Frequently Asked Questions about Cocktail Dresses

What is considered a cocktail dress?

A cocktail dress is a short design that has a semi-formal look, ideal for parties, special occasions and nights out. The design is usually above the knee length and is a more relaxed option than a floor-length gown.

What is a cocktail dress for a wedding?

A cocktail dress for a wedding is an ideal choice for any guest. This style of dress is a short length party look that suits most wedding styles. It can include a bright color or features any type of design element, neckline or style.

What do you wear to a cocktail party?

Wear a cocktail dress to a cocktail party. These short length dresses are perfect for events such as parties and celebrations. Choose one that best flatters your figure and shows off the latest trends such as a metallic party dress or full sequin design.

Is a jumpsuit cocktail attire?

A jumpsuit can be worn as cocktail attire. It's a great alternative that can be worn to weddings and parties with a very fashion-forward look.

Is a cocktail dress long or short?

A cocktail dress is always short and usually above the knee. They're designed for parties and special occasions that are semi-formal.

Do you have to wear a jacket for cocktail attire?

You don't have to wear a jacket for a cocktail event or as part of cocktail attire. If your occasion is during the Fall or Winter months, you can choose to add one over your cocktail dress to keep you warm.

Can a woman wear pants to a cocktail party?

Yes, a woman can wear pants or a jumpsuit to a cocktail party, as long as they have the right semi-formal look for the event. Make sure you look dressed-up and appropriate for the venue.

Can I wear boots with a cocktail dress?

The kind of footwear you choose to pair with your cocktail dress will depend a little on the dress style. Quite often, you can team a pair of simple black boots with most cocktail dress styles and this is a great choice for the colder months to make your cocktail dress easy to wear in colder weather.

Subscribe to our emails to stay informed about the latest trends. and be the first to know when we post new contests and giveaways!