For every couple dressed like this, there's a million who color-code and call it a day.
Even then they usually end up arguing on prom night over the precise shade of color meant by "puce."
Keep it sticky... I mean classy.
Maybe you're really, really, REALLY, into your American history in the south. That's all well and good. The implications of wearing that around at a formal event? Maybe you need to ponder that a little bit.
The red carpet wasn't red enough?
"One Night in Flamenco-Roxy-Paris-Vegas" might not have been the most coherent theme for a dance after all.