10 Top Rated Party Dresses on Amazon

Wedding season is in full swing and that inevitably means new outfits are on the horizon. If you’ve already exhausted your cache of wedding dresses, or just need a new formal dress on the fly, look no further. Amazon has a wide selection of formal dresses, from flowing off-the-shoulder prom dresses to breezy wrap dresses.

If you’re a Prime member, you’ll also be able to take advantage of two-day shipping, so if you’re in a hurry and need a dress delivered quickly, Amazon could be a great option. You can also participate in Amazon’s Try Before You Buy program with some of the dresses below, if you want to try them on before your event.

1. A tight dress for formal evenings

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Available in many different colors, depending on your preferred look.

Sizes: XS to 5XL

Sometimes you just want to feel like a real housewife of (insert your location here). This fitted, tie-front wrap dress hits just below the knee and is available in 19 different colors. Over 3,000 people gave the dress five stars, noting that the material was extremely comfortable and soft for the price. Several people have noted that the dress is rather low-cut, so if you’re concerned about the deep neckline, you might want to make sure you have safety pins handy when styling the dress.

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2. A quirky number in a bad mood

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Formal ball? Prom? This dress can do either.

Sizes: 4 to 26

This off-the-shoulder dress with ruffles and a thigh-high slit from Ever-Pretty will let you have your princess moment. Available in 17 different colors including a sea foam green, deep red and pale blue, the dress uses elastic around the shoulders and back to allow you freedom of movement, while keeping everything in place. The dress is available in sizes 4 to 26. Many reviewers noted that they purchased the dress as a last minute wedding purchase. However, if you plan to buy it with some free time before your event, several reviewers mentioned that the dress is a bit long, you might want to have it hemmed if you plan to wear it to a formal gathering.

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3. A polka dot dress for summer weddings

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Strike a pose in this fluid wrap dress.

Sizes: S to XXL

If you’re aiming for a classic, breezy look this summer for your next wedding, this flowy wrap dress might be the answer. Available in up to 13 styles including polka dots, florals and more, this dress has done well in our range of the best long dresses to buy on Amazon and can be dressed up or down to suit your favorite look . Reviewers recommended going up the size of this dress to avoid issues with the wrap front.

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4. A long backless dress with a flared hem

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Make a statement in this dress.

Sizes: S to XL

Looking to make an entrance? This dress might do the trick. With a structured bodice, fitted halter neckline and bodycon silhouette, this evening dress is perfect for weddings, parties and more. Over 5,000 reviewers gave this dress five stars; many people noted that it was a great choice for formal settings. Several reviewers have recommended sizing up to ensure the dress fits perfectly.

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5. A slinky, office-appropriate pencil dress

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Take your formal look from day to night in this bodycon dress.

Sizes: S to XXL

If workwear and formal wear go together for you, this fitted knee-length dress with ruching at the sides and on the bodice might be right up your alley. The dress is available in 21 different colors, from muted neutrals to bright reds and greens. One reviewer noted, “It’s a really attractive dress. The styling is what drew me in, it’s very flattering and slimming.”

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6. A classic and melancholy evening dress

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Channel your inner Jane Austen protagonist in this flowing dress.

Sizes: 10 to 26

With 18 different color options, this beautiful, airy evening dress is a closet staple. Available in sizes 10-26, this dress features a v-neck (and v-back) and comes with a satin waistband and flowy, wispy short sleeves. Reviewers have been very impressed with this “beautiful dress” and several people have worn it as bridesmaids – a few people have even gotten married in it.

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7. A fun halter dress in over 42 designs

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Ideal for a beach wedding, garden party and more.

Sizes: XS to XXL

This Amazon Styleword dress comes in 42 different colors and patterns, from bright, leafy florals to leopard print to a slightly alarming tie-dye print. The simple silhouette of this dress is easy to make more casual with the addition of a strappy sandal or sneaker in place of heels, allowing you to easily transition from day to night.

Reviewers loved the elasticity of the tie top on this dress, and several people noted that they purchased it in multiple colors.

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8. A cocktail dress with a ruffled hem

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Glam ready for the red carpet.

Sizes: S to XL

Dancing at your next event? The ruffled hem and side slit of this dress will bring a little drama to you as you do. Over 9,000 people gave this dress five stars for its “good fit”; one reviewer even wore it to the Oscars. Several people have noted that the fabric of the dress is too thin to wear without shapewear or briefs, so keep that in mind if you plan to wear it to a formal event.

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9. A Versatile Lace Dress

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Need a wedding dress in the blink of an eye? Reviewers recommend this lace dress.

Sizes: S to XXL

If you’re attending a summer wedding, this dress is just formal enough to work well in an elegant setting, with an airy, flowing silhouette and tons of beautiful lace detailing. If you are looking for a very detailed, low effort bridesmaid dress, many reviewers noted that when they wore the dress to weddings, it worked well among other bridesmaid dresses, and many people wore the dress in white for their weddings!

Bdcoco V-Neck Lace Dress for $51

10. An elegant dress with spaghetti straps and a V-neck

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Reveal your leg in this dress.

Sizes: S to XXL

Stay cool in your evening wear this summer with a v-neck wrap dress. You can easily dress the dress up with dress shoes or jewelry, and if you’re looking for a more casual option, you can also shop one of the printed patterns with flowers, watercolor, etc. Reviewers noted that the dress was true to size, and several people mentioned that the adjustable straps helped with the fit.

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