A few weeks ago, a teen named Ally Johnson went viral after her mom talked her into wearing her old prom dress to her big senior dance. Obviously, she rocked it:
But it turns out this is actually a common thing that moms all over are doing. It may be that this year's styles are a particularly good match for the mother's of high school age girls (ahem, the nineties), or it may be that social media makes posting a throwback pic and selfie combined completely irresistible.
Either way, we're being blessed with lots of pictures that let us indulge in both a mania for fashion and nostalgia. All these girls squeezed or slid into their mom's prom dresses for the camera and the dance:
They're all so good! But the winner may be Bev Tippet, who proved that her prom dress was more than a trend, it was a family tradition. Her grandmother, her mother, and her mother's sister all wore the dress—and she had the receipts:
Top that, teens.