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Petite Cocktail, Special Occasion and Formal Dresses!

Guide for Petite Cocktail Dresses and other Formal Special Occasions.

How wonderful, a special occasion is approaching! But what to wear?! First things first…. What is the special occasion and what is the formality? Special occasion petite dresses can range from an informal dress to an ultra-formal gown. You can find a full range of petite dresses online, just make sure you have a good idea of what petite size evening dresses you need and the style appropriate for the occasion:

Styles and Suggestions:


Informal: A short dress, suit, stylish skirt and blouse. Semi-Formal: Short Dress or Suit Formal: Short or Tea length Dress, Suit. Play it up with accessories (Hat, jewelry, gloves…) Stay away from black or beaded dresses during the daytime!


Informal: Cocktail Dress Semi-Formal: Cocktail Dress Formal: Long Gown or dressy beaded cocktail dress. Add a wrap for more drama! Ultra-Formal: Long Gown with accessories (Diamonds, gems and a fur wrap).

Once you have determined the style and petite size you need, you can begin searching for petite dresses online. Whether you are looking for petite size evening dresses, petite size semi-formal dresses, or petite size daytime dresses , don’t forget the accessories!

Including accessories will finish off the look, adding glamour and sophistication. But remember to keep it simple and elegant. Too much of a good thing is…just plain too much! Enjoy!