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Gorgeous Dinner Party Dresses For An Elegant Host Look

When it comes to hosting, we love slipping into gorgeous designer dinner party dresses to feel our chicest selves! And whether you’re all about long silky slip styles, printed maxi’s with sleeves, or cute mini-length designs we have something for you in our irresistible edit below. Keep scrolling to discover our top picks from Isabel Marant, Reformation, Veronica Beard, DVF, and more. Trust us, once you set eyes on these dresses you’ll want to make hosting dinner parties a weekly event!

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Long Sleeve Dinner Party Dresses For Fall

As the holiday season approaches, we find ourselves slipping into gorgeous dinner party dresses much more often. Therefore, we’re wasting no time adding dresses like the Isra maxi by Veronica Beard to our carts. Firstly, with its all-over mixed printed design and fall color palette, this beautiful long-sleeved wrap dress is perfect for this time of year. Secondly, the classic v-neckline, long cuffed sleeves, and defined waist ensure you look your best from every angle. Not to mention, this dress looks just as chic with long boots as it does with heels! The best part? Since it’s so versatile, you can proudly wear it on repeat! Not only for dinner parties but for pretty much any other fall plans on your social calendar.


Meanwhile, the Telima printed midi by Isabel Marant deserves a top spot in your cool-weather dinner party lineup too. From the long sleeves and keyhole neckline to the ruched bodice and floaty high-low skirt, everything about this dress is designed to flatter your figure for a truly elegant silhouette. Additionally, the irresistibly moody color palette and pretty paisley print are a match made in heaven! So, style yours with simple heeled black sandals, and let your dress do all of the talking!

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Statement Designer Dinner Party Dresses

Looking for unforgettable dinner party dresses to host in? The Gen cut-out midi ruffle dress by Amur is the one for you. This stunning black midi has a chic v-neckline, cut-out waist, a high low hem, and the prettiest all-over black ruffle detailing. Pair this perfect dress with black heels and expect all eyes on you all night long!


Additionally, we highly recommend making space in your evening lineup for the metallic wrap midi dress by Zimmermann. Firstly, we adore the eternally flattering wrap silhouette with ruffle trim. Secondly, the sheer long balloon sleeves, ruffled hem, and classic mix of metallic silver and midnight blue are undeniably beautiful. Not to mention, this dress will see us through countless events throughout the fall – and winter too!

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