Cocktail Dresses for Women over 40

What do you wear to a cocktail party? If you need some ideas for a special celebration that’s coming up, then just take a look at these gorgeous Instagrammers in their pick of cocktail dresses for women over 40.


Emma, a 40+ fashion, beauty, and travel blogger, looks rich and royal in this black and gold number is formal and sophisticated.


Susan, a Florida image consultant, dazzles in this stunning gold sequined dress perfect for ringing in the New Year.



Alicia, a Texas, Lifestyle expert in style, home, beauty, and travel, looks ravishing in a red cocktail dress with beautiful draping and bows.


Eugenia from Pennsylvania is a sixty-something Baby Boomer trying to age gracefully. This classy Styleblazer looks super chic in black lace, always a favorite at cocktail parties. See more little black dresses here.


Miriam shares her world of lifestyle and fashion on Instagram. This time she is modeling her ultimate party look, purple satin, and a purple fur wrap.

Carina is not an Instagrammer. She’s one of my readers, but I wanted to include her because she looks so beautiful in this lovely red lace dress.  If you have a high-quality photo of yourself to share, please send it in, and I may just post it!

I’m always on the lookout for Stylish women to feature. Be sure to add the #fabulousafter40 HASHTAG to your Instagram posts so I can find you easily!


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2 thoughts on “Cocktail Dresses for Women over 40

  1. Thanks for your great article. This post is very informative & helpful—really great advice.

    These dresses are so much pretty & gorgeous. I like them very much.

    Also, I want to mention that I read your posts regularly. Keep it up.

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