Throwback Thursday: My Prom Experience

Today it’s been exactly 2 years since my prom, and I wanted to share my experience with you. I know I’m probably too late, because everyone had their proms in early May and I can’t even offer any inspiration, but oh well..

First, let me tell you a bit about our traditions… We have 2 exams at the end of our high school, which are compulsory for every graduate and are the most important ones (also called matura). They are usually held between the 19-23 May. Then, when finished studying, prom time starts – on 24, 25 and 26 May – every school has a different date, and ours was on the 25th. Usually on that day everyone gathers their friends and family for lunch (or some morning event), then goes to collect the class teacher, then heads to school for the last time, and finally goes to the restaurant/hotel where the big party is supposed to be.

Now, about my outfit. First, I knew that I needed exactly that dress:


I was just dreaming about it, as it was the most beautiful dress I could find on the internet. I’ve been showing it to different boutiques, but none could offer me anything similar to try, and the ones that I’ve found were too bridal looking, so I had to give that idea up. Then I’ve decided that I wanted a long red dress. When I started trying dresses I figured that red wasn’t really my colour. Then I’ve decided I wanted it to be navy blue. And I must tell you, there were some gorgeous navy blue dresses out there! One time I was trying a lovely navy blue dress, when the lady from the store asked me if I wanted to try the same one but in a different shade. I said why not, I was half naked anyway 😀 And then the magic happened. The dress that I’ve got was apparently just waiting for me. It wasn’t even close to anything I’ve ever imagined for my prom, but I must tell you – she was the one that found me (and not the other way around)!


It is like the most unusual colour ever, and I couldn’t even be bothered, as I was absolutely sure that everybody was going to have the same red or navy dress! 😀 I loved the detail on the back and specifically asked for the ribbons – both on the dress and for my hair.


My hair was done by the same woman, who did my mom’s hair on her wedding! I just loved it, it was the perfect hairstyle and exactly how I wanted it!


I’ve done my own make up (quite obviously) and judging from my looks – I’ve never heard of contouring, highlighting or even lipstick 😀 I’ll recreate my make up look probably in my next post, but will definitely try to make it more ‘trendy’.

To the people who have been telling me that one day I’d miss school – 2 years later and haven’t missed it for a second. I am so glad that everything is over now.

To the people who are struggling with their school at the moment – just hold on, it would be over soon!

Thank you everyone for reading xx

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  • Reply Colors of my life

    Wow you look stunning in this picture

    May 25, 2017 at 3:15 am
    • Reply Siyana

      Thank you 😊😊

      May 25, 2017 at 8:21 am
  • Reply AdashofJhaee

    Lovely dress loved the lace detail especially the back 😊. You look great in it. 😊xx

    May 25, 2017 at 5:18 am
    • Reply Siyana

      Thank you 🌸🌸

      May 25, 2017 at 8:22 am
  • Reply Valerie Nguyen

    You look gorgeous!! Such a pretty dress. x

    Valerie //

    May 25, 2017 at 6:16 am
  • Reply Amelia in Hull

    Loving your prom look!! It really suits you you look gorgeous!! 😄❤ xx

    May 25, 2017 at 6:43 am
    • Reply Siyana

      I love it too haha 😂 Thank you so much 😊 🌸

      May 25, 2017 at 8:24 am
  • Reply Dippy-Dotty Girl

    You look so pretty and look at that dress and ribbons and hair. Perfect 🙂 x

    May 25, 2017 at 3:45 pm
  • Reply Danielle

    You look gorgeous in those photos! I loved getting ready for prom. It’s nice feeling like a princess for the evening haha xx

    May 25, 2017 at 5:27 pm
    • Reply Siyana

      It’s really exciting! Thank you 🌸

      May 25, 2017 at 6:43 pm
  • Reply welshinsweden

    You look so beautiful and the dress is also beautiful!!

    May 25, 2017 at 5:43 pm
  • Reply youmustbehighxo

    You look STUNNING – and so happy! Love the shots with the roses in them particularly 😀 xx

    May 25, 2017 at 6:54 pm
    • Reply Siyana

      Aw thank you 😊 I was happy because of the people who came to see me! 🌹

      May 25, 2017 at 7:31 pm
  • Reply uniquellyfaith

    Girl you look beautiful! I am one of the people struggling to be done with school right now lol.. I look forward to graduation!

    May 25, 2017 at 9:21 pm
    • Reply Siyana

      Everything will be fine girl <3

      May 25, 2017 at 9:33 pm
  • Reply lucieseviour

    You look amazing😊😊 have followed you, would love if you could check out my blog!! Xxx

    May 25, 2017 at 10:07 pm
  • Reply comfykittea

    That dress was the perfect choice!
    You look absolutely stunning! Very beautiful <3

    May 25, 2017 at 10:55 pm
  • Reply stashy

    What a gorgeous dress! So unique and suits you so well.
    You look so happy (probably thrilled to be DONE school! Hah!)

    May 26, 2017 at 12:37 am
    • Reply Siyana

      Haha you absolutely got it 😂And thank you 🌹

      May 26, 2017 at 1:18 pm
  • Reply Neha

    Amazing pics, I wish for something like this

    May 29, 2017 at 9:10 am
    • Reply Siyana

      Aw thank you, it means a lot to me 🙂

      May 29, 2017 at 2:49 pm
  • Reply snowlyramble

    Wow, these pictures are beautiful! I love your prom dress, and it really suits you! Thank you for sharing~

    May 29, 2017 at 3:20 pm
    • Reply Siyana

      Thank you for your kind words <3

      May 29, 2017 at 3:32 pm
  • Reply wormalblog

    You look so beautiful and happy! Love the pictures(:

    May 29, 2017 at 4:36 pm
  • Reply lifeisaseasyas

    I love, love your dress! You look gorgeous 💕

    May 30, 2017 at 4:56 am
    • Reply Siyana

      Thank you 🦄❤️

      May 30, 2017 at 12:31 pm
      • Reply lifeisaseasyas

        No problem! ❤️✨

        May 30, 2017 at 4:46 pm
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  • Reply Bayance

    Omg the dress and hair 😍😍

    August 1, 2017 at 2:43 am
    • Reply Siyana

      Aww thank you <3

      August 1, 2017 at 10:41 am

    So what do you think?

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