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Cocktail Dresses

Cocktail dresses section has all one needs for any occasions.

From an intimate holiday party or a large event our web site has one of the largest selection of designer dresses on-line. There are events such as wedding ceremonies and black tie affairs to which you would expect to see many women wearing formal, full-length gowns. At events where less regal attire is appropriate for attendees, many women choose to wear cocktail dresses.

The most distinctive differences between formal gowns and cocktail dresses are the lengths of the dresses, and the richness of the fabrics and added embellishments used in the making of them. Cocktail dresses are shorter, made with less expensive fabrics, and usually have far less ornamentation added to them, than what goes into the creating of traditional floor length gowns. The lengths of cocktail dresses can vary from the bottom of the dress reaching to just above or below the knee, to falling midway between the knee and ankle, or to stopping very near the ankles.

A formal gown, sometimes also called a ballroom gown, could cost you more than a few hundreds dollars on up to prices in the thousands of dollars range to own. That certainly causes many women to have to consider whether purchasing such an expensive dress for a single occasion, or when they attend very few formal events, is worth it. Especially in times of economic uncertainties when closely budgeting clothing expenses, becomes more important. Cocktail dresses are more affordable than their fancier counterparts are, and stylish enough too, for women to wear them to many special events, and informal gatherings. You can find retailers offering cocktail dresses for sale ranging in price from less than a hundred dollars to only a few hundred dollars, for stunning dress styles that almost every woman can fall in love with.

Cocktail dresses come in many styles, colors, fabrics, lengths, sizes, and prices Vintage-style cocktail dresses are popular with many women right now. These dresses look as if they must have cost you a fortune. However, you can keep the fact that you did not have to spend a lot of money for your vintage-inspired cocktail dress to yourself if you want to, your dress will not tell on you, guaranteed.

Which colors are the hottest trends this season? Black is always in fashion, and red always gets a woman noticed. Other colors such as aqua, blackberry, cantalope, cherry, coral, cream, fern, floral, fuchsia, grape, iris, kiwi, lilac, sunflower, peach, pink, powder blue, silver, sunset, and teal are some of the delicious colors that you will find are popular choices in cocktail dresses this year. Which color might work best for you is a matter of your individual tastes and personality.

Perhaps a dress with bright, brassy colors and unique designs that grab others people’s attention is just the kind of party dress you have been looking for. On the other hand, maybe flashy is not quite your style, yet neither is the vintage look. Maybe you would rather have a dress with beautiful, softer colors, and more subtle designing that shows your sense of style, yet does not cause a roomful of eyes to follow your every step. Are you having trouble choosing between a decidedly party dress and a more toned down styled dress? Cocktail dresses are so affordable to your budget, and versatile in their styles, that you can have several of them in your wardrobe to match your changing moods and the changing moods of the events that you attend.

A few of the fabrics used to make cocktail dresses are silk, satin, taffeta, cotton, denim, and polyester blends. Stain-resistant and easy-care fabrics appeal to many women. Most of the fabrics used in making cocktail dresses can easily be hand washed, or cleaned using the gentle cycle on your washing machine, while some other fabric styles will need dry-cleaning. A majority of stains can be quickly dotted away before they have a chance to set in and ruin your dress, with a clean cloth and some seltzer water.

What are some of the top brands and designers making the strikingly good-looking cocktail dresses that are most popular with women these today? Adrianna Papell/ Phillip Lim/ Anne Klein/ Calvin Klein/ Alberto Makali/ Aidan Mattox/ Allen Schwartz/ Alexander Wang/ and D&G Dolce& Gabbana, are merely a few of the multitudes of top brand designers offering their uniquely designed cocktail dresses to women wanting to find that perfect little dress, to help make attending special occasions that much more special for them.

