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11 Of The Most Fashionable Celebrity Prom Looks

Throwing it back

Most celebrities famously attended their high-school proms (or ‘formals’, if you’re Australian). Just like the rest of us, they were also forced to navigate the tricky world of formal dressing. The challenge of finding a timeless, unique formal outfit was stress-inducing for the best of us. 

However, in the off chance that you encounter fame after you graduate, you also need to accept that your outfit choice will probably follow you for the rest of your life. No pressure.Thankfully, a handful of celebrities donned effortless, chic ensembles for their high-school proms—adhering to the trends of the moment, while adding a splash of their own flair.

Scroll down for every memorable, and fashionable, celebrity prom outfit in recent memory, featuring everyone from Lily-Rose Depp to Gigi and Bella Hadid, the Duchess of Sussex.

Lily-Rose Depp

Lily Rose Depp
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Considering Depp hails from fashion royalty, we’re unsurprised by her chic prom outfit. The Chanel muse sported a pale, slimline gown for her big night, which took place in 2016.

Rowan Blanchard

Rowan Blanchard
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Actress and activist Blanchard looked heavenly in off-the-runway Rodarte for her 2017 prom, which she attended with fellow Disney actress Yara Shahidi.

Yara Shahidi

Yara Shahidi
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Attending prom with Rowan Blanchard, actress Shahidi opted for a modern, sophisticated choice for the big night. The Black-ish and Grown-ish actress wore a frilled, dual-tone green gown by French designer Emanuel Ungaro.

Elle Fanning

Elle Fanning
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Due to promotional requirements, Fanning wasn’t able to attend her own prom in 2016. However, she flew out her own prom date from LA to Cannes, where she celebrated the occasion in a heavenly Zuhair Murad couture dress.

The Maleficent actress wrote in an Instagram post: “Reliving my Senior Prom! Thank you, @basquitwat for flying out since I could not be home and making our prom night one to remember forever!”

Gigi and Bella Hadid

Bella and Gigi Hadid
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For their 2013 prom at Malibu High School, supermodel-to-be Gigi Hadid wore a coral-red Hervé Léger body-con dress. Her younger sister, Bella Hadid, wore a similar style, but in white.

Presley Gerber

Presley Gerber
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Gerber, the son of supermodel Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber, wore a suave black suit for his prom in 2016—with his date’s stunning white mini dress making them a sartorial yin and yang.

Kourtney Kardashian

Kourtney Kardashian

Kourtney Kardashian’s prom look was the embodiment of ’90s simplicity. One thing you can’t see, however, is her Gucci by Tom Ford high-heels, which she’s admitted to still wearing today.

Sailor Brinkley-Cook

Sailor Brinkley-Cook
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The eldest daughter of supermodel Christie Brinkley wore a sleeveless nude gown to her 2015 prom, showing that even the most understated of looks can be showstoppers.

Beyoncé

Beyoncé
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Shortly before finding fame with girl group Destiny’s Child, 17-year-old Beyoncé wore this experimental halter neck prom dress. Interestingly, her date Lyndall Locke (pictured) later spoke about cheating on the singer around the time of their prom.

Kylie Jenner

Kylie Jenner
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Though Jenner didn’t attend her own prom, she accompanied super-fan Albert Ochoa to his prom, and wore a silky asymmetrical dress. Of course, the entire event was documented on Jenner’s E! reality show, Life of Kylie.

Meryl Streep

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Streep was crowned Homecoming Queen at her prom in the ’60s (as she should have been), and wore a demure patterned dress for the occasion.

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