Several factors will decide which plus size prom dress you appear in during the prom. The color and shade will be one of the most prominent factors to put into consideration when choosing a plus size prom dress. While some colors will tend to diminish the effects of your extended features, others will blow them out of proportion. The fiber used on the plus size prom dresses will also decide the effect the dress will have on you. You basically need to pick a dress that will downplay your figure and make you feel comfortable and look chic. Try to avoid an outfit that every other girl in the prom is also likely to be wearing. Do not aim for the look where you can be considered as just another one in the crowd. Go for the one that is unique but will also complement your full figure. Why not hide when you can show it? Plus size can be modish too. It is all in the way you carry your dress. And the dress you are going to wear must have the right cut as well to exude a lasting confidence that will be shown all throughout the evening.