For most people, it is not everyday that they get to wear exquisite and fabulous evening party gowns. But when you do, make sure you sport the most remarkable and sophisticated piece there is. No single gown is perfect for all ladies out there. Each of them has its own drama and style that will surely complement a woman’s personality. We decided to compile not only the most gorgeous evening gowns, but the top 9 evening party gowns that will leave men’s jaw dropping.
Designer Party Gowns
Dolce & Gabbana Stylish Ruffled Floral-Print Silk-Chiffon Gown
Perfect for a garden or floral-themed parties, this Dolce & Gabbana in vibrant green will surely leave men taking a closer look with its attractive multicolored floral design. Made from a silk-chiffon material, the gown emphasizes one’s waist before it cascades down onto the floor. Even with minimal accessories, you are sure to standout with this gown.
Roland Mouret Exclusive Zodiac Beautiful Belted Wrap-Effect Lamé Gown
Arrive at the event venue like a true Bond girl in this jaw-dropping Roland Mouret exclusive Zodiac gown in hot red. The gown comes in red and made from lame fabric that glints when exposed to light, which makes it a striking ensemble for an evening party. It is designed with a slim black belt that sits on the narrowest part of the waist to accentuate your curves, reinforced by the instant slimming effect of a wrap-like effect on the front . With its padded shoulders, the dress gives off a more structured silhouette, while the front slit created by the wrap design helps add sexiness to your entire look giving them a peek of your legs.
Gucci Luxurious Embellished Cotton Blend Velvet Silk-Satin Halterneck Gown
Another jaw-dropping evening gown is brought to you by Gucci. This sophisticated piece is a combination of fuschia silk-satin with a deep neckline on the front and black cotton blend velvet skirt that effortlessly sweeps down to the floor. Minimalist and sexy, the plunging neckline of the gown points to glittery crystal bow that standout from the pink and black fabric. As it is gorgeous on the front, the opposite is likewise a show-stopper with its bare back feature. This gown is a great combination of sultry and sophistication.
Roland Mouret Compeyson Ravishing Ruffled Stretch Crepe Gown
Doll up and look like the strong, independent woman that you are in this another masterpiece of Roland Mouret. This cream gown made from semi-sheer stretch crepe is flawlessly beautiful from top to bottom. While it exudes simplicity, it overflows with class and personality. The gown features ruffles, with a wrap-like effect on the front showcasing smooth draping to emphasize your frame. The back, meanwhile, is slightly opened just perfect for evening affairs. What more is the front slit that it creates when you walk adding drama to your complete look.
Balmain Asymmetric Elegant Jersey Gown
A black dress is a closet staple for women. But when it comes to jaw-dropping entrance, it should just not only be any other black party gown, it has to be a gorgeous piece like this asymmetric gown from Balmain. The evening gown is made of black jersey fabric and adorned with gold rings on the shoulder and waist area to achieve a sophisticated cut. The top hangs on to one shoulder exposing the other side for a flattering effect that perfectly complements the created slit on the front.
Givenchy Stunning Cape Effect Embellished Chantilly Lace Gown
For an astonishing entrance, wear this dreamy Givenchy lace gown. From its Pre-Fall 2017 collection, this evening dress comes in a mysterious and artistic feel with its use of smooth black Chantilly lace that forms like cape on the upper portion. It features a detachable slip lining and decorated with beads and satin trims. Ideal to be worn in a cold evening venue, the gown reveals just right amount of skin.
Roksanda Maury Gorgeous Drop Waist Wool Silk-Blend Gown
With a sleek hairstyle and minimal to no accessories, this ivory Roksandra gown will have men staring at you. The gown is crafted from ivory wool and silk-blend and its A-line silhouette flatters any figure as it comes with a boned bodice and billowing skirt. The gown looks beautiful at a still as it is when moving. This dress even doubles as a contemporary wedding dress. For sure, your groom will be astonished by how you look.
