Fifteen Life Changing Prom Accessories

Published on 14 November 2017

Once you’ve found the perfect prom dress to suit your style, you need to make sure you get the accessories right. Prom accessories are the perfect way to have fun with your outfit, particularly if you want to inject some personality into your prom look without going for an unusual prom dress.

We’ve rounded up 15 irresistible prom accessories, handpicked by the Prom Dress Finder team designed to add an extra dose of dazzle to any prom outfit.

Statement Necklace – Accessorize

If you’re not afraid of a bold piece of jewellery, take a closer look at this amazing 80s-inspired chunky statement necklace from Accessorize. The gold frame will look amazing with a red prom dress.

statement necklace accessorize

Silver Mirror Clutch Bag – Miss Selfridge

A clutch bag is a party essential, all girls know this. And this fabulous silver clutch bag from Miss Selfridge is so glossy it could almost double up as a mirror. The silvery sheen will ensure it’ll go with absolutely any outfit – metallics do that, but we can see it looking striking with a blue prom dress.

silver mirror clutch bag

Silver Drop Earrings – New Look

If the mention of sparkly silver got your attention, you’re going to love these super glamorous silver drop earrings from New Look. They’re the perfect way to accessorise your prom dress and will complement an up do perfectly. Browse our selection of the best up dos for prom here to get more inspiration.

silver drop earrings prom accessory

Glitter Clutch Bag – Debenhams

We think you can never have enough glitter, especially when it comes to your prom accessories, so this gorgeous sparkly bag from J by Jasper Conran at Debenhams is a dream come true. The clutch has an edgy, chunky chain handle and plenty of room for your phone and lipstick. Perfect.

glitter clutch bag

Starry Eyed Clutch Bag – Accessorize

Okay, we admit it – this ‘clutch bag’ is actually meant to be a makeup bag, but it’s too cool to just sit on your bathroom shape. Accessorize are the best when it comes to quirky finishing touches and this could be the perfect prom accessory for you. It’s ideal for a girl who’s not afraid to have a little bit of fun with her look.

starry eyed clutch bag

Faux-Emerald Earrings – New Look

Want a prom look to rival that of a princess? You need these dazzling pear-shaped earrings from New Look. They look like they’re striking green emeralds surrounded by diamonds and they’ll definitely take your prom dress to the next level. Add them to your basket now.

faux emerald earrings

Pearly Headband – River Island

Headbands are making a comeback and we are excited. The Mandi headband from River Island is the perfect way to accessorise a prom hairstyle for long hair as it adds a dose of glitz and personality in a way that is chic and sophisticated. Why not pair it with a black prom dress for an extra stylish look?

pearly headband

Starry Hair Slides – Oliver Bonas

If you’re looking for a prom hairstyle for short hair or you just want to dress up your hair in a more understated way, check out these adorable starry hair slides from Oliver Bonas which are so on-trend right now.

starry hairslides

White Ruffle Clutch Bag – Primark

If you’re not sure what colour to go for when it comes to your prom accessories, consider bright white for a contemporary, cool look. This Primark clutch bag looks super high fashion.

white clutch bag

Yellow Suede Pouch – Oliver Bonas

For girls who want something a little more understated to accessorise their prom look, this pretty yellow suede pouch from Oliver Bonas is ideal. It’s summer-chic and will go with a whole host of outfits post-prom too.

yellow suede pouch

Floral Headband – Primark

Go for a super cool, Lana del Rey inspired look for prom with this awesome floral headband from Primark. This is ideal if you have a more boho sense of style and don’t want anything too glitzy to dress up your prom look.

floral headband

3D Floral Bag – Dune

Love florals? You’re going to adore this cool 3D floral bag from Dune – and it has a shoulder strap which will leave your hands free for holding your drink and cutting some serious shapes on the dance floor.

3d floral bag

Sparkly Choker – New Look

Chokers are a trend that aren’t going anyway, and this sparkly one from New Look is made for making you feel fabulously extra at your prom. This would look particularly amazing if you’ve gone for a strapless prom dress – let all that sparkle do the talking.

glitter choker

Sparkly Star Bag – Accessorize

We may have mentioned, but we’re so into stars at the moment and this shoulder bag from Accessorize has us totally starry eyed. It’ll go with any style of dress, and again, leaves your arms free for all kind of dance moves. Yes.

star shoulder bag

Lavender Fluffy Clutch Bag – Miss Selfridge

One of the most important things about accessories is the ability to have fun with them, and this fluffy bag from Miss Selfridge is totally fun. It comes in three different colours too, and whilst we’re sure the lavender one is our favourite, we definitely actually need all three of them.

fluffy lavender bag

Obviously another important aspect of prom accessories is your footwear… Don’t miss our edit of the best sparkly prom shoes for even more ways to dress up your prom look.