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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

  • Lara 32921
    Lara 32921

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

    $248
  • Mac Duggal 25026I
    Mac Duggal 25026I

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

    $178
  • Scala 48377
    Scala 48377
    (8)

    Richly textured cocktail dress with sleeves by Scala 48377
    Available in 6 colors

    $278
  • Lara 32988
    Lara 32988

    Long-Sleeved Beaded Cocktail Dress by Lara 32988
    Color: Blush

    $298
  • Lara 32860
    Lara 32860

    Gilded Coins Detail Cocktail Dress by Lara 32860
    Color: Black

    $198
  • Alyce 5825
    Alyce 5825

    Sparkling Sugar Dress from Black Label by Alyce Paris 5825
    Available in 3 colors

    $418
  • Morrell Maxie 15413
    Morrell Maxie 15413

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

    $238
  • Mac Duggal 30320C
    Mac Duggal 30320C
    (1)

    Timeless Tulle Hollywood Cocktail Dress by Mac Duggal 30320C
    Available in 2 colors

    $298
  • Morrell Maxie 15397
    Morrell Maxie 15397

    Sassy sleeveless sundress with flared skirt by Morrell Maxie 15397
    Color: Gold

    $258
  • La Femme 23308
    La Femme 23308

    Regal Lace Illusion Cocktail Dress by La Femme 23308
    Color: Black

    $238
  • Lara 32891
    Lara 32891

    Sequined Detail Cocktail Dress by Lara 32891
    Color: Gray

    $248
  • Lara 32986
    Lara 32986

    Long-Sleeved Embellished Print Cocktail Dress by Lara 32986
    Color: Black/White

    $298
  • Sherri Hill 50518
    Sherri Hill 50518

    Long-Sleeved Beaded Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50518
    Available in 5 colors

    $650
  • Lara 32885
    Lara 32885

    Long-Sleeved Embellished Cocktail Dress by Lara 32885
    Color: Nude

    $248
  • Scala 48356
    Scala 48356
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    Dramatically shimmering long-sleeve cocktail dress by Scala 48356
    Available in 9 colors

    $238
  • Feriani 18474
    Feriani 18474

    Sequined Cocktail Dress by Feriani 18474
    Color: Navy

    $350
  • Scala 48544
    Scala 48544
    (4)

    Tantalizing Cutout Sparkle Cocktail Dress by Scala 48544
    Available in 9 colors

    $198
  • Faviana 7850
    Faviana 7850

    Wrapped Sensation Draped Cocktail Dress by Faviana 7850
    Available in 4 colors

    $198
  • Terani 1621C1286
    Terani 1621C1286

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

    $561
  • Scala 48638
    Scala 48638
    (1)

    Exquisite Hourglass Shimmer Cocktail Dress by Scala 48638
    Available in 2 colors

    $198
  • Omur Ozer 57270
    Omur Ozer 57270

    Tailored sleeveless dress with sparkling highlights by Omur Ozer 57270
    Available in 3 colors

    $310
  • Mac Duggal 25296I
    Mac Duggal 25296I

    Supreme Floral Cocktail Dress by Ieena for Mac Duggal 25296I
    Color: Blue Rose

    $398
  • Omur Ozer 57277
    Omur Ozer 57277

    Shapely short formal with draped shoulders by Omur Ozer 57277
    Available in 3 colors

    $276
  • Scala 48624
    Scala 48624
    (1)

    Dramatic Delight Embellished Cocktail Dress by Scala 48624
    Available in 2 colors

    $238
  • Clarisse 355
    Clarisse 355

    Gilded Detail Cocktail Dress by Clarisse 355
    Color: Black

    $110
  • Omur Ozer 57209
    Omur Ozer 57209

    Splendid strapless mini with sheer full-length by Omur Ozer 57209
    Available in 4 colors

    $370
  • Scala 48484
    Scala 48484
    (1)

    Twinkling Lace Luxury Cocktail Dress by Scala 48484
    Available in 10 colors

    $238
  • Omur Ozer 57295
    Omur Ozer 57295

    Artful short formal with contrasting appliques by Omur Ozer 57295
    Available in 3 colors

    $278
  • Terani 1623C1390
    Terani 1623C1390

    Sparkling Flower Detail Cocktail Dress by Terani 1623C1390
    Color: Navy

    $473
  • Tony Bowls TS11682
    Tony Bowls TS11682

    One-of-a-kind cocktail dress with floral motif by Tony Bowls TS11682
    Color: Ivory

    $438
  • Clarisse 2902
    Clarisse 2902

    Shimmering Beaded Cocktail Dress by Clarisse 2902
    Color: Black

    $258
  • Faviana 7860
    Faviana 7860

    Dreamy Sweetheart Shimmer Cocktail Dress by Faviana 7860
    Available in 3 colors

    $218
  • La Femme 23321
    La Femme 23321

    Sensational Shimmer Sleeved Cocktail Dress by La Femme 23321
    Available in 3 colors

    $278
  • Lara 32985
    Lara 32985

    Bold Contrast Beaded Cocktail Dress by Lara 32985
    Color: Black/Multi

    $298
  • Omur Ozer 57301
    Omur Ozer 57301

    Decorative strapless dress with designer lines by Omur Ozer 57301
    Available in 4 colors

    $300
  • Terani 1621C1296
    Terani 1621C1296

    Long-Sleeved Sheer and Lace Cocktail Dress by Terani 1621C1296
    Color: Red/Nude

    $396
  • La Femme 23790
    La Femme 23790

    Fierce Halter Shine Cocktail Dress by La Femme 23790
    Color: Black

    $438
  • Rachel Allan L1019
    Rachel Allan L1019

    Asymmetrical Shimmering Cocktail Dress by Rachel Allan L1019
    Available in 3 colors

    $298
  • Lara 33263
    Lara 33263

    Sassy Sensation Cocktail Dress by Lara 33263
    Color: Navy/Nude

    $248
  • Mon Cheri 117814
    Mon Cheri 117814

    Fab embroidered illusion mini-dress from Mon Cheri Social Occasions 117814
    Color: Black

    $298

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