Shopping for a prom dress can be just as exciting as shopping for a wedding gown. With prom season here, girls all over are on the hunt for the perfect thing to wear, from head to toe.
But gather round folks, for we have some cautionary advice for young ladies who’ve begun their quests to find their dream dress. Beware: the road is fraught with nightmarish, hideous monstrosities that can be avoided with a bit of smarts. Inside Edition drops a nugget on dress shopping in the video below.
Teenage prom-nistas who can afford (or whose parents can) to spend hundreds of dollars on their outfit do well at local boutiques. Others rent their dresses. But some girls who bargain hunt online have been running into swindlers that sell counterfeit merchandise. An interview with designer boutique Sherri Hill revealed that copycats lure buyers in with super low prices and stolen photos.