Fabulous Party & Going Out Dresses ~

Going Out Dresses: What’s a cocktail party without a fabulous party dress? Step into the limelight with this stunning selection of party and going out dresses from Nordstrom. Get ready to cut loose with these fun and flirty styles.

Cocktail & Going Out Dresses

Photo courtesy of: Ronald Joyce

Bardot Going Out Dresses

Launched in 1996, Australian power-house Bardot has glamorous styles that lean toward sexy. Designer Carol Skoufis creates going out dresses that range from fitted, to flowing, flirty and sophisticated. Bardot has become the destination for women who wear fashion with a bit of attitude. Bardot continues to make a mark on the Australian fashion season, and are fast making inroads on the key international fashion markets. You don’t have to be in Australia to own a Bardot dress as Nordstrom has a wide variety of this designer’s collection in stock.

Bardot Party Dresses

Bardot AW 2017 Campaign

Vibrant auburn rocks faces, earth-toned plains and lush greenery set the scene for their Autumn Winter Collection.  Indulge in rich textures, sheer lace detailing, tailored silhouettes and free-flowing fabrics – surpassing your deepest style desires. Whimsical dresses adorned with dark blooms and skin baring features. Sheer fabrics exude a sultry essence.  Introducing – Bardot AW 17.

Bardot Cocktail Dresses
Bardot Cocktail Dresses
Bardot AW 2017 Campaign
Bardot AW 2017 Campaign
Bardot AW 2017 Campaign

Bardot AW 2017 Campagin

Vibrant auburn rocks faces, earth toned plains and lush greenery set the scene for their Autumn Winter Collection.  Indulge in rich textures, sheer lace detailing, tailored silhouettes and free-flowing fabrics – surpassing your deepest style desires. Whimsical dresses adorned with dark blooms and skin baring features. Sheer fabrics exude a sultry essence.  Introducing – Bardot AW 17.

Here’s another gorgeous yellow Bardot dress featured on blogger Tash Oakley, as well as Bardot skirt and top combos.

Bardot Skirt & Top
Bardot Dress
Bardot Bustier & Skirt

Top Picks for Bardot Party Dresses Available at Nordstrom

Bardot Lace Dress

Bardot Lace Halter Dress
Wow your date in this stretch-lace pencil dress that won’t hide your legs.
Price: $159.00

Bardot Gemma Dress

Bardot Gemma Halter Lace Sheath Dress
This leafy lace cocktail dress conceals and reveals with caged ladder trim through the bodice, a strappy open back and sheer illusion hem that showcases intricate detailing.
Price: $119.00

Bardot Flora Embroidered Sheath Dress

Bardot Flora Embroidered Sheath Dress
Floral embroidery animates the wispy mesh overlay of this leggy sheath dress inset with peekaboo ladder stitching around the natural-waist bodice.
Price: $139.00

Bardot Bella Dress

Bardot Bella Off the Shoulder Midi Dress
This long-line sheath balances an elegant, off-the-shoulder portrait collar with a sensual, thigh-high slit.
Price: $119.00

Tadashi Shoji Party & Going Out Dresses

Tadashi Shoji Dresses

Tadashi Shoji is known for dresses that have delicate lace, metallic brocade and floral embroidery in sleek sheaths, fit-and-flare as well as floor length gowns. Well-dressed women worldwide continue to flock to the brand’s new designs that are both modern and fresh. First Lady Michelle Obama, Octavia Spencer, Kate Hudson, Miranda Kerr, and Katy Perry are all fans of the brand.

Top Picks for Tadashi Shoji Dresses Available at Nordstrom

Tadashi Shoji Off The Shoulder Sheath Dress

Tadashi Shoji Off The Shoulder Sheath Dress
Sheer lace and a pretty ruffle further the beguiling allure of an off-the-shoulder sheath that will steal the spotlight at your next cocktail party.
Price: $388.00

Tadashi Shoji Sequin Lace Blouson Dress

Tadashi Shoji Sequin Lace Blouson Dress
Scintillating sequins bring out the lacy texture of a polished party dress that whittles your waist with a billowy blouson bodice contrasted by fitted, pleated bands. An illusion yoke mirrored at the banded hem shows off just the right amount of skin.
Price: $368.00

Tadashi Shoji Illusion Yoke Lace Dress

Tadashi Shoji Illusion Yoke Lace Dress
Exquisite, beautifully symmetrical lace is fashioned into a breathtaking sheath dress. The illusion yoke and cap sleeves lend a refreshing sheerness to the polished look while detailed trim softens the overall silhouette.
Price: $398.00

Elegant Dresses from Neiman Marcus

Black Halo Lena Cocktail Dress

Black Halo Lena Floral-Printed Strapless Cocktail Dress
This chic, timeless and elegant cocktail dress has a strapless geometric neckline and sheath silhouette.
Price: $375.00

Black Halo Pabla Sleeveless Mini Party Dress

Black Halo Pabla Sleeveless Mini Party Dress
Black Halo claims to design every garment to make women “appear two inches taller and five pounds thinner.” The Pabla ponte cocktail dress has a high neckline and sculptural ruffled trim at left.
Price: $325.00

Chiara Boni La Petite Robe Cocktail Dress

Chiara Boni La Petite Robe Alkestis Cocktail Dress
This elegant dress is versatile – perfect for a cocktail party or the office
Price: $695.00

Black Halo Cocktail Dress

Black Halo 3/4 Sleeve Cutout Sheath Dress
This sexy Black Halo stretch crepe dress has a V-Neckline, princess seams on body and cutout dramatic cutout detail.
Price: $345.00

Rickie Freeman Tulle Gown

Black Halo Lena Floral-Printed Strapless Cocktail Dress
This beaded lace & tulle gown has a round neckline with sweetheart illusion and sheer half sleeves with scalloped cuffs.
Price: $995.00

Rickie Freeman for Terri Jon Satin Evening Gown

Rickie Freeman for Teri John Satin Evening Gown
This Satin evening gown has an asymmetric beaded lace overlay at the bodice and a jewel neckline with sweetheart illusion.
Price: $990.00

Rickie Freeman for Terri Jon Lace Mermaid Gown

Rickie Freemon for Teri Jon Lace Mermaid Gown
This gorgeous and glamorous lace mermaid gown has an off-the-shoulder sweetheart neckline and ruffled half sleeves.
Price: $760.00

Sophisticated Dresses from Ronald Joyce International

Ronald Royce was founded in the 1950’s by Ronald and Joyce Phillips as a London based Bridal and Evening Wear Design House. They are known as being one of the best manufacturers in the industry for bridal, bridesmaids and occasion wear.

Italian-born designer, Veni Infantino has developed a unique signature style creating beautiful dresses, using modern materials and soft shapes. Veni’s signature style is elegant, stylish, feminine and timeless. The Ronald Joyce and Victoria Jane collections are designed to embrace a wide selection of tastes including dramatic detail, structured tailoring and exquisite embellishments. With a combination of classic designs and modern fashion innovations, the Ronald Joyce collection provides brides with a luxurious and diverse selection of styles that are unique in the market.
Images courtesy of: Ronald Joyce International

Ronald Joyce Dresses
Ronald Joyce Dresses
Ronald Joyce Dresses
Ronald Joyce Dresses
Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Early access to the Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale ends today! Early access allows Nordstrom cardholders to shop eight days earlier than everyone else to save big on brand-new arrivals. It’s a one-of-a-kind event, where you’ll find brand-new arrivals at super-sale prices.

The public sale starts July 21 and ends August 6. Prices go up August 7.  I’ll be adding some of my favorite items from the sale here.

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