Prom is all about style, the dress, the tux, the hair, the shoes, the dance moves, they all play an important role in your prom night.
What about arriving in style? Some will argue that there is no point in renting any type of transportation because no one will see you arrive. But we all know it's about the ride, not who notices. Having a luxurious ride for prom is one of the most fun aspects before actually getting to the prom. It makes the night feel that much more special. So don't listen to the naysayer, and enjoy the ride.
The limousine is your typical go-to choice, and for good reasons. It emanates style and class, if you see someone arrive in a limo you automatically think "classy." And as a bonus, it can hold several people, which can make the ride more fun because you share it with your friends.
No disrespect to the limousine, but maybe your style is a bit different. Remember, this is about the ride, and what you and your friends will enjoy the most. So, lets look at some other ways for you to arrive to your prom in a style that suits you best.
If you are looking for other ways for you and your friends to ride together, there are several large group options.
The Party Bus
Comfortable seating, flashing lights, a mini dance floor and blaring music. The party bus will allow you to dance all the way too prom and all the way to the after party. Talk about dancing the night away!
Dancing even during intermission not your thing, but you still want to enjoy the ride with 20 of your closest friends? What about an out of commission school bus, decorated to the hilt for your prom? The best part, you can really customize the decorations to match your style!
Want to enjoy the evening air as you head to prom? A convertible may not be your best choice, especially if you need to keep you or your dates hair from messing up. Plus, you can only fit four people at most into a convertible. A hay ride lets you enjoy the great outdoors with as many of your closest friends you can pile into a trailer full of hay!
If you aren't going to prom in a group, that's ok! There are some great options for just two!
A Luxury Car
Always wanted to ride in a Bentley or Maybach, then this is the style for you. You can even go retro and rent a classic luxury car. It is definitely a once in a lifetime experience.
Horse and Carriage
What better way to make your date feel like a princess than to take her to prom in a horse drawn carriage. This gives you the benefits of enjoying the night air and making the night just like a fairytale! Be sure to have your date home before curfew otherwise you may be walking home with a pumpkin, a dog, and some mice, instead of your carriage.
Rocking cowboy boots with your dress or tux? Even if you aren't this may be the transportation style just for you. A dependable pickup truck. The best part, you probably already have one or know someone who does, so it makes it easy to secure the transportation you want.
No matter which mode of transportation you choose for prom, choose your style and be safe
Prom has become a right of passage for high-schoolers. One night that is planned meticulously, anticipated for months, and remembered for a lifetime.
Part of that planning includes a theme for prom. A detail that dictates the entire night but is overlooked by many of the attendees. Many people remember their prom vividly, but how many remember the theme?
We have gathered the top 5 most unique themes you and your classmates are sure to remember for years to come!
In the age of comic books turned blockbuster movies, it would be a crime to not at least consider a Super Hero Prom. The decor would include a city skyline backdrop, cardboard foes for your super heros to fight, and don't forget the visual "sound" effects.
As an added bonus, this theme has some awesome photo opportunities.
Our next unique prom theme is bring together two elements that are even more at odds than superheros and villains. Fire and Ice.
This visually stunning theme is sure to impress. Not to mention the wardrobe possibilities! A firey red or ice blue tux or that red hot dress you have had your eye on for months! You could be the school that had the hot new prom theme "before it was cool"
Next up, many a prom goer has been asked to "Catch a Falling Star" at their prom, but how many have been asked to "Catch a Dream"
This theme has it all, bright colors, sparkle, and an extremely catchy phrase. Not to mention this new spin on a classic has the potential to be a trend setter. Break out of the mold and offer your classmates a night they won't easily forget.
This next theme is out of this world. (We had to!) This Galaxy theme is riding the Star Wars wave, even including a "Galaxy Rebellion" package.
This theme will force you to make the ultimate choice, a light tux or a dark tux? Choose wisely, and may the style be with you.
