How To: Prom Dress To Halloween Costume

The best part of prom? Definitely picking out and wearing your gorgeous gown. The worst part of prom? Never finding a time to wear it again and having your dress sit in your closet for years and years. But what if I told you that you could wear it again? Halloween is the perfect time to have fun with your costume and reuse your prom dress. Since you already have a dress as the base of the costume, all you have to do is get a few accessories to really go through with that look. You’ll look fabulous and save money by wearing something you already own. Here is how to: prom dress to Halloween costume!

Princess Halloween Costume

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You felt like a princess at prom, so why can’t you actually be one on Halloween? This prom dress to Halloween costume look is so easy, and you’ll feel beautiful no matter what. Take your princess prom dress, add a crown, and you’re ready to go! For the beauty look, add some makeup and do up your hair, and you’ll be the belle of the ball (or Halloween party).

Pageant Queen

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Who hasn’t dreamt of working it on a pageant stage? All eyes will be on you when you take your glitzy prom dress and add a sash, tiara, and some flowers. Finish the pageant queen style off with a glam makeup look and an updo. You’ll definitely score highest with the judges if you go with this prom dress to Halloween costume!

Zombie Bride

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This is the perfect costume if you wore a white dress to prom! Simply add some gory make-up, a wedding vale, and you’ve transformed into a zombie bride. If you’re never going to wear your dress again, maybe even add some rips or red paint to the dress to add to the effect. Or you could skip out on the gore makeup altogether and just go as a regular bride!

Fashionable Witch

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This costume would be great for a dark colored prom dress, preferably in black or purple. Simply add a witches hat and you’re ready to cast spells! Bonus points if you find a witch’s broom and fishnet stockings. You could go for a darker beauty look with a smokey eye and heels or boots to finish off the look.

Fairy Prom Dress To Halloween Costume

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You’ll put your whimsical prom dress to good use with going as a fairy! If you decide to just wear the top of a two-piece, pair it with a fun tulle skirt to add to your magical look. You’ll twinkle the whole night away when you complete the look with fairy wings, a wand, and glittery make-up.

Aren’t you glad you have one more chance to wear your favorite dress? Show us how you go from prom dress to Halloween costume by tagging us on Instagram @glamandgowns, and Faviana’s Instagram @Faviana, Snapchat @Faviana_NY, and Twitter @FavianaNY. Also, don’t forget to subscribe to our Youtube channel for more fun vlogs!


Gina and Carly


Glam & Gowns is a blog curated with content written by authors from Faviana. Here you will get the latest tips and trends on all things fashion, beauty and lifestyle.

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