Valentino Classy Open Back Draped Silk Cady Gown
Simplicity is elegance, and this Valentino gown is here to make a point. The gown, ideal for women who prefer a minimalist yet fashionable piece, is made from silk-cady, so its loose silhouette matches any body type. But on the back rests another story. It features a cutout on the back and finished with gorgeous draping. Adding personality to the dress is an optional strap with a fancy black bow. Finish this look with some minimalist, metallic accessories.
Self Portrait Gorgeous White Ruffled Cutout Guipure Lace Gown
Cutouts and laces have their own powers in creating exceptional pieces. But when these two elements are combined, you can expect a show-stopping and jaw-dropping moment. This gown from Self Portrait accurately shows you what we mean. It is a romantic gown with the white guipure lace with ruffle-trimmed cutouts on the waist. The gown has a partial lining and a front slit to show minimal skin. A great choice for summer nights!
Tulle Dresses and Designer Gowns that Are Suitable for Parties too – Editors’ Choice
MARCHESA NOTTE Fringed embroidered tulle gown
Welcome back to the Flappers era in this Marchesa Notte navy blue embroidered tulle gown. The intricate embroidery on the bodice is just lovely as well as those tiered fringes that will surely make flirty swishes as you dance the night away. Navy blue goes really well with silver toned accessories so pair it with metallic silver high heels and long strands of pearls.
NEEDLE & THREAD Embroidered tulle midi dress
This embroidered tulle midi dress from Needle & Thread is just so classy and elegant with its Victorian vibe and feel. Its floral embroidered black tulle adds texture and just complements the tiered skirt and bow details on the sleeves and waistband. Pair it with a satin strapped high heels and modest accessories and you’ll be all set for that special night.
JENNY PACKHAM Embellished tulle halterneck gown
This sky blue tulle halter-neck gown from Jenny Packham will make one feel like on cloud nine with its dreamy soft long skirt and embellished bodice. The back is cut low to show a good portion of your sexy toned back. You sure will look as pretty as a princess in this gown.
Naeem Khan Embellished tulle gown
Be as sexy and sparkly as a mermaid in this Naeem Khan embellished tulle gown in metallic silver. The mermaid style is just perfect to show off that exquisite figure. A shining shimmering splendid gown as this one will go well with diamond jewelry pieces for sure. You will surely shine bright like a diamond in this one!
MONIQUE LHUILLIER Appliquéd ruffled tulle gown
Did you just pop out of a fashion designer’s sketchbook in this Monique Lhuillier black ruffled tulle gown? Those tiny gold polka dots and sheer long sleeves are just amazing. Pair it gold trimmed accessories and minaudiere to enhance the gold sparkles of this stunning gown. I can just hear the fizz of champagne bubbles by looking at this gown. Just perfect in celebrating a milestone in your life.
NAEEM KHAN Embellished tulle gown
This cobalt blue tulle gown from Naeem Khan has deep V cuts at the bodice and back which shows of a decent portion of skin. The wavy patterns on the fabric is just genius adding just the right texture and flair. Pair it with chunky earrings to show off your lovely long neck in this sexy gown. I can just imagine the line of men waiting for a dance with you.
VALENTINO Appliquéd tulle gown
This black Valentino appliqued tulle gown looks like a charcoal and pencil sketch made by an artist. The high collar looks real stylish and mod. And don’t you just love that round applique details on the bodice and corset-style waist details that flows into a generous bunch of tulle at the hem. Match it with black high heels for a real polished look. Just a lovely gown for a lovely lady.
GUCCI Embellished embroidered tulle gown
If there’s anything that comes to mind, wicked is just the word. In a roomful of people all wearing lovely gowns and dresses, you would totally stand out in this Gucci embroidered tulle gown in black. That red, black and white striped snake on the bodice is just brilliant and unique. What a way to stop the crowd and make them stare.
