Prom Timeline/ Checklist

Prom is just around the corner.  If you follow these tips and timelines this will make your big night SOOOOO much easier!!

3 months before Prom:

— Find your perfect dress at Great Expectations Bridal and Formal Consignment Boutique

— Start to decide on hairstyles

— Start to decide on makeup ideas; simple, glamour, smokey eye

— Buy prom tickets (if your school is ready for you to purchase)

2 months before Prom:

— Book your limo and gather money from all the friends that are splitting this cost with you for the limo

— Find your accessories and Great Expectations also sells shoes and jewelry

— Decide on a location to take Prom pictures.  Do you need permission to be on someone’s property?  Will it be in public or at a friends house?

1 month before Prom:

— Book your hair appointment (if someone else is doing your hair)

— Book your makeup appointment (if someone else is doing your makeup)

— Final dress fitting (if you need it)

— Pay final deposits on any rentals

1 week before Prom:

— Make dinner reservations or make sure your date has made the reservations

— Get your nails done

— Get your spray tan

— Wear your heels around the house to break them in so that you aren’t wearing them for the first time on Prom night

— Order your date’s boutonniere (and maybe remind him to order your corsage)


Have fun and be safe on your prom night!!  Don’t forget to tag Great Expectations in all your prom photos.

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