Guide To Preparing For Your High School Dance In Denver

October 11, 2013 6:00 AM

Hair Rx (credit: CBS)

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School is in session and that means there are lots of dances to plan for. Homecoming is right around the corner, then you’ve got fall formals and the all-important prom season. Start planning now and make sure you look and feel your best for your big night. With the right dress or tuxedo, a fabulous new hairdo and a truly romantic dinner, you are sure to have an evening to remember. After all, you only get to go through high school once, so make these memories count.

Paula’s Moms and Proms
2500-A E. Orchard Rd.
Greenwood Village, CO 80121
(303) 689-9593

Selecting your special dress can be one of the most important parts of planning for any high school dance. A visit to Paula’s Moms and Proms is a great place to find some truly spectacular and very special dresses. For more than 24 years, this shop has been a popular spot for that hard-to-find dress and it is perfect for girls and women of all ages and sizes. It has all the latest designers and more than 300 different styles meaning you are sure to find the perfect dress for your special occasion. When you are planning your special night, start here for that very important dress.

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Denver Tux
2680 Youngfield St.
Lakewood, CO 80215
(303) 238-3332

Men don’t have to feel left out. It can be almost as difficult to find the right tuxedo as it is to find the right dress. You do not want to blend in with all the other guys and you probably want a tuxedo that is perfectly you. Check out Denver Tux for some great designer tuxedos. The price is pretty great too with a $125 special that gets you everything you need for the big night. That way, you will have more cash left over for dinner, the limo, the corsage and everything else you need to ensure a truly magical night with your special date.

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Hair Rx
5496 S. Parker Road
Aurora, CO 80015
(303) 680-7121

Hair Rx is the perfect salon to get your dance style just right for the big event. With a whole team of master technicians, this salon specializes in truly glamorous hair. Whether you are looking for something loose and wavy with lots of romance, or a more traditional up-do, there are lots of amazing stylists here to help you out. Plus, you can make a group outing of it. Bring all of your girlfriends and get a group discount. The prices here are also quite reasonable, especially for the full high-end salon treatment. Make sure you look and feel your best on your big night by making an appointment at Hair Rx.

The Broker Restaurant
821 17th St.
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 292-5065

As one of the finest dining establishments in Denver, you can treat your date to a very special dinner at The Broker. This historic restaurant is perfect to create the right mood and help you impress your date. It’s a traditional steakhouse with superior service that is perfect for your special night. The booths are very private or you can arrange for a larger table, if you plan on a double or triple date. There is a reason this historic restaurant has been such a tradition for proms, homecoming and other special occasions for so many years. Bring your date here and you will be able to find out, firsthand, why.

Potager Restaurant
1109 Ogden St.
Denver, CO 80218
(303) 832-5788

For something a little different, try bringing your date to Potager Restaurant. This lovely establishment has been impressing patrons since 1997 with a new menu every month, specifically designed to showcase truly fresh ingredients, all locally and organically grown. This restaurant has a very comfortable and elegant feel, making it perfect for your dance night. You will love showing up at this place in your tuxedo and gown, ready to enjoy an amazing meal before your special evening. This romantic spot is another excellent choice for a truly memorable meal.

Deborah Flomberg is a theater professional, freelance writer and Denver native. Her work can be found at