Champagne glasses, high heels, tuxedos and glittery outfits! The cocktail party is the perfect occasion to bring out the gowns, the spangles, the edgy silhouettes. Gone are the days of typical Indian ethnic wear and trendy styles are in. And you need the best options to dazzle at the cocktail party, get grooving when the DJ comes on and toast in style to the celebrations. Because if you’re getting drunk on your own or a loved one’s wedding cocktail party, you’re gonna do it in style! Aren’t you?

So get your heels on, put on your favourite party makeup look and let your hair sway to the beat at the next cocktail party this wedding season. Let the fun begin!

10 Ravishing Cocktail Outfits That Are A Total Bargain

1. MARTINI Embellished V-neck Gown Dress – Nykaa Fashion

Let the sequins of this full length fit and flare shiny green gown do the talking. The golden sequin bodice with front and back V-neckline makes it a comfortable yet stunning choice. It is box pleated with a side slit till the knee and fitted with chest cups and a easy back zip. This embellished gown is perfect for your favourite coworker’s or school friend’s cocktail party.

Price: Rs 2,220 (Rs 1,910 after discount)

Style Tip: Pop on a pair of velvet heels, some dangling golden earrings and a clutch to match.

2. PROJECT EVE Sequinned Popover Maxi Dress – Ajio

This navy piece adorned with sequins is a classic choice. The sleeveless dress is complete with a slit for a comfortable fit while the cinched waist enhances your figure. With a mesh detailing at the back, it raises its oomph factor and the length is perfectly elegant. Get ready to sashay in this gem of a dress at the next cocktail party you attend.

Price: Rs 4,499 (Rs 900 after discount)

Style Tip: This dress calls for some diamond jewellery with subtle heels and surely some finger rings!

3. Ahalyaa Black & Golden Solid Top With Skirt & Ethnic Jacket –  Myntra

Want to make a statement with your outfit? Then this one’s for you. This set consists of a top and skirt and an ethnic jacket that’s a great option when you want to go semi-desi. The Black embellished top has a V-neck and is sleeveless. The Black solid maxi skirt has a slip-on closure, flared hem and an attached lining. The star of this outfit is the golden solid ethnic jacket with three-quarter sleeves. Pop this on for your favourite cousin’s cocktail jam!

Price: Rs 4,899 (Rs 1,714 after discount)

Style Tip: A pair of heeled sandals with jhumar earrings and a black statement clutch is all you need to complete this look.

4. Lime Mirror Work Drape Sari Set – Alaya By Stage3

Step out in style for the next cocktail party. Be the centre of attention with this lime yellow drape sari with mirror work detailing. The matching blouse has a great lining detail. The georgette fabric makes it a perfect choice for spring-summer while the lime green adds a stunning freshness to the outfit.

Price: Rs 3,795

Style Tip: Go for a mathapatti or mang tikka with big, bold kadas.

5. Violet Partywear Tapetta Silk Gown – Peachmode

Enhance your charm with this violet-coloured gown. This gown is fashioned on Tapetta silk which is lightweight and assures the wearer a perfect fit and comfort. Comes along with micro cotton lining. This stitched gown beautified with diamond butti work. This attractive gown will surely fetch you compliments for your rich sense of style.

Price: Rs 1,649 (Rs 1,099 after discount)

Style Tip: Wear some temple jewellery and heeled juttis to make it a classy affair. 

6. Trendy Green Partywear Woven Cotton Lehenga Choli –  Peachmode

Who says you can’t go desi for a cocktail party? Genuine splendour comes out as an outcome of the dressing style and design with this green coloured lehenga. The semi-stitched piece is beautified with amazing thread with jacquard weaving work which is eye-catching. This cotton lehenga comes along with a rayon blouse and net dupatta to complete the look. Be the talk of the party at the next cocktail event.

Price: Rs 4,199 (Rs 1,999 after discount)

Style Tip: Pair this outfit with some chandbalis and statement finger rings.

7. Tikhi Imli Burgundy Solid Poly Georgette Ruffled Saree – Myntra

There is nothing more classy than a saree. This burgundy solid ruffled saree is enough to make heads turn. The colour is elegant, the flowy fabric gives you much-needed movement and the ruffles are pure fun. Stand out from the crowd at the next cocktail party.

Price: Rs 2,798 (Rs 1,091 after discount)

Style Tip: Ditch the original blouse piece and pair the saree up with a funky blouse. Add some handcuff jewellery and you are all set!

8. STREET 9 Purple Embellished A-Line Dress – Myntra

Purple is timeless, classically royal. Get this purple embellished woven A-line dress that has an off-shoulder neck. The short sleeves make it spring-summer appropriate and it has a concealed zip closure, an attached lining and flared hem. The sequins around the neckline make the outfit pop. The off-shoulder design is simplistic grandeur.

Price: Rs 3,999 (Rs 1,999 after discount)

Style Tip: Wear a pair of long silver earrings to draw attention to your neck and shoulders. A classy silver box clutch should complete the look.

9. Bebe Red Open Back Fitted Cocktail Gown – Nykaa Fashion

A red fitted gown is what cocktail parties demand. Get your hands on this halter neck, open back fitted evening gown. The crisscross detailing in the back takes it up several notches and elevates your look. The flared, mermaid bottom brings in a luxurious charm and the length keeps it perfectly classy.

Price: Rs 10,999 (Rs 3,300 after discount)

Style Tip: Go for statement earrings and keep it simple with just one piece of jewellery.

10. Attic Salt Gold Leopard Patch Ruched Pleated Cocktail Dress – Nykaa Fashion

Thinking of going bold for a cocktail party? Then you need to check this piece out. This dress is enveloped in blush pink gold leopard patched fabric. This whimsical ruched and pleated silhouette features a fitted bodice, long sleeves which is complemented by voluminous shirt style sleeves and a relaxed waistline to cinch and flaunt your waistline. The V-neck along with the ruched bodice creates a flattering figure.

Price: Rs 2,990

Style Tip: Opt for minimal jewellery and let you dress do the talking. A pair of strappy heels should do the trick.

Functions leading up to the wedding and reception today are just as important as the main events, which means keenly choosing what you wear. This is especially true for all desi weddings and that gives you a chance to try on a variety of different outfits for each event. Striking hues, detailed work and flowy fabrics are just what you need to make your cocktail party outfit for this spring-summer season a hit!

Srushti Pathak
Srushti Pathak

A blogger, aspiring author and old soul at heart, Srushti Pathak believes in writing stories that touch the heart. She maintains that curiosity defines her zeal for writing and creativity in all spheres of life motivates her.

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