These Sexy Cocktail Dresses Guarantee An Unforgettable Entrance At Your Next Event

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These Sexy Cocktail Dresses Guarantee An Unforgettable Entrance At Your Next Event

When you want to make a lasting impression, look no further than sexy cocktail dresses. From the moment they’re on your body, you’ll look and feel your chicest, most stylish, and fearless self. And, since we’ll always adore this head-turning dress style, (and know you will too) we’ve put together a shoppable edit of our top picks from the world’s best luxury fashion designers to add to our closet. Yes, all of this season’s must-have cocktail silhouettes are just a scroll away and perfect for every one of the events on your holiday calendar. So, will it be a slinky silk silhouette from Love Shack Fancy or Free People? Or, will you opt for a suptuous velvet design courtesy of Farm Rio or Ulla Johnson? No matter which dress (or dresses) you pick, this is sure to be your most stylish party season yet.

These Sexy Cocktail Dresses Guarantee An Unforgettable Entrance At Your Next Event

Ulla Johnson

These Sexy Cocktail Dresses Guarantee An Unforgettable Entrance At Your Next Event

Farm Rio

Sexy Cocktail Dresses In Midi Length Silhouettes

If you thought sexy cocktail dresses needed a mini hemline, think again. These gorgeous midi dresses are proof that it’s all about the shape, color, and fabric of the dress that makes it both chic and sexy. For example, the Cornelia ruched side velvet midi dress by Ulla Johnson. Firstly it wows with a classic, high round neckline, a mid-length hem, and the most beautiful side-ruched detailing that both compliments and sculpts your figure. This dress is a statement all of its own, however, we can’t wait to dress it up with the ideal accessories. For us, that means stepping into the 55mm ribbon leather thong sandals by Gianvitto Rossi. Finally, we’ll be carrying the statement Skull four-ring embellished leather clutch by Alexander McQueen. These golden accessories will work perfectly together to elevate the sumptuous burnt-orange hue of this irresistible dress.

Meanwhile, the Richelieu velvet slipdress by Farm Rio is the little black holiday dress of our dreams. From the sexy V-neckline and fitted lace bodice to the luxurious velvet fabric. We’ll be slipping into this dress on repeat for dinner dates, cocktail parties, and even December 25th itself! As for styling this must-have silhouette? We’re pairing ours with the eternally in-style Dani suede knee boots by Gabriela Hearst. These boots work perfectly with this dress and, like the dress, you’ll be reaching for them on repeat all season long. Finish off your look with a statement clutch. Preferably the iconic Martini crystal-embellished clutch bag by Judith Leiber Couture!

 

Shop more Sexy Cocktail Dresses selected and reviewed by our expert fashion buyers and stylists

  • FOR LOVE & LEMONS Candice Mini Dress

    $289
  • FRENCH CONNECTION Whisper Puff Sleeve Off the Shoulder Minidress

    $148
  • NORMA KAMALI One-sleeve Ruched Stretch-jersey Mini Dress

    $195
  • LIBEROWE Net Sustain Duchesse Satin-trimmed Cotton-velvet Mini Dress

    $942
  • ROTATE BIRGER CHRISTENSEN Layla Strapless Ruffled Sequined Floral-print Recyled-mesh Mini Dress

    $480
  • ULLA JOHNSON Cornelia Ruched-side Velvet Midi Dress

    $902
  • STAUD Delilah Appliquéd Draped Satin Mini Dress

    $295
  • ALEX PERRY Strapless Stretch-velvet Mini Dress

    $1,800
  • ALEX PERRY Sequined Crepe Mini Dress

    $1,800
  • REBECCA VALLANCE Veronica Strapless Faux Pearl-embellished Cady Dress

    $865
  • LOVESHACKFANCY Serita Lace-Trimmed Silk Maxi Dress

    $695
  • SIMKHAI Ruth Lace Midi Dress

    $575
  • ROTATE Sequined Mini Dress

    $470
  • MILLY Kait Holiday Sequin Strapless Midi Dress

    $695
  • HELSI Beatrice Sequin Cocktail Dress

    $355
  • FARM RIO Richelieu Velvet Slipdress

    $275
  • FREE PEOPLE Daisy Mini Dress

    $108
  • NAEEM KHAN Gatsby Embellished Tulle Mini Dress

    $4,995

Sexy Cocktail Dresses Destined To Turn Heads

Don’t get us wrong, we love every one of the sexy cocktail dresses on our list. That said, these ones in particular are sure to have all eyes on you from the second you arrive at the party. Firstly, the Yara mini dress by For Love & Lemons. The ultimate moody floral mini, we’ll be styling it with the Hourglass Xs black velvet tote by Balenciaga and the Lvr exclusive satin sandals by Magda Butrym. Finally, these coordinating accessories will enhance the print, ramp up the drama, and feel seriously sexy.

And last, but by absolutely no means least, the bustier gown, also by For Love & Lemons, is the pink cocktail dress of our dreams. With its fitted corset top, bright fuchsia hue, and tiered tulle skirt with a sultry thigh-high split, it’s the ultimate Christmas and New Year’s party look for 2023. So, add a little shimmer to compliment your new favorite dress. Choose the Lauryn sandals by Schutz and the Avenue sequined leather bag by Jimmy Choo.

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These Sexy Cocktail Dresses Guarantee An Unforgettable Entrance At Your Next Event

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These Sexy Cocktail Dresses Guarantee An Unforgettable Entrance At Your Next Event

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