For high school students all over Sacramento, spring brings prom season and plenty of photos to cherish for the rest of their lives. Dressing up for this event doesn’t have to be stressful or overly expensive – there are plenty of destinations in Sacramento to purchase that perfect prom dress or tuxedo. Show up to your prom in style by visiting one of these notable shops.
Dress Shops Unique to Sacramento
Sacramento is home to David’s Bridal, Macy’s and other large formal wear chains.
However, when you’re looking for that special dress for prom, it’s best to go with a signature Sacramento shop.
Britt Steele Special Occasion
2220 J Street Suite #5
Britt Steele is a stylish boutique located in the heart of the Midtown shopping district. They carry both formal gowns as well as classy casual options appropriate for prom and beyond. Check out this store during Second Saturday – they hold receptions, fashion shows, secret sales and more.
House of Fashion
2101 J Street
House of Fashion is an incredibly popular destination for brides, but it also carries a large variety of prom dresses. They carry such name brands as Alfred Angelo, Wtoo, After Six, Alfred Sung and Bari Jay – along with many more. You’ll feel gorgeous in any dress when you see their staircase and other glamorous shop features.
2004 Del Paso Blvd
If you love vintage, or want to dress up as a specific theme for prom, then Decades is a great pick.
Gorgeous dresses themed from the 1920s through the ‘80s are available for rental or purchase.
Gala Formal Wear
5002 Franklin Blvd
Affordable and friendly, this dress boutique is popular with many young prom goers. They are also great for alterations if you’ve purchased a dress that doesn’t fit quite right and don’t want to spend a fortune on corrections.
2100 Arden Way
This store near Arden Mall is very affordable but still high quality. They carry all different types of clothing, but focus heavily on prom dresses in the spring. Why not shop for your spring wardrobe at the same time as prom? This shop will get you everything you need for the season quickly and affordably.
Alexandria’s Formal Dress Rentals
1151 Galleria Blvd
Alexandria’s is open by appointment only, which gives customers the run of the shop. They have all different styles of dresses to choose from, and you can opt to rent or buy. The store is run by Giselle, who is both personable and professional – and able to find you the perfect dress to feel beautiful in. The shop is located in Old Roseville, so be sure to drop by Java Jungle for a smoothie or iced coffee after your dress shopping is through.
5500 Madison Ave D
This one is for the boys – an extensive selection of tuxedos keep this local chain in business, and you can even find colored tuxes for a vibrant evening that makes a signature statement. Selix has been in business since 1906 and can also handle all alterations, so if you’re looking for a reputable company to rent a tuxedo from, Selix is your ticket to satisfaction.
Other Prom Dress Stores in Sacramento
Outside of this list, prom dresses can also be found at:
- Cheap Thrills
- JC Penny
- Jessica McClintock
- Miosa Couture
- Krazy Mary’s
- House of Fashion II Outlet