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There's nothing quite like a luxury department store when looking for the perfect evening dress that is unique, fashion-forward, available in one's size and affordable. Dresses at Nordstrom are known by many for their refinement, beautiful style and large variety of garments fit for the runway. Looking for a fine dress is easy when searching online because the quality is excellent, and shopping this way is simple and fast. Nordstrom not only features its own label of pretty evening frocks but a list of well-known brands that deliver sophistication with every essential detail and stitching. Whether the event calls for cocktail length or a dazzling gown, dresses at Nordstrom have every woman covered.

For example, lace evening dresses are a popular purchase in elegant dresses at Nordstrom. A corded lace A-line gown by Tadashi Shoji features a lovely wine shade with nude lining. It's a chic gown with a feminine jewel neck and cap sleeves and lovely for special occasions.

Cocktail dresses are another type of garment needed for fabulous cocktail party get-togethers. These events call for the right frock at fun parties. Whether it's for business or social networking or attending a wedding reception, dresses at Nordstrom feature the ideal stylish line-up in misses and plus sizes. Some of the famous brands include St. John, Alex Evenings, Adrianna Papell, French Connection, Tahari and Xscape Evenings.

Every woman adores dresses that are well-crafted and offer glamorous details, and the LBD or little black dress is a favorite. Beaded mesh gowns hit the right note for an extravagant affair. Cold shoulder dresses are another trendy option that play peek-a-boo with the shoulders and deliver a little drama via voluminous bell sleeves.

Evening dresses at Nordstrom allow her to feel self-confident and chic and that she is wearing fashion for today's woman.

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Tadashi Shoji Long Sleeve A-Line Sheath Gown
Tadashi Shoji Long Sleeve A-Line Sheath Gown 

A gossamer overlay of openwork floral lace brings classic romance to a streamlined wedding gown tailored with a sheath silhouette. An exposed back completes the striking design. Style Name:Tadashi Shoji Long Sleeve A-Line Sheath Gown. Style Number: 5358587. Available in stores.

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Marchesa 3D floral plunge gown
Marchesa 3D floral plunge gown 

Silver 3D floral plunge gown from Marchesa Notte featuring a sleeveless design, a plunging neck, a fitted silhouette, a long length, gathering details, floral appliqués, a deep V back, a back zip fastening, a full lining and a train.

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Marchesa floral-embroidered gown
Marchesa floral-embroidered gown 

A modern and elegant option for stylish nuptials or summer garden parties, this stunning gown from Marchesa Notte is sure to bring a wow-factor to any event. The dramatic, floor-sweeping silhouette is covered in romantic blooms, expertly embroidered over a sheer blush pink base. Boasting a plunging V neck, a deep V back and short draped sleeves, this elegant number is designed to sit flatteringly high at the waist and kept in place with a discreet a rear keyhole detail and a concealed rear zip fastening. Soften the statement with simple accessories - this show-stopper requires little adornment.

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X by NBD On The Low Gown
X by NBD On The Low Gown 

X by NBD On The Low Gown in Gold. - size S (also in M) X by NBD On The Low Gown in Gold. - size S (also in M) Self, Lining, Contrast: 100% poly. Dry clean only. Fully lined. Metallic thread fabric with sequin embellishments. Halter strap buttons around neck. Hidden back zipper closure. XBYR-WD161. XND43 H17. With sexy silhouettes and daring cut-outs, X by NBD is the party girls go-to brand for the perfect dress. With lace overlay details, plunging necklines and sweet scalloped edges, X by NBD gives a modern makeover to cocktail dresses.

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Rickie Freeman For Teri Jon Beaded Lace & Tulle Gown
Rickie Freeman For Teri Jon Beaded Lace & Tulle Gown 

EXCLUSIVELY AT NEIMAN MARCUS Rickie Freeman for Teri Jon tulle gown with lace embroidery. Round neckline with sweetheart illusion; rouleau button back. Sheer half sleeves with scalloped cuffs. Patterned beading through bodice. A-line silhouette. Zip at lower back. Self: polyester. Stretch acetate lining. Professional dry clean. Imported.

