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Prom bling on a budget

Tiernan McKay is a freelance writer based in Denver, Colorado. Her writing has appeared in magazines such as Alive!, Occupational Health and Safety, Restaurants and Institutions, Tampa Bay and Arizona Woman. Right now, she is either ridi...

Hot prom accessories

Prom is a big night, both for the teens on the dance floor and their parents who send them off in sparkly dresses and rented tuxedos. There are plenty of details that go into making this a successful and memorable evening. The dress, hair and flowers usually take center stage but shoes and accessories are a big part of the overall look. Here is some hot prom bling on a budget.


Keep the "stuff" you carry to a minimum by carrying an adorable clutch. This small accessory can make a big statement, while allowing you to stick to a budget. Choose a classic version that you can keep for years, or an elaborated designed bag. Either way, your lip gloss, money and blotting sheets will be at your fingertips all night.

Try: Urthbags Madison Recycled Magazine Clutch from Nancy's Gone Green ($38)

Hot prom accessories

Try: Merona Crosshatch Clutch Wallet ($12.99)

Hot prom accessories

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