the ultimate homecoming dress shopping guide

Posted on 20 September 2023

homecoming 2024 is just around the corner + we can’t stop fantasizing about the perfect formal fit. it’s like every time we close our eyes, all we see are zoco hunnies slaying away in the trendiest homecoming dresses. we’re talkin’ mini dresses, midi dresses, maxis, + sets– you name it, we’ve dreamt about it. 

it would be a crime to keep these fantasies to ourselves, so we thought we’d share our top homecoming dress ideas for 2024. from glam unique dresses to romantic vintage dresses, we’re covering all the must-have styles. 

ps: a few of these dresses are almost out of stock, so if you see a look you like, (which you will, obv), be sure to add-to-cart asap. oh, and if you’re local to utah county, you can stop by the shop zoco hq + pick it up!

mini homecoming dresses:


pink long sleeve mini dress
short dresses are our fall formal go-to’s. depending on the theme, weather, or your current vibe, there are tons of mini dress styles to choose from.
puff sleeve dress for homecoming
if you’re feeling the formal homecoming dress aesthetic, you can never go wrong with something satin. our lindley satin mini dress is a stunning long sleeve option, + our paris mini dress in milky mocha is perfect for those partial to puff sleeves.
white lace short sleeve mini dress
we also love a good lace moment, so our mimi lace dress is another one of our fave formal minis. it’s got that modest length, that chic ruffled collar– like, seriously, you’ll never see a better white homecoming dress.
long sleeve white mini dress
okay, spoke too soon– our wildest dreams dress is another iconic white mini. a not-so-basic long sleeve white mini dress, it’s guaranteed to put all the other unique homecoming dresses to shame.
gold puff sleeve mini dress
florals + fall dances will always have our heart. if you’re going for a flirty // feminine // fairytale-feel, the cindy puff sleeve dress or the blossom mini dress are the move.
long sleeve mini dress as a homecoming dress idea
causal homecoming queens: we’ve got you, too. our call me mini dress is the perfect in-between, so you can dress her up or down. and if your homecoming theme has retro/vintage vibes, she’s your girl. 
short puff sleeve mini dress
the country club puff sleeve dress in brown floral is the cute + casual crown jewel. a puff sleeve mini dress like none other, she’s a slay with heels, boots, or even sneakers.
maxi / midi homecoming dresses:
it doesn’t matter if you’re wearing a bodycon midi or a puff sleeve maxi, homecoming just hits different in a long dress. so, if you’re looking for a head-turning midi or maxi homecoming dress, these are for you, boo.
gold sequin maxi dress
starting off with a total showstopper, the see me again sequin maxi is the main character dress. suave + sparkly it’s one of our favorite long dresses for formal dances.
hot pink long sleeve midi dress
if you want something that has similar energy, sans sparkles, we recommend our mama mia fuchsia maxi dress. she’s fierce, flattering, + totally lives up to her name. oh, + she’s perf for any disco or y2k aesthetic hoco themes.
tie strap maxi dress
you can never go wrong with serving some fairy princess realness at homecoming. exhibit a: the wesley maxi dress.
pastel midi dress for a homecoming dress idea
exhibit b: the ember midi dress in cotton candy. both have romantic silhouettes, flirty tank strap details, + are basically what pastel dreams are made of.
black floral tank midi dress
if you’re trying to embody “quiet luxury” this homecoming season, look no further than the rome floral maxi dress + the don’t hold back midi dress. they’re both fab options for our neutral fanatics, + can be dressed up or down to fit any hoco dress code.
white midi dress with black ties for a homecoming dress idea

we hope you’ve said yes to a dress + are ready to be the belle of the (homecoming) ball. take lots of pics + send them our way, okay? for more style inspo + iconic ideas, follow us on ig. happy homecoming! xo, zoco 

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