A Guide to Winter Cocktail Dresses

With the days getting chiller and your calendar getting fuller its time to start thinking about what to wear to all those cocktail parties, weddings and events that are just around the corner. The thought of dressing for a party in winter can be daunting but it is not something to fear as there is always a perfect cocktail dress for any occasion or season, and in winter the addition of a jacket and some jewellery can be a chic way to go (without taking away from the dress itself).

When you think of winter wear don’t think drab. A long-sleeved dress can be volumized with the right kind of print and a little black dress can be paired with a little sparkle for a big wow. The addition of a jacket isn’t something to scoff at either – a jacket, a wrap or a bolero can take your look to a whole new level (and keep you a little warmer at the same time). We have put together an edit below of winter prints, long sleeves, sequins and bold colour that will keep you warm this winter season. Look your best at all the big events in fiery colours and gorgeous fabrics.


A Long Sleeve Dress

We all crave a long-sleeved number when the days get cooler but it is important to not skimp on style, especially when you have a winery wedding or a fancy birthday soiree to attend. Details and embellishments can take a long-sleeved look to a whole new leave, leaving you looking and feeling fabulous (and warm!). Whether it be a glittering gold fleck or a glimmering bead our long-sleeved dresses are perfect for those special occasions.

Our newest addition – the Sahara Dress is a gorgeous cocktail dress perfect for all your winter events. RSVP in style in Sahara. Pair Sahara with our Rylee Earrings for your wedding guest look or our Noa Earrings for a major golden moment.


The Mini Dress

You can never go past a little dress when it comes to styling your look for a cocktail event. Look oh so Audrey Hepburn in a little black dress or a navy number – classic and chic. A little dress can be styled up or down, whether you are off for a casual lunch or being invited to a sophisticated affair. For a little arm coverage, it is always a good idea to pair a mini with a wrap or a bolero.

Our lovely Lauren Dress and Sasha Cape go hand in hand. They are the perfect duo for any upcoming cocktail event, and perfect for a mother of the bride.



A Bit of Fun in an All in One

Never say no to a jumpsuit – especially in winter. An all in one will keep you feeling comfortable yet chic. A little bit of detail goes a long way and jumpsuits can be accessorised so you can look dressed up. Jumpsuits are becoming more and more popular with even brides wearing them down the alter (try our Harper Ivory Jumpsuit). But they are also on trend for wedding guests and mothers of the bride.

Style our Bogart Jumpsuit with our Bronte Earrings for a sharp look or our Jewel Earrings for a chic crystal vibe. Add a fancy heel and you are ready to go to any cocktail party!



Metallic and Sequin Numbers

A party dress never looked so good! Sequin and metallic dresses are all the rave (and are perfect for your next rave on the dance floor) and are available in mini, midi and full length. Black, silver and gold are all fabulous for a classic sequin look but you can also turn up the heat in a jewel-coloured sparkly number in deeps reds, vibrant greens and bold blues. A sequin long sleeved midi dress is also perfect for this winter season.

Our Roxanna Gown is as versatile as the come. Roxanna can be dressed down for a cocktail party and can be dressed up for a black-tie event. Pair Roxanna with a slinky heel and some gorgeous jewellery for a perfect party look.



A Classic – With a Twist!

When we think winter we think sleeves, and sleeves don’t have to be dull. A twisted or a cape style sleeve can do wonders to a cocktail dress. Think timeless style and Hollywood glamour when it comes to your next outfit, and be inspired by the stars. A classic number is always a great wardrobe staple and can be worn from work to date night. A little accessory also goes a long way when it comes to styling.

Try our Lucia Dress for a chic and sophisticated outfit option. Wear Lucia as your wedding guest outfit or for your next party. Accessorise Lucia with our Latina Earrings for a glamour moment or our Sophia Earrings for the perfect corporate lunch look.



You will always look your best in Montique! For more fashion tips or information on our dresses and products, contact us at customerservice@intermoda.com.au to be in touch with our customer service team, or shop our new arrivals now!

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