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April just started. That means May will be here in no time, and you will be getting invitations to events and special occasions.
Whether it’s a charity gala, an awards night, black tie ball or work event that will generally be held in the evening after 6pm, you should start planning for a formal dressing style.
Events like this mostly have a formal dress code. A tuxedo for the men and long gown for women. Men have it pretty easy with not many choices to choose from. I mean, how can you go wrong with a black tuxedo. Women on the other hand have some tough decisions to make.
There are so many stunning long gowns from popular designers that you could go with, but if you want to stay in budget, you might consider renting from Rent The Runway. You’ll love the beautiful gown choices available there from amazing designers like Badgley Mischka, Theia and Nicole Miller.
Well, if you are invited to such an event, and want to look your best, here are some of most stunning gowns for your next gala or ball. Use the accessories of your choice or the ones we suggest below.
Night at the Oscars Gown ($120 Rental, $620 Retail)
Get glamorous in this sequin gown by Badgley Mischka. For a show stopping look that will make you feel more fabulous than ever. Make it sparkle with Crislu’s Classic Lady Earrings and Elizabeth Cole’s Crystal Navette Bloom Ring.
This sparkly yet not too over the top gown fabric is soft, the dress is formal yet comfortable. The back is gorgeous and the dress is amazingly elegant. Get ready to add up the compliments with this beautiful dress!
Falling Roses Gown ($130 Rental, $1295 Retail)
I loved this unique gown because of the Gold flowers and layers of tulle that make this Marchesa Notte the ultimate elegant gown. Add a touch of color with LuLu Frost’s Lucid Drop Earrings and give the look a modern twist with a messy-chic ponytail.
This dress is sexy but yet modest, classy and pretty all combined in one. A unique dress, that stands out among the plain black and red dresses at your special event.
Liquid Silver Goddess Gown ($150 Rental, $995 Retail)
Sleek and silver, this Carmen Marc Valvo gown is luxe. We love it with the Graphic Compass Cuff by Sarah Magid.
Black Knot Front Gown ($100 Rental, $565 Retail)
Feel chic with this crossed off-shoulder neckline on this black Nicholas gown. Wear it with the Proxima Earrings by Lulu Frost.
Red Whitney Gown ($175 Rental, $1200 Retail)
Make your evening glamorous with this flirtatious and classic, body-skimming La Petite Robe di Chiara Boni gown. Pair the sultry look with pointy-toe heels.
Black Nasira Gown ($150 Rental, $995 Retail)
This beautiful and classic La Petite Robe di Chiara Boni mermaid gown comes with subtle lace yolk that makes it supremely elegant. Maintain the elevated vibe with statement earrings.
Royal Blue Reverse Ruffle Gown ($150 Rental, $990 Retail)
I love royal blue and every shade in it. This bold blue Badgley Mischka gown features a black accent. Accessorize with the Blue Chic Ring by Oscar de la Renta.
Gold Midnight Stars Gown ($70 Rental, $640 Retail)
Glow head-to-toe in this flattering golden gown by Badgley Mischka. For a chic formal look, pair with Kenneth Jay Lane’s Anne Crystal Teardrops and a modern ponytail.
Get ready to rock your next gala or evening balls with these stunning gowns and accessories. Do let us know which one is your favorite!