For some reasons, you will need a cocktail dress. No matter it is for wedding, for a formal or semi-formal occasions, a performance or just a summer holiday wears. Your cocktail dress should at first fit your occasion. This is an important factor for you.
No white or beige, must be different to bridal dress or bridesmaid dress.
You can choose short or tea length dress as your guest dress. Avoid long tails.
For many occasions and parties. Styles are also various for you to choose. If you love simple patterns, those strapless, halter, one shoulder little black dresses are great.
Printed cocktail dresses
Summer days, or informal occasions, printed cocktail dresses offer more looks. They look more funny and sunny.
This is a new fashion for these days. High low dresses are mostly short in front, maybe knee length, but long at back, to the ground. Some of them are amazing and pretty. You can have one.
Do you have a preferred cocktail dress style now?
Match some accessories to complete your look then.