Winter is over, spring is here, & the long days of summer are on the horizon. With the step into spring, high school juniors and seniors are turning their attention to one of the most eagerly anticipated events of high school…PROM. We sat down with Adrienne Wissner of Memories Bridal & Evening Wear to get the scoop on this year’s hottest prom fashions.
“Prom 2019 is going to be all about fun colors, dramatic shapes, and tons of sparkle! There is no limit to color options this prom – from bright vivid jewel tones of fuchsia, emerald, and vibrant yellow to softer sophisticated shades of blush, wine, and navy there is a shade perfect for every prom girl. In addition to vibrant colors, girls can also make a statement with sparkle! Every designer is featuring gowns in new, all-over sparkle fabrics this season, perfect for glitter lovers and girls that want red-carpet drama in their dresses. The biggest trend of the year however is definitely ball gowns. From flirty florals to vintage inspired beauties, ball gowns will be everywhere, so don’t be afraid to rock your inner princess at prom this year!”
Meet the Models:
Audrey is a home-schooled sophomore from Mattawan. She attends Recast Church where she is very active in Worship Arts. In her free time, Audrey loves to sleep in and spend time with her dogs, Hunter & Quest. After graduation, Audrey hopes to become a worship leader.
Emily is a junior at Hackett Catholic Prep High School where she is a member of student leadership, the basketball team and the softball team. In her free time she likes to watch Netflix with her dog Gizmo. After high school, Emily plans to major in physical therapy.
Anna is a senior at Portage Central High School. She spends most of her after school hours working and spending time with her dog, Sully. This fall, Anna will attend Michigan State University and study Interior Design.
Karina is a senior at Paw Paw High School where she is involved in the Miss Paw Paw Program, a member of the student council, NHS, and DECA. In her spare time, Karina volunteers at Bronson Commons. She will be attending the University of Michigan this fall where she will study biology with the goal of becoming an OB/GYN.
Kaylana is a senior at Kalamazoo Central High School where she is her class president & an assistant to the principal. She was recently awarded the Dr. Lewis Walker Social Justice Youth Award, which is presented to a student from the Kalamazoo area that has demonstrated leadership achievements in the area of racial & social justice through community service & volunteerism. Kaylana plans to study Political Science at Spellman College this fall.
Madison is a senior at Portage Central High School and a member of the Mustang women’s lacrosse team. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her friends, two dogs (Macy & Harley) and three cats (Tucker, Ruger & Oakley). Madison will attend Madonna University this fall where she will major in nursing.
Cara is a freshman at Hackett Catholic Prep High School and is a member of the volleyball, basketball and soccer teams. When she isn’t busy with school and sports, Cara likes to walk her dogs Kenzie, Gillis & Fenners. After high school she hopes to attend Michigan State University or Georgetown to study philosophy, with the goal of becoming a teacher.
Ann Marie is a senior at Portage Central High School where she is a member of the track, cross country and golf teams. When she isn’t studying or playing sports, Ann Marie likes to spend time with her dogs, Brody and Marley. She will attend Western Michigan University this fall with a pre-med concentration.