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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.

  • Feriani 18622
    Feriani 18622

    Classic Chic Cocktail Dress by Feriani 18622
    Color: Silver

    $370
  • Omur Ozer 57301
    Omur Ozer 57301

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

    $300
  • Mac Duggal 25026I
    Mac Duggal 25026I
    (1)

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

    $178
  • Omur Ozer 57209
    Omur Ozer 57209

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

    $370
  • Faviana 7850
    Faviana 7850
    (1)

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

    $198
  • Lara 42630
    Lara 42630

    Frisky Fringes Cocktail Dress by Lara 42630
    Color: Champagne

    $298
  • Mon Cheri 117819
    Mon Cheri 117819

    Illusion sleeved peplum mini from Mon Cheri Social Occasions 117819
    Available in 2 colors

    $258
  • Ellie Wilde EW117016
    Ellie Wilde EW117016

    Sleeveless short formal with ruffles by Ellie Wilde EW117016
    Available in 2 colors

    $238
  • Lara 33010
    Lara 33010

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

    $248
  • Terani 1711C3012
    Terani 1711C3012

    Majestic embellished caped cocktail dress from Terani 1711C3012
    Color: Champagne

    $330
  • Scala 48356
    Scala 48356
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    Dramatically shimmering long-sleeve cocktail dress by Scala 48356
    Available in 8 colors

    $238
  • Lara 32986
    Lara 32986

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

    $298
  • Christina Wu 20222
    Christina Wu 20222

    Floral Lace Cocktail Dress by Christina Wu Elegance 20222
    Available in 3 colors

    $298
  • Clarisse 3214
    Clarisse 3214

    Glittering Beaded Cocktail Dress by Clarisse 3214
    Available in 2 colors

    $230
  • Lara 32987
    Lara 32987

    Quarter Sleeve Textured Detail Cocktail Dress by Lara 32987
    Color: Ivory

    $298
  • Omur Ozer 57228
    Omur Ozer 57228

    Sheer illusion short formal with epaulettes by Omur Ozer 57228
    Available in 4 colors

    $294
  • La Femme 23505
    La Femme 23505

    Lace Cocktail Dress by La Femme Evening 23505
    Available in 2 colors

    $478
  • Clarisse 3213
    Clarisse 3213

    Shimmering Beaded Cocktail Dress by Clarisse 3213
    Available in 5 colors

    $238
  • Kurves 71175
    Kurves 71175

    Sparkling Sensation Cocktail Dress from Kurves by Kimi 71175
    Available in 3 colors

    $210
  • Rachel Allan L1064
    Rachel Allan L1064

    Deep V-Neck Textured Cocktail Dress by Rachel Allan L1064
    Available in 3 colors

    $398
  • Mon Cheri 115862
    Mon Cheri 115862
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    Lace Detail Cocktail Dress by Mon Cheri Social Occasions 115862
    Available in 2 colors

    $350
  • Rachel Allan L1003
    Rachel Allan L1003
    (1)

    Flirty Cocktail Dress by Rachel Allan L1003
    Available in 3 colors

    $198
  • Mon Cheri 117822
    Mon Cheri 117822

    Poised embroidered slim-fit cocktail from Mon Cheri Social Occasions 117822
    Available in 3 colors

    $238
  • Hannah S 27091
    Hannah S 27091

    Delicate Charm Notched Cocktail Dress by Hannah S 27091
    Available in 3 colors

    $230
  • Sherri Hill 50825
    Sherri Hill 50825

    Pleated Floral Party Dress by Sherri Hill 50825
    Color: Ivory

    $480
  • Feriani 26246
    Feriani 26246

    Sophisticated Sparkle Cocktail Dress by Feriani 26246
    Available in 2 colors

    $398
  • Scala 48484
    Scala 48484
    (1)

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

    $238
  • Faviana 7859
    Faviana 7859

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

    $218
  • Aidan Mattox A14580
    Aidan Mattox A14580

    Pretty sleeveless formal with high-low hemline by Aidan Mattox A14580
    Available in 3 colors

    $295
  • Clarisse 3215
    Clarisse 3215

    Sleek Cocktail Dress by Clarisse 3215
    Available in 6 colors

    $150
  • Scala 48734
    Scala 48734
    (1)

    Glam glittering accented cocktail dress from Scala 48734
    Color: Platinum

    $238
  • Faviana 7851
    Faviana 7851

    Plunging Beauty Halter Cocktail Dress by Faviana 7851
    Available in 4 colors

    $198
  • Lara 32989
    Lara 32989

    Long-Sleeved Metallic Beaded Cocktail Dress by Lara 32989
    Color: Gray

    $298
  • Christina Wu 20224
    Christina Wu 20224

    Long-Sleeved Lace Cocktail Dress by Christina Wu Elegance 20224
    Color: Taupe

    $230
  • Feriani 18474
    Feriani 18474
    (1)

    Sequined Cocktail Dress by Feriani 18474
    Available in 2 colors

    $350
  • Scala 48728
    Scala 48728

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

    $258
  • Mac Duggal 48478I
    Mac Duggal 48478I
    (1)

    Classic Flutter Cocktail Dress by Ieena for Mac Duggal 48478I
    Available in 12 colors

    $238
  • Omur Ozer 57277
    Omur Ozer 57277

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

    $276
  • Lara 33011
    Lara 33011

    Festive Lines Cocktail Dress by Lara 33011
    Color: Black/Multi

    $248
  • Faviana 7867
    Faviana 7867

    Halter Hourglass Glimmer Cocktail Dress by Faviana 7867
    Available in 3 colors

    $298

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