By MARY JANE PARK
© St. Petersburg Times, published April 26, 2001
Girls go glam for prom season 2001, and accessories are the biggest news. Look for shimmering jewelry for body, clothing and hair, a garden of flowers and pale pastels.
Temporary crystal tattoos can mimic sequined designs on dresses and evening bags. Look for a variety of patterns (hearts, stars, snowflakes, even motifs in bracelet and ankle forms). Swarovski crystal tattoos. $18 each. Department store jewelry counters.
Look for flowers and shine in this year's most fashionable accessories. Lee Angel black-and-white floral pin, $170; Alexis Bittar floral pin, $180; beaded hair elastic, $15; sparkling starburst hair elastic, $55; Oroblu pink fishnet tights, $15. All items, Saks Fifth Avenue, Tampa.
A glittering tiara can make any young lady look like a princess. Rhinestone tiaras, $20-$25. Afterthoughts, BayWalk, St. Petersburg.
Tiny handbag covered in frosted teardrop beads and sequins resembles an exotic sea creature. La Regale evening bag in pink, lilac or white. $30. Jacobson's stores.
You'll look as if you're walking on air in these "glass" slippers. "Lola" clear platform heels, sizes 5-11. $56. David's Bridal, Tampa.
Promwear for men takes a stylish turn, showcasing longer coats with cut higher at the lapel and having five to seven buttons. Patterned vests and long ties commonly replace more traditional bow ties and cummerbunds. Tuxedo rental packages, with standard accessories. $59.95 to $119.95. Sacino's Formalwear.