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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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Carolina Herrera Shirtwaist Taffeta Ball Gown
Carolina Herrera Shirtwaist Taffeta Ball Gown 

Carolina Herrera evening gown in two-tone silk taffeta. Approx. length: 61"L from shoulder to hem, 68"L down center back. Convertible spread collar with contrasting buttons. Three-quarter sleeves with French cuffs. Skirt has self belt. Slash pockets. Softly pleated, A-line skirt. Floor-sweeping hem. Silk; dry clean. Made in USA.

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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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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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Adrianna Papell Lace Sheath Dress
Adrianna Papell Lace Sheath Dress 

Nothing's as elegant or alluring as lace for an evening affair, and Adrianna Papell's chic sheath is case in point. The sheer overlay at the chest and scalloped hem are flirty-yet-refined touches.

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Social Bridesmaids Strapless Georgette Gown
Social Bridesmaids Strapless Georgette Gown 

Draped pleats wrap the bodice of a romantic gown that spotlights pretty decolletage with a sweetheart neckline and adds flutter to each step with deep front slits. Style Name:Social Bridesmaids Strapless Georgette Gown. Style Number: 5253774. Available in stores.

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Alfred Sung Dupioni A-Line Gown
Alfred Sung Dupioni A-Line Gown 

A slim V-neckline highlights the structured, cutaway-shoulder bodice of a rich dupioni gown that flatters with a wide inset waistband and voluminous A-line skirt, flared by extravagant inverted pleats. Style Name:Alfred Sung Dupioni A-Line Gown. Style Number: 5131550. Available in stores.

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BHLDN Annabelle Dress
BHLDN Annabelle Dress 

We're the first to carry the romantic Annabelle Dress from Jenny Yoo, and we can't sing its praises enough. Crafted of the softest, lightest tulle, this bias-cut, convertible dress is incredibly versatile ties that blend into its long skirt can be styled 15+ ways so each bridesmaid's personality (and figure!) can shine. This unique feature of the Annabelle also ups the wear-again factor to "definitely" since each look creates a completely new gown. Your bridesmaids will thank you, trust us. By Jenny Yoo Only available at BHLDN For a maternity option, see Serafina Maternity Dress Pictured with Maria Opal Earrings Style #43053933

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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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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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David Meister Embroidered Sequin Gown
David Meister Embroidered Sequin Gown 

Three-quarter sleeve gown with dazzling sequined design. Bateau neck. Three-quarter sleeves. Full skirt. Concealed back zip. Lined. About 46" from natural waist. Polyester. Dry clean. Imported. Model shown is 5'10" (177cm) wearing US size 4.

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Halston Satin and Organza Tiered Degrade Gown
Halston Satin and Organza Tiered Degrade Gown 

Sleek, smooth satin gives way to degrade organza tiers that cascade diagonally across the skirt, creating a gown that will captivate with your every turn. Boatneck. Sleeveless. Concealed side zip. Asymmetrical pleats. Tiered skirt. Lined. About 63" from shoulder to hem. Polyester. Dry clean. Imported.

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Marchesa floral embroidered gown
Marchesa floral embroidered gown 

Gold-tone floral embroidered gown from Marchesa Notte featuring a plunging neck, a sleeveless design, a rear zip fastening, a fitted waist and a long length.

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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 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 embellished ball gown
Marchesa embellished ball gown 

Light blue embellished ball gown from Marchesa Notte.

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ML Monique Lhuillier V-Neck Hi-Lo Dress
ML Monique Lhuillier V-Neck Hi-Lo Dress 

Embroidered lace trim amplifies the dramatic silhouette of this tailored hi-lo dress.V-neck. Sleeveless. Concealed back zip. Seamed waist.V-back. Lined. About 36" from shoulder to hem. Polyester. Dry clean. Imported. Model shown is 5'10" (177 cm) wearing US size 2.

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BHLDN Brooklyn Dress
BHLDN Brooklyn Dress 

With its romantic blouson silhouette and allover matte sequins and beads, this elegant bridal party dress surely won't remain in the closet for long after the wedding. We love this for your maid of honor or mixed with other beaded and textured dresses for all the maids. By Adrianna Papell Only available at BHLDN Pictured with Martina d'Orsay Heels Style #35953033

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Adrianna Papell Short Sleeve Sequin Mesh Gown
Adrianna Papell Short Sleeve Sequin Mesh Gown 

Sparkling embellishments swirl around this wildly flattering short-sleeve gown that flares toward the trailing fishtail hem. Style Name:Adrianna Papell Short Sleeve Sequin Mesh Gown (Regular & Petite). Style Number: 578558. Available in stores.

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Carolina Herrera Faille Strapless Gown
Carolina Herrera Faille Strapless Gown 

Silk faille. Strapless with sweetheart neckline. Fitted through bodice and waist with ruching; bow effect at waist. Gored skirt flares at knee. Mini-train back. Hidden back zip. Made in USA.

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MSK Metallic-Print Pleated Blouson Gown
MSK Metallic-Print Pleated Blouson Gown 

Get Greek-goddess gorgeous in this eye-catching pleated maxi dress from Msk, complete with a glamorous hardware-detail neckline and a metallic foil print.

