The Real Deal: Shopping for prom can be expensive. Here are some tips to save.

The Real Deal: Shopping for prom can be expensive. Here are some tips to save.

Shopping for prom can be expensive. And with the prices of almost everything on the rise, the prom is no different.
News 12's consumer reporter Janice Lieberman has The Real Deal on saving on prom attire.
If you want what's trending, you don't have to blow your budget, you can grab off the rack.
Shop your closet! If you're really trying to save, without spending a whole lot, the answer could be right in your own closet.
Brittney Levine, a style expert at Estelle's Dressy Dresses, says that one thing they're seeing a lot is dress swaps.
When it comes to accessorizing, try DIY! Or borrow from a friend or relative - similar to a bride's something borrowed.
Guys sometimes can get a better deal if they buy a tux, over renting one.
When it comes makeup, head to a cosmetic counter, if you are buying lipstick or more makeup - many will do your makeup for free.
If you have a story idea, question or tip, click here to reach out to Janice.