Unlike some other dress designs that seem to only look on women who are size 2, cocktail dress are made to fit the rest of us who on average, are not quite that small in size. Women of all sizes and shapes, from juniors and petites, to women with fuller-figures, will find that they have many style and color design options to choose from in cocktail dresses. It does not matter if you have long legs and a thin torso, or short legs with a rounder torso. There is a cocktail dress design for you to accentuate your feminine beauty points, while camouflaging those points you might be less happy about having. The right cocktail dress can show you just how beautiful you truly really are as a woman, every girly-gorgeous point of you from head to toe.

Cocktail dresses in a variety of styles and colors are available at most major retailers that sell clothing, and in small boutiques and dress shops. You might however, find it easier to shop online for cocktail dresses to add to your clothes collection. You can view large catalogues containing quality images of cocktail dresses to see how they look before buying them. You can compare different styles side-by-side to help you in choosing which styles might look the best on you. With the help of the internet, you can also check out the various pricing and shipping options that are available to you when purchasing cocktail dresses.

Cocktail Dresses

  • Sherri Hill 50607
    Sherri Hill 50607

    Long-Sleeved Cutout Applique Detail Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50607
    Color: Black/Multi

    $450
  • Mon Cheri 115869
    Mon Cheri 115869
    (1)

    Textured Detail Cocktail Dress by Mon Cheri Social Occasions 115869
    Available in 4 colors

    $238
  • Morrell Maxie 15412
    Morrell Maxie 15412

    Tailored short dress with sleeve embellishments by Morrell Maxie 15412
    Color: Teal

    $238
  • Janique 1502
    Janique 1502
    (10)

    Shimmer Illusion Sequined Cocktail Dress by Janique 1502
    Available in 2 colors

    $658
  • Feriani 26221
    Feriani 26221

    Glittering and Peplum Cocktail Dress by Feriani 26221
    Available in 3 colors

    $398
  • Scala 48544
    Scala 48544
    (3)

    Tantalizing Cutout Sparkle Cocktail Dress by Scala 48544
    Available in 8 colors

    $198
  • La Femme 21633
    La Femme 21633

    Lace Detail Cocktail Dress by La Femme Evening 21633
    Available in 3 colors

    $398
  • Morrell Maxie 15393
    Morrell Maxie 15393

    Artful asymmetric cocktail dress with peplum by Morrell Maxie 15393
    Color: Red

    $218
  • La Femme 21885
    La Femme 21885

    Fluttering Flair Draped Cocktail Dress by La Femme 21885
    Available in 4 colors

    $278
  • Terani 1621C1286
    Terani 1621C1286

    Strapless Textured Detail Cocktail Dress with Cape by Terani 1621C1286
    Color: Sandstone

    $561
  • Scala 48356
    Scala 48356
    (5)

    Dramatically shimmering long-sleeve cocktail dress by Scala 48356
    Available in 10 colors

    $238
  • La Femme 23398
    La Femme 23398

    Fantastic Flirty Layered Cocktail Dress by La Femme 23398
    Color: Black

    $238
  • Terani 1621C1299
    Terani 1621C1299

    Sparkling Embellished Cocktail Dress by Terani 1621C1299
    Available in 2 colors

    $407
  • Feriani 18503
    Feriani 18503

    Lace and Shimmer Detail Cocktail Dress by Feriani 18503
    Available in 3 colors

    $398
  • NUE by Shani S584
    NUE by Shani S584
    (2)

    Lace Trim Ruffled Cocktail Dress from Nue by Shani S584
    Available in 4 colors

    $357
  • Alyce 2568
    Alyce 2568

    Sassy Sequined Cocktail Dress from Claudine by Alyce Paris 2568
    Available in 2 colors

    $558
  • Morrell Maxie 15384
    Morrell Maxie 15384

    Stellar short-sleeved dress with skater silhouette by Morrell Maxie 15384
    Available in 2 colors

    $218
  • Mon Cheri 116847
    Mon Cheri 116847

    Layered Elegance Cocktail Dress from Social Occasions by Mon Cheri 116847
    Available in 3 colors

