No matter what kind of dresses you are picking out, you will think about if it flatters your skin color, and prom dress is no exception.
Your skin tone probably is the most important factor in determining what dress colors would look best on you. Try different colored prom dresses while standing in the most natural light possible, and note which ones make your skin look bright and not washed out. If you still can’t decide, then think about the clothes in your closet. What color or colors do you wear most often, and what colors are you drawn to when shopping for new items? You know what looks good on you, so use that knowledge to pick the color of cheap prom dresses.
So, even though you have crush on a 2012 prom dress, if there is no color for your choice, just leave it alone.