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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

  • Lara 33129
    Lara 33129

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

    $298
  • Sherri Hill 51505
    Sherri Hill 51505

    Celestial off-shoulder starlight babydoll from Sherri Hill 51505
    Available in 2 colors

    $398
  • Lara 33132
    Lara 33132

    Curve Flattering Mini Dress by Lara 33132
    Color: Champagne

    $198
  • Colors Dress 1751
    Colors Dress 1751

    Enticing Lace Illusion Cocktail Dress by Colors 1751
    Available in 2 colors

    $305
  • Sherri Hill 51423
    Sherri Hill 51423

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

    $298
  • Dave and Johnny A5518
    Dave and Johnny A5518

    Sleek Shimmering Cocktail Dress by Dave and Johnny A5518
    Available in 2 colors

    $210
  • Faviana S8081
    Faviana S8081

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

    $258
  • Faviana 8070
    Faviana 8070

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

    $270
  • Faviana S8074
    Faviana S8074

    Eloquent strapless cocktail dress with corset-style accents by Faviana S8074
    Available in 2 colors

    $318
  • Scala 48750
    Scala 48750

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

    $298
  • Scala 48777
    Scala 48777

    Fairytale Sweetheart Embellished Cocktail Dress by Scala 48777
    Color: Gray

    $238
  • Lara 33031
    Lara 33031

    Short garden trellis dress with ballet-length sleeves by Lara 33031
    Color: Champagne

    $248
  • Clarisse S3075
    Clarisse S3075

    Refined Crystal Delight Cocktail Dress by Clarisse S3075
    Available in 2 colors

    $270
  • Lara 33420
    Lara 33420

    Tony trellised short dress with creative contrasts by Lara 33420
    Color: Nude/Navy

    $198
  • Sherri Hill 51281
    Sherri Hill 51281

    Vibrant two-piece capped mini from Sherri Hill 51281
    Available in 4 colors

    $550
  • Sherri Hill 51523
    Sherri Hill 51523

    Striking embellished trimmed mini from Sherri Hill 51523
    Color: Black

    $398
  • Lara 33033
    Lara 33033

    Lively sleeveless short sheath with fringe accents by Lara 33033
    Color: Black

    $298
  • Colors Dress 1548
    Colors Dress 1548

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

    $143
  • Lara 33408
    Lara 33408

    Dreamy cocktail dress with svelte sleeveless bodice by Lara 33408
    Color: Champagne/Gray

    $248
  • Sherri Hill 51331
    Sherri Hill 51331

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

    $350
  • Sherri Hill 51361
    Sherri Hill 51361

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

    $398
  • Scala 48747
    Scala 48747

    Studded Delight Halter Cocktail Dress by Scala 48747
    Color: Black

    $218
  • Jessica Angel 613
    Jessica Angel 613

    Long-sleeve embroidered contrast dress from Jessica Angel 613
    Color: Blush/Black

    $490
  • Scala 48764
    Scala 48764

    Hourglass Enchantment Beaded Cocktail Dress by Scala 48764
    Color: Lead/Silver

    $238
  • Colors Dress 1764
    Colors Dress 1764

    Hollywood Fringed Sweetheart Cocktail Dress by Colors 1764
    Available in 2 colors

    $371
  • Clarisse 3215
    Clarisse 3215

    Sleek Cocktail Dress by Clarisse 3215
    Available in 6 colors

    $150
  • Lara 33010
    Lara 33010

    Candlelight Reflective Cocktail Dress by Lara 33010
    Color: Black/Multi

    $248
  • Terani 1712C3054
    Terani 1712C3054

    Modern long-sleeve lacy cocktail dress from Terani 1712C3054
    Available in 2 colors

    $594
  • Lara 33270
    Lara 33270
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    Striking Evening Celebration Cocktail Dress by Lara 33270
    Color: Black/Blue

    $298
  • Kurves 71039
    Kurves 71039

    Sultry Sequined Cocktail Dress from Kurves by Kimi 71039
    Available in 2 colors

    $216
  • Primavera Couture 1947
    Primavera Couture 1947

    Sequined Shine Cocktail Dress by Primavera 1947
    Available in 2 colors

    $239
  • Sherri Hill 51363
    Sherri Hill 51363

    Strappy sequined designer mini from Sherri Hill 51363
    Available in 9 colors

    $498
  • Colors Dress 1512
    Colors Dress 1512

    Flirty Charm Layered Cocktail Dress by Colors 1512
    Available in 2 colors

    $305
  • Faviana S8057
    Faviana S8057

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

    $198
  • Dave and Johnny A4388
    Dave and Johnny A4388

    Sleeveless mini with creative contrasts by Dave and Johnny A4388
    Color: White

    $270
  • Primavera Couture 1933
    Primavera Couture 1933

    Webbed Detail Cocktail Dress by Primavera 1933
    Available in 2 colors

    $259
  • Clarisse 3323
    Clarisse 3323

    Embroidered Magic Illusion Cocktail Dress by Clarisse 3323
    Color: Red/Nude

    $198
  • Saiid Kobeisy RE3193
    Saiid Kobeisy RE3193

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

    $1,410
  • Adrianna Papell 201708
    Adrianna Papell 201708

    Spotted Sensation Draped Romper by Adrianna Papell 201708
    Available in 2 colors

    $269
  • Jessica Angel 105
    Jessica Angel 105

    Charming belted babydoll dress from Jessica Angel 105
    Available in 2 colors

    $310

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