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Marchesa Embroidered V-Neck Gown
Marchesa Embroidered V-Neck Gown 

Rendered in silk this *Marchesa* gown features a soft A-line silhouette with plunging neckline and peasant sleeves.

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BCBGMAXAZRIA Marlyn Floor-Length Dress
BCBGMAXAZRIA Marlyn Floor-Length Dress 

Floor-length dress accented with mesh lace overlay. Roundneck. Sleeveless. Concealed back zip. About 58" from shoulder to hem. Nylon. Hand wash. Imported. Model shown is 5'10" (177cm) wearing US size 4.

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ABS by Allen Schwartz Ruffled V-Neck Gown
ABS by Allen Schwartz Ruffled V-Neck Gown 

Plunging gown softened with sweet ruffles. Ruffled V-neck. Sleeveless. Banded waist. Concealed back zip. Lined. About 46" from natural waist. Polyester/elastane. Machine wash. Made in USA. Model shown is 5'10" (177cm) wearing size Small.

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Alfred Sung Strapless High/Low Sateen Twill Gown
Alfred Sung Strapless High/Low Sateen Twill Gown 

Subtly lustrous sateen twill illuminates the contemporary high/low silhouette of a strapless dress fitted with princess seams, a belted natural waist and full, pleated skirt. Style Name:Alfred Sung Strapless High/low Sateen Twill Gown. Style Number: 5421936. Available in stores.

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ML Monique Lhuillier Floral-Applique Gown
ML Monique Lhuillier Floral-Applique Gown 

Floral-applique gown with contrast waistband. Illusion neckline. Short sleeves. Concealed back zip. Banded waist. Flared skirt. Lined. About 62" from shoulder to hem. Polyester. Dry clean. Imported. Model shown is 5'10" (177cm) wearing US size 2.Please note: Floral-applique pattern may vary.

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Self-Portrait Off Shoulder Fine Lace Maxi Dress
Self-Portrait Off Shoulder Fine Lace Maxi Dress 

Self: 72% polyamide , 28% cotton Contrast Fabric: 100% polyamide Lining: 100% poly Trim: 100% viscose Made in China Dry clean only Fully lined Lace fabric Elasticized top Faux button front closures Back zip closure Scalloped edges

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Marchesa embroidered sequined column gown
Marchesa embroidered sequined column gown 

While the awe-inspiring powers of a knockout red dress have never been in dispute, this Marchesa Notte number has really taken things up a notch. Embroidered with intricate blooms that sparkle with sequins, the semi-sheer bodice is kept in place with a concealed rear zip fastening and boasts a plunging V neck, a deep V back, plus a partial lining where needed. The floor-sweeping skirt is accentuated with a high peplum design, elegant ruffles cascading down the front and a dramatic side slit showing a glimpse of skin. Wear yours to galas, events and weddings with little more than sparkling earrings and statement heels.

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Adrianna Papell Sequin Mesh Gown
Adrianna Papell Sequin Mesh Gown 

Tonal sequins diffuse multidimensional sparkle all over a flattering gown of airy, fluid mesh. Style Name:Adrianna Papell Sequin Mesh Gown. Style Number: 5114442. Available in stores.

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Norma Kamali Striped Stretch-jersey Maxi Dress - Black
Norma Kamali Striped Stretch-jersey Maxi Dress - Black 

Norma Kamali's dress is made from stretch-jersey that feels so light and soft against the skin. Designed with voluminous kimono sleeves, this striped piece cinches at the narrowest part of your waist and falls to a floor-skimming maxi hem. Wear it with flats during the day, switching to strappy sandals and adding a bold red lip come evening.

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Marchesa V-Neck Floral Front Slit Mermaid Gown
Marchesa V-Neck Floral Front Slit Mermaid Gown 

Embroidered mermaid gown with floral appliques. Deep V-neck. Sleeveless. Concealed back zip.V-back. Lined. About 63" from shoulder to hem. Nylon/polyester. Dry clean. Imported. Model shown is 5'10" (177cm) and wearing US size 4.

