If you’re going to a cocktail party anytime soon, this blog post should give you some cool insights into what to wear for it. For a refreshing and youthful look, there is nothing better than a sleeveless mini cocktail dress. On the other hand, if you want to look ladylike, mature, and elegant, you should choose a sleeved cocktail instead. Styling isn’t that difficult in fact. Simply combining with a nice pair of shoes is enough. But choosing the right dress that suits your body type and character is not that easy. To help you with this, I’ve rounded up some really great outfit ideas for cocktail dresses with sleeves. Let’s look at them now.
White Cold Shoulder Half Sleeve Cocktail Lace Mini Dress
As you might have expected, this is a list of some really classy and feminine outfit ideas. To start the list, I’ll show you a low-key sexy cocktail party outfit that doesn’t necessarily require you to show a lot of skin. To get this look, you can simply wear a white lace mini dress with half sleeves and light pink ankle straps and open toe heels. The result is a minimal and attractive look.
Black long sleeve mini chiffon cocktail dress
For those of you who want to look more relaxed and reserved, here is a black outfit that looks elegant instead of looking dark. You can just wear a long sleeved black chiffon mini dress that flares slightly. Wear this dress with black open toe heels with ankle straps for a slightly refreshing look.
Burgundy three quarter sleeve mini velvet skater dress
To look deep and beautiful at a cocktail party, wearing a velvet dress is a very good option. In this case, a very attractive burgundy velvet skater dress with three-quarter sleeves is chosen. You can pair it with a black collar and black ballerinas to give the look a particularly elegant touch.
Navy long sleeve lace bodycon mini dress
If you’ve put a lot of effort into getting in shape, consider wearing a form-fitting dress to show off your result a little bit inconspicuously. To achieve this look, you can wear a dark blue long sleeved lace bodycon mini dress. Combine the dress with matching dark blue heels to look even more elegant.
Baby Blue Pleated Boat Neck Mini Cocktail Dress with Short Sleeves
To look elegant and feminine, the color baby blue is such a beautiful color that you can do just that. To use this color for your cocktail party outfit, consider wearing this baby blue boat neck short sleeve mini dress. Pair the dress with light gray suede heels to complete the look.
White lace shirt with half sleeves and a black, figure-hugging midi dress
This isn’t exactly a sleeveless cocktail dress. But it is paired with a white lace half-sleeved blouse that makes the dress look like a short-sleeved lace cocktail dress. The dress itself is actually a black midi dress. Combine these pieces with black ballerinas to look elegant and balanced.
Dark Teal Short Sleeve Midi Flared Lace Dress
Speaking of balanced and elegant, a very rare yet beautiful color can help you with this. This color is the dark teal. As you can see, this dark sleeved short sleeved lace midi dress will make you look mature and beautiful. Pair it with black kitten heels to complete the outfit.
Black lace bell sleeve mini cocktail dress
This is an all black outfit that is not easy at all. The reason I say this is because the dress is filled with sophisticated details. It is a black, figure-hugging mini dress made of lace with bell sleeves. To style it, you can simply wear it with black open toe heels with ankle straps to complete the outfit with class.
White Cap Sleeve Gathered Waist Mini Lace Dress
This may look like a very simple outfit at first, but if you look carefully it’s an outfit that can easily make you look tall and slim. This is mainly due to the ruffled waist cut of the white lace dress with cap sleeves. Pair the dress with white open-toed heels for an even more refreshing look.
White Bell Sleeve Scalloped Hem Sheath Mini Dress
Sometimes it’s the little details that can make a big difference. Take a look at this dress and compare it to the one in the previous outfit. They look similar, but the feeling is completely different. This is a white mini dress with bell sleeves and a scalloped hem. Combine the dress with silver metallic heels to look striking and classy.
Black strapless short-sleeved mini dress
Looking simple doesn’t mean you can’t look attractive. This outfit is great proof of that concept. It’s an all black outfit that is as simple as a cocktail party outfit can be. It consists of a strapless black sheath dress and black platform heels with open toes. The result is just minimal and attractive.
White long sleeve lace mini dress
A well-trained, relatively full-bodied body gives you a huge advantage when styling for a cocktail party. A very simple bodycon dress like this white lace long sleeve mini dress can already make you look great and stand out from the crowd. Pair it with silver open toe heels if you want to shine even more.
Burgundy Scalloped Neckline Backless Bodycon Mini Dress
For those of you who don’t mind showing off some skin, here is a sexy outfit that can make you the center of a party. The dress here is a burgundy backless, figure-hugging mini crochet lace dress with scalloped neckline details. Combine the dress with matching burgundy ballerinas to complete the remarkable look.
Navy short sleeve midi flared dress
For those of you who just want to look understated and yet look elegant, here is an outfit that is especially for you. Wear a dark blue short sleeve midi dress with a silver necklace. Pair them with black pointy toe heels to look sleek and clean.
Rose Gold Sequin Long Sleeve Cocktail Mini Bodycon Dress
To look elegant and ladylike, consider wearing this shiny body-hugging long-sleeved body-hugging mini dress in rose gold with sequins. Pair it with pink open toe heels to look attractive and approachable at a cocktail party.
Here are some really nice outfit ideas that include cocktail dresses with sleeves. For those of you who want to try something other than mini sleeveless cocktail dresses, the list above should offer some great alternatives to look your best at the party.