Ryleigh Marie at Ypsilon

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Ryleigh Marie at Ypsilon

Video + commentary of a behind the scenes look at a one-on-one Ypsilon appointment! Ever wonder what it’s really like? Our sweet client Ryleigh Marie gives you an inside look at how she chose her Prom dress and what her experience was like! Click to read!

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Not Just for Prom

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Not Just for Prom

As you probably know, here at Ypsilon Dresses, we are most well known for Prom!  But did you know we also provide dresses for brides, bridesmaids, special events like Quinceañera's, NYE, wedding, or bachelorette parties, cruise dinner dresses, charity galas, and more? Ypsilon Dresses specializes in Prom, Pageant, and Evening wear formal gowns, spanning a wide range of events, and we love it that way! After Prom, can you guess our second most popular event?  That's right, Pageants.  Are you a pageant contestant? Read below for some resources we have available to you specifically as you select your formalwear.

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30 Day Date Ideas for Prom!

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30 Day Date Ideas for Prom!

It can be hard sometimes to think of something exciting and new to do with your date, so we've compiled 30 of our favorite ideas for High School dance day dates below!

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Apply to be an Ypsilon Rep!

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Apply to be an Ypsilon Rep!

Are you a high school girl who loves fashion trends, getting dressed up for high school dances, or modeling?  Do you have interest in getting an insider’s look into Ypsilon Dresses and the fashion industry? Through our rep program, you will gain experience in styling, hair, makeup, and modeling while making lasting friendships with Ypsilon Staff and the other Ypsilon Reps!  It is a program filled with opportunities, friendships, and fun.  Interested?  Read more below for all of the information you need to see if this program is a good fit for you!

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Buying 101 at Ypsilon Dresses

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Buying 101 at Ypsilon Dresses

Ypsilon Dresses has over 5,000 dresses in store, ranging through multiple styles, colors, lengths, and attitudes.  With two warehouses full of different dress designers, shifting trends in ready-to-wear (that can drastically affect formalwear), and the fact that Ypsilon orders product six months in advance, you can bet the buying process is no easy task.  Watch below to hear first hand about our buying process!

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3 Tips for Healthier Hair + More, from Jennifer Johnson

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3 Tips for Healthier Hair + More, from Jennifer Johnson

5 years ago, Jennifer's passion for hair and her burning desire to become an entrepreneur coincided with a new concept that was sweeping the nation.  She brought the first blow dry bar concept to Utah.  With 2 locations and almost 30 employees and growing, she is an example of perusing your dreams and not letting fear come in the way of who we are meant to be.  Read below for more from Jennifer on owning a business, being your best self, and her top 3 tips for healthy hair!

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True Beauty, from Amy Rasmussen

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True Beauty, from Amy Rasmussen

We are so lucky at Ypsilon Dresses to be surrounded by such amazing women all the time, including Amy Rasmussen.  Amy is a motivational speaker, wife, mother, and long standing Executive Director for the Miss Utah’s Outstanding Teen Scholarship Program. We put together this interview with her in hopes of sharing some of her knowledge and expertise with you, that it might inspire you! Read below for information on how you can be the best version of yourself when it comes to beauty, attitude, social media, and relationships with those around you. 

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3 Tips to Find Your Perfect Pageant Gown

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3 Tips to Find Your Perfect Pageant Gown

Pageant girls, we are talking to you with this one!!  We know that it is starting to become crunch time for all of our spring & summer pageant competitors and we wanted to share a few resources with you all in choosing your evening gown, appearance, and ramp dresses!  Read below for three things to help this process be as successful as possible for you!

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A Word From Marissa Powell Van Noy

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A Word From Marissa Powell Van Noy

Need some Monday Motivation?  Marissa Powell Van Noy (model, actress, philanthropist and former Miss Utah USA 2013 & Miss USA 3rd Runner Up) is on the blog today with beauty inspiration, her makeup routine, and a message we all need to hear. 

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Interview Outfits We Adore

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Interview Outfits We Adore

Some may call a pageant one of the most in-depth and strenuous job interviews out there.  So, for the girls who have their eye on a pageant title prize, we've created a simple guide below on what to wear for your next pageant interview.

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Perfectly Purple: Pantone's Big Announcement

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Perfectly Purple: Pantone's Big Announcement

We are obsessed with the 2018 Pantone Color of the Year.  Have you heard?  Ultra Violet is all the rage.  This purple hue is majestic, queenly, and futuristic.  We can’t wait to see you girls stun in this color at Prom and on the Pageant stage this year.  Read more about this stunning color!

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Frequently Asked Questions about Ypsilon Appointments

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Frequently Asked Questions about Ypsilon Appointments

Ypsilon Dresses is not like other prom, pageant, and evening wear stores.  Our number one goal is for every girl to leave with a high-quality designer dress that perfectly fits her event, personality, and style.   In order to accomplish this, we offer personalized appointments for each girl who walks through our doors. We understand this appointment shopping style is unusual and uncommon, so we have answered a few commonly asked questions about our appointment based system and what this means for our clients!

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We are hiring! Apply today

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We are hiring! Apply today

At Ypsilon, We make shopping for formal events a fun experience through our personalized appointments. We are widely acknowledged for providing each client the attention, guidance and expertise to help them find the perfect dress for their upcoming event. We are the largest Prom dress store in the State of Utah and the largest Sherri Hill retailer, and we are HIRING!  Read more for details.

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How you can help The Christmas Box House

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How you can help The Christmas Box House

It certainly is the most wonderful time of year, and not just to celebrate the holidays with loved ones, hot coco, and Christmas festivities.  It's the most wonderful time to give a little extra love to those who need it most.  We are so grateful this season to support our brand rep Shia by partnering with The Christmas Box House.  Read more about how you can help too.

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The Floral Prints You Need to Know

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The Floral Prints You Need to Know

It's official!  The Sherri Hill Spring 2018 Collection is here in store, and we are so excited for all of our prom and pageant girls to try these beauties on!

Florals were a top trend last season, and they are here to stay, but with an upgrade!  Take a look at this post to see larger patterns, pretty floral appliqués, and numerous floral prints in many unique styles!   

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Halloween Costume Inspiration

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Halloween Costume Inspiration

Here at Ypsilon, we love to get dressed up, making Halloween one of our favorite holidays!! We think that if you’re going to get dressed up, you might as well do it right, and Halloween is no exception.  

So, have your nailed down your costume yet? If not, we’ve compiled six of our favorite spooky and creative looks, featuring gorgeous Sherri Hill’s and amazing makeup to give you some inspiration!

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