Where To Buy or Rent a Prom Dress in Memphis

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Choosing a prom dress is a huge decision for a teenage girl. She must consider style, fit, cost, and parental approval. For that reason, there is a lot of shopping around involved with choosing the right dress. To make it easy, here is a list of stores in the Memphis area that sell prom dresses and other formal wear such as cotillion and quinceanera dresses. Some stores specialize in this attire while others offer the gowns in addition to other types of apparel.

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    In spite of their name, Ballew Bridal offers more than just wedding attire. They also sell designer prom dresses and accessories and provide shoe dyeing services, as well.
    547 West Poplar Ave.
    Collierville, TN 38017
    (901) 854-6400

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    David's Bridal Shop Ann Arbor Michigan.
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    David's Bridal may be best known for their wedding attire but they have a large selection of prom dresses, as well. They also offer shoes, jewelry, and other accessories and there are three Memphis area locations to choose from.
    Find your nearest David's Bridal location here.

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    You may not think of prom dresses when you think of Dillard's but this department store offers a huge selection of formal dresses and gowns. Best of all, there are four Memphis area locations to choose from.
    Find the nearest Dillard's location here.

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    Donna's Bridal and Formal Wear

    This formal wear shop has been a fixture in the Raleigh area for decades. They sell prom dresses, cocktail dresses, wedding attire, undergarments for formal wear, and more.
    2975 Austin Peay Highway
    Memphis, TN 38128
    (901) 386-6654

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    JC Penney may not offer as many prom dresses as some of their competitors, but you can't beat their prices. At this writing, I found more than 50 formal dresses for less than $100. They have three Memphis area locations to choose from.
    Find the nearest JC Penney store here.

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    Macy's is another department store with an impressive selection of prom dresses in a wide range of styles and sizes. They also have four Memphis area stores to choose from.
    Find the nearest Macy's location here.

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    This formal wear shop is conveniently located near Poplar and I-240. They offer formal wear for proms and other special events as well as shoes and other accessories.
    6100 Primacy Parkway
    Suite 102
    Memphis, TN 38119
    (901) 767-0039

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    This little boutique is located in Bartlett and offers formal wear for any occasion including proms. In spite of its small size, the shop offers a nice selection of dresses.
    2726 Bartlett Blvd.
    Bartlett, TN 38134
    (901) 383-1544