Fitted Cocktail Dresses You’ll Want To Be Spotted In This Season

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Fitted Cocktail Dresses You’ll Want To Be Spotted In This Season

Any time your evening plans involve getting dressed up, fitted cocktail dresses are always a perfect choice! From dinner dates to cocktail parties and everything in between, we’ve found 30 must-see silhouettes for the season ahead. Keep scrolling to discover every designer dress we’re coveting from House of CB, Magda Butrym, Self Portrait, Balmain, and more. Our edit has everything you could wish for from the perfect LBDs and fresh white mini dresses to maxi-length looks for dramatic effect. Shop the list now and prepare for nights of endless compliments every time you step out in one of these dresses!

Fitted Cocktail Dresses You’ll Want To Be Spotted In This Season

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Fitted Cocktail Dresses You’ll Want To Be Spotted In This Season

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Must-Have Mini Fitted Cocktail Dresses

If your ultimate fitted cocktail dress just so happens to include a mini hemline, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve discovered plenty of short evening looks with eternally flattering, fitted silhouettes that are destined to elevate your closet. For example, the off-the-shoulder stretch-mesh mini by Norma Kamali. Firstly, this gorgeous dress incorporates a chic, all-over folded mesh detailing to flatter and accentuate your figure. Secondly, the elegant off-shoulder neckline and khaki/brown hue is simply perfect for fall. Style this dress with high-heeled sandals and a simple clutch for the ultimate evening ensemble at your next dinner date, cocktail party, or red carpet event.

 

Meanwhile, if it’s sparkle you’re in need of, we totally get it. In fact, it’s the very reason why we added the embellished choker mini gown by Alice + Olivia to our edit. As the name suggests, this striking mini dress boasts the most beautiful chocker embellished with pearls and crystals to ensure you dazzle from every angle. Additionally, the strapless dress itself is complete with equally swoon-worthy embellishments. It’ll have all eyes on you the moment you make your entrance. So, go ahead and style this dress with coordinating heels for a look that sparkles from head to toe. it couldn’t be more perfect for the upcoming party season!

Shop more cocktail dresses selected and reviewed by our expert fashion buyers and stylists

  • OSCAR DE LA RENTA Strapless Sequin Wave & Scallop Detail Cocktail Dress

    $11,990
  • HOUSE OF CB Jovanna Plunge Halter Midi Cocktail Dress

    $285
  • ADRIANNA PAPELL Mesh Overlay Tiered Midi Cocktail Dress

    $245
  • HELSI Sol Sequin Cutout Cocktail Minidress

    $345
  • MAC DUGGAL Pink Beaded Empire Waist Column Midi Cocktail Dress

    $498
  • ALEX EVENINGS Side Ruched Velvet Cocktail Dress

    $169
  • XSCAPE Soutache Lace Long Sleeve Cocktail Dress

    $278
  • SLEEPING WITH JACQUES Mrs O Velvet Night Dress

    $695
  • RICHARD QUINN Nia High-neck Sequinned Gown

    $2,130

Fitted Cocktail Dresses With Sculptural Details

Looking for fitted cocktail dresses that are truly unforgettable? We have you covered. After searching high and low for the best sculptural cocktail dresses out there, these fitted silhouettes instantly stood out. Firstly, the Adelia ruffle mini dress by AJE is the ultimate after-dark dress for floral lovers. Rather than a moody floral print you might expect for fall, this dress dares to be different with dramatic, sculptural ruffle detailing which brings the whole silhouette to life.

 

Finally, when the dress code calls for something sultry and a little daring, it’s time to shine in the cutout stretch-crepe and tulle mini dress by Nensi Dojaka. From the uniquely sculpted bra cups and sheer tulle paneling to the asymmetric hemline and curve-hugging fit, this dress is everything you want in a unique LBD. Not to mention, it’ll look incredible with black lace-up pumps!

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Fitted Cocktail Dresses You’ll Want To Be Spotted In This Season

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Fitted Cocktail Dresses You’ll Want To Be Spotted In This Season

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