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Tadashi Shoji Gown
Tadashi Shoji Gown 

Color/pattern: smoke pearl/black Approximately 59.5in from shoulder to hem Measurement was taken from a size 2 and may vary slightly by size Model is 5ft 9in Design details: metallic lace design at bodice, 3/4-length sleeves, banded skirt, flared hem Center back zipper with hook-and-eye-closure Top: 60% polyester, 40% nylon Skirt: 65% rayon, 30% nylon, 5% spandex Lining: 100% polyester Dry clean only Imported

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Marchesa floral-embroidered lace gown
Marchesa floral-embroidered lace gown 

Can the colour wheel’s prettiest, girliest shade be the ultimate empowerer? Don’t underestimate it, say Marchesa Notte designers Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig. Crafted from delicate layers of pink lace and blush tulle, this ethereal, floor-sweeping silhouette is covered in romantic blooms and shimmering sequins for a goddess-worthy finish. Boasting a plunging V neck, a deep V back and short cropped sleeves, the sweetheart bodice is defined with a bow-detailed velvet belt and secured with a concealed rear zip fastening. Wear yours to galas, events and weddings with little more than sparkling earrings and statement heels - this show-stopper requires little adornment.

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Adrianna Papell Fringe Bead Cold Shoulder Gown
Adrianna Papell Fringe Bead Cold Shoulder Gown 

A curtain of beaded fringe sweeps across the bodice of an ornately embellished gown topped with delicate cold-shoulder cutouts for a modern, trend-right touch. Style Name:Adrianna Papell Fringe Bead Cold Shoulder Gown. Style Number: 5537255. Available in stores.

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Marchesa embellished ball gown
Marchesa embellished ball gown 

Light blue embellished ball gown from Marchesa Notte.

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JS Collections Mixed Lace Midi Dress
JS Collections Mixed Lace Midi Dress 

Scrolling ribbons and ethereal lace account for the need-now appeal of this retro-yet-right-now stunner from JS Collections. Fits true to size, order your normal size Designed for a classic fit Round neck, short sleeves, V-back, bra friendly Allover lace with embroidered ribbon embellishment Sheath silhouette, scalloped edging, back vent Concealed back zip with hook-and-eye closure, lined Approx. 50" from back of neck to hem, based on a size 4 Please note that this dress will be delivered with a black b-tag attached, with instructions for removal included. If the b-tag is removed, the dress cannot be returned. Nylon; lining: polyester Dry clean Imported

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Chiara Boni Evan Ruffled Mermaid Gown
Chiara Boni Evan Ruffled Mermaid Gown 

EXCLUSIVELY AT SAKS FIFTH AVENUE. Figure-flattering gown designed with ruffle details. Boatneck. Sleeveless. Step-in and pull-up style. About 61" from shoulder to hem. Polyamide/elastane. Dry clean. Made in Italy. Model shown is 5'10" (177cm) wearing US size 4.

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Basix Black Label Embellished Gown
Basix Black Label Embellished Gown 

Eye-catching beads and sequin details adorn this gown. Roundneck. Three-quarter sleeves. Concealed back zip. About 62" from shoulder to hem. Polyester. Dry clean. Imported. Model shown is 5"10 (177cm) wearing US size 4.

