Get the Look: Bianca's Prom Dress from 10 Things I Hate About You

90s style is all the rage. I recently got a blast from the past by watching 10 Things I Hate About You with Julia Stiles & Heath Ledger. It was marvelous. In the film, Bianca's pretty in pink prom dress -- or prom crop top with tulle skirt, as it should be called -- is way too chic to ignore. The separate pieces give it a relaxed feel but the satin & tulle show some glamour. I simply couldn't resist recreating the look. Get the look with Bianca's prom dress from 10 Things I Hate About You!

There are two vital items to start off your look. The first thing you need is a shiny, bright pink crop top. It doesn't have to be too cropped just enough to show a sliver of skin. The next thing is a somewhat long pink tulle skirt. You should look like a lovely pink ballerina. These two make a whimsical, vintage-inspired pair. Once you find these key items the rest is up to you.

bianca's prom dress


During the prom scene in 10 Things I Hate About You, Bianca holds a unique satin pink bag. It's hard to find something quite like it so I did my best to search for an alternative. All you need is a bold pink coin purse that's small enough to hold your essentials but not large enough to hide the world.

Accessorize your prom look with a dainty & sweet necklace of your choice. You might as well go with a retro 90s looking choker necklace. If you have a genuine necklace from the 1990s that's even better, but not all of us are so lucky as to have those lying around. The stretchy chokers are very cheap & easy to find these days.

The last thing you'll need to complete Bianca's prom dress look is a pair of cute strappy heels. You'll only need a darling pair to last long enough to capture for the photos. By the time you start dancing you'll probably take them off after a couple of songs. That's how it normally goes at dances. I can vouch for that because dancing in high heels is no easy feat.

What do you think of this 10 Things I Hate About You outfit inspired by Bianca's prom dress? Which is your favorite piece? Have you seen the film? :]

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51 comments

  1. Love this look, you've just reminded me I haven't watched this film in ages and it's one of my favourites! I'll have to dig the dvd out and give it a watch!

    Sarah :)
    Saloca in Wonderland

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    1. I rewatched it over Thanksgiving & it was such a blast from the past. :]

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  2. Such a wonderful idea for a blog post. I have this film on DVD and remember Bianca’s prom outfit quite well. I love how you have recreated it, the skirt in particular is gorgeous. Would love to see a series of these posts for different outfits seen in films! :-) xx

    Helen | Helens Fashion & Beauty Blog

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    1. Hi Helen! I plan to do just that! More Get the Look posts are coming! :]

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  3. Haha love it!! Such a great movie! Love this pink look

    Jamie
    http://treatsandtrendsblog.com/

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  4. I love this look so much! I tried to recreate it for my own prom =)
    - Cielo
    Mermaid in Heels

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  5. That skirt is the cutest! Isn't it funny how the 90's are coming back already? Makes me wish I never got rid of my clothes from that time! Hahah that includes overalls, jean skirts, and all my glittery stuff. Love this inspiration post! I don't think i'm ballsy enough to wear all of that pink at once but the separates are tempting :)

    -Rachel
    www.blonderhombus.com

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    1. I wish I had my 90s clothes too but then again I was just a kid so I bet nothing would fit. :]

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  6. Love this movie and outfit! <3

    www.LauraWears.com
    xo Laura B.

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  7. I don't know that I have ever seen this film...or maybe I did and don't remember. I love the look you put together, especially the cut of the top!
    Traci
    waltzmetoheaven.com

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    1. I recommend just watching it with a couple friends to refresh your memory. :]

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  8. That's really cute! You did a great job!

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  9. This is so fun! I totally agree about taking your heels off at dances, that's what I always did when I was in school haha. Great post :)
    xo Kiki
    http://colormekiki.com/

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    1. Taking your shoes off at dances is the way to go. :]

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  10. Great idea! Love this movie and pink outfit!
    Hugs,
    Love from www.trangscorner.com {a lifestyle, fashion, beauty, and food blog}

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  11. i love the looks !
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  12. Not going to lie...some of the 90s style that is coming back I love! It's so true that things will always come back! Love the crop top and full skirt, such unique proportions that work so well together!

    www.laurenfarrellny.com/blog

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    1. The proportions are just so perfect. A little bit of a crop top with a long skirt. Just love it. :]

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  13. I think this is so much fun, especially as inspiration for prom or something!

    a small bit | bloglovin | twitter

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    1. I like how sophisticated but simple it is. Not your typical bedazzled prom dress. :]

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  14. I love all things pink, and that movie! Great finds.
    Kylen xoxo | Kylen Every Wear

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  15. I've never watched 10 Things I Hate About You, but I love your picks.

    xoxo
    Chanel
    JEMAPPELLECHANEL.COM

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  16. this post is so cute! 10 things I hate about you is one of my all time favorite movies!

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  17. I adore this
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  18. I seriously love this post and how creative it was. I see tons of bloggers do ootd or get the looks but nothing like this. I admire you for stepping out of the box.

    Dominique
    Only The Brave Blog
    www.onlythebraveblog.com

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    1. Thanks Dominique. That's so sweet of you to say. I always try to stay true to myself. :]

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  19. I absolutely love this movie and the series they had released later as well.. Will definitely watch it over the weekend now :)

    www.thechicsterdiaries.com

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    1. I never watched the TV show but I recently watch the movie again with my family again. Good stuff. :]

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  20. Believe it or not, I haven't seen this movie despite the raving reviews I hear about it! I do like tulle skirts though just have no occasion to wear them unfortunately. Super cute look though :)

    Sam | http://mybeautycloud.com

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    1. I guess we just have to make the occasion! Pairing a fancy looking tulle skirt with a basic tee & flats could tone it down a bit. :]

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  21. Such a cool post! Gemma x
    www.jacquardflower.uk

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  22. Of course I love anything pink - such a fun post!

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  23. I love this movie! It's one of my absolute favorites. I always thought her prom dress was very interesting, I've had mixed feelings about it. But it's started to grow on me because, like you said, it does have a relaxed yet glamorous feel. Wonderful post!

    by the way, thanks for visiting my blog, I just followed you!

    ~Andrea Tiffany~
    http://aglimpseofglam.blogspot.com

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  24. Loved this movie so much in jr.high or whenever it came out. I remember loving this outfit too, thanks for the post!

    Gina
    Pink Wings

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  25. Very stylish look.
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  26. This is such a chic and modern day version of her look. I really like all of the pieces that you chose!

    http://www.theaisleofstyle.com/

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  27. I find this look so adorable. One of my favorite things to do is to draw ideas for fashion from other decades! This is one of my favorite movies too so I love this post so much.

    XO Raquel
    www.lincolnparksharp.com

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  28. This is such a cool idea, I love reviving the 90s and 10 Things I Hate About You is such a classic film!

    www.thesundaymode.blogspot.com.au

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  29. That is so funny how this look totally works in 2015 and it's still cute! Love this movie and now I am going to have to go back and watch it :)

    xo Annie
    www.laircake.com

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