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Women's Formal Dresses
Whether heading to the red carpet or taking the time for a long-overdue date night, we all need a few go-to formal dresses for special occasions. Find a one-of-a-kind look that makes you sparkle for up to 90% less at thredUP.
Designer Party Dresses for Less
We've all been there — that evening wedding that seemed like it was weeks away is suddenly tonight, or a last-minute invitation to a fancy event comes in — and we have nothing to wear. Or maybe the cocktail dresses in your wardrobe are a little tired and no longer make you feel as beautiful as they used to. If it's been a while since you treated yourself to a new special-occasion dress, it's time to give that back corner of your closet a little love.
The fun thing about party dresses is that there are plenty of choices for every style. Whether you love retro-chic, romantic bohemian, sleek and modern, or old Hollywood glamor, you can find a look you'll love at thredUP. You can even find like-new treasures from top designers like BCBGMAXAZRIA and Adrianna Papell for a fraction of what they'd cost at a department store. These are one-of-a-kind looks you may have seen worn by celebrities or walking down the runway in a magazine. Now you can show them off and be the friend who knows where to get inspired looks at great prices.
Take advantage of prices as low as 90% off by indulging in a variety of styles. A colorful satin party dress is perfect for spring and summer nights. Keep a full-length strapless dress in a deep jewel tone on hand for fall and winter events. A cocktail dress with sparkle adds glamor to any occasion. And of course, we all need an LBD — little black dress — as the cornerstone of our collection.
Add Style to Any Occasion With a Special Dress
Who says formal dresses are only for formal events? With designer dresses at such smart prices, you can afford to add a little flair to everyday occasions. Turn your next dinner date into something a little sexier with a short party dress. Transform cocktail dresses into work dresses by adding a blazer and lower-heeled shoes in a neutral color. Let your besties know you'll be wearing a short formal dress to your next girls' night out and see where the evening takes you. Some formal styles even do double duty as casual dresses with the addition of pieces like a cute denim jacket and a chunky bracelet.
At thredUP, our selection is always changing because we get like-new pieces every day, so you never know what you'll find. You can always count on seeing the brands you love most, knowing they've been carefully inspected to ensure every dress is of the very best quality. Feel good about your purchase knowing you're giving a classic piece new life, which is good for both you and the environment. And with free shipping and easy returns, you can get your shopping done without having to find a babysitter.