Women’s evening dresses are typically long flowing gowns, categorised as a type of formal dress designed to be worn for events such as; dinners, cocktail parties, weddings and visiting certain arts performances. There is a very broad range of women’s evening dresses and they have all been designed to different levels of formality; for white tie events you will need something truly elegant and sophisticated and may then opt for a full ball gown, in other instances it may be more appropriate for you to wear something a little less formal, such as a cocktail dress. As a general rule, evening dresses are usually worn on a night as other formal attire is usually accepted as the norm during the day.
The evening dress which is the most formal out of the entire range is the ball gown; it commonly has a skirt that flows all of the way to the ankles and, depending on the event, can be full or form fitting. During the most formal events, where you may be representing yourself or a business – especially if there are some honoured guests attending – it would be more appropriate to wear a full skirt. These gowns typically feature sleeves which are relatively short and will normally have a flattering neckline which is commonly used to showcase exclusive and elegant jewellery. Other types of more casual women’s evening dresses include cocktail dresses and dancing dresses which usually feature a shorter skirt and are more form fitting.
There are two main features of women’s evening dresses which will enable you to quickly identify them as they are very distinguished facets. First of all, evening dresses tend to be very couture and will represent many of the current styles and fashions; unless of course the article is a ball gown, in which case it would boast a timeless and classic design which has been cut accordingly. The second identifiable trait is the fabric used to design it. Women’s evening dresses tend to be made from very luxury fabrics such as silk, velvet and taffeta and they are often intricately embroidered with lavish embellishments such as sequins, beads and jewels.
If you like what we feature within our collection of women’s evening dresses, then you may also like what we have on offer in our selection of women’s party dresses. In addition to this, we also stock a selection of women’s prom dresses for you to choose from online.