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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
  • Clarisse 2934
    Clarisse 2934
    (1)

    Gilded Textured Applique Cocktail Dress by Clarisse 2934
    Color: Electric Blue

    $258
  • Lara 32986
    Lara 32986

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

    $298
  • Clarisse 2942
    Clarisse 2942

    Gilded Detail Cocktail Dress by Clarisse 2942
    Color: Black/Gold

    $250
  • Mac Duggal 25026I
    Mac Duggal 25026I

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

    $178
  • Sherri Hill 50518
    Sherri Hill 50518

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

    $650
  • Lara 32988
    Lara 32988

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

    $298
  • Mac Duggal 25225I
    Mac Duggal 25225I

    Classic Crystalline Evening Dress by Ieena for Mac Duggal 25225I
    Color: Black

    $458
  • Sherri Hill 50636
    Sherri Hill 50636

    Lacey Luxury Cinched Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50636
    Available in 4 colors

    $450
  • Lara 32885
    Lara 32885

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

    $248
  • Lara 32860
    Lara 32860

    Gilded Coins Detail Cocktail Dress by Lara 32860
    Color: Black

    $198
  • Scala 48523
    Scala 48523

    Illusion Masterpiece Glimmering Cocktail Dress by Scala 48523
    Color: Platinum

    $258
  • Feriani 18474
    Feriani 18474

    Sequined Cocktail Dress by Feriani 18474
    Color: Navy

    $350
  • Scala 48356
    Scala 48356
    (5)

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

    $238
  • Scala 48544
    Scala 48544
    (4)

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

    $198
  • Scala 48377
    Scala 48377
    (8)

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

    $278
  • Terani 1621C1299
    Terani 1621C1299

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

    $407
  • Scala 48656
    Scala 48656

    Exotic Plunge Illusion Cocktail Dress by Scala 48656
    Available in 3 colors

    $238
  • Terani 1621C1286
    Terani 1621C1286

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

    $561
  • Faviana 7850
    Faviana 7850

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

    $198
  • Morrell Maxie 15413
    Morrell Maxie 15413

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

    $238
  • Scala 48638
    Scala 48638
    (1)

    Exquisite Hourglass Shimmer Cocktail Dress by Scala 48638
    Available in 3 colors

    $198
  • Sherri Hill 9910
    Sherri Hill 9910

    Exquisite Plunge Patterned Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 9910
    Color: Pewter

    $558
  • Milano Formals E2063
    Milano Formals E2063

    Subtle Beaded Cocktail Dress by Milano Formals E2063
    Color: Black

    $148
  • Mac Duggal 25296I
    Mac Duggal 25296I

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

    $398
  • Janique 1502
    Janique 1502
    (10)

    Shimmer Illusion Sequined Cocktail Dress by Janique 1502
    Color: Silver

    $658
  • Mon Cheri 216871
    Mon Cheri 216871

    Patterned Glimmer Cocktail Dress by Mon Cheri Social Occasions 216871
    Available in 2 colors

    $358
  • Scala 48513
    Scala 48513

    Sequin Stunner Dream Cocktail Dress by Scala 48513
    Available in 7 colors

    $198
  • Shail K 1039
    Shail K 1039

    Jeweled and Tonal Stones Cocktail Dress by Shail K 1039
    Available in 2 colors

    $218
  • Milano Formals E1977
    Milano Formals E1977

    Bedazzled Cocktail Dress by Milano Formals E1977
    Color: Shimmer

    $388
  • Blush 11168
    Blush 11168

    Embellished Velvet Cocktail Dress by Blush 11168
    Available in 2 colors

    $240
  • Scala 48484
    Scala 48484
    (1)

    Twinkling Lace Luxury Cocktail Dress by Scala 48484
    Available in 9 colors

    $238
  • Mon Cheri 216861
    Mon Cheri 216861

    Chic Striped Cocktail Dress by Mon Cheri Social Occasions 216861
    Available in 2 colors

    $298
  • La Femme 21633
    La Femme 21633

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

    $398
  • Morrell Maxie 15412
    Morrell Maxie 15412

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

    $238
  • Mon Cheri 115869
    Mon Cheri 115869
    (2)

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

    $238
  • Feriani 18502S
    Feriani 18502S

    Tonal Detail Cocktail Dress by Feriani 18502S
    Color: Champagne

    $370
  • Lara 32894
    Lara 32894

    Shining Cocktail Dress by Lara 32894
    Available in 2 colors

    $198
  • Alyce 5825
    Alyce 5825

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

    $418
  • Alyce 2568
    Alyce 2568

    Sassy Sequined Cocktail Dress from Claudine by Alyce Paris 2568
    Available in 4 colors

    $558

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