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The 14 Prettiest Prom Dresses You Can Buy at Nordstrom — All Under $250

Prom season is officially upon us and, while the dance will be one of the most unforgettable nights of your life, it can get really expensive. From the tickets to the limo to hair and makeup, the cost to attend prom in the U.S. averages around a whooping $900. With prices this high, you’re probably looking for ways to cut costs without sacrificing on style for the big night. Thankfully, we found that you don’t have to spend a ton of money on a breathtaking prom dress. That’s because one of our favorite retailers, Nordstrom, has a plethora of affordable prom dresses that are just as stylish as the pricey stuff. There are hundreds of gorgeous options to choose from, including everything from short prom dresses to long prom dresses to even two-piece prom dresses. Instead of having you sift through them all, we rounded up the prettiest prom dresses the site has to offer. The best part? They all retail for less than $250. Keep reading to see our favorite stylish-yet-affordable prom dresses from Nordstrom — and if you need prom shoes or prom jewelry, the retailer has got you covered too.

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The Best Places to Rent Your Prom Dress

Prom has always been a big deal for graduating seniors, but let's face it ... we live in a social media world where high-schoolers are going viral and definitely out-shining all of our mediocre prom memories. But one thing certainly hasn't changed. Going to prom is still extremely expensive, and parents usually end up spending a pretty penny to help their kids make a few hours of memories. But don't worry. There are several ways to save and still shut down the 'gram. Instead of burdening your parents with the expense of purchasing a prom gown that you're only going to wear once, do what the guys have been doing for years and rent one. There are several places to rent your prom dresses from, and we've gathered the top three below. Each one of these clever brands offers dresses that typically retail between $300 to $1000, but you can rent them for a fraction of the cost. Whether you’re looking for the traditional belle of the ball gown, something more modern, or a pick from your favorite high-end designer, these sites have you covered. And not only do they have you covered in taste, but also in size as they have options that go up to size 20. VIDEO: Priyanka Chopra Gives Us the Scoop on Her Prom Dress 

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