MONIQUE LHUILLIER Embellished tulle gown
Feel like a sexy Goddess on earth in this Monique Lhuillier embellished tulle gown. Its light grey fabric is adorned with glittery embellishments and crystals that just sparkle and shine wonderfully. The skirt and hemline are decked out with wispy feathers that just looks soft and cottony. I can almost hear the whispers of the ladies who just adore your gown.
TOM FORD tulle dress
Simply cut yet full of glamour is what this Tom Ford tulle dress is all about. The classic cut is enhanced by the black/ gold tulle that is lightly shirred at the centre for added detail. And did I mention that this dress just lovingly hugs your curves in the right places. Boost this outfit with gold jewelry and metallic high heeled shoes.
MARCHESA Embellished appliquéd tulle gown
This almost moody grey tulle gown from Marchesa comes to life with its colorful flowers and leaves along the bodice, sleeves and skirt that is cinched at the waist with a pink ribbon. You will certainly look as fresh and pretty as a Spring Fairy in this gown. Just perfect for the season.
Sandra Mansour M’O Exclusive Embellished Tulle Mini Dress
Reserve this dress for Holiday season. The pale nude color adorned with pearl glass beads on the bodice with metallic trims on the collar and cuffs are just spot-on. And that white leaf detail on the skirt as well as the fuzzy feather trim on the cuff and hem makes it real appropriate for the festive season. Don’t you just hear the jingle bells?
MARCHESA NOTTE Embellished tulle mini dress
Look dainty and mod in this tulle mini dress from Marchesa. This white dress is prettily embellished by georgette flowers and metallic gold crystal beads that are just so adorable and charming. Pair it with gold trimmed shoes and accessories to highlight the pretty little details of this piece. A gold clutch will for your essentials will match this mini dress as well.
Monique Lhuillier Sweetheart-Neck Strapless Golden-Dot Tulle Cocktail Dress
This flowy Monique Lhuillier tulle dress is reminiscent of strawberries and champagne. Perfect for any celebrations and milestones. This champagne coloured dress with gold dots has a modest sweetheart neckline and full skirt that spells young and sweet. And that did I mention that detachable sheer cape that looks like fresh dewdrops all around you?
ANNA SUI Embellished tulle mini dress
Aim for a flirty and fun yet stunning look in this Anna Sui black embellished tulle mini dress that will show off those lovely arms and legs. The sparkly and glittery embroidery on this piece exudes joyful energy. Perfect for a New Year’s Eve party. Cheers, I’d say.
PHILOSOPHY DI LORENZO SERAFINI Embroidered tulle gown
There is such an old-world charm and quality to this green and black embroidered tulle gown from Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini. The emerald green patterned tulle just pops strikingly against the black backdrop. This lovely gown will look best with high-heeled sandals and gold medallion necklace or earrings for a more lively look.
ELIE SAAB embellished tulle dress
This Elie Saab embellished black tulle dress looks gothic and yet very modern. Take this lovely short dress to a special Halloween event. Be daring and trendy and wear it with knee-high lace up black leather boots for a real gothic look. The floral trimmings on the bodice and slightly flared sleeves add a mysterious vibe to your garb.
SIMONE ROCHA Asymmetric embroidered tulle midi dress
Keep it simple, young and fresh in this Simone Rocha asymmetric tulle midi dress. Incorporate your own personal style by pairing it with your favourite metallic sneakers. Only someone as bold and confident as you can pull of wearing an ivory floral embroidered dress and a pair of sneakers.
NEEDLE & THREAD Marie tiered embellished tulle gown
Give those skinny supermodels a run for their money when you put on this lively red tulle Marie gown from Needle & Thread. The sweetheart neckline and tiered tulle skirt with scattered sparkly sequins all over just make this bit even more incredible. The dress says it all, go minimal and wear just an iconic red lipstick and red strappy heels.
OSCAR DE LA RENTA tiered sequined tulle dress
This Oscar de la Renta black sequinned tulle dress is definitely one of a kind. With its silver sequins in ring patterns that are sewn strategically all over, this gown looks futuristic and yet still very elegant. Pair it with silver toned shoes and clutch bag coz the silver rings on this gown is enough to make you sparkle already.
