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Your Favorite Internet Shopping Guide to Stylish Plus-Size Clothing: Size 12 +

Elegant Plus Editor's Picks:  Cocktail Dresses in Sizes 12 +

All Editor's Picks clothing featured is hand- selected by the Elegant Plus Fashion Editor from our extensive network of fashion business partnerships. Options available in all size ranges, although we specialize in hard-to-find sizes 12 and over.  Elegant Plus Sizing Report Plus size cocktail dresses are often hard to find in local stores, but there are many options on-line.  Classic plus-size cocktail dresses  in lace, silk, chiffon, taffeta and velvet are all very popular for holiday parties.   Young, flirty plus-size cocktail dresses are a favorite with many girls attending proms.   Cocktail dresses with jackets or boleros are often worn by the mother-of-the-bride or groom at weddings and some goods.   Sophisticated plus-size cocktail dresses are popular options for women going on cruises and office parties. No matter what your special occasion you'll finds lots of colors, styles and options available in plus-size cocktail dresses at Elegant Plus.

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Lace Bodice Faux Wrap Dress, Size 14 - 24W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
Dress Size 14 - 24W

Beaded Sheath Dress, Plus-Size 18-22W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
 

Lace Bodice Ballerina Dress, Sizes 14-24W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick

Vintage Audrey Hepburn Dress, Sizes 16-28W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
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Beaded Sheath Dress
Size 18 - 22W

Lace Bodice Ballerina Dress
Size 14 - 24W

  Vintage Hepburn Dress
Size 16 - 28W

Plus-Size Cocktail Dresses Report

Cocktail dresses is one of the most sought after plus-size dress categories. Rarely available in local shops and boutiques, the internet is the go-to source when a woman receives a wedding invitation in the mail, needs the perfect holiday office party outfit, or is packing for that dream vacation cruise.

Younger women often choose shorter party dresses for prom, homecoming, and other dances throughout the school calendar year creating a demand for more youthful styles as well.

Price points and quality vary tremendously from rock bottom fast fashion to high end luxury designer.  Along with classic black plus-size cocktail dresses, colors from rich jewel tones to lighter pastels and shimmering metallics are quite popular. Special occasion dresses often reflect more romantic, vintage styles with feminine lines and soft fabrics, although edgier looks sometimes trend into this category.

 

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Halter Maxi Dress, Size 12 - 28W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick

Open Back Lace Peplum Dress, Size 1X - 3X | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
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Silver Lace Dress, 14-24W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick

Jewel Neck Dress, Size 14-24W| ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick

Halter Maxi Dress
Size 12 - 28W

Open Back
Lace Peplum
Dress
Size 1X - 3X

Silver Lace Dress
Size 14 - 24W

Jewel Neck Dress
Size 14 - 24W

Let's Shop! Elegant Plus: Plus-Size Designer Dresses @ Saks Fifth Avenue

Let's Shop! Elegant Plus: Trendy Plus-Size Clothing @ Forever 21

Let's Shop! Elegant Plus: Retro Plus-Size Clothing @ Unique Vintage

Let's Shop! Elegant Plus: Scala @ alight

Designer: Kay Unger, Gold Shimmer Dress, Sizes 14-22W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick

Baroque Burnout Sheath  Dress, Sizes XL-3X | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick

Satin Swing Dress, Sizes 2X-4X | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
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Scala, Beaded Chiffon Jacket Dress, Size 18 - 26W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick

Kay Unger
Gold Shimmer Dress
Size 14 - 22W

Baroque Burnout Sheath
Size XL - 3X

Satin Swing Dress
Size 2X - 4X

SCALA
Beaded Chiffon
Jacket Dress
Size 18 - 26W

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Lace Shift Dress, Plus-Size 14-20W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
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Colored Lace Dress, Plus-Size 14-24W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick


 

Chiffon Cocktail Dress, Sizes 2-26W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
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Lace Shift Dress
Sizes 14 - 20W

Lace Dress
Size 14 - 24W

Florence Dress
Size 0 - 36W

Chiffon Cocktail Dress
Size 2 - 26W

Let's Shop! Elegant Plus: Plus-Size Clothing @ Ulla Popken

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Navy Lace Jacket Dress, Size 12 -32W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick

Sheath Dress, Sizes 2-26W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
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Shutter Pleat  Cocktail Dress, Plus Size 14-22W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick

Sheath Dress, Sizes 14-24W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
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Navy Lace Jacket Dress
Size 12 - 32W

Sheath Dress
Size 2 - 26W

Shutter Pleat Dress
Size 14 - 22W

Sheath Dress
Size 14 - 24W

Let's Shop! Elegant Plus: Plus-Size Dresses @ Catherine's

Let's Shop! Elegant Plus: Dresses @ Kiyonna

Let's Shop! Elegant Plus: Retro Vintage Modern Plus-Size Clothing @ ModCloth

Let's Shop! Elegant Plus: Cocktail Dresses & Formalwear @ Amor Moda

Lace Bodice Dress, Size 18-32W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick

Lace Inset Dress, Size 10 - 32W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
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Gilded Lace Dress, Size 2 - 32| ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick

Strapless Chiffon Dress, Size 2-26W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
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 Lace Bodice Dress
Sizes 18 - 32W

Lace Inset Dress
Sizes 10 - 32W

Gilded Lace Dress
Size 2 - 32

Strapless Chiffon Dress
Size 2 - 26W

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Nataya, Vintage Style Dress, Size 1X - 3X | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick

Beaded Lace Cocktail Dress, Sizes 0-24 | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
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Eileen Fisher, Jersey Dress, Size 1X-3X | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick


More Colors Available

Nataya
Vintage Style
Lace Overlay Dress
Size 1X - 3X

Beaded
Lace Cocktail Dress
Sizes 0 - 24

 

Eileen Fisher
Jersey Dress
Size 1X - 3X

 

Lace Shift Dress
Size 12 - 32W

 

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All Editor's Picks and plus-size clothing featured are hand- selected by the Elegant Plus Fashion Editor from our
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Many special occasions in life call for special dresses.  Plus-size cocktail and party dresses are in demand with young and mature women, alike.

 

Elegant plus cocktail dresses & evening wear,  hand-selected for full-figured women sizes 12+

 

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