Party Dresses: How to Style Them 5 Ways

If you adore party dresses, you probably have everything from a romantic lace skirt to a metallic column dress and, of course, a scattering of invites. Nothing may better express your refined sense of taste than a well-dressed party gown.

Whether you want over-the-top disco nights or red carpetparties, a party dress is a guaranteed way to win in the sartorial sense. The importance of styling these garments cannot be overstated.

With a belt here, a scarf there, a hat, and even a stylish blazer, you may add a little drama to an otherwise basic party dress.

We believe that every look needs a little weirdness! Here are seven great ways to design your party dress to keep you on track.

Continue reading to learn how to make a fantastic first impression!

A Pants Look

When it comes to hitting the dance floor, go for pants! To be sure, it’s a modern approach to party women’s dresses, but there are plenty of easy ways to dress it up for even a black-tie occasion!

Dress down your slender pants with a long tunic top or an open-front gown.

A Mod Mini

Choose a short shift silhouette for ease of movement. Choose a style with decorations or grommets to add interest to the design.

Finish with heels that make a bigger impression than simple pumps.

Party Dresses With Pair Of Gloves

Nothing says “old world Gatsby” quite like a pair of gloves paired with a frock. Gloves are no longer limited to weddings and proms; they can be worn with everything from a shirt dress to a fitted mermaid gown.

You may choose from leather opera gloves, crystal decorated long gloves, lace gloves, or shorties.

If you’ve been invited to a cocktail party this weekend, don’t be afraid to wear your latest party attire—a sequined little black festive dress.

Pair the dress with a pair of long elbow-length black lace gloves and matching black T-strap heels for an out-of-the-box look. A bright red lip and a little gold wristlet may liven up an all-black ensemble.

Don’t Forget The Hat!

Hats may elevate your style to an entirely new level. Expect explosions when paired with a dress. To liven up your stylish party dress, get a baseball cap, a woven hat, an extravagant one, or even something with ribbons and frills. A trilby hat paired with a long maxi dress will increase the fashion factor at a poolside party on a hot summer day.

Alternatively, for a sophisticated sit-down brunch affair, match a white lace dress with a pair of yellow ballerina flats. For a nice finishing touch, add a white fedora with a bright yellow ribbon accent. Apply deep crimson lipstick and accessorize with golden chandelier earrings to look like the beauty of the ball.

Bag The Style

Aside from being a useful item, a purse may add just the perfect amount of shine to all women’s dresses. Match your bags to your dress or go for a full-contrast look; either way, your outfit will stand out for all the right reasons.

Choose bags in vibrant colors, designs, and sizes. Wear a yellow fit-and-flare dress to look like the star you are. Pair it with a brown tote with gold trim. Pink lips, curls, and complementing tan heels will spruce up your outfit.

A brightly colored orange satchel slung over the shoulder will provide a splash of color to your basic white party dress.

Wear this ensemble to a farewell party in the afternoon. Wear mirrored sunglasses and braid your hair to complete the outfit.

Go with a basic hairstyle!


With a well-tailored party dress, you can beat the fashion blues and look your best at every party. Also, if your new dress is at the dry cleaners, you may just style an older one in an unusual way to keep all eyes on you from the time you walk in. We’ve broken down the essentials to help you elevate your party style. If you have any great ideas, please share them with us. Aside from the style drama, remember that no clothing can look its best if you’re not confident in it. Own your style by smiling—it’s the nicest accessory you can wear.