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Formal Evening Dresses

Make any formal occasion even more special with evening dresses from Kohl's. Our wide selection of formal dresses is sure to fit your style and budget. Shop formal dresses by color, style, sleeve length, skirt length and more, to find one that's just right for you. Make it a night to remember with an evening gown from Kohl's. We have all the styles and sizes of formal dresses you expect, like plus size eveningdresses and evening sheath dresses. With the various style and size options, you're sure to find exactly what you're looking for.

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Long Sleeve Formal Dresses

Long sleeve formal dresses are perfect for more conservative church weddings, cooler weather or for those days when you'd simply like some more coverage. At Kohl's you can find both ¾ and long sleeve evening dresses, or dresses with complementing jackets or overlays. Beaded net sleeves, softly gathered lace sleeves and bell sleeves are just some of the options available to you. Shop for long sleeve formal gowns at Kohl's and be ready for a variety of special events, from weddings and anniversaries to professional cocktail hours and christenings.

Evening Dresses for Weddings

Some weddings are backyard or park affairs where everyone brings a dish to share and the sheet cake is store-bought, but others are black tie or black tie optional. What's the right thing to wear? Evening dresses for weddings can be either long or short. Typically, black tie or black tie optional mean long evening gowns are welcome. However, cocktail lengths will not be out of place, especially if they have more flair and detailing that clearly differentiate them from a daytime dress. Look for styles with rhinestones or other types of shimmer and shine as well as more delicate fabrics like lace. Fancy weddings are one of the only times (post-prom) that we get to go all out on our outfits: dress to the nines in evening dresses for weddings from Kohl's!

Short Formal Dresses

Short formal dresses are especially great for events held in warmer climates or outdoors. Garden parties and cocktail hours are the perfect venue for short formal dresses. Find both knee-length dresses and mini-dresses and decide how short and flirty you want your dress to be. Explore both sheath styles and fit and flare silhouettes that will flatter your figure. Short evening dresses are great for prom, parties, attending weddings and other special events. Shop short formal dresses today!

Long Evening Dresses

Long evening dresses can vary from slightly more casual maxi dress-ish styles—perfect for daytime parties—to evening gowns appropriate for the glitziest of events. Find long evening dresses in colorful patterns as well as more subdued fabrics. Explore draped silhouettes as well as sleeker styles, and don't forget to find the perfect pair of shoes and an evening bag to match. Full length formal dresses are the perfect way to up your style ante. When you need to make an entrance, wear a sweeping floor-length gown and have your Cinderella moment.

Black Formal Dresses

The proverbial little black dress doesn't always need to be little. Classic black is a great choice in both short and long lengths. A black formal dress can be styled so many ways you'll be able to wear it again and again without feeling tired of your look. Accessorize with gold, silver or rose gold jewelry, or coordinate a pop of color with your dressy shoes and handbag. Wear your hair up or down: A black formal gown goes great with any hairstyle. No matter how you wear your dress you're sure to make a lasting impression of sophisticated style.

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Shop Kohl's for all your evening dress needs, and get ready to make a fashion statement. From flirty, sexy styles to more refined and chic looks, with a dress from Kohl's you'll be sure to make a splash at your next formal event! Don't forget to explore jewelry and accessories as well as men's and kids' formal wear. Formal footwear is a must for special events, as well as dressy coats in winter and maybe even hats in summer! Make sure the whole family is ready to look their best at special events.