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Party Dresses

Party dresses by major designers are the number one category for New York Dress.

If one is not wearing their dress to a party then one needs to bring the party to them. There is nothing quite like getting dressed up for a party. When you are at a party, you know that you look your absolute best, and you probably know that no matter what, you are going to enjoy yourself. It is important to find party dresses that really fit your needs and really make you look spectacular at the same time.

In order to find the best party dresses, there are a few things that you are going to have to think about. These will help you be sure that you've found the right party dresses for your occasion.

First of all, it is important to think about the party and the actual atmosphere that you are going to be a part of. Saying that you are looking for a party dress isn't always all that you need, simply because of the vast differences between types of parties. There are lots of different get together occasions that might be considered parties, so before you choose party dresses, ask yourself some questions.

The formality of the party is the first thing to keep in mind. A party that is celebrating someone's wedding is going to be much more formal than a party celebrating an afternoon graduation from high school. A party that celebrates a friend's birthday out at a bar is a much different party from the one that celebrates your grandmother's birthday in her dining room. Therefore, the formality of the party is the first thing to figure out before you begin to find party dresses. For very formal parties, you are going to want to look at dresses that are also quite formal – long dresses that don't show as much skin are often more formal than others, although you can find very formal dresses that are strapless. The form is what is important. For very formal occasions, party dresses should be long, flowing, and high class. However, there are plenty of great non formal party dresses for parties are more casual.

For the most casual parties, like afternoon garden parties or informal gatherings, you can base your dress selection on what the weather is like where the party will be. An afternoon garden party in the summer is a great time to wear that new sundress, however, a birthday party in February might be that great occasion to wear the long dress with long sleeves as well. No matter what, if you first look at the formality of the party, and then at the weather where the party will be held, you'll be able to come to some great conclusions.

There are a few rules that you should follow when you are choosing party dresses, so that you can be sure you have chosen the right dress. First of all, for party dresses in the summer, you'll want to remember that you can wear white before labor day, as long as you aren't wearing white to a wedding. For wedding party dresses, you'll want to be more formal, and you'll want to avoid wearing white because that is the color that the bride will traditionally be wearing. Therefore, avoid white and be sure that you are dressing to the formality of the wedding you are attending.

For garden parties and other outdoor parties, it is a good idea to think about summery short dresses. Dresses like knee-length or tea-length sun dresses can be great for this type of party, and you'll be able to find that with the right types of dresses will come the right types of accessories.

Using accessories for your party dresses is another thing entirely, and you'll want to be sure that you think carefully about it before you do so. For one thing, the jewelry that you wear is going to be very important because it will help you decide which dresses are going to be more formal and which are going to be more casual .With more formal dresses, you'll want to use more formal jewelry, but you can take a formal dress and make it less formal by adding fun and funky jewelry to it. You can also take a plain and simple dress and make it more formal by adding beautiful jewelry to it. No matter what you might be considering, you'll be able to find that perfect type of dress for your needs when it comes to party dresses.

After you have a good idea of the types of dresses that you are looking for, finding exactly what you need is going to end up being easier than ever. With the right party dresses, you'll be on the right track to figuring out exactly who you are and what you want to look like, at every occasion. As long as you plan ahead, finding party dresses is easy and is something that you can do on your own, very quickly.

  • Scala 48356
    Scala 48356
    (6)

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

    $238
  • Shail K 1039
    Shail K 1039

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

    $218
  • Lara 32921
    Lara 32921

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

    $248
  • Sherri Hill 50518
    Sherri Hill 50518

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

    $650
  • Lara 32986
    Lara 32986

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

    $298
  • Primavera Couture 1621
    Primavera Couture 1621

    Glittering Cocktail Dress by Primavera Couture 1621
    Available in 2 colors

    $239
  • Sherri Hill 50641
    Sherri Hill 50641

    Contrast Flutter Layered Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50641
    Available in 3 colors

    $398
  • Milano Formals E1977
    Milano Formals E1977

    Bedazzled Cocktail Dress by Milano Formals E1977
    Color: Shimmer

    $388
  • Scala 48377
    Scala 48377
    (8)

    Richly textured cocktail dress with sleeves by Scala 48377
    Available in 5 colors

    $278
  • Scala 48544
    Scala 48544
    (4)

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

    $198
  • Faviana 7660
    Faviana 7660
    (1)

