Remember how fictional high school South Glen South of 1999′s seminal classic Never Been Kissed had a prom that was themed “Famous Couples Throughout History,” and most of the couples were from literature, like Drew’s CLASSIC Rosaline from As You Like It? Prom is about fantasy on a lot of levels, and so is fiction. So while you’re dreaming up the perfect shoes for your feet and dress for your bod, we found you the perfect book for your nose. … Because books are where your nose goes. ANYWAY, check out the fiction that suits your fashion by giving a glance to one of these hot new titles.
If this is your dress: Modcloth With Only A Wink dress in navy, sizes xs-4x, $139.99
And these are your shoes: Modcloth I’m Pumped Heel, sizes 5.5-10, $34.99
Then this is your prom read: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
One of our favourite books of all time, this cult favourite novel is about to be made into a film. In the book, Charlie writes letters to an anonymous stranger about his high school experiences on the social fringe, and meeting the girls and hearing the songs that change everything.
If this is your dress: Urban Outfitters Reverse Faux-Leather bustier dress, sizes M-L, $89
And these are your shoes: Forever 21 Knotted Platform Sandals, sizes 6-10, $29.80.
Then this is your prom read: The Unbecoming of Mara Dwyer
After Mara Dwyer wakes up in the hospital with no memory of how she got there, she must embark on a mission to uncover the truth about the accident that put her in a coma and killed her friends. But Mara’s hunt for the truth coincides with the arrival in her life of a handsome and distracting boy. This darkly funny book manages to tackle love and loss with equal parts irreverence and sincerity.
If this is your dress: Talula Fleetwood Dress,$75.
And these are your shoes: Urban Outfitters Mia Braided Quarter Strap Heel, sizes 7-10, $79
Then this is your prom read: Shrinking Violet
This book is the inspiration for the Disney Channel original film Radio Rebel, and tells the story of a high school senior who’s painfully shy in the halls—but a sassy success when she scores her own radio show. But when the station runs a contest, and the prize is taking her to prom, her worlds threaten to collide.
If this is your dress: Sydney’s Closet Go for the Gold Dress, sizes 14-24, $258.
And these are your shoes: Aldo Durling High Heel, sizes 5-11, $100
Then this is your prom read: Fat Hoochie Prom Queen
It’s a fight to the death (er.. crown) between the ‘fat, foxy and fabulous’ Madge Diaz and student-body president Bridget Benson, as the two girls try to settle their four-year long rivalry by beating the other to be Winter Park High School’s prom queen. The two girls get sassy and sneaky as they try to outshine each other and win the title.
If this is your dress: BCBG Kyra Bustier Evening Gown, sizes XXS-L, $248.
And these are your shoes: Nine West Danee, sizes 5-11, $120.
Then this is your prom read: When You Were Mine
Think Romeo and Juliet is the most romantic story of our time? Rosaline disagrees when her crazy former bff Juliet shows up and throws her new relationship with dream-guy Rob into turmoil. Rosaline, Romeo’s original intended even in Shakespeare’s play, tells her side of the story in a modern reworking of the romantic classic.