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Formal Dresses

Make an entrance at your next special occasion. Choose from strapless gowns, one-shoulder dresses and more to make your next formal event a memorable one.

Dazzle on the Dance Floor
Stand out in embellished frocks with details like sequins or beading. Ruching at the waist or sides also gives your dress chic appeal. Halter gowns with features like a pleated skirt and empire waists offer elegant style—turn heads in a sleeveless colorblocked lace gown from JS Collection. Just add the perfect matching jewelry and evening sandals to complete an amazing head-to-toe outfit.

Sequin Style
Own the room in a dress with stunning sequins. Choose from brands like Alex Evenings or Lauren by Ralph Lauren for a gorgeous special-evening look. Check out a flirty, ruffled short-sleeved black dress with pretty jeweled detail from Patra—available in both plus sizes and petites! Options from R & M Richards feature matching cover-ups for wedding-ready perfection. 

Classic Gown
Going for a more timeless air? Try on a stunning floor-length gown from like Calvin Klein to get that red-carpet-ready look. You can’t go wrong with classic black! We’ve got stunning dresses from Xscape featuring illusion accents. And to up the drama, look for designs with a plunging V-neckline or subtle side slits at the skirt—fashion-forward spins on traditional looks!

Be the star of every formal event. Shop our collection of dresses for women and juniors at Macy’s.

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Formal Dresses


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