Prom

Photography

These timeless prom portraits are an ode to teenage resilience

When the senior dance was cancelled, Katie McCurdy set up a socially-distanced studio in her backyard to keep the tradition of prom photos alive.
Britnee Meiser
9.23.20
Film

7 prom movies to help you cope with missing your own

From cult classic 'Carrie' to Greta Gerwig's 'Lady Bird,’ these coming of age films capture the spirit of prom night.
Nicole DeMarco
5.7.20
Culture

The class of 2020 is having a high school experience like no other

How students are dealing with missing traditions like prom and graduation in the midst of the coronavirus crisis.
Erica Euse
4.1.20
Culture

kyemah mcentyre's journey from viral prom star to visionary designer

The rising designer has a love/hate relationship with social media, which makes her all the more relatable.
Mattie Kahn
6.29.17
News

gypsy sport's new photo project stars nyc's anti-prom kings and queens

NYC skate crew Brujas has hooked up with Gypsy Sport for its annual binary-smashing #ANTIPROM — and an equally untraditional photo album.
Hannah Ongley
6.7.17
News

this teen girl’s beyoncé-inspired pre-prom performance is legendary

Queen Bey has inspired another epic Prom moment.
Wendy Syfret
6.23.16
News

lily-rose depp went to prom and obviously looked incredible

Lily-Rose Depp, just your not-so-average senior prom attendee.
Hannah Ongley
6.7.16
News

suit-wearing lesbian teen attends another school's prom after being refused entry to her own

Aniya Wolf and her girlfriend finally got the memorable night they actually had in mind.
Hannah Ongley
5.23.16
News

lena dunham is hosting a gender-fluid, 'under the sea' poly prom

Dunham, Chris Gethard, and They Might Be Giants continue the all-important queering of prom with 'the most Brooklyn event happening in Manhattan on Thursday night.'
Hannah Ongley
4.12.16
documentaries

real american beauty: long island, ny

Beauty is the smile that comes from within. In a series directed by Liza Mandelup, we travel across America to explore the many faces of beauty. It's prom time in Long Island, and everyone wants to look their best. But what does their best even look...
i-D Staff
8.17.15
Culture

documenting one of the last segregated proms in georgia

After receiving a letter from a white girl who couldn’t bring her black boyfriend to prom, photographer Gillian Laub traveled to a small town in Montgomery County and discovered a community with deep racial problems.
i-D Staff
Alice Newell-Hanson
6.16.15
Prom

how prom became queer

LGBT kids in America are fighting for a different kind of high school experience — and 2015 has been a year of progress, from Jaden Smith's dress to a wave of newly crowned transgender prom kings and queens.
i-D Staff
Alice Newell-Hanson
6.3.15
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