Prom Dress Smackdown: Twilight vs. Disney Princesses

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It's prom season. Remember prom? Remember the dresses? Mine for some reason were always covered in sequins, meaning by the end of the night I'd be bleeding from the armpits and sweating like a pig. But, then again, there was no need for structured undergarments. Yay for the early nineties! Kids these days with their princess- and vampire-inspired dresses don't know what they are missing.

Princess Dresses That Will Make Everyone Cry

Alfred Angelo, I'm looking at you.

It looks like Cinderella took the princess advice!

Cinderella prom dress


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Not even the badass new princess could escape this terrible collection.

Cinderella prom dress


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The dress that says Stockholm Syndrome!

Belle prom dress


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The princess who doesn't even need an alternate ending to be sort of sad and pathetic.

Sleeping Beauty prom dress


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Romantic Vampire Dresses So You Can Pretend to Be Kristen Stewart

I like to call this one "pumpkin vampy."

pumpkin vampire prom dress


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If Mrs. Roper sucked blood. And the kids won't even know who that is.

muu muu vampire prom dress


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In my mind, this one is "Moonlight in I Will Never Let My Daughter Leave the House in This Dress."

moonlight vampire prom dress


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This is my favorite: When Playboy Bunnies Go Bad.

playboy vampire prom dress


Vote Your Heart

Rita Arens authors Surrender, Dorothy and is the editor of the award-winning parenting anthology Sleep is for the Weak. She is the senior editor for


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