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1960s – 70s Cocktail, Party, Prom, Evening Dresses

1964 black formal party dresses

1964 black formal party dresses

1960s cocktail dresses are as classy and elegant as they can be. The short cocktail 60s party dress was preferred over longer ball gowns, just as 50s pink was cast out for metallic gold, silver, and black. However, for formal occasions, the sleeveless empire waist dress with long column skirt in a rich texture was a blend of elegance and ease that reemerged in the late 70s in metallic materials and slinky cuts. The one-shoulder gown came back in fashion too while the knee length swing dress in lace continued to be a 60s formal fashion tradition. This year prom and formal goers wanting ‘ 60s and 70s inspired dresses are choosing the velvet or brocade halter neck gown. So classy!

70s formal dresses were modeled after Halston’s Grecian goddess designs made of slinky metallic fabrics. They looked stunning at the disco and the red carpet. For most teens going to prom, it was the long maxi dress made in floating chiffon and trimmed in lace that turn prom into a casual affair. Vintage inspired pleated swing dresses made a come back at cocktail parties just as long hostess gowns draped ladies bodies at house parties.

Shop these new 60s and 70s cocktail dresses, prom dresses, party dresses, formal gowns, evening dresses and wedding party dresses for your next special night out. Look here for pictures of vintage 1960s evening dresses.  Scroll down to see pictures of 70s prom and party dresses.

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