A name is more than just a name when it comes to “cocktail” dresses because their use is not limited to cocktail parties. TheDressWarehouse supplies a large range of cheap cocktail dresses from high-end dress designers. These pieces are available here at discounted prices all the time.
Cocktail Dresses for More Than Cocktail Parties
Slightly less formal than evening wear, cocktail dresses can be worn not just for cocktail parties but for many other occasions. If the dress code specifies “cocktail,” it usually means you can wear a mini, knee-skimming or tea-length formal dress or pants suit. Showing some leg or décolletage is fine, but you always want to keep it tasteful. As a rule of thumb, expose leg, décolletage, or back, but preferably not all at once.
Opt for cocktail wear at occasions where a sumptuous full-length evening gown would be overly formal. This could be a wedding, a date at a high-end restaurant, a dinner party or office party.
There may be special event gowns on sale for any occasion, but when should you opt for a cocktail dress over a full-length evening gown? Sumptuous evening wear may be perceived as too formal for occasions like an office party, a wedding, a date at a luxury restaurant, or a dinner party. A lot of girls have dazzled in cocktail dresses at proms or sweet 16 parties.
Luxurious Materials and Embellishments
Cocktail dresses are often made from luxurious fabrics rather than cotton or linen, and may embellish these materials with sumptuous beadwork, sequins, or applique. Because cocktail outfits are appropriate for such a wide range of occasions, they can be extremely versatile pieces of formal wear. A well-crafted cocktail outfit should, therefore, be a wardrobe staple.
Cocktail outfits are highly versatile and flexible pieces of formal wear appropriate for a very wide range of special occasions. When visiting your next special occasion dress sale, whether at a physical location or online, we know you’ll nab what is destined to become a wardrobe staple.
Finding a Perfect & Affordable Cocktail Dress
The right dress will depend on preference and body type in equal measure. For example, a pear-shaped body with a small bust, wide hips, narrow shoulders, and thicker legs would benefit from a gown that draws attention to the bust and shoulders. Go for strapless, sleeveless, or halter necklines to draw the eyes away from the wide hips. As for color, soft pastels or white will work best.
Conversely, ladies endowed with a large bust, narrow waist, and slender legs would look very appealing in a short cocktail dress emphasizing the waistline, creating the illusion of an hourglass shape. Detailing below the waist like flowing skirts, A-lines, and pleating work great for this body type, also known as the triangle type. Remind yourself of that when browsing our special occasion dress sale.
Triangle figures should choose cap sleeves, sweetheart necklines, and spaghetti straps rather than strapless dresses or full-sleeved gowns. Solid colors are ideal.
Wide Selection Designers Cocktail Dresses at TheDressWarehouse
TheDressWarehouse boasts a wide selection of affordable special event gowns on sale by tens of designers, including Alyce Paris, Clarisse, Terani Couture, Jovani, Sherri Hill, and more. Tarik Ediz’s cocktail dress selection is particularly noteworthy. We love their mint green, knee-length, strapless lace-embroidered number with short sleeves, perfect for showing off long, slender legs and toning down a modest bust.
Get a High-End Dress at a Major Discount
The markdown of top-quality cocktail dresses at TheDressWarehouse is mainly due to overstocking. Extra dresses are offered at a discount so you can shine at your next special event without paying a high price. Our high-end dresses and gowns are the epitome of tastefulness and exquisiteness that only top-tier designers can achieve. The designs and charming embellishments embrace the best features of each and every body.
When you choose a product by a designer we partner with, you are not compromising on quality. TheDressWarehouse is the only online retailer to provide a truly impressive selection of clearance cocktail gowns and dresses in one single place.