Homecoming Dress Styles style guide

5 Hot Homecoming Dress Trends to Know Now

short metallic dresses in black and silver

We know, we know; it’s still summer. But that’s hardly stopping us from delving into Fall’s upcoming trends, especially where homecoming is concerned. If there’s one thing we can say about the Fall fashion forecast: it’s looking bright. Glitter, metallic, satin, sequins, and beading are tops for this season’s latest styles. Keep an eye out (although, you certainly won’t need to!) for the below trends as you shop for your homecoming dress. Consider it your preseason guide for semi-formal, because trust us, there’s a lot more to come.


a short metallic dresses in silver

Sequins? Not exactly groundbreaking. But this mini earns extra flirty points for its plunging neckline, open back, and cute wrap skirt. Wear it for homecoming, then again on NYE.


a short satin green dress

Shop: Strapless Satin Dress With Velvet Cuff

Still going strong for Fall, satin is set to be a major homecoming trend. This shiny fabric is not only gorgeous, but gives any homecoming dress a luxe finish. Pair a satin style with a rhinestone clutch for a cool contrast of texture.


a short silver metallic backless dress

Shop: Short Rhinestone Strap Glitter Mesh Dress

Another trend that stayed around since prom season: GLITTER. This high-shine fabric hardly needs accessories; simply slip on your style and glow. Plus, you can bet your exit will be unforgettable with this multi-strap back.


a short ombre dress

Shop: Short Ombre Metallic Cleo Party Dress

Is your fashion taste more on the….unique side? Then a faded ombre look is perfect for you! Get the party started with a metallic fit and flare dress that highlights your waist.


a short silver metallic dress

Shop: Metallic Party Dress

A timeless silhouette +a metallic finish = the perfect modern-meets-classic look! Rock it at homecoming, then again at a holiday party. We promise it’ll make a statement every time.

Now that you’re equipped with some of Fall’s hottest trends, it's time to shop! Looking for more standout looks? Shop all homecoming dresses now.