Cocktail Dresses For Summer: Tips To Choose The Best For This Season

Cocktail Dresses For Summer: Tips To Choose The Best For This Season

Summer elegant party

Cocktail party dresses are a great choice for outside venues. Fabrics, colors and designs are important references when selecting the perfect one for summer.

Have you been recently wondering about what to wear for that summer elegant party?

Many parties have been celebrated in outside scenarios to take advantage of the beautiful sight and weather, but what about your comfort?

Yes, it’s kind of difficult to choose a cocktail dress that gather the concept of elegance and comfort in this season so here are some tips to choose your cocktail dress that best will match this season.

Cocktail Dresses For Summer Tip#1: Fabric

If you are blessed with beautiful curves and nice figure, you can always select lighter and smooth fabrics like chiffon, soft linen, and light cotton. You can also complement your cocktail outfit with great accessories taking into account not to over accessorized if the dress already has stones and other applications. If you have long and slender legs, cocktail dresses definitively give you the chance to flatter your legs. If you manage to choose the perfect fabric according your body type, these type of dresses will give allow you to get a more unique and gorgeous appearance.

Regarding this season, the best options are to go for light fabrics that will allow you to walk smoothly and confident while they give you the comfort and freedom to stay fresh all the time.

Cocktail Dresses For Summer Tip#2: Color

The choice of colors depend on the occasion, even they depend on the theme’s party and the body shape. If you have a more fuller body shape, you can easily go for dark colors like dark red, navy blue and black. As a matter of fact colors such as royal blue and emerald green are becoming and have become favorite colors among women.

If you are tall, you can ease up your height by using lighter shades like grey, pearl and many more. This creates an visual illusion of a shorter height.

Now that you now the colors that best fits your features, let’s contemplate this colors in the category of Semi-formal and Formal summer parties.

Colors For Semi-formal Summer Parties:

Beading Keyhole Halter Empire Cocktail Dress

The Beading Keyhole Halter Empire Cocktail Dress it's a great dress in purple. It's just perfect for a semi formal party. It's made in chiffon and has a beautiful application on the neckline.

The Beading Keyhole Halter Empire Cocktail Dress it’s a great dress in purple. It’s just perfect for a semi formal party. It’s made in chiffon and has a beautiful application on the neckline.

Illusion One Shoulder Cocktail Dress with Sequin Detail

This cocktail dress is a great option to look sophisticated and casual. This one-shoulder dress comes with a gold application on the right part of the waist.

This cocktail dress is a great option to look sophisticated and casual. This one-shoulder dress comes with a gold application on the right part of the waist.

Beading One Shoulder Rushing Cocktail Dress

Beading One Shoulder Rushing Cocktail Dress

Chiffon is the king of fabric for summer season and in this dress is not the exception. This pink dress has a sheath silhouette giving you the chance to show your best attributes and body shape. It also flatters a beautiful application on the shoulder that goes around the bust and ends on the hips.

Colors For Formal Summer Parties:

Sleeveless One Shoulder Champagnes Sashes/ Ribbons Cocktail Dresses

Sleeveless One Shoulder Champagnes Sashes-Ribbons Cocktail Dresses

This dress is gorgeous! The champagne color just match perfectly with the black chiffon fabric on it. This one-shoulder cocktail dress has sashes embellishments which makes it a unique elegant piece.

A-line Sweetheart Short Homecoming Dress

A-line Sweetheart Short Homecoming Dress

With an A-line silhouette this cocktail dress can make you stand out in the venue. The beading embellishment allow you to mold your bust in a beautiful and sophisticated way. It comes in chiffon fabric and in a beautiful royal blue.

Sleeveless Chiffon Sashes/ Ribbons Sheath Cocktail Dresses

Sleeveless Chiffon Sashes-Ribbons Sheath Cocktail Dresses

This is a very simple and stylish dress. The Sleeveless Chiffon Sashes-Ribbons Sheath Cocktail Dresses has a beautiful bow that tides the waist allowing to give a different shape of the dress. This cocktail dress is perfect for summer due to the comfortable short hemline and the fabric. With the correct accessories this dress can work for day or night venues.

Let’s continue with the cocktail dresses tips!

Cocktail Dresses For Summer Tip#3: Design

There are different types of design that the market offers for this type of dress. At OuterDress, our range of cocktail dresses for summer vary in style, design, color, fabric and other characteristics for you to have many options when you choosing your perfect dress.

In the case that you have muscular arms avoid the half sleeved dresses, this will generate a visual prominent extra pounds that will rest elegance to your outfit. If you are short, don’t try to choose those cocktail dresses for summer that will make you look even shorter such as dresses with horizontal stripe or big belts around your waist. Also for those who are tall and don’t want to look taller -which there is nothing that bad- don’t select vertical straps.

As a conclusion, pick the latest cocktail dress according the design, your shape, color, fabric and last but not least your taste. Remember that cocktail dresses have  a great flexibility in terms of the venue you are attending. Every cocktail dress is special and should be selected taking into account the previous steps.

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