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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

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

    Classic Flutter Cocktail Dress by Ieena for Mac Duggal 48478I
    Available in 11 colors

    $238
  • Lara 33129
    Lara 33129
    (1)

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

    $298
  • Faviana 8070
    Faviana 8070

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

    $270
  • Faviana S8076
    Faviana S8076

    Bellissima off-the-shoulder short formal with bell sleeves by Faviana S8076
    Available in 3 colors

    $248
  • Jovani 49660
    Jovani 49660

    Off-the-Shoulder Contrast Cocktail Dress by Jovani 49660
    Color: Black/White

    $470
  • Milano Formals E2291
    Milano Formals E2291

    Foil Accent Cocktail Dress by Milano Formals E2291
    Color: Black/Gold

    $198
  • Milano Formals E2213
    Milano Formals E2213

    Sheer and Applique Cocktail Dress by Milano Formals E2213
    Color: Navy

    $248
  • Milano Formals E2245
    Milano Formals E2245

    Contrast Print Cocktail Dress by Milano Formals E2245
    Color: Black/Green

    $198
  • Jovani 48038
    Jovani 48038

    Lace Accents Jumpsuit by Jovani 48038
    Color: Black

    $440
  • Scala 48740
    Scala 48740

    Halter Dreams Beaded Cocktail Dress by Scala 48740
    Color: Amethyst

    $258
  • Lara 33132
    Lara 33132

    Curve Flattering Mini Dress by Lara 33132
    Color: Champagne

    $198
  • Sherri Hill 51423
    Sherri Hill 51423

    Foldover off-shoulder fitted cocktail from Sherri Hill 51423
    Available in 6 colors

    $298
  • Sherri Hill 51363
    Sherri Hill 51363

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

    $498
  • Lara 33419
    Lara 33419

    Impressive sleeveless short formal with glamorous glints by Lara 33419
    Color: Navy

    $248
  • Aidan Mattox MD1E201416
    Aidan Mattox MD1E201416

    Shimmery slip dress with diagonal sections by Aidan Mattox MD1E201416
    Color: Gun Metal

    $395
  • Terani 1721H4527
    Terani 1721H4527

    High Neck Shining Stones Cocktail Dress by Terani 1721H4527
    Color: Crystal Nude

    $308
  • Aidan Mattox MD1E201458
    Aidan Mattox MD1E201458

    Elegant short formal with corset-style details by Aidan Mattox MD1E201458
    Color: Wine

    $275
  • Terani 1721C4001
    Terani 1721C4001

    Delicate Print Cocktail Dress by Terani 1721C4001
    Color: Champagne/Nude

    $396
  • Aidan Mattox MD1E201397
    Aidan Mattox MD1E201397

    Edgy sleeveless dress with glimmering mesh by Aidan Mattox MD1E201397
    Color: Black

    $395
  • Lara 33420
    Lara 33420
    (1)

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

    $198
  • Tarik Ediz 93330
    Tarik Ediz 93330

    Elegant Edges Cocktail Dress by Tarik Ediz 93330
    Color:

    $796
  • Johnathan Kayne 7214
    Johnathan Kayne 7214

    Sculpted halter dress with shimmering lines by Johnathan Kayne 7214
    Available in 2 colors

    $440
  • La Femme 24628
    La Femme 24628

    Flirty sleeveless mini babydoll dress from La Femme 24628
    Color: Black

    $278
  • Sherri Hill 51411
    Sherri Hill 51411

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

    $498
  • Lara 33577
    Lara 33577

    Exceptional Deco Fringed Cocktail Dress by Lara 33577
    Color: Black

    $298
  • Milano Formals E2257
    Milano Formals E2257

    Beaded Cocktail Dress by Milano Formals E2257
    Color: Wine

    $248
  • Aidan Mattox MD1E201410
    Aidan Mattox MD1E201410

    Fluid sleeveless dress with liquid hemline by Aidan Mattox MD1E201410
    Color: Moonstone

    $365
  • Aidan Mattox 201631
    Aidan Mattox 201631

    Sheer-layered short-sleeved dress with flared skirt by Aidan Mattox 201631
    Color: Cranberry

    $395
  • Sherri Hill 51524
    Sherri Hill 51524

    Impactful accented sleeveless babydoll from Sherri Hill 51524
    Color: Navy

    $398
  • Scala 48750
    Scala 48750

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

    $298
  • Primavera Couture 1929
    Primavera Couture 1929

    Bell Sleeve Cocktail Dress by Primavera 1929
    Color: Emerald

    $299
  • Sherri Hill 51530
    Sherri Hill 51530

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

    $298
  • Clarisse S4801
    Clarisse S4801

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

    $258
  • Lara 33546
    Lara 33546

    Brilliant Beaded Delight Cocktail Dress by Lara 33546
    Color: Gold

    $298
  • Aidan Mattox 201483
    Aidan Mattox 201483

    Sleeveless short shift with waterfall fringe by Aidan Mattox 201483
    Color: Gun Metal/Black

    $385
  • Lara 33138
    Lara 33138

    Sleek Diamonds Illusion Cocktail Dress by Lara 33138
    Color: Black

    $298
  • Aidan Mattox 201316
    Aidan Mattox 201316

    Bellissima long-sleeved dress with lace contrast by Aidan Mattox 201316
    Color: Black

    $265
  • Lara 33545
    Lara 33545

    Crisscross Diamond Dream Cocktail Dress by Lara 33545
    Color: White/Black

    $248
  • Mac Duggal 25026I
    Mac Duggal 25026I
    (1)

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

    $178
  • Lara 33034
    Lara 33034

    Simply exquisite short-sleeved shift with dimensional dish by Lara 33034
    Color: Nude/Multi

    $248

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