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Designer Formal Dresses
Find formal designer dresses, designer cocktail dresses, A-line dresses, and classic little black dresses all discounted up to 90% off estimated retail prices at thredUP. Browse an endless selection of gently used dresses by famous designer brands.
Designer Cocktail Dresses
Elegant, sleek and perfect for semi and formal occasions, a designer cocktail dress is the life of the party. Typically a knee-length party dress, there are a huge variety of styles and brands of cocktail dresses at thredUP by some of the world's most celebrated designers like BCBG by Max Azria and quirky, fun and chic designer Betsey Johnson.
Always go for heels when accessorizing your designer cocktail dress, and avoid flats. Go for a full-length designer cocktail dress for a black-tie formal event, and a spicy little knee-length number for more casual occasions. Dresses are BCBGMAXAZRIA's bread and butter and a sheer black cocktail dress is sure to turn heads at every event.
Designer A-line Dress
Have you considered an A-line designer dress? A-lines are universally the most flattering style of designer dress. This one dress style flatters nearly every figure and looks good on every unique woman's form. The complimentary cut of an A-line designer dress cinches at the waist to help hide a curvier shape, yet gracefully flares out toward the hem, gliding away from the hips and thighs to gently emphasize a slimmer figure.
The trick to the perfect A-line designer dress is finding the right length. If you're on the smaller side, opt for a shorter hemline and if you're taller than most ladies, go for a mid-length A-line. An A-line designer dress by Betsey Johnson, with over 30 years creating her signature offbeat style, is perfect for the office, or for casual wear with a sleeveless, scoop neckline dress.
The Infamous Little Black Dress
A little black designer dress with a bit of an edge by BCBGMAXAZRIA can always be counted on to deliver a more upscale best-dressed look with hardly any effort at all. Making a little black dress stand out is tricky when you want to shine like a star, so choose a designer little black dress from Max Azria that's guaranteed to look youthful, but not cutesy.
Every fashion guru knows how important it is to have a designer little black dress hanging in your closet because of just how versatile and beloved this dress is. It's a blank canvas — perfect to show off your personal style. You can keep your look simple, or jazz up your designer little black dress with an unlimited number of ways to accessorize. With a bit of creativity, you'll never have to wear your designer little black dress the same way twice. Choose an offbeat dress with style for the young at heart, like a little black dress from designer Betsey Johnson.
thredUP is the simplest way for women to buy and sell used designer dresses, from formal to cocktail, to the flattering A-line and classic little black dresses. Hundreds of designer dresses by Betsey Johnson and BCBGMAXAZRIA are found at thredUP online every day — your connection for fresh, colorful, distinctive and easy-to-wear gently used designer dresses.