Forget worrying about who you’re going to take as your prom plus one, the most important thing to be considering is what you’re going to wear. Whether you want to go classic in a timeless black suit or prefer something a little different, you’ll need to make sure you fix up, look sharp come prom night. We’ve pulled together three different looks worthy of that prom king crown.
Back to black
Channel the classic James Bond look with a dapper black suit complete with crisp white shirt and tie. Whether you opt for a slick tie or bow tie, you’re sure to look sharp. The best part? You can wear this suit again and again be it for a job interview or a wedding. And remember, you can always add colour and personality with a printed pocket square or vibrant bow tie – see our alternative accessories below.
Shop the Look: Red Herring black plain weave suit, Red Herring black plain trousers, Red Herring bow tie, Debenhams Black Tie white shirt, Red Herring black tie skinny tie and Debenhams Black Tie polka dot pocket square
Shades of grey
For the ultimate suave look, go for a smart three-piece suit guaranteed to get the ladies’ attention. Don’t forget you can add a touch of individuality with a pocket square of your choice – we love this polka dot number.
Shop the Look: Model wears – Red Herring silver grey slim fit suit jacket, Red Herring silver grey slim fit suit waistcoat, Red Herring silver grey suit trousers, Hammond and Co. by Patrick Grant white shirt, Red Herring bow tie and Debenhams Black Tie polka dot pocket square . Products clockwise from top left – STVDIO by Jeff Banks grey tailored fit suit jacket, Red Herring bow tie, Debenhams Black Tie polka dot pocket square, J by Jasper Conran grey suit trouser, Loake brown leather shoes, and RJR. John Rocha waistcoat
Red, red wine
Want to stand out from the sea of penguin suits? Look to king of the red carpet, Eddie Redmayne, for inspiration and have fun with a suit in an alternative colour, texture or print such as this one in a rich wine tone. Alternatively, jazz up a classic monochrome suit with quirky and colourful accessories such as a polka dot pocket square or statement cufflinks.
Shop the Look: Model wears – Red Herring deep plum slim fit jacket, Red Herring deep plum slim fit trouser, Red Herring bow tie and Debenhams Black Tie white shirt. Accessories top to bottom – Jeff Banks blue checked circle cufflinks, Debenhams Black Tie purple satin pocket square, Hammond & Co. by Patrick Grant purple 4 in 1 pocket square, Jeff Banks purple rectangle cufflinks, Jeff Banks blue tone stripe rectangle cufflinks and J by Jasper Conran navy pin dot silk pocket square
Whether you opt for traditional stylish or statement stand out, make it a night to remember (without any sartorial mishaps that may haunt you forever) with our outfit suggestions above.