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Upscale Cocktail Dresses
Upscale Cocktail Dresses
What's an LBD? Do you know the LBD dress meaning? Our favorite upscale cocktail dresses feature some of our favorite brands, styles and colors. This curated list shares extravagant cocktail dresses, glitzy cocktail dresses, chanel's first little black dress and so much more.
MISA Los Angeles Snake Print Savanna Dress from Rent the Runway
The Los Angeles Snake Print Savanna Dress from MISA features pull-on styling with back loop button closure, a smocked neckline and waist, lightweight chiffon fabric with gold-tone metallic threading and a layered ruffle skirt with asymmetric hem.
RENT extravagant cocktail dresses and more from Rent the Runway
Vega Dress by h:ours from REVOLVE
This Vega Dress by h:ours is a fully lined mini dress that makes the top of our list for womens nye dresses. Features sequin embellishments throughout in a gorgeous Quartz color, metallic chain link shoulder straps with lobster clasp closure plus a back cut-out with hook and eye closure.
Hervé Léger Metallic Off-the-Shoulder Bandage Dress at Bloomingdale's
This Hervé Léger Bandage Dress in metallic and off-the-shoulder has been on my most coveted list for years. I want to be buried in this dress. For real. It's stunning and one of the colors that tends to look best against my skin. The bandage dress features an off-the-shoulder neck, short sleeves and a concealed back zip closure with an allover bandage design.
Satin Silk Draped Dress by The Sei from Sak's Fifth Avenue
Satin Silk Draped Dress by The Sei from Sak's Fifth Avenue is a truly gorgeous green silk cocktail dress. This elegant midi-length dress is 100% silk, gathers at the bodice, features an asymmetric neck, sleeveless with a back zip closure ending in a fitted skirt with a long side slit. It's a sexy, sophisticated and upscale cocktail dress.
Zoe Sequin Embellished Sheath by Dress the Population at Nordstrom
The Zoe Sequin Embellished Sheath by Dress the Population is the perfect mini cocktail mini dress.
Sarabeth Dress from Reformation
As far as reformation holiday dresses go, this Sarabeth Dress is from Reformation is not actually vintage but when people ask feel free to say it is. The little black dress is a midi length dress with a sweetheart neckline, zipper closure, smocking at back for added comfort, a relaxed fitting skirt and fringe trim to complete that sophisticated look you want in upscale cocktail dresses.
Bronx and Banco Twinkle Sequin Midi Dress from Bergdorf Goodman
This Twinkle Sequin Midi Dress is from Bronx and Banco is embellished with sequins, features a v neckline, adjustable straps, beaded waistline, hem that falls below the knee, fit-and-flare silhouette along with an exposed back zipper
Tiffany One-Shoulder Midi Dress from Dress the Population at Nordstrom
This Tiffany One-Shoulder Midi Dress from Dress the Population features an elegant one-shoulder neckline and figure-hugging silhouette style a sophisticated midi dress with two panels that cascade over the single shoulder. Truly a gorgeous one shoulder lbd.
Chevron Sequin Cocktail Dress by Vince Camuto from Nordstrom
This Chevron Sequin Cocktail Dress by Vince Camuto from Nordstrom is a glitzy cocktail dress that sparkles. Bring your A-game to party season with this metallic sheath blanketed with chevron-striped sequins for a luscious, liquid shine.
Odessa Gown by Lovers and Friends from REVOLVE
The Odessa Gown by Lovers and Friends is a gorgeous red dress perfect for Valentine's Day. This glitzy cocktail dress is fully lined, features pull-on styling, a draped neckline and slinky ruched fabric.
One-Shoulder Short Cocktail Dress by AIDAN BY AIDAN MATTOX from Neiman Marcus
This one shoulder lbd by Aidan Mattox is the perfect cocktail dress that features a sultry cutout and slit. The one-shoulder sweetheart neckline party dress is sleeveless the hem falls above the knee and has a bodycon fit.
Ruffle Lace Cocktail Dress by Tadashi Shoji from Nordstrom
This Ruffle Lace Cocktail Mini Dress is just adorable and looks good on all body types. Go fun and flirty for your next formal event in this darling dress decked with ruffles and tailored with sections of sheer illusion lace.
Marguerite Dress from Reformation
The Marguerite fitted cocktail dress (another of my fave Reformation holiday dresses) has a fitted bodice, tie straps, smocking on the back with a relaxed, faux wrap skirt for showing a little leg. It happens to be one of my favorite womens nye dresses.
Celine Dress by NBD from REVOLVE
This Celine Dress by NBD from REVOLVE is the perfect updated gatsby new years eve dress. This double lined black lbd or little black dress is double lined with a hidden back zipper closure features a dramatic hi-low hem with real feather trim in a gorgeous satin fabric with non-slip silicone neckline trim.
Whether you are looking for the perfect one shoulder lbd or even want to branch out to other colors, check out our top picks for upscale cocktail dresses. Or go with a New Year's Eve jumpsuit for a little variety. Need your dress quickly? Find cocktail dresses overnight shipping and get styled right away. Happy shopping!