    $278
  • Lara 32921
    Lara 32921

    Long-Sleeved Gilded and Contrast Scroll Cocktail Dress by Lara 32921
    Color: Black/Gold

    $248
  • Scala 48377
    Scala 48377
    (7)

    Richly textured cocktail dress with sleeves by Scala 48377
    Available in 7 colors

    $278
  • Morrell Maxie 15413
    Morrell Maxie 15413

    Elegant short dress with elbow-length sleeves by Morrell Maxie 15413
    Available in 2 colors

    $238
  • Mon Cheri 115864
    Mon Cheri 115864

    Lace Cocktail Dress by Mon Cheri Social Occasions 115864
    Available in 3 colors

    $398
  • Feriani 18502S
    Feriani 18502S

    Tonal Detail Cocktail Dress by Feriani 18502S
    Available in 3 colors

    $370
  • Alyce 3695
    Alyce 3695

    Flirty Floral Shimmer Cocktail Dress by Alyce Paris 3695
    Color: Black/Red

    $200
  • Mon Cheri 116850
    Mon Cheri 116850

    Sequined Sweetheart Cocktail Dress from Social Occasions by Mon Cheri 116850
    Available in 2 colors

    $298
  • Lara 32881
    Lara 32881

    Cold Shoulder Shining Cocktail Dress by Lara 32881
    Color: Lead Gray

    $198
  • Mon Cheri 115851
    Mon Cheri 115851
    (2)

    Lace Overlay Cocktail Dress with Shrug by Mon Cheri Social Occasions 115851
    Available in 3 colors

    $338
  • VM Collection 71218
    VM Collection 71218

    Stunning strapless dress with matching jacket by VM Collection 71218
    Available in 3 colors

    $438
  • Mon Cheri 115871
    Mon Cheri 115871

    Cap Sleeve Sparkling Applique Cocktail Dress by Mon Cheri Social Occasions 115871
    Available in 2 colors

    $338
  • Feriani 18474
    Feriani 18474

    Sequined Cocktail Dress by Feriani 18474
    Color: Navy

    $350
  • Terani 1623C1400
    Terani 1623C1400
    (1)

    Origami Metallic Detail Cocktail Dress by Terani 1623C1400
    Color: Blush

    $396
  • Mon Cheri 116833
    Mon Cheri 116833

    Timeless Pearl Cocktail Dress from Social Occasions by Mon Cheri 116833
    Available in 2 colors

    $298
  • Mon Cheri 214845
    Mon Cheri 214845

    Lace Sophistication Cocktail Dress by Mon Cheri Social Occasions 214845
    Available in 2 colors

    $298
  • Mon Cheri 115862
    Mon Cheri 115862
    (1)

    Lace Detail Cocktail Dress by Mon Cheri Social Occasions 115862
    Available in 2 colors

    $350
  • Sherri Hill 4302
    Sherri Hill 4302
    (1)

    Pearl and Lace Party Dress by Sherri Hill 4302
    Color: White

    $450
  • Sherri Hill 50637
    Sherri Hill 50637

    Vintage Beauty Floral Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50637
    Color: Black/Aqua

    $450
  • Mon Cheri 114817
    Mon Cheri 114817
    (11)

    Breathtaking illusion lace ensemble by Mon Cheri Social Occasions 114817
    Available in 2 colors

    $488
  • La Femme 18177
    La Femme 18177
    (5)

    Exquisite short formal with diamond back by La Femme 18177
    Available in 4 colors

    $298
  • Dave and Johnny 10490
    Dave and Johnny 10490
    (2)

    Artfully embroidered cocktail dress by Dave and Johnny 10490
    Available in 7 colors

    $250
  • Jolene 14090
    Jolene 14090

    Quarter Sleeve Rosette Cocktail Dress by Jolene 14090
    Available in 2 colors

    $198

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