Formal - Evening & Formal Dresses
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Fri Nov 23 00:00:00 MST 2012arva Rating:5.0
like the dress. it is comfortable and wrinkle free. my ironing days are over so this fits into my lifestyle very well.
Sat Oct 13 00:00:00 MDT 2012tcbvolcano Rating:5.0
Great buy you can dress it up or dress it down with your choice of accessories!!!
Mon Mar 10 00:00:00 MDT 2014kgariba2 Rating:3.0
Beadwork was really nice and overall dress was good, but it was way too big. I kept it thinking I could have it altered, but bead work makes it very spendy and difficult. So sad.
Tue Dec 27 00:00:00 MST 2011katstevens Rating:4.0
Dress is not very formal even though it is long. I love the long sleeves since most events are too cool for me. The jewelry you wear really makes the dress formal or not. It is very comfortable to wear for hours without having to wear Spanx, etc.
Fri Jun 04 00:00:00 MDT 2010calicin2010 Rating:5.0
I just received this dress and it is so stunning. It fits true to size and has a floor length slip with give under the dress. I bought the Navy Blue color and it is just perfect for formal nights on a cruise or a formal wedding. I would even recommend this dress as bridesmaid dresses or the white for a evening wedding for the second time around. This dress looks far from cheap it is classy and well made. You would not find this at a local dress shop or department store. My teenager wants to wear it and she would not be caught dead in my clothes!
Tue Feb 28 00:00:00 MST 2012gzteefjjsrj Rating:5.0
The style, cut and fit of this eminently packable elegant dress are just what a woman of any age can wear. It is timeless. It is very flattering; falls beautifully to the floor and is finished as a dress of much much higher cost would be. For example, the entire dress is lined, the material has an expensive feel, the ruching is not haphazard, and the seaming are even. The fact that it can be worn off the shoulder, with sleeves up or entirely off the shoulder by putting the "bra" straps down makes it very versatile. Also, it is made in the USA which is important in this age of imports. This dress can go from a formal wedding to a formal dinner to a HS ball.
Fri Oct 09 00:00:00 MDT 2009dgaede Rating:4.0
I ordered this dress for a formal dinner in Los Angeles, and I am excited to wear it - I selected the navy blue, and the color is great, along with the fit, from the knees up. I have had to hem the dress so it is ankle length, but otherwise it looks very nice on me. And it really is so very comfortable. Oh, and did I mention the dress is slimming, and flattering? Plus the price was right too. A great selection from Overstock.
Wed Aug 14 00:00:00 MDT 2013beadlady13 Rating:5.0
Have a formal event to attent in Sept. and didn't want to spend a lot on a new dress. This dress filled my expectations both in price and size. I am short so nearly everything needs to be shorted, but my alterations lady did an excellent job. Very elegant looking on. Wasn't sure about the draping off the shoulder, but like the look when wearing. My husband likes it and he's not easy to please. Excellent choice. Can't wait for the event.
Fri Sep 16 00:00:00 MDT 2011gpjpt Rating:3.0
I ordered the white/off white for my upcoming beach wedding vow renewals. I liked the way the dress was light weight and lined; however, with it being white the lining is sewn inside out. I am not sure if this is a design flaw or not but with the lining seam inside out it is VERY noticeable through the outer layer of the dress. The two linings do not line up with the seam of the dream. I could just imagine all day long taking pictures needing to realign the stupid sides of my dress so the double lining seams wouldn’t show. I am sure that in any other color but white this would not be a problem. I just needed a white dress. I had to return it.
Tue Sep 14 00:00:00 MDT 2010stpowe6854 Rating:5.0
I ordered this dress in navy blue for an Army dining out (a formal dinner/dance). I am 5'4" and usually a size 12 and bought the XL according to the measurement guide - but it was way too big. I wasn't sure if I was going to wear it and even went shopping to see if I could find anything else, but then I decided rather than spend money on another dress I would see about getting this dress altered. I took it into an alteration shop and did not want them to take off any length (it was a little too long) but instead asked them to gather up the left side so that it draped like the body part of the dress, kind of like a slit without having to cut into the dress (it looked a little plain the way it just hung there). I also had them take in about two inches on the sides and pull down the arm "drapes" about an inch and sew to the sides so that the bra fat wasn't so wasn't so visible (you know what I mean - where the bra ends above and to the side of your breast). After a few days I went back to pick it up and tried it on and it was PERFECT! I wish I could post a picture of it on here. I bought some beautiful navy blue suede heels with a strap and wore my mom's pearl necklace, pearl earrings, and her pearl bracelet. I swear when I put everything on for the dining out I felt like Princess Diana and I got so many compliments on the style, color, and how it fit me. I didn't even have to wear a "scuba suit" to hold everything in because this dress hides it all! I did have to get a push up strapless bra but that was bound to happen anyway given my small breast size (I was so excited to have cleavage)! So, if you are looking for something simple and classy this is the perfect dress - just make sure you order it with enough time to have some minor adjustments made, if needed.
