How to Choose a Masquerade Mask for Prom

Prom is just one of the most memorable moments you’ll have in high school. You don’t to have a date to enjoy the night. You can go with a group of friends instead. You can also go stag and mingle with whomever you want. Every prom has a theme and if yours has a masquerade theme, then you’ll need to know how to choose the right masquerade mask. Your mask should match your prom dress, flatter your face, and fit in with the theme of the prom (i.e. Midsummer Night’s Dream or Masked Ball).


Think about the style you want. Do you have a particular prom dress in mind or have something already picked out? Know that there are different styles and designs of masks that will match perfectly with your prom dress. You also want your mask to match your evening bag, jewelry, and shoes.
Do you want something simple? Or do you want something that’s more unique? A mask is a form of expression, or a way to become someone else for the night. This Carnival Crescent Masquerade Mask is elegant, yet fun and playful to wear.

Carnival Crescent Masquerade Mask (Silver) (#M7228S)


Determine the type of prom you’re going to. Will it be a modern prom or a traditional Venetian ball complete with costumes? If it’s the latter, then you will need a traditional mask that goes with your gown. This Colombina Vanity Fair Venetian Mask is elegant enough for a masked ball. It has feathers, red trim, and red glitter that would pair perfectly with a red ball gown.

Colombina Vanity Fair Venetian Mask (Deep Red) (#M6150DR)

Find out if your prom has a certain color scheme. If so, you will need to find a mask that fits in with the theme and with your prom dress. You may also want to match your mask to your date’s tuxedo or to your corsage.
Maybe color scheme is not of importance to you. Then you can choose a mask that matches your gown or that comes in your favorite color. You can also keep it simple by choosing a black or gold mask. The Phantom Venetian Mask (click here) comes in these colors, including silver.

Phantom White Half-Mask Accessory (#PM6651070)


Consider your budget, especially since you’ll spend money on a dress, shoes, and hairstyle. Browse around to see which masks fall into your price range. Decorated masks will cost you more money. The higher the price, the more decorated the mask. Some are adorned with feathers or Swarovski crystals. If you want a fancy mask, then expect to pay more for one.


Last, you should think about comfort. Do you want plan to wear it all night? Does it feel heavy on your face when you try it on? Can you hold it with your drink or evening bag? You should consider these factors before you buy your mask.
Don’t buy a full face mask if you intend to eat and drink all night. It may make your face itch or sweat while dancing. It could also cause you break out in a rash or in bumps, which won’t make for a picture perfect night. You don’t want to scare your date off.
This guide should help you decide on the right masquerade mask for prom night. Make your decision as soon as possible, so you can get it in time for prom. Shop our selection of masquerade masks (click here) for prom, school plays, graduations, costume parties, Mardi Gras, or other celebrations.

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