Guide To Preparing For Your High School Dance In Detroit

November 1, 2013 8:00 AM

Get ready to have the time of your life at your high school dance with our guide to the best places to prepare for the dance in Metro Detroit.



Get ready to have the time of your life at your high school dance with our guide to the best places to prepare for the dance in Metro Detroit. Start with finding the right dress, then move onto flawless make-up, a beyond-amazing hairstyle, add the finishing touch (a manicure and pedicure) and you are ready to start the evening, but not before you and your crowd of friends eat dinner. Now it’s time to dance the night away.

Majestic Café
4140 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 833-9700

The Majestic Café is a swank restaurant without being stuffy – the perfect place to have dinner with friends and dates before the dance begins. The menu features traditional options like pastas, salads, fish, hamburgers and fries, amped up a level with a gourmet approach. The atmosphere is casual and eclectic, with a chic edge. The art on the walls adds some culture to the vibe, as does the deco architecture that the Majestic is housed in.

Curl Up & Dye
4215 Cass Ave.
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 833-5006

Curl Up & Dye is a contemporary salon which features a selection of services that will turn an everyday hairstyle into a fabulous look for the dance. Any type of styling for a special event can be found at Curl Up & Dye. Choose from an a la carte selection of services including blow-outs, an up-do or even curling tresses into full ringlets or soft waves. The cool atmosphere and attentive service towards teens makes this salon a great place to stop by before the night gets underway.

Flip Salon
251 W. 9 Mile
Ferndale, MI 48220
(248) 544-1400

Flip Salon offers a range of services, including make-up for special events. Flip caters to an eclectic crowd, is up with all the latest trends and makes everyone who enters feel welcome. Make-up application is performed by an absolute pro, who will perform her artistry using your face as the canvas. This swank salon features make-up services including consultations, full or partial application and eyebrow shaping. Flip Salon’s gorgeous work will have you feeling like the kicks you arrived in were transformed into glass slippers.

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Nails 07
308 N. Main St.
Royal Oak, MI 48067
(248) 544-8808

Nails 07 focuses entirely on nails and is able to provide the ultimate in nail services that are reasonably priced. Choose from an array of manicure and pedicure options that will leave skin soft and nails looking glam, from the trendy gel manicure and the Hollywood pedicure to the classic French polish. Leave it to this modern salon to create a lovely set of nails for the big night.

117 West 4th St.
Royal Oak, MI 48067
(248) 399-1689

Chrome is a boutique that features unique dresses and accessories that guarantee a show-stopping entrance upon arrival to the dance. This shop has a curated selection of dresses for school dances and special events like the prom, perfect for dancing the night away with your date and friends. Definitely check out Chrome’s selection of stunning accessories, including clutches, bracelets and a simple way to complete a picture-perfect look. Walk down the street to Chrome’s sister footwear boutique, Polished, to score a pair of heels to complement the dress of your dreams.

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After receiving a BA in Photography from Savannah College of Art & Design, Nicole Wrona began working with a diverse range of musicians. In addition, she is a freelance writer for numerous publications. Her work can be found at and