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Tadashi Shoji Embroidered-Bodice Crepe Gown
Tadashi Shoji Embroidered-Bodice Crepe Gown 

Embellished with luxe embroidery and finished with sheer mesh sleeves, Tadashi Shoji's textured crepe gown is at once effortless and elegant. Fits large, order one size down Designed for a classic fit Round neck, sheer long sleeves, bra friendly Asymmetric floral embroidery at bodice and sleeves Textured crepe body, mermaid silhouette Concealed back zip with hook-and-eye closure, lined Approx. 60" from back of neck to hem, based on a size 4 Please note that this dress will be delivered with a black b-tag attached, with instructions for removal included. If the b-tag is removed, the dress cannot be returned. Self & lining: polyester; contrast: rayon/nylon Dry clean Imported

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Marchesa sequined lace column gown
Marchesa sequined lace column gown 

Marchesa Notte’s offering for the new season is diverse, covetable, and beautifully made for its not-so-high price tags. Designed in an enchanting palette of pinks, purples and greens, this glamorous gown is cut in a streamlined column silhouette secured with a discreetly concealed rear zip fastening. The peek-a-boo lace bodice boasts a round neck with a keyhole self-tie front, short sleeves with scalloped edges and a built-in nude lining to balance the sheerness. The floor-sweeping skirt is beautifully embellished with bouquets of iridescent sequins, designed to shimmer and shine from all angles, while the back slit at the hem ensures ease of movement and shows a glimpse of skin. Finished with a velvet waistband defining the slimmest point of your frame, this dress is a can't-go-wrong party piece - just add statement heels and you’re good to go.

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Laundry by Shelli Segal Off-The-Shoulder Floor-Length Gown
Laundry by Shelli Segal Off-The-Shoulder Floor-Length Gown 

Elegant gown with tiered sleeves and ornate details. Off-the-shoulder neckline. Long layered sleeves. Concealed back zip. Side slit detail. About 61" from shoulder to hem. Polyester. Dry clean. Imported. Model shown is 5'10" (177cm) wearing US size 4.

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Badgley Mischka Peek-A-Boo-Sleeve Trumpet Gown
Badgley Mischka Peek-A-Boo-Sleeve Trumpet Gown 

Striking gown in mermaid silhouette with tied cap sleeve shoulder details. Boatneck. Peek-a-boo cap sleeves. Concealed back zip. Bust darts. About 64" from shoulder to hem. Lining. Polyester/polyurethane. Dry clean. Imported. Model shown is 5'10" (177cm) and wearing US size 4.

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Chiara Boni Floor-Length Peplum Mermaid Gown
Chiara Boni Floor-Length Peplum Mermaid Gown 

.Peplum gown features a ruffled overlay at waist. Boatneck. Quarter-sleeves. Front slit. Pull-up style. About 63" from shoulder to hem. Polyamide/elastane. Machine wash. Made in Italy of imported fabric. Model shown is 5'10" (177cm) wearing US size 4.

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David Meister Floral Embellished Gown
David Meister Floral Embellished Gown 

Embroidered semi-sheer gown with floral accents. V-neck. Cap sleeves. Concealed back zip closure. About 65" from shoulder to hem. Polyester. Dry clean. Imported. Model shown is 5'10" (177cm) wearing US size 4. .

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Needle & Thread Solstice Satin-trimmed Embellished Tulle Gown - Black
Needle & Thread Solstice Satin-trimmed Embellished Tulle Gown - Black 

EXCLUSIVE AT NET-A-PORTER.COM. Everything about Needle & Thread's tulle 'Solstice' gown feels so perfect for the party season. Cinched with a satin band at the waist, it's embellished with glistening sequins and beads that intertwine in the shape of flowers and vines. We love how the voluminous skirt moves as you mingle at a reception.

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Eliza J Embellished Illusion Yoke Ballgown
Eliza J Embellished Illusion Yoke Ballgown 

Airy mesh traced with sequin-embellished embroidery is shaped for a blushing ballgown in a universally flattering A-line cut. A bejeweled ribbon accents the waist, and an illusion yoke further lightens the enchanting look. Style Name:Eliza J Embellished Illusion Yoke Ballgown. Style Number: 5537062. Available in stores.

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Tadashi Shoji Mixed Media A-Line Gown
Tadashi Shoji Mixed Media A-Line Gown 

Floral lace, pleated chiffon and burnout velvet come together for a classic A-line gown with trend-right bohemian appeal and alluringly sheer illusion. Style Name:Tadashi Shoji Mixed Media A-Line Gown. Style Number: 5411003. Available in stores.

