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Short Formal Dresses

Short Formal Dresses are the perfect attire not only for formal gatherings, from company dinners to cocktail parties, but also for those special evenings out on the town. And because these dresses come in so many styles and cuts, the choices are almost as endless as they are beautiful. Evening gowns can come with ruffles and scalloped hems or even a beautifully beaded jacket  to compliment both you and the dress, in one terrific combination.

Or, for a lavish night in the city, a one shoulder jersey can command the spotlight. This style is a winner because, not only is it flattering, it is always a show stealer, whenever it is worn. Still, for a softer touch, a chiffon dress with a ruffled, tiered skirt might be the perfect look you are seeking; or perhaps, in a moment of daring, the choice is a sequined outfit to dance the night away. In a more formal gathering a portrait collar ruched dress might be the hit of the occasion; this is also a dress that can take you from one event to another.

Labels to peruse for elegant Short Formal Dresses are names such as Adrianna Papell and Nine West. Other companies, that also excel in formal fashion, include INC International Concepts and Xscape. Each of these companies has beautiful evening dresses.

So, when the time comes for a new addition to your Short Formal Dresses be sure to look at all the wonderful styles that are currently available and in fashion. From a slim belted sheath to a pleated cocktail dress, formal dresses have always had a wide variety and appeal. The great thing for you is that this appeal and variety has never been more apparent. And, of course, when you do your shopping, make sure that it is always at Macy’s.

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      Adrianna Papell Lace Sheath Dress
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      X by Xscape Capelet Sheath Dress
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      MSK Embellished Dress
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    • Adrianna Papell Illusion Lace Sheath Dress
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      R & M Richards Embellished Dress and Illusion Duster Jacket
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      XOXO Juniors' Lace-Up Fit & Flare Dress
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      B Darlin Juniors' Illusion Scuba Halter Dress
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      Dancing Queen Juniors' Off-The-Shoulder Lace Fit & Flare Dress
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    • Teeze Me Juniors' Embellished Halter Fit & Flare Dress, Created for Macy's
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      Adrianna Papell V-Neck Sequined Dress
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    • Sequin Hearts Juniors' Glitter Lace Fit & Flare Dress
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    • Adrianna Papell Beaded Sequined Sheath Dress
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      Jump Juniors' Glitter-Printed T-Shirt Dress
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      Adrianna Papell One-Shoulder Sequined Mesh Dress
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      Adrianna Papell One-Shoulder Tiered Chiffon Dress
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    • City Studios Juniors' Lace Illusion Fit & Flare Dress
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      NEW! Blondie Nites Juniors' Strapless Rhinestone Pocket Dress
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