It is that time of again, the sound of crunching taffeta and the blinding light of fake diamonds is almost unavoidable with the yearly plastering of prom photos on social networks.
But it doesn't always have a fairytale ending (especially when the dress is wider than the entrance of the venue).
Here are our worst prom dresses, it's not harsh if it's true...
Arrogant Cat London Satin Panel Dress
ASOS Molly Goddard Embroidered Long Sleeve Smock Dress
ASOS Cut Out Shoulder Dress With Ruffles
TFNC Skater Dress In PU With Plunge Neck
Oh My Love Bodycon Dress with Ring Detail
ASOS Maxi With Lace And Cami Strap
Love Maxi Dress In Stripe
And to top it off...