Cocktail Dresses Fall-Winter 2016-2016

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A cocktail dress is nothing but a shorter option of evening attire. Usually, such dresses are sleeveless and collarless, although many modern designers have erased the “fashion” boundaries offering their admirers enormous diversity of special occasion dresses for every taste. If you are planning to go to a cocktail party, you should definitely get acquainted with new “cocktail” trends for fall-winter 2016-2016 seasons.

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Puffy cocktail dresses

Flared dresses are a customary attribute of the evening fashion. Such items fit perfectly for the festive atmosphere, perfect stay on virtually every body shape and does not show any discomfort. Amazingly, however, flared skirts will fit also thin fashionistas and ladies with more voluptuous shapes. Famous brands such as Badgley Mischka, Zuhair Murad, and Versace opted for such designs.

Puffy cocktail dresses Fall-Winter 2016 2017

Designer cocktail dresses

short puffy

Versace cocktail dresses

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Pencil cocktail dress

Another permanent guest of the fashion show is the pencil “cocktail” dresses. This design is so universal and laconic, that fits virtually any social event. Waist pencil dress perfectly accentuates the silhouette and gives a woman an incredibly sensuality, even if the cut is very simple and reserved. In the new cold season, Louis Vuitton, Dolce & Gabbana, Badgley Mischka, Marchesa opted for this type of dress, and included in their collections incredibly beautiful pencil dresses decorated with floral prints, golden embroidery, lace.

Pencil cocktail dresses 2016 2017 Fall-Winter

lace pencil dress

Black D&G with bare shoulders


The designers have not given up on asymmetry either. These became the main ace in the new autumn-winter collection of the brand Saint Laurent. As always, the brand wasn’t limited to boring arrogant outfits, offering bold and extremely delicate patterns of asymmetrical cocktail dresses fall-winter 2016-2016, at the stitching of which have been widely used patent leather, large decorative items and animal print.

Asymmetric cocktail dresses Fall Winter 2016 2017

short one shoulder

Brilliant cocktail dresses

The new cold season has also found a place for really brilliant outfits. For example, Rodarte, believes that at cocktail parties we must necessarily wear waist dresses decorated with sequins. Looking at such designs, we recall involuntarily the disco style that was extremely popular in the early 70’s. Apart from Rodarte, Blumarine also presented bright dresses, only that instead of sequins he used lurex.

Brilliant cocktail outfits fall winter 2016 2017

knee length brilliant

short brilliant

What cocktail dresses are in style 2016


Reem Acra opted for pompous baroque items. This fashion trend is characteristic by the use of lace, gold and silver embroidery, burgundy and purple color shades, expensive fabrics and striking decor elements.

Evening cocktail dresses Fall Winter 2016 2017 baroque

short luxury

baroque long sleeved

belted evening gowns

Bustier cocktail dresses

And here’s the classic of cocktail fashion. The short sleeveless and collarless dresses, or dresses with bustier that look very impressive because they bare not only female legs, but also their neck and shoulders. Cocktail dresses with bustier can be executed in different ways, in different fabrics and colors, as demonstrated by modern designers presentations. For example, Oscar de la Renta included in his collection flared dresses in bright colors, while Saint Laurent opted for bold fitted silhouette.

Fall Winter 2016 2017 Bustier cocktail dresses

bustier with focus on waist

bustier strapless


As regards the choice of decor elements and trimming, modern designers have shown an enviable fantasy and imagination. Oscar de la Renta, Valentino, Chanel, Marchesa, Rodarte literally created cocktail dresses with a lot of ruffles, folds, layers of different levels, pleated and crepe fabrics. However, they were not limited to that, embellishing their creations with playful fringes, fluffy feathers, fur applications, perforations, detachable collar and butterflies. And we are not talking about using just one type of trim. Most designers showed dresses as if they were created by different pieces of fabric. To understand what this is about, it is enough to see Valentino clothes line, where in one outfit could be used leather, mesh, fringes, chiffon and lace.

Cocktail dresses Fall-Winter 2016 2017 décor

What cocktail dresses are in style winter 2017

black lace and leather

lace with fringes

Short asymmetric cocktail dresses

Moreover, Versace, Valentino launched full collections of dresses with extravagant embroideries and prints. Here you can also see meanders images with hash-tags, the famous geometric print that in the new cold season broke all records of popularity. In addition, very often could be seen dresses with marine, vegetal and abstract ornaments.

Cocktail dresses 2016

simple autumn

black gold

knee length with best geometric print


The color diversity of cocktail dresses impressed us as much. First of all we should highlight the abundance of black-and-white designs, which were seen in collections by Mugler, Elie Saab, Chanel, Zuhair Murad, Zero + Maria Cornejo and Carolina Herrera.

Cocktail dresses Fall-Winter 2016 2017 colors

Winter Black lace

Fall black best cocktail dresses

Black Chanel

Besides achromatic, in fashion will also be many shades of blue, red, gold, green. Very often can be seen also warm shades of beige and gold. The color palette of autumn-winter cocktail dresses is demonstrated by Zuhair Murad , Vivienne Westwood Red Label, Versace.

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Versace red and green

golden green

What cocktail dresses are in style fall 2016

This is the fall-winter 2016-2016 fashion of cocktail dresses. As you can see, in the new cold season, fashionistas will have the difficult task of choosing the right dress design considering that designers provide an impressive range of fashion cocktail attires.

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