If you’re looking for a beautiful and understated sexy outfit idea for your next cocktail party, you’ve come to the right place. There is no question that there are so many different types of cocktail dresses to choose from. But to be honest, these chic and extremely sexy deep V-neck and backless dresses are not for everyone. And you don’t have to show that much skin to look sexy anyway. To look sexy enough without showing a lot of skin, I would highly recommend you wear a cold shoulder cocktail dress. It’s not difficult to style at all. To make it even easier for you, I’ve rounded up some really pretty cocktail dress outfit ideas for cold shoulders for you. let’s dive in
Light Pink Cold Shoulder Bodycon Midi Cocktail Dress
When it comes to cocktail dresses, many people think of very chic or shiny dresses. Get a little surprise to start this list with an understated yet elegant and beautiful outfit. The dress here is a light pink one shoulder ruffle bodycon midi dress. Pair it with a silver open toe ankle strap to complete this simple outfit.
Black lace cold shoulder midi cocktail dress
If you want to look more ladylike and mature, you can add a lace element to your cocktail party outfit. For example, you can wear this black body-hugging midi cocktail dress with a cold shoulder top. Wear it with black open toe heels and ankle straps for a clean, classy look.
Navy Ruffled Sleeve Cold Shoulder Mini Cocktail Dress
Sometimes, instead of looking mature, you want to look youthful and energetic. This cocktail dress here can help you with that. In detail, it is a dark blue cold shoulder mini dress with ruffles finished with a subtle polka dot pattern at the hem. Pair the dress with pink open toe heels for an extra feminine touch.
Black floor length cold shoulder lace cocktail dress
Although some people define cocktail dresses as mini dresses, I would prefer to stick with the definition that classifies the cocktail dresses as dresses suitable for cocktail parties regardless of the length of the dresses. Here is a beautiful floor length dress that is perfect for cocktail parties. It’s a black lace dress with a cold shoulder. Pair it with silver heels to complete the outfit.
White mini dress with cold shoulder ruffles
To look simple and innocent, consider wearing a white mini dress that features a very subtle cold shoulder detail and a ruffled shoulder detail. To complete the outfit in a minimal way, you can simply pair it with silver heels with an open toe strap.
Navy Bell Sleeve Cold Shoulder Midi Dress
For a more elegant look, you can wear this dark blue cold shoulder midi dress. It also comes with a long bell sleeve design that makes the dress look more elegant and mature. To complete this relatively low profile outfit, pair with light pink open toe heels for a feminine touch.
Light Pink Long Sleeve Sequin Cold Shoulder Cocktail Dress
Very elegant and beautiful, this light pink cold shoulder cocktail dress is filled with fancy silver sequin details. Not only that, the cold shoulder cut extends around the sleeve which makes the dress so unique. Pair the dress with silver metallic open toe heels for an amazing look.
Black mini dress with cold shoulder and open toe
For those of you who are not used to wearing flashy dresses and just want to be understated while looking more than decent, a cold shoulder black mini cocktail dress is probably the type of dress you are looking for. Simply pair it with black open toe heels with ankle straps to complete the look.
Light pink knee length cocktail dress with cold shoulder lace
To achieve a feminine and mature look, go for some pink and add a lace element to your outfit. For example, you can wear a light pink lace cold shoulder knee length midi dress. Pair it with light pink strappy open toe sandals to complete this colorful outfit.
Black cold shoulder printed midi dress
For a youthful and creative look, you might want to choose something other than a solid color dress. For example, here is a really creative one cold shoulder black and white printed bodycon midi cocktail dress. Just pair it with black open heels to look stylish and attractive.
White floral print cocktail dress with a plunging V-neckline
For a girly and approachable look, consider adding a floral element to your outfit. For example, you can wear a white floral cocktail dress with a deep V-neckline. Pair it with white open toe heels to look refreshed and youthful.
Black open toe fishtail midi dress
To look a bit more mature and edgy, you should try a fishtail cocktail dress. But instead of a floor-length fishtail dress, which might be a bit too sophisticated for your taste, try this black cold-shoulder midi fishtail dress. Pair it with a black open toe ankle strap to complete the outfit.
Neon Pink Sweetheart Neckline Cold Shoulder Mini Tulle Dress
To look ladylike and eye-catching, you can wear a bright neon pink mini tulle dress with a cold shoulder. With a chic and gorgeous dress like this, you might want to wear a pair of shiny shoes to elevate the outfit even further. A pair of silver metal straps with open toes would be perfect.
Cold shoulder pink cocktail dress
For a super simple yet very ladylike look, try this minimal all pink outfit. Just wear a pink cold shoulder bodycon mini cocktail dress with pink open toe platform heels to complete the outfit.
Blue Velvet Mock Neck Skater Midi Dress
If you are looking for a beautiful and deep look, this velvet dress is probably something you are looking for. The dress here is a very beautiful and plunging looking midi flare dress with a blue velvet mock neck that also comes with lace sleeves. Wear this fantastic dress with black leather boots for a striking look.
I hope you find these cold shoulder cocktail dress ideas useful. Hope you find something suitable for your next cocktail party. Happy styling.