Gorgeous Cocktail Gowns for Brides-to-be!

Your cocktail gown is the one dress that lets you live that dreamy Cinderella moment for real. Stress not, ‘cos we bring you our selection of some gorgeous cocktail gowns to choose from… So get ready to get floored!

Beware: Too much Gorgeousness AHEAD! These most trending cocktail gowns – decoded by styles, silhouettes, body types and colors are all you need to see today…

#1 Cocktail Gowns – Asymmetric Layers!

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As She Dances!

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There’s asymmetric hemlines. And then there are layers. But we’re talking about the beauty that comes around when we combine these two – just perfect drama and flare that you need at your reception or cocktail party!

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Magic

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These beauties work for almost every body type – apple, pear or no matter what! But if you’re a li’l on the shorter side, it’ll help to do a trial with different heels on to decide what height brings out the layered effect most beautifully.

#2 Fish Cut Gowns

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The mermaid or fish cut gowns look uber stylish and work perfect for all those photo ops at your reception or engagement!

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Red!

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As long as you don’t plan to really dance, they’re a great choice to stand apart from the crowd.

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The Stunning Mermaid Gown

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While fish cut gowns look good on almost anyone who’s tall, they’re most flattering to women with a less heavy bottom (since they’re bum hugging!)

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Elegance Personified!

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And while you’re at it, don’t miss the deep sexy backs of these gorgeous gowns… We’re tempted to try ’em on, aren’t you!

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In Love & In Peace

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#3 Ruffle it Up!

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There’s no denying the fairytale like beauty of a ruffled gown that flares at the waist n never ends!

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The best part about these ruffled gowns is their versatility – they work with almost every body type and easily look great for your engagement, cocktail or reception!

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While this candyfloss style effect is seen most commonly in various shades of pink, we louuuuve how these brides here have experimented with peaches, light yellow and steel grey!

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#4 Net Beauty

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Swirl Around!

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If ever there was a fabric made to look delicate and dreamy, it was net, net and some more net!

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The Soft Hues!

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We love how this piece combines soft net and satin and tons of ruffles to create that perfect engagement gown!

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Doesn’t Ananya Pandey channel the perfectly glamorous bride-to-be in this shimmering layered net beauty in black!

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Breathtakingly Stunning!

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#5 Feathery Fringes!

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Just like net works to add a touch of “delicate beauty”, feathers are what lend a super glam effect to any cocktail outfit even if its a pretty pink one!

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And we love how designer Zuhair Murad has added feathery fringes to this sheer red gown to up the oomph factor!

#6 Off-Shoulder Gowns

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Big Alert to all Brides-to-be

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When it comes to setting the temperatures soaring, off shoulder gowns do the task quite effortlessly!

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Beauty in Red!

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Pair it with a statement choker or a sweetheart necklace, and you’re all set to rock your party in style!

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#5 Sculpted Gowns

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The Cinderella Moment!

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While nobody does sculpted structured gowns better than ace designer Gaurav Gupta, there’s plenty of styles, colours and silhouettes to choose from.

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#6 The Draped Sari-Lehenga-Gown!

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Pastel hues!

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The draped sari gown or sari lehenga is another style that’s ruling the wedding fashion scene!

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These pre-draped outfits are easy-breezy to don and work especially for those us who’re not used to carrying heavy traditional wear around for hours!

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Saree Please!

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For more Traditional Outfits – LOOK here!

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#7 The Shine of Satin!

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Nothing quite works for your cocktail outfit as a shining shimmering satin gown!

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Whether its a textured silk fabric with no work on it or something like this steel blue gown with gorgeous intricate zardozi work, the sheen and shine always works its charm!

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#8 Lacy Beauty!

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The Show Stopper

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From this Cinderella style white fairytale gown with lace patchwork to the sheer lace skirt of the bottle green gown below, there are so many ways lace can amp up your gown look!

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That look of Green…

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And don’t miss the intricate lacy thread embroidery (with hints of gold!) on the nude gown below that makes it the pièce de résistance!

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Swirling in Joy!!!

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Delicate, sexy, glamorous or sophisticated – no matter what your style, we’re leaving you with enough inspiration to pick the best cocktail gowns to flaunt on your D Day!

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