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ASTR the Label Lace Midi Dress
ASTR the Label Lace Midi Dress 

Sweet, playful and party-ready, this lace midi-length dress has slender straps and an airy silhouette that's perfect for twirling in the sun. Style Name:Astr The Label Lace Midi Dress. Style Number: 5322371. Available in stores.

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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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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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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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Dress the Population Michelle Sequin Gown
Dress the Population Michelle Sequin Gown 

Dazzle through the evening in this slinky sequin gown that conceals and reveals with a plunging neck veiled by sheer mesh. Style Name:Dress The Population Michelle Sequin Gown (Nordstrom Exclusive). Style Number: 5304360. Available in stores.

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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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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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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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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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Adrianna Papell Lace Illusion Gown
Adrianna Papell Lace Illusion Gown 

An embellished waistline elegantly defines this sweeping lace-bodice gown by Adrianna Papell.

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Marchesa floral embroidered gown
Marchesa floral embroidered gown 

Marchesa’s sister-line, Marchesa Notte, continues to exhibit the brand’s dedication to show-stopping flourishes, noteworthy attention to detail and feminine glamour. This stunning powder blue gown is from the label’s AW17 pre-collection, inspired by the idea of all-night dance attire. It features a figure-flattering corseted top with a sweetheart neckline, a rear zip fastening, a fitted waist and adjustable shoulder straps. The flared skirt boasts a floor-skimming length while the body is adorned with multicoloured embroidered flowers.

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Marchesa plunge ruffled skirt dress
Marchesa plunge ruffled skirt dress 

Navy plunge ruffled skirt dress from Marchesa Notte.

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Adrianna Papell Sequined Tulle A-Line Gown
Adrianna Papell Sequined Tulle A-Line Gown 

A sparkling, ballerina-inspired bodice defines this delightful evening dress from Adrianna Papell, beautifully contrasted with a twirl-worthy tulle skirt.

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Dessy Collection Ruched Chiffon Gown
Dessy Collection Ruched Chiffon Gown 

Softly draped cap sleeves barely touch the shoulders as they frame the wide square neckline of an airy chiffon gown shaped with densely ruched panels that wrap the bodice. Style Name:Dessy Collection Ruched Chiffon Gown. Style Number: 505506. Available in stores.

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Alfred Sung Square Neck Dupioni Full Length Dress
Alfred Sung Square Neck Dupioni Full Length Dress 

A mininum of fuss allows the beautifully crafted silhouette of a full-length gown to shine with timeless appeal. Dupioni fabric brings a rich look, squared necklines elegantly frame the structured bodice, and lush gathers add waist-nipping flounce to the floor-sweeping A-line skirt. Style Name:Alfred Sung Square Neck Dupioni Full Length Dress. Style Number: 5129101. Available in stores.

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Gucci Crystal vine embroidered tulle gown
Gucci Crystal vine embroidered tulle gown 

A soft tulle gown with thirteen crystal vine embroideries. The embroideries are entirely handmade by placing each crystal and sequin to create the vine shape. The 26 silk flowers created by hand are individually painted and embroidered onto the bottom hem. Detachable beige slip Pale green nylon tulle Hand painted silk flowers around the bottom hem Crystal vine embroidery Self-tie on back of the neck Back zip closure 100% nylon Made in Italy The model is 5’11” and is wearing size 40 (IT)

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Adrianna Papell Sequin Lace & Tulle Gown
Adrianna Papell Sequin Lace & Tulle Gown 

Shiny sequins pattern a lace off-the-shoulder bodice ending at the crisscrossing, pleated waistline of this figure-enhancing evening gown. Style Name:Adrianna Papell Sequin Lace & Tulle Gown. Style Number: 5204166. Available in stores.

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X by NBD Genevieve Gown
X by NBD Genevieve Gown 

X by NBD Genevieve Gown in Metallic Silver. - size 0 (also in 2) X by NBD Genevieve Gown in Metallic Silver. - size 0 (also in 2) Covered in a constellation of sequins, the Genevieve Gown from X by NBD is a celebration of sparkle. Its plunging surplice bodice is refined with an empire waist and wide straps that taper at the back. Delicate waist pleating and a leggy front slit enhance this event-ready dress.. Self: 100% nylonLining: 100% poly. Dry clean only. Fully lined. Sequined throughout. Back slit. Hidden back zipper closure. XBYR-WD63. NBDR4056RV. With sexy silhouettes and daring cut-outs, X by NBD is the party girl?s 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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Alfred Sung Dupioni Trumpet Gown
Alfred Sung Dupioni Trumpet Gown 

Elegant and timeless, this stunning dupioni gown is tailored with a structured bodice that gives way to a gracefully flared trumpet skirt. The striking style is finished with a pretty bow and a geometric cutout in back. Style Name:Alfred Sung Dupioni Trumpet Gown. Style Number: 5327373. Available in stores.

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Katie May Layla Pleat One-Shoulder Crepe Gown
Katie May Layla Pleat One-Shoulder Crepe Gown 

A gently pleated one-shoulder neckline gives way to elegant draping along the back of a stately, figure-skimming gown cut from sleek stretch crepe. Style Name:Katie May Layla Pleat One-Shoulder Crepe Gown. Style Number: 5271213. Available in stores.

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