Last, but certainly not least, is our fairytale prom theme. However, since we are talking about unique themes, this is not your typical fairytale. It involves a punctual rabbit, a smiling cat, and painting roses.
This theme can be featured with a psychadellic twist or a classic Queen of Hearts Garden Party.
Whichever path you decide to follow, you are guaranteed to have a Very, Merry Un-Prom Night!
And remember, don't be late for this very important date!
Gather round gentlemen! You are about to receive the inside scoop for your prom style this year. We are here to help you step up your game and wow your lovely date.
One of the biggest trends this year, and it has been around a while, is bow ties! No longer reserved for professors and "nerds". Every lady loves a dapper gent in a bow tie!
If you really want to take a risk, try the "no jacket" look and rock suspenders with your bow tie.
Gray is also a very popular color this year. It is a very pleasing neutral that is almost guaranteed to match your dates dress. Especially if she is wearing a trendy pastel dress.
(Want to know more about Ladies Prom trends? See our previous blog post!)
Whether it is a dark graphite gray or a light steel gray, you are sure to be in style this prom season.
Darker colored tuxes accented by black lapels would be a bold choice and an excellent match if your date chose a "Little Black Dress" to wear.
You have a selection of colors to choose from too to make sure you and your gal stand out from the crowd.
Following the same idea, tuxes with black piping are very popular this year.
These tuxedos give you more of a selection of colors. The jackets with black piping range from light to dark hues.
Finally, if you aren't the adventurous type or you want more of a classic debonair look, there is always the classic black tux. Sure to compliment your dates ensemble and let your looks speak for themselves. Its called "classic" for a reason.
Now that you know what is in style and you have an idea of what you would like to wear, come in to any one of our many local locations to see if that look works for you. Mr. Burch has one of the largestlocalwarehouses. So, not only do we have the look you want, we have it in house! Prom next week and you don't have a tux, no problem! Remember, all of our tuxedos are local so we don't have to wait to have it shipped to us. Last minute emergencies are our specialty.
We always recommend coordinating looks with your date. We are not responsible for arguments or awkward pictures caused by not consulting with your date. ;)
Two pieces aren't just for summer anymore! One of this year's biggest prom dress trends is the elegant two piece dress.
This two piece style is the perfect representation of this season's trends. This year is full of colorful, unique, and refreshing styles to match every personality.
Some of your favorite styles from 2015 are here for another year, plus 2016 has brought plenty of flare.
With so many styles to chose from this year, you can rest easy knowing there is enough to go around.
Some of 2015's fabulous trends have stayed around another year, including the fun and flirty short dresses.
Other trends are new this year like pastels, and floral patterns. Don't mistake the floral patterns for the vintage trend of years past. These are bold, floral patterns are not your grandmother's patterns. They are a new era all their own.
Had your heart set on a vintage prom dress? Never fear, lace is still very trendy this season.
Flowers and lace not your thing? Want something a little more bold? Sparkles, Cut-outs, and Animals prints are also trending. There really is a style for every girl.
Finally, the classic that keeps coming back but never gets tired, which is why they call it a classic, the little black dress. Black is simple, elegent, and very hot right now!
The only problem with this year's prom trends is, how will you choose which one?
Don't forget the perfect accessory to your stylish dress, a well-matched Tux! Mr. Burch can help your prom date compliment his tux to your one of a kind dress. With hundreds of styles in stock, we are guaranteed to be able to find the perfect tux to go with your unique style.
Prom season 2016 is here and it isn't always all about the dress.
Guys want to look suave, sophistocated, and sexy. A tuxedo from Mr. Burch will help you do just that.
We offer seemingly endless possibilities with hundreds of different colors and styles of suits and tuxedos in stock.
Use this coupon you will receive $50 off your tux rental. As an added bonus, if you rent a tux from our Platinum Collection you will also receive a free pair of sunglasses!
We can't wait to help you make this prom unforgettable. And as always we appreciate you supporting your local businesses!