Sultry Evening Dresses For Cocktail Hour

Whether with friends, family, or your partner, cocktail hour is something to be celebrated in sultry evening dresses! Now that the party season is upon us, it’s time to get into the festive spirit. And, in our opinion, the best way to do that is to update your after-dark closet with irresistible dresses! Luckily for all of us, our favorite designers have us well and truly covered this year. In fact, it was tricky for us to narrow down our edit to include just 30 looks! Dresses by Patbo, Balmain, Rhode, Jonathan Simkhai, and more await. All you need to do now is keep scrolling to find your perfect dress for cocktail hour…

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Sultry Evening Dresses With Long Sleeves

When it comes to sultry evening dresses, few features are more effective together than mini hemlines and long sleeves. Especially when the dress is beautifully form fitting like the crimson Lunar dress by Reformation. This gorgeous velvet midi is simply perfect for this time of year. What’s more, its flattering square neckline and adorable puffed sleeves ensure it stands out from the crowd. Style yours with simple heels for a festive winter cocktail hour.

Another supremely flatter silhouette can be found in the silk leopard mini dress by Patbo. This dress will wrap around your figure, sculpting every curve to perfection. Additionally, the voluminous puffed sleeves and cinching waist belt work together to create a coveted hourglass shape. You’ll feel incredible the moment you put it on you can trust us!

Shimmer In Sultry Evening Dresses

No matter your festive plans this year, we could all do with a little sparkle in our lives, and our closets! That’s what makes these sultry evening dresses so perfect. Lovers of midi lengths will adore the aptly named, Magic Moment sequin dress by ASTR The Label. From its stunning spaghetti straps and low back to its mid-length skirt and side split, everything about this dress exudes sultry chic. Style it with heeled sandals for an unforgettable evening look.

If you’d rather opt for sleeves right now, we don’t blame you! In this case, we highly recommend the Bonny faux-wrap mini by Ramy Brook. Its soft pink hue is totally dreamy whilst the wrap silhouette flatters every shape. Finally, its long blouson sleeves add an effortlessly elegant vibe to your look. No matter where you wear this dress, you’ll need to prepare for an endless stream of compliments!

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