    Sheer and Shimmer Cocktail Dress by Faviana 7660
    Color: Black/Gold

    $268
  • Primavera Couture 1622
    Primavera Couture 1622

    Shimmering Cutout Detail Cocktail Dress by Primavera Couture 1622
    Available in 2 colors

    $299
  • Scala 48484
    Scala 48484
    (1)

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

    $238
  • Scala 47693
    Scala 47693

    Radiant Beauty Bejeweled Cocktail Dress by Scala 47693
    Color: Antique

    $238
  • Primavera Couture 1601
    Primavera Couture 1601

    Cap Sleeve Jeweled Cocktail Dress by Primavera Couture 1601
    Available in 2 colors

    $329
  • La Femme 20204
    La Femme 20204

    Svelte strapless shift with sheer midriff by La Femme 20204
    Available in 3 colors

    $278
  • La Femme 22533
    La Femme 22533
    (1)

    Strapless Floral Print Cocktail Dress by La Femme 22533
    Color: Multi

    $350
  • Mac Duggal 25026I
    Mac Duggal 25026I

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

    $178
  • Terani 1611P1013
    Terani 1611P1013

    Textural Floral Two-Piece Party Dress by Terani 1611P1013
    Color: Ivory

    $451
  • Sherri Hill 9756
    Sherri Hill 9756

    Rich Cutout Fantasy Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 9756
    Color: Navy

    $250
  • Mac Duggal 25380I
    Mac Duggal 25380I

    Lively Luxury Cocktail Dress by Ieena for Mac Duggal 25380I
    Color: Blue Multi

    $338
  • Scala 48608
    Scala 48608

    Fierce Sparkles Tonal Cocktail Dress by Scala 48608
    Available in 3 colors

    $258
  • Lara 32887
    Lara 32887

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

    $248
  • Tony Bowls TS21609
    Tony Bowls TS21609

    Embroidered Detail Cocktail Dress by Tony Bowls TS21609
    Color: Royal

    $565
  • Terani 1611P0107
    Terani 1611P0107

    Charming Plunge Floral Cocktail Dress by Terani 1611P0107
    Color: Off White

    $341
  • Terani 1521C0231
    Terani 1521C0231

    Tailored short-sleeved dress with sheer accents by Terani Cocktail 1521C0231
    Color: Black

    $297
  • Primavera Couture 1627
    Primavera Couture 1627

    Embellished Cocktail Dress by Primavera Couture 1627
    Available in 2 colors

    $285
  • La Femme 23365
    La Femme 23365

    Sophisticated Shimmer Bejeweled Cocktail Dress by La Femme 23365
    Available in 2 colors

    $278
  • Sherri Hill 50721
    Sherri Hill 50721

    Gleaming Dreams Rosette Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50721
    Color: Black/Fuchsia

    $398
  • Rachel Allan 4221
    Rachel Allan 4221

    Seamed Sensation Colorblock Cocktail Dress by Rachel Allan 4221
    Available in 2 colors

    $218
  • Mac Duggal 48555I
    Mac Duggal 48555I

    Vintage Grace Cocktail Dress by Ieena for Mac Duggal 48555I
    Color: Black/Gold

    $278
  • Mon Cheri 216861
    Mon Cheri 216861

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

    $298
  • Primavera Couture 1615
    Primavera Couture 1615

    Two-Piece Textured Detail Cocktail Dress by Primavera Couture 1615
    Available in 2 colors

    $285
  • Blush 11155
    Blush 11155

    Embellished and Paisley Print Cocktail Dress by Blush 11155
    Color: Ivory/Wedgewood Blue

    $370
  • Scala 48624
    Scala 48624
    (1)

    Dramatic Delight Embellished Cocktail Dress by Scala 48624
    Available in 2 colors

    $238
  • Lara 32891
    Lara 32891

    Sequined Detail Cocktail Dress by Lara 32891
    Color: Gray

    $248
  • Tony Bowls TS11682
    Tony Bowls TS11682

    One-of-a-kind cocktail dress with floral motif by Tony Bowls TS11682
    Color: Ivory

    $438
  • Omur Ozer 57312
    Omur Ozer 57312

    Bodacious batwing cocktail dress with fringe by Omur Ozer 57312
    Available in 2 colors

    $258
  • Alyce 2614
    Alyce 2614

    Illuminated sheer-layered strapless short formal by Alyce Claudine 2614
    Available in 2 colors

    $898
  • Terani 1711C3040
    Terani 1711C3040

    Sleeveless portrait accented illusion dress from Terani 1711C3040
    Color: Navy/Nude

    $462

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