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Glitzy Evening Dresses Guaranteed To Turn Heads

From date nights and dinner plans to cocktail parties and more, glitzy evening dresses will always deserve a spot in your after-dark closet. Lucky for us, we’ve been truly spoiled for choice when putting together an edit of our favorite designer looks. We’ve secured the most beautiful designs from Retrofete, Dries Van Noten, Balmain, Mac Duggal, and so many more. So, will you opt for a full-length sequin-embellished gown for a dramatic red-carpet-inspired entrance? Or, will it be a sweet and sparkly mini dress to show off your legs and choice of designer heels? Whichever of these dresses you choose to slip into for your next night out, we know you’ll look and feel your most glamorous to date!

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Statement Glitzy Evening Dresses With Mini Hemlines

Stepping out in glitzy evening dresses is a surefire way to feel instantly fierce and stylish. Expect nights filled with compliments every time you step out in one of these must-see mini dresses. For example, the sequined mini tank dress by Valentino Garavani. Firstly, this sparkly sequin dress boasts a gorgeous shade of green, and a classic scoop back and neckline. Secondly, it demands attention with the fluffy green feather trim along the hem which will also draw attention to your choice of designer footwear! This dress is perfect for any upcoming fall and winter events, not to mention party season!


Meanwhile, if it’s a classic metallic hue you’re looking for Mac Duggal have you covered. Their sleeveless disc sequin trapeze cocktail dress is simply stunning and the ultimate party dress. It has a super-chic high neckline and a sleeveless top which goes oh-so-perfectly with the a-line skirt and oversized silver disc detailing.

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

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  • OSCAR DE LA RENTA Sunflower Crystal Lamé Mousseline Gown

  • DOLCE & GABBANA Sequinned Mermaid Gown

  • CAROLINA HERRERA Sequin-embellished Strapless Maxi Dress

  • VALENTINO GARAVANI Illusione Embroidered Tulle Mini Dress

  • DOLCE & GABBANA Sequin-embellished Pleated Minidress

  • MILLY Kait Holiday Sequin Strapless Midi Dress

  • SIMKHAI Brielle Bustier Gown

  • ASHISH Cowl-neck Striped Sequinned-georgette Dress


Floor-Length Glitzy Evening Dresses We're Coveting For Fall And Winter

Okay, so we know it’s still summer and there are hopefully plenty more sunny days ahead. That said, looking at all of the gorgeous floor-length dresses – we kind of can’t wait for the cooler nights to ahead! Need an example? The La Dorada crinkle lamé maxi dress by Andres Otalora is the ultimate golden gown for your after-dark plans. With a sleek V-neckline, a flattering wrap-style bodice, and gathered three-quarter-length sleeves, it’s perfect for both fall and winter nights. Not to mention, we can’t get enough of the tiered, floor-length skirt and eternally elegant gold shimmer!


Alternatively, if the invite calls for something a little more colorful, the Katya draped sequined chiffon gown by Retrofete is the one! From the chic cowl neckline and barely-there straps to the seriously sultry thigh-high split and romantic shade of dusky pink. This glittery dress will have all eyes on you from the moment you make your entrance!

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