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Top 10 Things to Make Prom Great

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

Outside of graduation, prom is the most important event in a teenager’s life. If you’re trying to make your prom night iconic, you’ll need more than just a boutonniere or corsage. You need glitz, glamour, and sensibility. That description seems a little vague so in order to help make things easier, we’ve curated a list of our top ten favorite items to take your prom from good to great!

Top 10 Things to Make Prom Great

table of contents of top 10 things to buy for prom

1) Photo Props – I ‘mustache’ you a question: Are you ready to party? Have some fun at prom with these cool photo props. You can use them during your pre-prom photoshoot to capture your friends’ sillier sides. Keep the fun going by taking them along for the limo ride afterwards. You can buy a set on Amazon for under $10, including free two-day shipping with a Prime membership, as of May 10, 2016.

photo props


2) Glow Sticks – Light up the night with these cool glow stick necklaces and bracelets! These glow sticks can add a dramatic flare to your dance moves, making you the life of the party. This is especially true if you color coordinate the glow sticks to your clothing. Matching with your friends or date can be a good way for you all to find each other if you all get separated in the dark. Buy best-selling glow sticks for as low as $6.99 on Amazon with a Prime membership as of May 10, 2016.

glow sticks for prom


3) Strobe Light – Strobe lights are a necessity when it comes to the prom turn up. The party doesn’t have to start when you get to the dance; you can have your own mini pregame while getting ready with friends. This particular strobe light is small enough to easily carry, so you can bring it to the after party and keep the party going.  You can purchase best-selling strobe lights for as low as $8.98 on Amazon as of May 10, 2016.

strobe light


4) Portable Ballet Flats – Ladies, it is in your best interest to invest in a pair of foldable ballet flats that can fit into your clutch. While heels look great in pictures and give you that extra oomph you need to strut like a runway model, they do a number on the feet. Don’t spend the night in pain or worse – sitting on the sidelines. You can purchase foldable ballet flats for as low as $7.99 on Amazon as of May 10, 2016.

nude portable ballet flats


5) Glitter – Amp up your prom night with glitter! Sprinkle a little here and there to add a bit of sparkle to your night. Sprinkle a small amount on tables, corsages, boutonnieres, and anything else that may need some sparkle. Remember to be careful because a little goes a long way. Use too much and it’ll turn everything into a disco ball. Buy glitter for as low as $3.67 on Amazon as of May 10, 2016.

glitter for prom


6) Tissue Paper Decorations – How about some tissue paper pom poms to add a little romance to the ambiance? If you’re not interested in creating a romantic atmosphere, that’s okay. They also make a great background for those pre-prom photos, adding a bit of quirk and fun. You can also take them with you in the limo and play a lively game of keepaway. You can get a 10pc. set of these adorable pom poms for only $7.99 on Amazon as of May 10, 2016.

tissue paper pom poms


7) Group Shirts – Group t-shirts are an unsung hero and underutilized resource for prom night. Your group can wear the shirts during dinner to avoid staining dresses or tuxedo rentals before the dance. You all can also use them for the prom after party so you all can be comfortable while hardcore partying. It also makes it easier to find your friends in a crowd. You can buy funny t-shirts like this one for as low as $5.00 on Amazon as of May 10, 2016.

funny group shirt for prom


8) Polaroid Camera – “Shake it like a Polaroid picture!” Polaroid cameras are a great way to document prom night. Snap pictures with your favorite teachers and friends. You can use the photos to later make a scrapbook that you can bring with you to college. The Instax Mini is available for as low as $53.84 on Amazon as of May 10, 2016.



9) Portable Bluetooth Speaker – Good speakers are a must for any party, especially prom. A small, portable speaker like this is perfect for a pregame, private dinner, or limo ride. You don’t want to rely on the driver or worse –  the radio to be your DJ; take control and come prepared with your own bluetooth-enabled speakers. You can buy portable speakers for as low as $4.10 on Amazon as of May 10, 2016.

portable bluetooth speaker


10) Selfie Stick – Nothing memorializes prom more than a group shot with your friends! Capture all of your favorite people in one frame with a selfie. It’s especially useful in documenting the epic dance battle that’s sure to happen at prom. You can purchases selfie sticks from Amazon for as low as $2.58 with Prime as of May 10, 2016.

black selfie stick


Additional Help

With these top 10 things to make prom great, you’re sure to have the night of your life at prom. Have more ideas about things that can make prom great? Leave them below in the comments. If you or your friends are still finalizing plans and need of a limo, call TalkLocal and we’ll connect you with a local limo rental company in no time.

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