GOEN J Sequined tulle wrap midi dress
This GOEN J sequined tulle wrap is an absolute work of art. The way these colorful sequins were intricately sewn on to the wrap dress to create full bloom floral pattern is just astonishing. A bright yellow high-heeled shoes will just bring out the vibrant color of this piece even more.
ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Embroidered tulle and crepe gown
The Victorian vibe of this black Alexander McQueen tulle and crepe gown is plain obvious. This simply flattering cut deep V-neck long gown is cleverly enhanced by the enchanting tulle sleeves that are just perfect. Pair it with bejeweled sandals and a sparkly clutch to add some glitter to your black ensemble.
BURBERRY embroidered tulle dress
Do not be deceived by this modest tulle dress from Burberry. There is nothing plain and ordinary with the intricate embroidery on the bodice and hemline of this off-white dress. Make it even more stunning by wearing vintage jewelry pieces that will add a touch of sparkle to your outfit.
TALBOT RUNHOF Poemas1 tulle dress
Add this Talbot Runhof tulle dress to your collection. The different shades of purple and blue layered all together is pure cleverness. The darker shades of blue that meet at the waistline is further enhanced by the floral ornamented belt. Wear it with a yellow pair of sandals to boost the purplish blue hue of this knee length dress.
Valentino Gowns Worth Checking Out
Valentino Paneled Chantilly lace and tulle gown
The great Va-Va set his fashion house from the rest with his red gowns, so it would be more than appropriate to begin this list with a house signature. This red gown is made exquisitely in Italy, and would be perfect for many formal events. It is is a show stopper—from the delicate Chantilly lace and tulle to the fitted torso and floor-sweeping skirt, you just know that all eyes will be on you.
Valentino Appliquéd tulle gown
Creative Director Pierpaolo Piccioli may have taken notes from the glamorous founder of the fashion house he now spearheads, but he cannot help but show some more of his style that will lead Valentino to the future. Look fabulous with this Renaissance-inspired frock that is adorned with floral appliqués and flaunts your shape with a corset-style waist. The fitted torso is balanced by the high collar, and the sheer billowy sleeves.
Valentino Lace dress with floral appliqué
If you’re looking for a dress that will roll mysterious and romantic in one, then we’ve found you a match. The lovely black lace is adorned with floral appliqué, the dress that is fitted on all the right places gives off a feminine vibe. Its flared skirt will do more in highlighting your shape without being an overkill.
Valentino Polka-dot lamé gown
Pierpaolo Piccioli pays homage to Valentino Garavani with this gown that evokes 1980s‘ hedonism, quirkiness and hopefulness for the future. This polka-dot gown is cut from shimmering silver lamé with bell sleeves that add to the vintage feeling of it all. Valentino’s creative director is said to have been inspired by man’s visit to the moon, which has given him a different outlook of the world.
Valentino Floral-printed silk-chiffon gown
Make a sartorial splash with this gown that’s sure to make the night even fresher. Valentino employs the ruffles and the pink florals just right, adding to the airy feeling of the silk chiffon. In the end, what Valentino manages to make is a frock that is pleasing and delicate—definitely a breath of fresh air among other evening dresses that aim to give more of a seductive impact.
Valentino Donna cutout velvet gown
Hosting a hip party? Make people know who’s the lady of the home with a modern Valentino dress that is said to take inspiration after the hip-hop and street culture of Baz Luhrmann‘s show The Get Down. Its velvet fabric in fuchsia will follow your every movement, thanks to the fluid panels of the skirt. Your contours will also be defined by the cutouts on the side of this luxurious dress.
Valentino Tulle gown
Few are guaranteed to make you steal the show than this Valentino tulle gown in—yes!—red. It is couture, hot and elegant, that each step you take will invite everyone who sees to just inspect its intricate details. It is proof that an all-Italian design still gives an impression of romance and luxury.
