Dressing for pleasure-The Cocktail Dress

A cocktail dress usually means a short dress. Everyone interprets the meaning of this differently.

Cocktail dresses are usually a shorter length and worn when one has been invited to a cocktail party. Cocktail dresses are suitable for wearing to events such as a semi-formal, prom, or other formal occasion. They come in a variety of shapes, sizes and lengths, and one of the most popular choices is the well-known “little black dress.”

Today, cocktail dresses come in an tremendous array of materials, with silk, satin, and chiffon these being the most popular choice. The shoes that you select can be a big help, especially if you are wearing a shorter length. The shoes then become an important focal point.

When choosing the color of your cocktail dress, keep in mind that during the summer season, floral prints, light pink, sky blue, pale green and yellow, as well as other pastels look best. For a winter get together, gray, crimson, black, dark brown and dark blue cocktail dresses might be better.

And the number one tip for choosing a cocktail dress?
Don’t try to fit into a dress that is cut too low or is too tight. This can be big trouble. Especially if you’re in the dressing room and haven’t paid for it yet.

I’m choosing dresses that give you an idea of the style, and look sexy. You can easily find a great deal at most stores for under a hundred dollars.

This is a perfect example of a gorgeous cocktail dress. Except for the fact that you’ll have to sell your car or refinance the house. Its a steal at a little over $2000. (Fortunately Nordstrom is out of them at this time)

Its a Herve Leger Sequin Overlay Cocktail Dress. Just right for parties, proms, bowling, juggling on the street corner, and equally classy occasions.

Herve Leger Sequin Overlay Cocktail Dress

Herve Leger Sequin Overlay Cocktail Dress

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