Having a lovely evening dress handy makes dressing up for a formal event far less stressful. When you buy evening dresses online, it's good to shop with a retailer that offers free returns so that you can send it back if it doesn't suit you in person. If the retailer doesn't offer free returns, we suggest measuring your hips, waist and bust before ordering for your best bet at a perfect fit.
All the sparkles and lace a girl could ask for.
Forever 21 has a nice selection of shiny and silky evening dresses — and most are under $30. Shop shimmery minis and floral maxi dresses with thigh-high slits, and super cute off-the-shoulder evening dresses for glam nights out.
Celebrity-inspired threads for every occasion.
PrettyLittleThing stocks cutting-edge fashion at affordable prices. The styles are often loud and edgy, but fun. Find the perfect dress for wherever you’re headed.
Affordable evening dresses to wow your Insta followers.
LBDs, prom dresses, premium dresses and plus-size dresses are all standard at this online shopping hub.
A favorite retailer for mid to upscale fashion.
Macy’s operates in excess of 800 stores across the US and it advertises its flagship store on Herald Square in New York as the largest in the world. Find a wide range of evening wear and dresses here, perfect for any occasion.
Party dresses with a retro aesthetic.
ModCloth offers vintage-inspired clothing for women. Its dresses are elegant, airy and fun. And bargain hunters can usually snap up a good deal on high-quality items here.
Shop the designer collection for a gown you’ll love.
For more casual affairs, the general dresses section can still make you feel a million bucks without spending too much.
On-trend evening gowns for less than $50.
ASOS is fast fashion, so you won’t usually find expensive silks or wools here, but we love that its gowns feel of-the-moment and fresh.
Browse maxi dresses for bohemian-inspired evening gowns.
If you want your formalwear to give off hippie babe vibes, check out what Free People has to offer. Dress it up with costume jewelry and glamorous makeup.
Find sexy, flattering and bold fashion for curvy ladies.
Get the perfect dress for every occasion, plus shapewear. This brand has exploded since its arrival in 2008 and looks to international trends to create its modern and fun fashion.
Fashion-forward evening dresses from red hot designers.
Shop designers like Jonathan Simkhai, Isabel Marant, Brock Collection and more. We love Shopbop for offering two-day shipping to Amazon Prime members.
Elegant evening dresses from BCBG, Adrianna Papell, Ralph Lauren and more.
Slip into a sophisticated floor-length gown from Bloomingdales. We love that it lets you filter your search by color, for a dress that flatters your complexion.
From maxi dresses to party dresses to prom dresses.
Boohoo regularly updates its selection, letting you choose from thousands of styles. Dress to the nines for your next special occasion.
Aussie-inspired styles that show some skin.
This Australian-based online boutique offers a range of sleek, sexy evening and party dresses. Most styles are AU sizes, so check the size guide to find your US equivalent.
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Shop these amazing picks that won’t set you back more than $100.
Save a few bucks on your order when you shop with these retailers and meet the minimum purchase amounts to qualify for free shipping.
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