From Classic to Modern: Prom Suits for Every Theme In 2023

So the prom committee has given y'all the assignment: you have a theme to dress up for. Whether it's the Great Gatsby (we toast you!), Retro, Rodeo Stampede, or something in between, Tip Top's here to help you out. Because getting dressed is the easy part - it's your promposal you should be focussed on. Geez they're getting creative!

Proms have always been a way to mark the end of high school and celebrate with your peers. Promenades have been around since the 1800s but it doesn't mean you have to wear the same old dusty looks. Here are our favourite fits for your final hurrah!

Great Gatsby Prom - Classic Chic

You know the meme - Leo cheering you with a glass of bubbly, fireworks sparkling in the background. That could be you (but you'll actually get the award you deserve in the next couple of weeks)

When it comes to classic style, nothing beats a chic black tuxedo. With a satin peak lapel, you'll earn high style points. 

But having a classic style doesn't mean you have to give up comfort. Our tuxedos are made with a touch of stretch because if you've learnt anything from cramming during exam season, nothing will hold you back.

Retro Vintage Prom - Light & Bright Suits

Get your filters and Kodak film cameras ready, let's take a step back in time. Though we can’t promise that you'll love a parted undercut, what you will love is a suit in a light pink or light blue.

Nothing evokes 70s-80s retro nostalgia more than pastel colours. It's giving us Grease vibes! Pair it with a sateen or floral-print dress shirt and tie for a complete look.

The shirt and tie combo are only $20.23 with the purchase of a suit (in-store only).

Whimsical Fantasy Prom - Magical Jewel Tones

It's exactly what it sounds like. These are colours named after jewels and other precious stones, like amethyst, ruby, emerald... or as our stylists call it, "The Alton Mason Supreme".

If your prom theme is anything "starry night" or "fairytale" inspired, pull from one of our jewel tone suits. Made from the same comfortable and breathable materials that we craft our standard suits from, they’re so comfy you’ll swear you’re wearing joggers.

Available in both slim and modern fit, your suit will help you have a happy ever after.

Met Gala Elegance - Modern Vibes

If your theme is "Elegant", "Modern", or "Fashion Forward", you'll want something sleek and contemporary. Try on the black-on-black look.

 A$AP Rocky and Frank Ocean are kings of this style rocking blacked-out looks all day long. Heck, even if you're just slaying the dance floor, Keanu Reeve’s hitman-on-the-run John Wick is known for this look too.

You can adopt the same style at a fraction of the cost by grabbing a black tuxedo by G Grafton and black dress shirt by Bellissimo. The sateen finish will look great in pictures while keeping things minimalistic. We told you this was easy.

If you're looking to add a touch of subtle colour, try out an aubergine tuxedo jacket or forest green suit. These deep colours add a ton of charm without them screaming for attention.

Tip Top: Your Suits For Prom

When it comes to prom, your clothing is just an extension of the good times. Find something that's comfortable and honest to your personal style. If you're looking for something a bit more casual, we can help you in that department too.

This is your last time with your graduating class, so make the most out of each moment. Take as many pictures as you can and look good doing it!

Head over to your nearest Tip Top location. With 20+ colours in our best-selling suits, dress shirts & accessories, we'll help you set the tone for your prom night and find the right fit for you!
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