Another prom season has ended for high schoolers across the country, and with any prom season, there’s always quite an array of dresses. From the celebrity-inspired knockoffs to custom-made pieces, prom season gives teens the opportunity to express their individual style.
But no one managed to do it better than Kyemah McEntyre. You may have seen McEntyre’s photo on your Facebook newsfeed and Twitter timeline. The dress is absolutely jaw-dropping and pays homage to African culture and prints. McEntyre designed the dress herself, and her concept was made by Markell’s Closet.
The East Orange, N.J., student posted on Instagram about the inspiration behind her design:
Needless to say, McEntyre’s dress definitely raised the bar when it comes to prom fashions. It was the epitome of grace, elegance and pride.