Alyce has a mission to help each girl have a personal style within her own gown. It wants to inspire a unique look and help women find dresses for various occasions. It offers styles for prom, mother-of-the-bride, formal, graduation, homecoming, military balls, pageants, red carpet, semi-formal, sweet 16, weddings and quinceaneras. Alyce Designs was created in 1967 and has been designing amazing gowns ever since.
9. Blush Prom
Blush has many collections with its brand and uses a lot of intricate beadwork, delicate detailing and modern styles to help each girl find her ideal gown. It offers prom dresses, cocktail dresses and ball gowns, along with a great plus size collection. It has a very young style and is always up to date with the latest styles and hottest trends.
Faviana offers very classic and elegant gowns in its prom collection. The brand’s mission is to help women feel good and to celebrate themselves. This is a very giving, genuine, inspiring and elegant brand with lots of concern for each customer. It also created The Faviana Foundation, which gives back to women and helps with careers, education, health, support and much more. This is a great brand with great styles and a great heart at the core.
7. Ellie Wilde
“An elegant, bold collection that is both timeless and contemporary. Unapologetically confident yet vulnerable and refreshing. Adventurous and incandescent. Inspiring and unforgettable – this is Ellie Wilde” (Ellie Wilde Official Website). This collection offers many timeless gowns that can fit your style perfectly. They have many lookbooks and trunk shows and want to help each girl find her perfect gown.
6. Ashley Lauren
Ashley Lauren is a young red carpet fashion line with very classic and fitting gowns. They specialize in evening, cocktail, mother-of-the-bride, bridal, prom, homecoming and pageant dresses. The company’s corporate headquarters are located in Scarborough, Maine. The company also maintains a showroom in Atlanta. Its designs are timeless and modern and are the perfect fit for any girl looking to find the perfect classic gown.
LaFemme is known for its glamorous style and its work on the runway and on celebrities. It specializes in prom, homecoming, pageant, evening, bridal, bridesmaids, graduation and cocktail attire. Its warehouse has over 150,000 dresses in stock at all times so you can find a dress for any occasion.
4. Rachel Allan
Rachel Allan was officially established in 1985 and designs for almost any formal gown occasion. The company offers many different lines, such as the Rachel Allan line, which is the prom and homecoming line, the Rachel Allan Princess, which is a modestly priced line with good quality fabrics and good prices, the Rachel Allan Curves line, which is for plus sizes, and many more to reach the grand total of seven lines. Rachel Allan even has many trunk shows and trade shows all over the country throughout the year. (Read: Miss Junior Aquila 2016 Evening Gown: HIT or MISS?)
Jovani Fashions was founded in 1980 and is based in the heart of New York City’s garment district. It is known for making classic and fashion-forward designs made for every woman. Jovani offers more than just a prom selection. It carries pageant dresses, wedding dresses, cocktail dresses, and mother-of-the-bride dresses. Pageantry loves Jovani and Jovani loves the pageant world!
2. Mac Duggal
Mac Duggal gowns are modernistic and couture-inspired designs. Its headquarters and design studio are based in Burr Ridge, Illinois, and it partners with gown sellers around the world. It has become another big name in the pageant world and continues to capture eyes in the industry. The designs have been featured in many magazines, and Mac Duggal is continuing to grow as one of the biggest gown companies in the world.
1. Sherri Hill
Sherri Hill continues to break barriers in the gown industry, which always keeps her on top. If you are a pageant lover, I’m sure you’ve heard of Sherri Hill and have seen many of her gowns in person. Sherri Hill has been sponsoring many pageants around the world and always has new and top designs. Sherri’s new corporate headquarters is located in Austin, Texas and also has a showroom and design studio in Atlanta. She strives to help women find the perfect design to accentuates the best features of every woman.
Congratulations to all of the amazing designers out there in the pageant world! We all appreciate you so much.