The prom is a special event for teenagers, an immortalized-in-pictures evening they'll remember for the rest of their lives. So it's important to have that perfect prom dress or tuxedo to mark the special occasion in style. Here are some suggestions on where to shop for formal wear such as prom dresses and tuxedos in the Oklahoma City metro area. If you have another to add to the list, just let me know.
Al's Formal Wear
Located next to Lakeshore Learning Store at the intersection of NW 63rd and May, Al's offers items for both sale and rent.
6310 North May Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73112
David's Bridal is one of the more well-known formal wear retailers in the country. They often have multiple promotions around prom season.
Located just off Lake Hefner Parkway near the Kilpatrick Turnpike, JJ Kelly specializes in bridal clothing and accessories, but they have a selection of special occasion dresses from designers such as Nicole Miller, Vera Wang and more.
12325 North May #107
Oklahoma City, OK 73120
Similar to Dillard's and Macy's, national chain JC Penney has bridal, special occasion and cocktail dresses. There are also a few tuxedo items for men.
Locations in Penn Square Mall, Quail Springs Mall and Sooner Mall, as as well as Town Center Plaza in Midwest City (7271 SE 29th St.) and Shops at Moore (2400 S. Service Rd.)
(405) 840-4522 (Penn Square Location)
Macy's carries wedding dresses and also has a specific section of prom dresses each spring and tuxedo options for men.
Location in Penn Square Mall
It's likely you have seen the Men's Wearhouse commercials. An apparel chain with hundreds of stores, Men's Wearhouse features tuxedo rental and all kinds of options for the guys.
Locations in Penn Square Mall and at 2530 West Memorial Road.
(405) 843-2575 (Penn Square Location)
A small bridal boutique in northwest OKC, Moliere is a place to go for designer bridal and wedding party dresses.
With more than 25 years of experience in the industry, this OKC shop features dresses and gowns for weddings, bridal gowns, Quinceaneras and other special occasions. They also offer free alterations and layaway.
7309 S. Western Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73139
RL Bridal and Prom is a top local option not only for wedding wear but also for unique prom dresses and tuxedos.
5645 N Pennsylvania Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73112
Opened in OKC in 2003, Serendipity does a lot of online business with dresses and accessories for prom, sweet 16 parties, pageants, cocktail parties and more.
13813 North May Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73134