Fri May 07 00:00:00 MDT 2010kepikepi Rating:5.0
This is a beautiful gown which flows when you walk or dance. The material is comfortable and soft to the touch. Great for a cruise gown or other formal occasion. The long sleves make this a little demure, if this is your taste. I also bought 2 other dresses from this manufacturer last year and they are the same quality I have come to expect from Overstock.
Fri Feb 01 00:00:00 MST 2013bellejoy Rating:4.0
This dress would be more attractive to someone in their late 20's -30's . It was nice; however, the fabric is just not appropriate for a "Mother-Of -The- Bride" formal occasion. I will need to return it.
Wed Sep 28 00:00:00 MDT 2011lilbear2 Rating:5.0
Love the dress. Wore it on formal night on a cruise and received many compliments.
Tue Nov 29 00:00:00 MST 2011rfarmer Rating:4.0
I ordered thisfor a formal ball, and while this dress would be a great summer look, it is not formal enough for black tie. Fits snugly and is very comfortable.
Tue May 07 00:00:00 MDT 2013tapabc123 Rating:5.0
The dress fit beautifully, I wore it on a cruise, extremely easy to pack. I hung it up as soon as I arrived on the ship and wore it wrinkle free. The best part of the dress for me beside the comfort was the built it bra padding. I would definitely recommend this site to anyone. I returned one dress without any hassle.
Sun Oct 09 00:00:00 MDT 2011jutesdb Rating:5.0
I was very impressed by both the quality of workmanship and the sizing. Also, impressive was the condition of the dress rght out of the box from shipment. Packed well with very few if any wrinkles. Shopping for this dress throug O.com was definitely the way to go instead of going from store to store searching for style and size.
Tue Oct 01 00:00:00 MDT 2013jandj4 Rating:5.0
A lot prettier once you put it on and picture does not do this one justice.
Mon Jul 29 00:00:00 MDT 2013kathysmo Rating:3.0
The dresses were cute, just not the right colors or sizes for my daughter's wedding.
Sun Feb 28 00:00:00 MST 2010brostuckey Rating:5.0
I bought this dress for my wife's birthday .She is just crazy about it. She has already worn it to two times and got rave reviews about it. She's pressuring me to but her another dress the same style just a different color.
Tue Jan 28 00:00:00 MST 2014sedayta Rating:5.0
This evening dress even looking much better than it looks . When I receiverd this dress I noticed that your products are , and looks more beauitful than try spear.
For every woman, there is formal dress to make you look and feel fabulous. Whether you want to accentuate your hourglass shape, curvy silhouette, or petite figure, you can find dress for your shape. Before you head to your next formal event, use these tips to determine which styles will highlight your natural body type, so you can feel confident and glamorous.
Valentine's Day is all about romance, and nothing says romance like formal dresses. Whether you're headed to a formal Valentine's Day party or to dinner with that special someone, an elegant evening gown or sexy little black dress will make the evening that much more memorable. The following tips can help you dress your best when you slip into that pretty formal dress this Valentine's Day.
Set your table elegantly for special occasions when you buy the right formal dinnerware for your home. Whether you want to celebrate an anniversary with your best glass dinnerware or dress up a holiday gathering with creamy porcelain dinnerware, the following suggestions will help you buy dinnerware that makes any occasion more distinctive. Read on for tips on buying formal dinnerware.
The way you care for your formal dinnerware and fine china often depends on the material your dinnerware is made of. While antique dishes and bone china dinnerware will need more gentle care than stoneware place settings, you'll still want to preserve all of your tableware. Here are some tips and tricks to help you take care of your formal dinnerware and keep it looking its very best for years to come.
The perfect strapless dress can make you look simply stunning for a formal party or dinner. It showcases your neck, collarbone, shoulders and upper torso in a classic, feminine way. To find the right evening or formal dress for you, focus on a few key points to make sure you find a strapless dress that flatters your body and fits perfectly.
With so many etiquette rules about what to wear to a wedding, an invite may have you wondering what clothing to choose. You want to dress up to be respectful for this sort of occasion, but you don't want to be overdressed. Check the invitation to see how formal you need to be, or ask a bridesmaid or the mother of the bride what the dress code will be. The location given on the invitation will also give you clues about the expected level of formality.
Stud earrings are often the best pieces of jewelry for accessorizing a formal ensemble; but if you have tired of the basic pair of diamond studs that every women seems to be wearing at all formal events, then it might be time for some more unique stud earrings. A splash of color or a bit of novelty design can bring your personality to a formal gown. In any season, these unique stud earrings are a great choice when dressing up for a formal event.
