10 Elegant Evening Dresses To Suit Every Shape

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  • Looking for showstopping evening dresses to turn heads at a black tie event?

    Long evening dresses aren’t a regular investment for most of us. There’s usually a special occasion or upcoming event that you want to sparkle at. If you are seeking a floor-length gown for a black tie party, charity gala or any special evening event, it can be hard to know where to shop to find the perfect long evening dress. You always want to look your best while feeling 100 per cent comfortable so you can fully enjoy the evening.

    Long evening dresses have the advantage of coverage and can give the illusion of an elegant, elongated figure. Ensuring that your evening dress nips and flares around your body in the right places will ensure that you look your absolute best for the occasion. Picking the right accessories to compliment the colours and contours of your long evening dress will mean that your outfit will be a complete work of fashion and style. The advantage of teaming it with statement accessories is that you can wear it time and time again, changing your overall look and adding a splash of colour.

    It might be a classic black floor-sweeper you’re looking for or a standout embellished dress – whatever your remit, we’ve chosen ten sleek, stylish evening dresses to cater for every taste and budget. Don’t discount high street stores like Miss Selfridge as being ‘too young’ – the label consistently delivers a range of sequinned eveningwear each season. Meanwhile, classic occasion wear favourites Coast has expanded its range and taken a more directional, trend-led approach for those sparkly eveningwear frocks. The high street is full of stylish, elegant long evening dresses that can be worn with high heels of comfortable and stylish flat pumps so you can dance the night away. Just be careful if you’re wearing heels – you don’t want to put your killer heel through the skirt of your new evening dress!

    So, take a turn on your own red carpet with our favourite long evening dresses to inspire your next event…