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A Great Cocktail Dress Is Essential For Every Woman’s Wardrobe
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December 14, 2016.
As a woman grows up and her wardrobe grows with her, it's essential that she have a few key pieces at the ready for special occasions. The most versatile of these is cocktail attire—mainly a cocktail dress—that can be worn for everything from weddings to class reunions to holiday and New Year's Eve parties.
A fancier dress that hits around the knee or a bit below can be dressed way up or down depending on where you're going—adding accessories like a faux fur, statement earrings or pointed-toe stiletto pumps can give it black tie potential.
But with a cardigan and sandals, a cocktail dress is appropriate for work events, Easter Sunday, etc.
Ahead, we'll outline six of our favorite (and most wearable) types of cocktail dresses that can be worn year-round.
Related: What is Cocktail Attire?