Whether you are wearing a cocktail dress or floor-length formal, there are plenty of evening jackets to pair with your outfit to stay warm and stylish. Women's jackets are an elegant wardrobe option for any outing or special occasion, and it's easy to incorporate them into formal and evening fashions. The following tips will guide you through the best women's jackets for evening.
Formal living rooms need something more than a standard metal curtain rod to exude elegance and timelessness. You can have the most luxurious couches and elaborate wall art, but without the right curtains and curtain rods, the room will still feel bare. The best curtain fabric to hang in living rooms is typically something heavy, with a sheen, like damask or silk. These weighty textiles need equally strong hardware to balance the look. Keep reading to learn more about the best curtain hardware for your formal living room.
Satin dresses can be a beautiful addition to any woman's wardrobe and can be worn for many special occasions. Since satin is created from cotton, silk, acetate, rayon, nylon and/or polyester, it can be difficult to know how to clean your satin evening and formal dresses. The fiber used for the fabric of your dress will largely determine how you should care for it. This guide will help you to clean your satin dress properly and retain its versatility for years to come.
Since prehistoric times, few of nature's treasures have compared to the luminous beauty of a smooth, sleek pearl. Pearls are versatile; pearl jewelry is equally appropriate with an evening dress at a formal ball or with jeans and a blouse at lunch with friends. Since each pearl is a unique creation, each piece of pearl jewelry is unique, too. Once you learn how to buy pearls of quality, you can add plenty of jewelry with gleaming pearls to your collection. Let us help you select pearl jewelry with our pearl knowledge and jewelry buying tips.
Empire waist dresses have a waistline directly under the bust which creates a flowing appearance that is universally flattering. The cut of empire waist dresses is extremely forgiving and hides trouble spots while accentuating the positives of the female physique. An empire waist dress is extremely versatile, and the dress can go from casual to formal with a few simple changes.
Beach weddings are beautiful events, and as a guest, you want to find just the right dress for the occasion. The season the wedding is scheduled, the formality of the marriage ceremony, potential weather issues, bridal color schemes and accessories all figure into the choice of dresses. The following ideas will help you choose a dress for a beach wedding in which you'll feel both comfortable and elegant.
You finally got an invitation to the hottest party of the season but you have nothing to wear! Searching for that perfect party dress can be stressful. It is very rare that a woman gets it absolutely right and picks a formal dress that truly makes her stand out from the crowd no matter where she goes. When searching for a party dresses, take the following things into consideration to ensure that you are a knockout at any event.
The white dress is the spring equivalent of the classic little black dress, a modern staple just waiting to be taken to the next level with the right accessories. Today's white dresses are fashioned in flowing, ultra-feminine styles and simple, straight cuts. Whether it is a formal dress, cocktail dress or a light summer dress, your white dress can be dressed up or down with the right accessories.
When it comes to men's fashion, sportcoats have become accepted as both casual and formal wear. If you need to dress up and are unsure how to dress, the following information can help you find a look that is appropriate. Whether you have a meeting, party or date, you can be presentable and find a timeless sportcoat that complements any wardrobe.
Since prehistoric times, few things have compared to the elegant beauty of a smooth, sleek pearl. Pearls are versatile; pearl jewelry is equally appropriate with an evening dress at a formal ball or with jeans and a blouse at lunch with friends. Pearls are natural articles created by mollusks, including oysters, clams and snails. A variety of pearls are used in jewelry pieces, from cultured pearls to natural pearls. Pearls come from all around the world, and pearl jewelry can feature gems of many colors and sizes. To choose from pearl bracelets, pearl necklaces, pearl rings and pearl earrings expertly, consider this pearl jewelry buying guide before shopping.
Beach weddings are usually less formal than indoor events. As a guest, you'll want to dress appropriately for the setting. The time of day, climate, wind, sand, and saltwater can all affect your wardrobe choice for the occasion. These tips will help you pick out the best men's clothing and women's clothing for a beach wedding.
The little black dress is a timeless classic and wardrobe staple. When all else fails, a little black dress is there to save your look. This favorite has gone through a lot of makeovers in recent years, with plenty of dresses available in both formal and casual styles. With all the options available, it's becoming easier and easier to find the right dress for you. Start by reading about the top five styles.
Prom night is one of the most anticipated and most often remembered nights of a teen's life. If you're a teenage girl looking forward to prom or the parent of one, you know that picking the right prom dress is important. You want to feel pretty and confident on prom night, but with the variety of formal dresses available, it can be hard to find the right one for you. Read the following tips to help you find the right prom dress for your big night.