Today, instead of talking about how to style a very specific item, we want to have a really broad and interesting topic and how to wear an occasion dress in general, be it a super chic and formal dress for a prom or a semi-formal and refreshing dress for a cocktail party. It’s so interesting for me to write this blog post because I can show a wide range of beautiful dresses. It’s like seeing a plate of different types of sushi, which looks colorful and attractive. Now let me show you some of the best occasion outfit ideas.
Pink Fit and Flare Floor Length Flowy Occasion Dress
To start this list of outfit ideas, I would first like to show you a chic long dress that is perfect for a formal occasion or prom. To achieve this look, you can wear a floor-length ball gown with a blush pink fit and flowy flair that features a sexy low-cut back design. Wear silver heels with open toe straps for the shoes to complete the look.
Sleeveless dress with red belt and flared midi dress
To get this more youthful and refreshing outfit that can be worn as a cocktail outfit, we wear a red sleeveless flared midi dress with a black belt that slims your waist. A light yellow clutch bag and black rounded toe heels complement this outfit perfectly.
Burgundy Off The Shoulder Bodycon Midi Ruffles Occasion Dress
To get this mature and demure sexy outfit that will show off your beautiful shoulders and collarbones, you can wear a burgundy strapless bodycon midi dress with ruffle shoulder design. For the shoes, just wear a pair of black open toe heels to look sleek and feminine.
Red Deep V Neck Flared High Low Midi Occasion Dress
Now let’s look at a super classy way to dress for a formal event. She is said to be wearing a bright red sleeveless flared midi dress with a deep V-neckline that features a subtle high, low and ruffled hemline. For the shoes, you can wear a pair of black open toe heels to complete the outfit in a classy and attractive way.
White Lace Dress and Open Toe Flared Mini Dress
This is a very refreshing and ladylike two tone cocktail dress. In detail, it is a white lace and silk mini cocktail dress with fit and flare that makes you look very attractive and approachable. For the rest of the outfit, you can simply wear a pair of light pink open toe ankle straps to wrap the outfit ladylike.
Red sleeveless lace midi dress with sequin straps
To achieve this sharp and eye-catching outfit, you can wear a bright red sleeveless flared mini dress with high quality and elegant lace details. Wear a pair of silver sequin strappy sandals for the shoes. Add a white clutch wallet to the mix to look even more elegant.
White spaghetti strap shift dress with a sweetheart neckline
To achieve a formal and refreshing look, wearing something white is often a very good idea. For example, you can simply wear a deep V-neck white dress with white spaghetti straps as the core of the outfit. Pair it with a pair of white strappy open toe sandals to complete this all white attractive look.
Black floral print mermaid occasion dress
To form this mature and elegant look, you should not only wear a plain black dress, but a dress with intricate floral details. In detail, the dress here is a floor length mermaid dress that also allows you to show off your curves. You can easily pair it with black open toe heels with ankle straps to look sleek and elegant.
Navy blue mermaid sequin dress with a plunging scoop neckline
To create that sexy and formal prom look, here is an outfit that can make you look shiny and eye-catching. The dress here is a deep blue floor length sequin dress with a plunging cut and a square neckline that allows you to show off your curves. Wearing a pair of silver metallic heels with an open toe ankle strap would be perfect.
Navy and White Floral Print Mini Skater Dress
If you are going to a semi-formal rather than a formal occasion, wearing a mini skirt is a good idea to look more youthful and energetic. For example, you can wear a navy and white floral fit and a flared sleeveless mini dress. Pair it with a black clutch bag and two pink heels to complete the look.
Burgundy Long Sleeve Shape Fitting T Shirt Dress with Thigh High Boots
You don’t always have to wear a costume for a cocktail party. Sometimes less is more. For example, you can wear a simple burgundy long sleeve t-shirt that hugs the body. This allows you to look slim and youthful. Simply pair it with black suede over the knee boots and a black collar to complete the look.
Rose gold V-neck bodycon mini dress with black open toe heel
Here is another very eye-catching, youthful and sexy cocktail dress that you might want to try. In this case, the dress is a rose gold silk bodycon mini dress with short sleeves and a slim, deep V-neckline that allows you to look sexy in a feminine and natural way. For the shoes, you can simply wear a pair of black open toe platform heels to complete the outfit in a clean and feminine way.
Lemon yellow midi sheath occasion dress
To achieve this cheerful and elegant look, you can simply wear a lemon yellow V-neck sleeveless sheath dress as the core of your cocktail party outfit. For the shoes, you can wear a pair of silver metallic open toe heels to stand out even more.
I hope you enjoyed the casual wear ideas I have given above. These ideas have been specially handpicked to make you look gorgeous without being overly fancy or unnatural.