10 Year-Round Elegant Eveningwear Essentials to Get Your Hands On
ODIVONo matter how busy our day at the office, looking after the kids, or visiting friends and family has been, there is nothing we love more than putting on those killer heels and that pretty new dress, making ourselves up a little and heading out to a party, event, or to our favourite restaurant for date night. Sometimes, it really is just what a girl needs to take the edge off the day.
That is why we've put together a list of ten of our favourite eveningwear essentials that have just hit ODIVO, but are also fantastic investment pieces suitable for all-year-round. Take your pick:
Slightly sheer and in a neutral shade of Battleship Grey, this stunning long-sleeve, slightly sheer number from KARAVAY is a truly stunning piece. Decorated with subtle shapes inspired by nature and lightly decorated with SWAROVSKI gems, this is a beautiful dress that definitely won't look out of place at that next event, dinner, or even wedding. Throw this on with a pair of nude heels and you're set for the evening.
Understated but incredibly elegant, this gorgeous midi dress from Anna October is pretty much a wardrobe staple. With a square neckline on both the front and back, and a silhouette that shimmers in the light, this is a true show-stopper. Better still, a multi-layered decollete with beaded embroidery adorns the front, lessening the need for jewellery - making it that little bit quicker to get ready for your evening out. Pair this piece with some black or nude heels and all eyes will certainly be on you throughout the evening.
3. KARAVAY Blueberry Blouse
Sometimes, you don't want to wear a dress - we know the feeling. That is why we've chosen this beautiful sheer blouse, decorated with floral-inspired shapes and gorgeous SWAROVSKI gems, as a must-have evening piece. Paired with some cropped trousers or a midi-skirt, this is a stunning, effortless, feminine piece to have in your wardrobe. Paired with some matching blueberry heels and a black clutch bag, you've got yourself an evening ensemble everyone will be jealous of.
Adding a subtle pop of earthy colour to your wardrobe, this printed cocktail dress with cropped sleeves and of midi-length is a fantastic addition to your selection of evening attire. Made from 100% silk, this dress is beautiful to touch and feels almost weightless when worn. Paired with some black heels and gold bangles, this is an understated evening ensemble for any occasion.
This pale pink dress of midi-length from Anna October is a subtle piece of evening attire with a signature square neckline on both the front and back. Due to the cut, your waistline appears enhanced, and the dress also features a colourful beaded decollete above the breast line - lessening your need for jewellery. Paired with some nude heels, this is a minimal but still beautiful piece of eveningwear, suitable for all seasons.
Incredibly glamorous and perhaps more suited to a gala than date night, this dress from KARAVAY is made from 100% silk for ultimate luxury. It is also decorated with SWAROVSKI gems that glint in the light as the fabric shimmers for real wow-factor. Subtle star decoration adorns the dress and the gathering of the muslin makes for a textured, feminine finish. Paired with matching dark heels and gold bangles, this piece is bound to make you feel like an A-lister.
7. FLOW Printed Silk Midi Dress
Slightly unconventional but both elegant and quirky, this 100% silk dress from FLOW is a sophisticated piece that falls just above the knee. Featuring a stand-up collar - somewhat signature of Ukrainian design and style - the fabric is folded to create a triangular shape and an overly interesting silhouette. The fun print features confectionery, flowers and fruit, and is fantastic if you want to take the edge off that formal evening out, or even that next big meeting at work. Slim-fit sleeves with tailored cuffs make for a pristine finish, and paired with nude or black heels, this is a beautiful evening ensemble and certainly something different for your wardrobe.
Get ready to drape yourself in multiple layers of stunning, vibrant silk which has been decorated with genuine SWAROVSKI crystals for some added sparkle. Perfect for both a family dinner and a formal gala, this versatile, textured piece of evening attire is an all-year-round staple that is sure to impress again and again. The cropped 3/4-length sleeves enhance the dress' seasonal versatility, and paired with a light button-up wool jacket in the winter and a soft silk shawl in both the spring and summer - right through to autumn - you're going to look fantastic.
Simple but pristinely cut and tailored, this elegant midi-length dress from THEO presents a deep V-shape neckline - perfect for displaying your favourite necklace - and a figure-enhancing silhouette that pulls you in at the waist. This dress features a vent of the side and, being sleeveless, gives itself to seasonal versatility - as long as you drape a shawl around you when there's a bite in the air. Pair this piece with a clutch or wristlet, or even elbow-high gloves for ultimate glamour.
Last but not at all least, this show-stopper from KARAVAY is another glamorous dress suitable for a gala, with all the qualities of an evening gown from some of the top designers in the world. This luxurious long-sleeve maxi dress comes in a stunning shade of midnight blue and subtly embodies true couture. Decorated with SWAROVSKI gems for a hint of sparkle and feminine silk applique, this piece certainly has fairytale appeal. Paired with matching midnight blue or black heels and some subtle gold jewellery - you’re sure to be the belle of the ball.