When Makalaya Zanders wanted to wear an African printed dress to her high school prom, a teacher made the hurtful comment that it "wasn't really something you wear to prom." Instead of listening to the negative remark, the 18-year-old showed up to Garfield Heights High School's prom in a gorgeous royal-blue Ankara print strapless gown. Show More Summary
A white administrator, according to Cosmopolitan, told high school senior Makalaya Zanders? that an Ankara fabric dress would be "tacky for prom." Zanders's response was to wear the dress regardless and look like a total bombshell for prom night. Show More Summary
Post by Jacqueline Burt Cote. If you heard that a girl was recently kicked out of her prom for violating the dress code, you'd probably assume that her dress was deemed too revealing. But Pennsylvania high school junior Aniya Wolf was sent home from her prom for wearing something much more modest than the average formal gown: a formal suit. Show More Summary
"Sadly, I was not admitted into the prom. I was forced to leave. The principal threatened she would get the cops. What an experience," reads a Facebook post from Aniya Wolf, a high school junior who attends Bishop McDevitt, a Catholic...Show More Summary
Black Teen Claims Teacher Told Her African-Print Dress For Prom A Black teen we recently profiled for her stunning prom dress claims that a teacher told her that her African-themed dress wasn’t appropriate for the big dance according to The
"This is who Aniya has been since she's very young," Aniya Wolf's mother said. "And she would not look right in a dress. She looks great in a suit."
It can be easy to forget how old celebrities are, because they're magical ageless pretty people, and also because you don't want to believe that someone can be talented and famous at an age when you could barely get your shit together to pass algebra and put zit cream on your face. Show More Summary
A few weeks after Pennsylvania teenager Aniya Wolf was asked to leave Bishop McDevitt High School's prom for wearing a slick suit instead of a dress, AP reports that Wolf attended a different prom at William Penn High School in that slick suit and proceeded to look slick as hell as originally intended. Show More Summary
Every year during prom season there's always that one person who stands out from the crowd. Last year, New Jersey teen Kyemah McEntyre looked regal in a dress that paid homage to African culture and prints.
Earlier this month, Bishop McDevitt High School earned an “A” in gender policing when school officials demanded that their female students wear dresses to prom. Consequently, when student Aniya Wolf showed up in a tuxedo, she was forbidden entry . On May 21 she attended another school’s prom instead — and she rocked that suit. Read more...
A Pennsylvania student kicked out of her own prom for not wearing a dress found another school’s prom suited her better.
A central Pennsylvania high school student barred from attending prom at her Catholic high school because she wore a suit rather than a dress has had her prom night — at a different school.
By Anna Drezen Published: May 20th, 2016
Can you believe this is a prom dress?! High school student India Ross was a standout at her senior prom at St. Louis' Hazelwood West High School with a Beyoncé-inspired look! It's no wonder the teen's nude number has gone viral over the past week. After all, it's basically identical to the Hold Up songstress' 2015 Met [...]
India Ross, a St. Louis teen, is making waves online after she totally SLAYED Beyoncé’s 2015 Met Gala look! Queen B’s stunned the world in her sequined Givenchy “naked” dress paired with an epically high ponytail and now she’s inspired a young woman to recreate the look for her prom. Show More Summary
Prom has never looked so good. India Ross, an 18-year-old high school senior in St. Louis, Missouri, changed the prom game forever when she stepped out in a Beyoncé-inspired dress last weekend. Ross' dress channeled Queen Bey's 2015Show More Summary
Beyoncé was the source of inspiration for a teen’s prom dress. Like of all of us, she loved the singer’s jaw-dropping look at the 2015 Met Gala, so she decided to recreate it. People have been all abuzz over this teenager’s prom dress. Show More Summary
The days when prom was merely about sequins and swiped v-cards are gone, and the extravagant promposal and high-profile date reign supreme. But some creative teens are shunning the hefty price of prom dresses by making their own ensembles — out of duct tape, math homework, or just really gorgeous, normal fabric. St. ... More »
In 2015 Sam Steingard of Germantown, Maryland refused to find a date for his high school prom so, according to his sister Caroline, Sam’s mother made him pose for a photo with the family cat (Ruby) who was wearing a pretty pink dress. It looks as if Ruby adores her handsome date. More photos of […]