Whether you are attending a July/August wedding, a special birthday party, or taking a vacation on a luxury cruise, this is the time of year that calls for a summery party dress. Here are five chic summer cocktail dresses for weddings and other special events.
Summer Cocktail Dresses for Weddings
A wedding is pretty, romantic, and ultra-feminine, too, so choose a summer cocktail dress to match the mood. This pretty pink floral midi dress has wedding guest written all over it! Sure, you could wear a regular floral sheath, but the one-shoulder detail makes this dress extra special, fashion-forward and a touch glamorous.
You don’t need a necklace with a one-shoulder as it takes away from the whole point of the dress, but long, dangly earrings always look stunning with this style. Get out of your fashion rut and try this for a change! More dresses here:
Cocktail Dresses for a Graduation or Birthday Party
This is the time of year for graduations and birthday parties, and if it is a more dressy celebration, then you need to start looking at some short summer cocktail dresses. It’s hard to find summer cocktail dresses with sleeves. This delicate pink Shift dress with the chiffon overlay is an attractive choice. It’s great for gals who want a little arm coverage but don’t want long, hot sleeves in the middle of summer.
Top this Vince Camuto shift dress off with nude shoes and a clutch and a bit of bling, and you will look like you just floated into the party. This is such a soft and ethereal look. More dresses here:
Cute Summer Cocktail Dresses in Black
You can never go wrong wearing black even in the summer, and this pretty lace shift dress proves this point. The peek a book lace lightens the intensity of a dark color in summer while still giving you a chic, slimming look. This would be great for a formal cocktail event or evening wedding. More dresses here:
Summer Cocktail Party Dresses for a Cruise/Vegas or a Vacay
When it’s time to dance and party you want a dress that moves. This stunning pleated halter dress will look as fabulous at dinner as it will on the dance floor. This would be a great dress to take on a cruise and wear on a formal night, take to Vegas or, just wear back home to a special summer party.
The sunset color blocking is breathtaking, with these being the perfect colors to celebrate summer. Imagine how gorgeous this dress would look like with a bit of a tan. More dresses here:
Summer Evening Cocktail Dresses for a Formal Reunion
Many schools, family, and work reunions are casual, but the odd time you get a dressy one. If you have a special reunion coming up that is being held at a hotel or fancy hall and the invitation calls for formal attire, then you need a cocktail dress.
This stunning blue lace shift dress is summery, classy, and figure-flattering. For events like these, you really need to keep it elegant. This dress, with its clean lines, does just that, yet it is anything but boring. It’s also a dress you can easily wear again, anytime.
Pair the blue with black in the fall for a charity party. Wear it with silver at Christmas for your Holiday party. This color and style work year-round. More dresses here: