With the US traditions of prom making their way over to the UK, and people are spending more than ever on proms, My Voucher Codes conducted some research into how much people really do spend on their prom. With 15% of people spending over £300+ which to me is a crazy amount in itself! The people I feel sorry for is the parents in all of this as it's their bank balances who suffer, although there 25% of people in the UK who only spend up to £50 on their child prom, but this does make you wonder what people are buying if they can manage to spend over £300 right? I found an amazing article here about what really is the price of prom?
For prom usually you need a dress, shoes, a bag, makeup and hair doing, a prom ticket and transport so you can see how this can add up pretty quickly. Some people spend around £200 just on their dress alone, so I can see how the amount add up pretty quickly. For my prom I think around £250 was spent, which included my ticket and my transport which some may say is a lot but my grandma paid for some and my parents paid for the rest. In a few years I reckon the craze for prom will be EVEN bigger and be even more of an American styled party, but is it too much for one night?
Now the moment you've all been waiting for.. me in my prom dress!
This post was written using research conducted by My Voucher Codes*