am


Wondering what to wear to prom this year? We asked Kelly Edwards, store manager at Unique Vintage in Burbank, to help us put together a look with one of this year's hottest trends -- the peacock embellishment.

To get the peacock look, try the 2012 Nina Canacci Peacock blue strapless sweetheart embroidered A-line dress, $318 at Accessorize with the silver pear shape drop earrings, $30, and the silver glitter mesh evening handbag, $48, both from

"I would say definitely minimal jewelry this year," suggests Edwards. "A lot of girls just want a simple necklace or drop earring or fun ring because there is so much going on in the dresses already. I definitely would recommend simple earring and a clutch."

For more trends and a peek at the hottest prom smartphone apps check out my story in this Sunday's Image section, where we also show you how to put together a blush princess look.


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Photos: from left, Nina Canacci peacock gown, $318; silver pear drop earrings, $30; silver glitter evening handbag, $48. Credit: