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This is What Betsey Johnson Wore to the 1958 Terryville HS Prom

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A bit telling, no? "I was queen of my senior prom," Johnson said. "I probably only won because I was on the prom committee. I wore hoops and petticoats to make sure my princess gown stuck straight out—it had to be big, big, beyond bouffant big!"

Teen Vogue has an amazing slideshow of designers and fashion peeps—including Betsey Johnson, Chris Benz, Sophie Buhai and Lisa Mayock of Vena Cava, Karlie Kloss, Charlotte Ronson, and Geren Lockhart of Geren Ford—all in their prom best. We are obsessed.
· Fashion industry insiders at prom [Teen Vogue]