Style or comfort? When it comes to party dresses, most of us tend to associate them with pretty but uncomfortable designs. In this article, we scoured one of the biggest online fashion retailers, Net-a-Porter, (where else?) for all things beautiful, yet affords you the ability to move around during parties with none of the discomfort.
These standout pieces have all the trappings of party dresses such as embellishments, bling-bling, cut-outs or asymmetry, and details such as scalloped hems, anglaise broderie or anything in between – yet are easy to move around in. Even better, we have ensured that nothing goes beyond S$500 so your wallet goes further. On top of that, to save you the hassle of mixing and matching, we have also included styling tips and accessories that will go well with the party dresses. This party season, be it day or night, Yahoo Shopping has got you covered. Best of all, enjoy 30% off at check-out before Black Friday ends!
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Rotate Birger Christensen
+ Net Sustain Amaranta sequined stretch recycled-mesh mini dress
What we love: This purple dress spells party. Made from mesh that's 95% recycled, it's covered in tonal sequins and has statement shoulders and a low V-back.
The Frankie Shop
Gloria one-shoulder sequinned tulle mini dress
What we love: The Frankie Shop's 'Gloria' dress is made from tulle covered in glistening sequins. Its one-shoulder neckline shows off the collar bones perfectly while its slightly curved hem that's finished by hand shows off just the right amount of skin.
Zora strapless stretch-crepe maxi dress
Available in 2 colours.
What we love: This 'Zora' maxi dress made from stretch-crepe is designed with a simple column silhouette and a thigh-grazing split at the side is both statement-making and understated.
Athena wrap-effect draped stretch-jersey gown
What we love: There's something very Grecian and goddess-like about this cream-coloured Athenian stretch-jersey gown. Its plunging neckline and elasticated waist which falls gorgeously onto the floor make it ultra comfortable without sacrificing style.
Obie stretch-jersey maxi dress
Available in 5 colours.
What we love: Concerned about wobbly arms and jiggly legs? This Obie' dress's fluid stretch-jersey material comes with fluttering, draped sleeves to hide wobbly arms and a flattering plunging V-neckline to enhance the jawline. The floaty, floor-sweeping skirt adds to its dreamy look while cleverly camouflaging less-than-toned legs.
Faithfull The Brand
+ NET SUSTAIN Lobo open-back linen maxi dress
What we love: Locally made from certified sustainable fibres, the colour of this linen dress pops while its cross-over back straps hug the figure, beautifully showing off the back and toned gams at the same time.
+ NET SUSTAIN cut-out LENZING ECOVERO sateen maxi dress
What we love: It's all about the cut. Strategically placed cut-outs at the bodice give a peek-a-boo effect allowing just the right amount of skin to show. Besides its striking colour, that is sure to leave a lasting impression, the dress has a fluid style that is both comfort and style combined.
Fruit Forest open-back floral-print linen-blend maxi dress
What we love: This outfit is attention-grabbing for all the right reasons. The cutout bodice is artfully shaped to resemble a flower while the skirt is tiered for movement. Patterned with tropical fruits, this airy linen-blend calls out for a vacay party and will fit right in as a guest at a garden wedding party.
Cut-out broderie anglaise cotton-poplin midi dress
What we love: Broderie anglaise and scalloped trims are a match made in heaven, even better when the broderie anglaise details depict palm trees. The cotton-poplin material is simply perfect for an outdoorsy party in the tropics.
In partnership with Net-A-Porter.