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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.

  • Faviana 8054
    Faviana 8054

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

    $198
  • Lara 33411
    Lara 33411

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

    $198
  • Colors Dress 1548
    Colors Dress 1548

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

    $130
  • Faviana S8081
    Faviana S8081

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

    $258
  • Sherri Hill 51423
    Sherri Hill 51423

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

    $298
  • Faviana 8051
    Faviana 8051

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

    $198
  • Lara 33291
    Lara 33291

    Sizzling long-sleeved cocktail dress with radiant accents by Lara 33291
    Color: Navy

    $248
  • Sherri Hill 51363
    Sherri Hill 51363

    Strappy sequined designer mini from Sherri Hill 51363
    Available in 8 colors

    $498
  • Faviana 8070
    Faviana 8070

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

    $270
  • Sherri Hill 51420
    Sherri Hill 51420

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

    $298
  • Scala 48356
    Scala 48356
    (7)

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

    $238
  • Mon Cheri 117824
    Mon Cheri 117824

    Festive flared tea-length dress from Mon Cheri Social Occasions 117824
    Color: Navy/Multi

    $318
  • Clarisse 3215
    Clarisse 3215

    Sleek Cocktail Dress by Clarisse 3215
    Available in 6 colors

    $150
  • Mon Cheri 115869
    Mon Cheri 115869
    (2)

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

    $238
  • Feriani 18474
    Feriani 18474
    (2)

    Sequined Cocktail Dress by Feriani 18474
    Available in 2 colors

    $350
  • Scala 48740
    Scala 48740

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

    $258
  • Clarisse 3366
    Clarisse 3366

    Gleaming Cascade Lace Cocktail Dress by Clarisse 3366
    Color: Red

    $278
  • Sherri Hill 51290
    Sherri Hill 51290

    Tremendous draping long-sleeve mini from Sherri Hill 51290
    Color: Black

    $598
  • Colors Dress 1546
    Colors Dress 1546

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

    $138
  • Sherri Hill 51411
    Sherri Hill 51411

    Glossy off-shoulder cropped set from Sherri Hill 51411
    Available in 7 colors

    $498
  • Sherri Hill 51493
    Sherri Hill 51493

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

    $450
  • Clarisse S4801
    Clarisse S4801

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

    $258
  • Janique B2267
    Janique B2267

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

    $438
  • Faviana 8058
    Faviana 8058

    Vibrant halter-style mini with back tuck detail by Faviana 8058
    Available in 2 colors

    $228
  • Scala 48737
    Scala 48737

    Youthful Sparkles Plunging Cocktail Dress by Scala 48737
    Available in 3 colors

    $258
  • Lara 32887
    Lara 32887

    Sequined Print Cocktail Dress by Lara 32887
    Color: Champagne/Turquoise

    $248
  • Clarisse 3214
    Clarisse 3214

    Glittering Beaded Cocktail Dress by Clarisse 3214
    Available in 2 colors

    $230
  • Lara 32921
    Lara 32921
    (1)

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

    $248
  • Sherri Hill 50427
    Sherri Hill 50427

    Cutout Detail Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50427
    Available in 5 colors

    $298
  • Faviana 7859
    Faviana 7859

    Refined Radiance Pleated Cocktail Dress by Faviana 7859
    Available in 3 colors

    $218
  • Colors Dress 1779
    Colors Dress 1779

    Stately Sophistication Plunging Cocktail Dress by Colors 1779
    Available in 2 colors

    $250
  • Sherri Hill 51549
    Sherri Hill 51549

    Knockout beaded and trimmed mini from Sherri Hill 51549
    Color: Navy

    $350
  • La Femme 25007
    La Femme 25007

    Lush sleeveless bateau mini-dress from La Femme 25007
    Available in 3 colors

    $250
  • Sherri Hill 51530
    Sherri Hill 51530

    Celebrated foldover accent mini from Sherri Hill 51530
    Color: Gun Metal

    $298
  • Mon Cheri 217851
    Mon Cheri 217851

    Ornate Stones Cocktail Dress by Social Occasions by Mon Cheri 217851
    Available in 2 colors

    $358
  • Faviana S8057
    Faviana S8057

    Inspiring short dress with dishy cutout details by Faviana S8057
    Available in 4 colors

    $198
  • Saiid Kobeisy RE3193
    Saiid Kobeisy RE3193

    Prismatic printed ruffle dress from SK by Saiid Kobeisy RE3193
    Color: Black

    $1,410
  • Scala 48750
    Scala 48750

    Draped Romance Scrolling Cocktail Dress by Scala 48750
    Color: Ivory

    $298
  • Faviana 8073
    Faviana 8073

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

    $278
  • Faviana 8052
    Faviana 8052

    Luxurious sleeveless evening dress with sculpting tucks by Faviana 8052
    Available in 3 colors

    $198

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