A Look At The Top Debutante Balls Around The World

by Stephanie Tseng · October 17, 2014

A Look At The Top Debutante Balls Around The World

While most people's knowledge of debutante balls comes from Gossip Girl or Amanda Bynes movies, the annual society events are actually steeped in history. To the outsiders, the scenes of young women dressed in white gowns presenting themselves to their well-to-do community might seem less than hollow, but today’s debutantes are taking the spotlighted curtsy to pave their way into society through charity work and more. Click through for a look at some of the world's oldest and most prestigious debutante balls (and see if you have what it takes to attend!).

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