If you want a fun look, you may want to go with a shorter dress. However, be very careful when choosing a short dress. Do this by determining how short you are willing to go. Knee length prom dresses are appropriate for just about every girl. Such dresses will also send a trendy message as the length makes the dress look stylish. If you like a dress with an above the knee length, keep in mind that a prom dress that is shorter than a mini skirt may not send the right message. Such dresses rarely project the right image since proms tend to be more of a formal affair. Having a dress, which reflects that, is exactly what you need to wear.
A prom dress with a longer length can easily help you to achieve a formal look that matches the occasion. Once you have decided to go long, you will be able to enjoy a classic and regal look. Long prom dresses are available in many styles and designs. So, it is up to you to make the right choice. A gown that completely covers the floor or one that has a train in the back is suitable for the most formal looks. Other choices include those that hit right above your shoes, falls to the middle of your calf or those that hit at the ankles.