15 Trendy Plus-Size Cocktail Dresses Sure to Spice Up Your Night

Maggie Griswold
15 Trendy Plus-Size Cocktail Dresses Sure to Spice Up Your Night
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I don’t know if you can relate, but when I walk into a room, I want everyone to stare (in, like, a good way, and not in a way that means I have toilet paper stuck to the bottom of my shoe). It doesn’t always happen for me—OK, it’s happened maybe once—but that’s mostly because I have a limited number of going out or party clothes. But, recently, I have noticed a plethora of incredibly trendy plus-size cocktail dresses just begging to come home with me. Whether you’re like me and need to stock up on some event-worthy outfits, or you just love a good cocktail dress (You know who you are.), this shopping guide is about to be your saving grace.

While I’m not typically the kind of person who wears dresses 24/7, I firmly believe that parties and other social events are the perfect time to don them. Maxi, midi, mini—whatever your jam, cute plus-size cocktail dresses are the solution to every party wardrobe crisis. Need something work-friendly? There’s a cocktail dress for that. Need something sexy? I’ve got a cocktail dress for that. Need something for that event where you’re not sure how dressed up you should be? Cocktail. Dress. For. That. 

With the holidays coming up (I know, right?! Time flies.), there are bound to be several events to which you’re going to want to don a trendy cocktail dress. So, I found 15 super cute plus-size cocktail dresses fit for any occasion. Wear them now, wear them later—just wear them. You’re going to look amazing, and one step closer to getting that best-dressed-at-the-party feeling.

STYLECASTER | Trendy Plus Size Cocktail Dresses

This dress has just the right amount of ruffles.

STYLECASTER | Trendy Plus Size Cocktail Dresses

Fall vibes, anyone?!

STYLECASTER | Trendy Plus Size Cocktail Dresses

This dress actually comes in four different colors, and I want them all.

STYLECASTER | Trendy Plus Size Cocktail Dresses

A black slip dress is always a good idea. Pair it with a leather jacket for a fun date night look, too.

STYLECASTER | Trendy Plus Size Cocktail Dresses

Sheer in all the right places, baby.

STYLECASTER | Trendy Plus Size Cocktail Dresses

You can never have too many sequins.

STYLECASTER | Trendy Plus Size Cocktail Dresses

You better believe I’d have an enchanted evening wearing this dress.

STYLECASTER | Trendy Plus Size Cocktail Dresses

Disco ball, but make it fashion.

STYLECASTER | Trendy Plus Size Cocktail Dresses

A fresh take on the LBD.

STYLECASTER | Trendy Plus Size Cocktail Dresses

There’s nothing quite like velvet, y’all.

STYLECASTER | Trendy Plus Size Cocktail Dresses

Who says you can’t wear colorful polka dots to a cocktail party?

STYLECASTER | Trendy Plus Size Cocktail Dresses

This cute cocktail dress is easy to dress up or down depending on the occasion.

STYLECASTER | Trendy Plus Size Cocktail Dresses

She wore bluuuuuue velvet. Doo doo doo.

STYLECASTER | Trendy Plus Size Cocktail Dresses

I love this bold use of color, animal print and—of course—sequins.

STYLECASTER | Trendy Plus Size Cocktail Dresses

Catch me dancing in this dress all night long.

 

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