You have to be a bit daring to wear a white prom dress mainly because you have to work really hard at making it not look like a wedding dress. White dresses for prom need to be simple without a great deal of embellishment. Some beading or clear crystals and sequins look nice on a white dress and it does not come off as being too much.
A white prom dress will always make you stand out just like a bride on her wedding day. You can expect most of your friends to wear other shades but not white. This type of dress can also be versatile. It's like having your own canvas. With a white dress, you can decide for yourself the kind of embellishments that you want to include. If you want to be more ladylike, you can add laces. You can also appear more regal if you wear and empire-waist white prom dress.
Wearing a white prom dress is in it self a statement that most people associate with bridal gowns so when you decide to go with white, remember you've already got people's attention and heads will turn admiring how great you look.