Valentino Two-tone hammered silk-satin gown
Valentino has set the standard so high up on the ceiling that we can’t help but look forward to each and every inspired design. Command the floor with this satin dress that while not in Valentino’s signature red, is still as seductive as its full-blooded counterparts. The blush satin frock that has a flash of rose is floor-length, adding stateliness in every stride. Its plunging neckline allows to you mix and match with different necklaces.
Valentino Zandra Leopard cady gown
What comes out from a well-anticipated collaboration between Valentino and fashion’s “princess of punk” Zandra Rhodes? This elaborate and attention-grabbing gown in Zandra Leopard print, that’s what. The frock may have a quirky design but it still hold a degree of elegance with the long-sleeved style and ankle-length of the weighty cady often used for couture gowns.
Valentino Tulle-trimmed pintucked cotton and silk-blend voile gown
There’s a reason why starlets of all generations flocked to Valentino for his gowns—they can make a goddess out of them. You can be one too, with a romantic dress in off-white, although Victorian-inspired. It is lightweight, owing to the cotton and silk blend voile and the sheer finish of the fabric. The floor-length skirt also gives off a courtly appearance.
Valentino Tulle gown
While you’re scrutinizing this frock, we’d like you to imagine how much of dramatic entrance you’d can make with its sweeping hem and tulle. This Italian-made dress you can wear effortlessly as it has a slip design, but the impression is considerably greater. The tulle dress that features blouson sleeves and a high-cut illusion neckline is proof that Valentino can do so much with little.
Valentino Cape-effect silk-blend gown
If enigmatic is your style to try, you can easily achieve that with this Valentino dress that dares to be different. Hearing its cape design, one may summon an image of an unflattering silhouette, but Valentino makes it work with the expertly combined colors of navy and cream in lovely, smooth silk. It may be loose but the fabric will emphasize every movement of yours, letting sexy slip out once in a while.
Valentino Embellished tulle gown
It may not be what you have in mind when hearing of Valentino’s legendary red frocks, but it will draw you in and let you fall in love with its punk rock look on a princess-cut dress. The red airy tulle makes a strong impression despite it being adorned with butterfly appliqués all over. If one look alone can convince you that you have a unique dress on your hands, then look even closer—the butterflies are unique from each other.
Valentino Two-tone silk crepe de chine gown
Feel everyone’s eyes on you with this stunning number courtesy of Valentino. It is the second Baz Luhrmann-inspired dress on the list, as evidenced by its loose and almost baggy fit. But just when you think you’ve seen everything that there is to this dress, it will surprise you with the pink inserts on the side that will reveal themselves with each stride. The burgundy will complement your gold jewelry, adding more opulence to the look.
Valentino Silk gown
When founder Valentino Garavani was still around, he had one desire for his beautiful dresses—to make sensational women from those who wear them. While we’re all for you wearing the dress instead of the other way around, we can’t underplay just how much charm and impression this red dress that features a strapless design and detachable sheer silk overlay will give because it is dreamy in every way.
Valentino Satin gown
Be daring, seductive and stunning all at the same time with another of Valentino’s red dresses. This frock knows no restraint as it is fierce and glowing. And the way the satin touches your skin? Ooh la la! So if you’re craving for some attention, you’re sure to get it. Don’t tell us we didn’t warn you.
Valentino Open-back draped silk-cady gown
Ooze with elegance in this final number on our list. While somber in comparison to the other frocks, it still holds up for the beautiful draping it has on your body. It comes with a bow strap that you can use to keep the silk-cady from slipping. With or without it, the back shows just enough to make it sensual.
Today, his legacy lives on and Valentino, under the creative direction of Pierpaolo Piccioli, aims to create more of the dresses that made it one of the most sought after luxury fashion houses in the world.
The next time you are faced with a dilemma about what to wear to a gala or to some evening parties, make sure you check out these beautiful gowns made to surely standout.