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Elegant 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

  • Faviana S8081
    Faviana S8081

    Fluttery off-the-shoulder short formal with contrasting skirt by Faviana S8081
    Color: Black/Multi

    $258
  • Lara 33129
    Lara 33129

    Sophisticated long-sleeved shift with decorative dazzle by Lara 33129
    Color: Black

    $298
  • Sherri Hill 51423
    Sherri Hill 51423

    Foldover off-shoulder fitted cocktail from Sherri Hill 51423
    Available in 5 colors

    $298
  • Faviana 8054
    Faviana 8054

    Sleeveless cocktail dress with sheer plunging neckline by Faviana 8054
    Available in 4 colors

    $198
  • Faviana 8051
    Faviana 8051

    Radiant strapless mini with marvelous wrapped detail by Faviana 8051
    Available in 4 colors

    $198
  • Clarisse 3366
    Clarisse 3366

    Gleaming Cascade Lace Cocktail Dress by Clarisse 3366
    Color: Red

    $278
  • Lara 33430
    Lara 33430

    Rhinestone Romance Long Sleeve Mini Dress by Lara 33430
    Color: Black/Nude

    $298
  • Mon Cheri 217855
    Mon Cheri 217855

    Sheer Stripes Cocktail Dress by Social Occasions by Mon Cheri 217855
    Available in 3 colors

    $358
  • Clarisse S3115
    Clarisse S3115

    Lovely Sweetheart Rhinestone Cocktail Dress by Clarisse S3115
    Available in 2 colors

    $218
  • Colors Dress 1546
    Colors Dress 1546

    Pristine Pleated Party Cocktail Dress by Colors 1546
    Available in 6 colors

    $138
  • Scala 48740
    Scala 48740

    Halter Dreams Beaded Cocktail Dress by Scala 48740
    Available in 3 colors

    $258
  • Sherri Hill 51402
    Sherri Hill 51402

    Lush off-shoulder wrapped mini-dress from Sherri Hill 51402
    Available in 3 colors

    $450
  • Lara 33406
    Lara 33406

    Fetching sleeveless short formal with crisscross detail by Lara 33406
    Color: Nude/Blue

    $248
  • Janique B2267
    Janique B2267

    Soft and Sultry Strapless Cocktail Dress by Janique B2267
    Available in 2 colors

    $438
  • Sherri Hill 51493
    Sherri Hill 51493

    Amazing contrasting two-piece mini from Sherri Hill 51493
    Color: Black

    $450
  • Lara 33402
    Lara 33402

    Short sheer illusion style with shirtdress details by Lara 33402
    Color: Nude/Navy

    $298
  • Scala 48728ML
    Scala 48728ML

    Long-sleeve glittering illusion webbed mid-length from Scala 48728ML
    Color: Ivory/Nude

    $278
  • Colors Dress 1548
    Colors Dress 1548

    Sweetly Chic Cinched Cocktail Dress by Colors 1548
    Available in 4 colors

    $130
  • Lara 33411
    Lara 33411

    Clinging halter-style cocktail dress with curvy accents by Lara 33411
    Color: Stone

    $198
  • Faviana 8073
    Faviana 8073

    Tasteful tailored short dress with shimmering trimming by Faviana 8073
    Available in 3 colors

    $278
  • Scala 48728
    Scala 48728

    Long-sleeve glittering illusion webbed mini from Scala 48728
    Available in 3 colors

    $258
  • Mac Duggal 25026I
    Mac Duggal 25026I
    (1)

    Sultry Cold Shoulder Cocktail Dress by Ieena for Mac Duggal 25026I
    Color: Royal

    $178
  • Faviana 7850
    Faviana 7850
    (1)

    Wrapped Sensation Draped Cocktail Dress by Faviana 7850
    Available in 5 colors

    $198
  • Sherri Hill 50427
    Sherri Hill 50427

    Cutout Detail Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50427
    Available in 2 colors

    $298
  • Clarisse 3215
    Clarisse 3215

    Sleek Cocktail Dress by Clarisse 3215
    Available in 6 colors

    $150
  • Faviana 8070
    Faviana 8070

    Bella sleeveless short dress with broomstick pleats by Faviana 8070
    Available in 4 colors

    $270
  • Lara 33441
    Lara 33441

    Textured Movement V Neckline Mini Dress by Lara 33441
    Color: Champagne

    $248
  • Colors Dress 1534
    Colors Dress 1534

    Unforgettable Illusion Halter Cocktail Dress by Colors 1534
    Color: Black

    $258
  • Sherri Hill 51420
    Sherri Hill 51420

    Dazzling and daring fitted mini from Sherri Hill 51420
    Available in 7 colors

    $298
  • Sherri Hill 51363
    Sherri Hill 51363

    Strappy sequined designer mini from Sherri Hill 51363
    Available in 6 colors

    $498
  • Faviana 8055
    Faviana 8055

    Barely there mini sheath with side cutouts by Faviana 8055
    Available in 2 colors

    $198
  • Primavera Couture 1929
    Primavera Couture 1929

    Bell Sleeve Cocktail Dress by Primavera 1929
    Available in 2 colors

    $299
  • Faviana S8078
    Faviana S8078

    Precision pieced sleeveless sheath with midriff cutout by Faviana S8078
    Available in 3 colors

    $198
  • Lara 33419
    Lara 33419

    Impressive sleeveless short formal with glamorous glints by Lara 33419
    Color: Navy

    $248
  • Sherri Hill 51331
    Sherri Hill 51331

    Excellent short-sleeve belted mini-dress from Sherri Hill 51331
    Available in 2 colors

    $350
  • Scala 48750
    Scala 48750

    Draped Romance Scrolling Cocktail Dress by Scala 48750
    Available in 2 colors

    $298
  • Clarisse S4801
    Clarisse S4801

    Lively Lace Vintage Cocktail Dress by Clarisse S4801
    Available in 3 colors

    $258
  • Sherri Hill 51361
    Sherri Hill 51361

    Divine crystallized illusion long-sleeve mini from Sherri Hill 51361
    Available in 2 colors

    $398
  • Sherri Hill 51500
    Sherri Hill 51500

    Supreme strappy fitted mini from Sherri Hill 51500
    Available in 4 colors

    $298
  • Colors Dress 1782
    Colors Dress 1782

    Festive Sweetheart Scrolling Cocktail Dress by Colors 1782
    Available in 2 colors

    $284

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