Matric ball season is officially underway and finding the perfect dress is no easy feat. With tests, assignments and extracurricular activities on your plate, odds are that you still haven’t managed to find the dress you’ve been dreaming of. To make your matric dance dress the least of your worries, we’ve put together 28 drop-dead-gorgeous looks that are sure to make this milestone a memorable one.
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The one-shoulder neckline on this dress is perfect for girls who love a statement factor. With its side slit you’re guaranteed to be a showstopper on your big day. Bonus: you get to show off your stunning new heels and fresh pedicure!
A thigh-high slit and plunging back always slays.Pair this dress with some dainty heels and minimalist jewelry for a fresh and clean look.
Wanna show off your legs? That’s what this effortlessly formal and feminine skater mini is all about.Dolled up or dolled down, You’ll turn heads.
This mermaid dress is glitz and glam perfection.Bonus: you get to save on a necklace.Pair this with some silver earrings, an up-do and a statement clutch.
We are loving this lace! This dress gives you room to play with accessories.Pair it with a red lip and a matching manicure to complete the look.
We are LIVING for this celeb-approved wrap over trend. This colour and asymmetry of this dress will make for an unexpected, yet trendy matric dance look. Show out in this with some strappy heels.
The sequin detailing on this mini is a great way to add some drama to the classic LBD!
Ready to bust out your best moves on the dance floor? This dress won’t restrict you! It’ll look great with a dramatic makeup look, so show out in your smokey eye.
Uhm hello! You’ll be snatched all night. For a vampy look,pair this with a dark lippy and a some sky-high black heels. Or to take it up a notch, go ahead and add a cropped faux fur jacket.
Calling all insta baddies. This figure-hugging dress is to die for.Bonus: you can save money on an after-party dress by dressing it down after the dance.
This is for the girls who are all that glitters and all that’s gold.You are guaranteed to be a showstopper in this dress.
You’ll look like absolute royalty in this gorgeous purple dress. If you want to really make a statement, pair it with some yellow accessories to spice up your look.
The thick straps on this dress are perfect if you’re a little busty. There’s 100% no chance of a cheeky bra strap appearance.Bonus number 1 is that it’s ruched detail will have you looking snatched! Number 2 is that you can cop this baby without breaking the bank!
This is one for all lace-lovers. You can never go wrong with a classic long-sleeved, wide-necked lace dress. For some added sauce, its open back will still allow you to show some skin. It’s the perfect balance between classy and HOT!
Metallic fabric is always a winner when dressing up for a special occasion. With this dress you can show off your shoulders and just the right amount of leg. We know it would look gorgeous on you!
Looking to steal the show? With the top-to-toe sequin and tasseled arms there’s no way all eyes won’t be on you in this dress
Velvet is such an underrated fabric for formal nightwear. It’s soft and stretchy. This dress will have you feeling comfortable and looking stunning. Does it get any better than this?
On the hunt for something a bit more modest-wear ? We found just the dress. It speaks for itself with its bling and dramatic sleeves. You’ll look like a draped goddess in gorgeous this Mishah dress.
What’s not to love about this figure-hugging blue midi? Compliment this unique shade of blue with some brightly-coloured accessories and there’s no way your matric ball look won’t be one for the yearbooks.
Ready to channel your best pin-up inspired matric ball look? This gorgeous polkadot dress will have you looking oh so retro. Compliment this stunner with a red, bold lip and some soft curls for a timeless effect
Here’s another jaw-dropping modest-wear dress. With the embellishment on this A-line number you’ll be your most elegant self.
You’ll look like a dream in this ethereal gown.With it’s clean silhouette you’ll appear to be floating on air all night long- even if your feet are killing you.
We’re still trying to wrap our heads around a dress that can be worn 27 different ways! Designed to flatter all body types, there’s no way you won’t stunt in this dress.Channel your inner design flair and adjust it as you please. It’s completely up to you!
This breathtaking dress was inspired by the glamour of the 1920’s-think The Great Gatsby.You’ll look like a million bucks in it, old sport. There’s also 10 other colours to choose from!
This Muxxn mermaid dress is as elegant as they come TBH. It even features a deep V at the back and is available in black, blue and burgundy- the choice is yours. Whichever colour you choose, we know you’ll look fire.
This is a perfect option for ladies who need a little extra padding. Plus, its lined so all your pictures from the night are guaranteed to be PG and facebook-able. Bonus: its available in over 20 colours, so you’re bound to find it in your colour.
Got some gorgeous curves? This dress, available on Want It All, is a great option for you. They’ve also pulled through with a range of 15 other colours to choose from. You can never go wrong with a capped sleeve and wrapped bodice. Jazz this dress up with a chunky statement necklace and you’ll slay like never before.
The funky flower pattern amazingly contrasts with its traditional sweetheart neckline. This dress is the ultimate femme fresh look. It would pair well with a pointed heel and a good clutch. If you love yourself a flower moment, add a corsage to this look.
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