Teenagers adore of Glee-style proms is now £80m industry
My step lady: Courtney Green gets prepared for her school’s Moulin Rouge-themed prom.
The promenade deteriorate is in full pitch and a fashion-side of a Glee-style events is estimated to be value £80million on this side of a Atlantic.
Retailers such as Debenhams, Moss Bros and Next have tapped into a materialisation by actively compelling promenade fashions.
Debenhams has emerged as a marketplace personality in a younger finish of a special arise womenswear market, according to trade executive Pam Bartley.
‘It’s positively large business,’ she said. ‘Our preference costs from around £35 to £150 and caters for 16 to 18-year-olds, with a comparison ones in sold preferring lots of glorious and sparkle.
‘Prom purchases are foresee to get even bigger in a subsequent few years, it’s critical we continue to accommodate this demand.’
But, while it might be good news for retailers, it can cost relatives a fortune.
Prom World in a Midlands and a Prom Show put on marriage fair-style events to yield a place for dressmakers and limousine companies to foster their services.
And for girls, all has to be right from a dress and shoes, to mist tan, hair, make-up and jewellery.
Dervla Cogan, owner of Brilliant, a laboratory-grown solid trinket retailer, said: ‘Proms are one of a biggest events in a immature lady’s amicable calendar.
‘In a final few years, we’ve beheld a vital swell in their recognition for a finish of propagandize events.’