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ML Monique Lhuillier Lace-Inset V-Back Ball Gown
ML Monique Lhuillier Lace-Inset V-Back Ball Gown 

Stunning ball gown with lace insets at back. Deep V-neck. Sleeveless. Banded waist. Flared skirt. Concealed back zip. Trail back hem. Lined. About 62" from shoulder to hem. Polyester. Dry clean. Imported. Model shown is 5'10" (177cm) wearing US size 4.

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JS Collections Embroidered Lace Gown
JS Collections Embroidered Lace Gown 

Allover floral embroidery brings elegant richness to a classic A-line evening gown detailed with an alluring mesh inset at the V-neck, waist-accentuating piping and peekaboo sheer sleeves. Style Name:Js Collections Embroidered Lace Gown. Style Number: 5472876. Available in stores.

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Jessica Howard Ruffled A-Line Gown
Jessica Howard Ruffled A-Line Gown 

Jessica Howard's romantic A-line gown is styled with a ruffled V-neckline and a self-tie sash belt for defined waistline.

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David Meister Floral Embroidered Dress
David Meister Floral Embroidered Dress 

Semi-sheer dress detailed with artful floral embroidery. Bateau neckline. Three-quarter sleeves. Back keyhole. Concealed back zip closure. About 44" from shoulder to hem. Polyester. Dry clean. Imported. Model shown is 5'10" (177cm) wearing US size 4. .

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Eliza J Embellished Belt Print Organza Ballgown
Eliza J Embellished Belt Print Organza Ballgown 

A watercolor print adds artful dimension for a sleeveless organza ballgown, and an optional jeweled belt nips in the pleat-flared silhouette. Style Name:Eliza J Embellished Belt Print Organza Ballgown. Style Number: 5537075. Available in stores.

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Marchesa Embroidered Embellished Tulle Gown - Sky blue
Marchesa Embroidered Embellished Tulle Gown - Sky blue 

Just like the main label, Marchesa Notte's Resort '18 collection is inspired by Tony Duquette's lavish interior designs. This gown is made from layers of blue-gray tulle decorated with wispy plumes and metallic floral embroidery. The hem is cut higher at the front to showcase your heels.

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Marchesa Off-the-shoulder Embellished Silk-blend Organza Gown - Antique rose
Marchesa Off-the-shoulder Embellished Silk-blend Organza Gown - Antique rose 

Marchesa's gowns can take hundreds of hours of handwork, which is why the brand compares them to modern heirlooms. Cut from silk-blend organza, this elegant off-the-shoulder style is decorated with intricate burgundy floral embroidery, shimmering beads, feathers and petal appliqués. The plush velvet band highlights your waist.

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Marchesa embroidered floral-appliquéd gown
Marchesa embroidered floral-appliquéd gown 

Marchesa designers Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig like to filter their vision of femininity through a rose-tinted lens and their secondary, more-affordable line is no exception. Designed in a streamlined, column silhouette, this breathtaking silk gown is embroidered with shimmering leaves and layered with rainbow-hued petal appliqués that flutter with every move. The semi-sheer bodice features a modern halterneck, an elegant rear keyhole detail and falls to a subtly flared, floor-sweeping skirt. The pretty blue hue will complement any skin tone - simply tie your hair back in a neat ponytail and add some decadent, dangly earrings.

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Alfred Sung Cap Sleeve Dupioni Full Length Dress
Alfred Sung Cap Sleeve Dupioni Full Length Dress 

In a timeless and universally flattering silhouette, a lush dupioni gown begins with a cap-sleeve bodice structured by princess seams and styled with a collarbone-skimming neckline that dips to a pretty V in back. A picot-trimmed bow adorns the front waist above the gathered A-line skirt for a sweetly retro touch. Style Name:Alfred Sung Cap Sleeve Dupioni Full Length Dress. Style Number: 5135036. Available in stores.

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