Nicole Richie is the undisputed queen of the bohemian chic look

Nicole wears a show-stopping ensemble centered on an extraordinarily novel dress that is just her speed. It has a lot going for it: a one shoulder sleeve, a jagged uneven bottom, a gorgeous intricate yet sprawling print and a lovely purple, deep orange and light blue color scheme. A dress just like this one is next to impossible to find, especially on a budget, however we’ve scoured the web to find you an alternative that is both recession-friendly and stylish.

The Carolina Chiffon Dress from delia*s has a similar color scheme, bohemian style print and fabric type to Nicole’s dress. The self-tie can be removed to give it a straight line like hers as well. Unlike Nicole’s dress, this dress has gathered sleeves on both sides that hit around the elbows, however for the more crafty fashion mavens, the length and style of the sleeves can certainly be altered. The dress rings up at only $31.99.


5 black styles for prom night

Beaded black prom dress: This long, floor length gown is hand-beaded and made with a built in bra for easy styling. The wide skirt makes this dress flattering on all body types.

Tova-black prom dress: While it’s not all black, this gown is perfect match for your black tie event. It’s unique fitted body with a mermaid-style skirt will give you a mature, high fashion look.

Single should strap gown: A mid-way slit to just above the knee and sequin details make for a top notch, fashionable style. Pair this with some bulky bangles for a complete evening look.

One should metallic, black dress: This floor sweeping gown gives animal print a new meaning with eye-grabbing glitter detail that will make you stand out even under the dimmest light. For jewlery accessories, go for a to-die-for bracelet.

BCBG v-neck gown: This dress, no-doubt, is a splurge. But if you can afford it, this dress will return the favor by giving you an effortlessly stunning look for you prom night. For accessories, the go to choice is dangly earring that make a statment.