What will you wear for a
formal occasion? If you have been invited, you must decide how formal of a
dress you need. As a general rule, the more formal the occasion, the
longer your skirt will need to be. If this is a formal occasion in which
the men are expected to wear tuxedos, you should wear a gown with a floor length
skirt. If this is a semiformal occasion in which the men are expected to
wear suits and ties instead, a hemline below the knee to above the ankle would
be appropriate. In general, the later the hour, the more formal the
Choose dresses that look
good on you instead chasing the latest fashion worn by skinny models. If
you want to cover your calves, a classic evening dress with a long skirt would
be perfect. Accessories and shoes that match your evening wear will also provide a
Formal dresses will
cost significantly more than casual clothes. If you are looking
for the perfect evening gown or a dress for a special occasion, you'll
want to look at the below online stores.
plus size evening gowns and dresses in sizes up to
32. Whether you are looking for cocktail dress for a party or a
formal gown for a ball, you'll find a variety of plus size evening wear
at Igigi. We really like their selection and prices. They
have a 30 day return and exchange policy and will ship within the US and
to Canada, Australia, UK, and EU.
Closet offers formal gowns in plus sizes up to
have a 7 day policy for refunds and exchanges. They ship within the US and
offers a large selection of
formal wear in sizes up to 38/40
(their 3X). They have a 10 day return
policy. Made to order returns incur a restocking fee.
Plus Size Bridal offers
bridesmaid dresses in sizes 16W-30W as well as 2-20. They ship
internationally as well. Refunds and exchanges are not available for
Big On Batik offers
plus size formal
long skirts in sizes up to 6X. Their website uses plus size models!
They have a 30 day return policy and also ship internationally.
Womensuits offers a large selection of
elegant formal dresses, church suits, and mother of the bride dresses in sizes
up to 34W. They have excellent ratings with Yahoo Shopping. In
addition, they ship internationally.
specializes in plus size special occasion and evening dresses in sizes up to
34W. They also have a selection of shoes, bags, and jewelry. They
will ship internationally.