Have a stacked calendar of invites this summer and want to show up looking fresh and hot and cute and fun? But also easy-breezy, effortless and chic like you just rolled outta bed all camera-ready? We hear you. Read on for our picks for the best cocktail dresses for all your upcoming summer events from weddings and showers to garden parties and summer soirees.
Boring little black cocktail dress be gone, we are renting up some magic for your wardrobe and all the events in your calendar!
Top cocktail dresses for wedding guests:
Sometimes the invite to a "cocktail" dress code wedding is even more confusing than "formal" or "black tie". Is my look too casual? Is it too much? Not enough? We want you to feel confident that your dress is right on the money, because "cocktail" can mean a lot of things. Here are our current faves for your next killer cocktail wedding guest look.
Top cocktail dresses for welcome drinks:
Heading to a destination wedding with a multi-day itinerary of events? The "welcome drinks" or "rehearsal dinner" night offers and opportunity to pull a look you wouldn't necessarily wear to the actual wedding ceremony, particularly if the wedding day is a more formal affair. Welcome-night looks can be fun, sexy and unexpected, after all, it's time to get the party started! We have just the thing:
Top cocktail dresses for showers:
Bridal and baby showers have come a long way of late. They are no longer the stuffy affairs they once were, think drag brunches and in-home spa treatments. We love. The following cocktail looks will be perfect for any shower, and could also work for a gender-reveal party as well.
Top cocktail dresses for garden parties:
Hot summer days call for easy-breezy summer dresses that will keep you cool as the temps rise. Honestly, you almost want to feel like you're not wearing anything at all. Here are our suggestions for a cute cocktail look for an effortless garden party folic.
Top cocktail looks for summer parties:
Office summer party? Industry event? Summer boat cruise? This is where we get to have a little fun with it! We say, go for a jumpsuit! You are always the best dressed in a chic jumpsuit, not to mention the most comfortable, all easy-breezy with your hands in your pockets, we see you. And so does everyone else - get ready for compliments!