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Make a Statement with a Formal Dress with a Slit

Formal Dress with Slits

Posted • July 5 • Dress for a Night • Designer Dress Hire

When it comes to formal occasions, every woman desires to make a lasting impression. One way to command attention and exude confidence is by wearing a formal dress with a slit. The strategic addition of a well-placed slit can instantly elevate your ensemble, adding a touch of allure and sophistication. In this article, we'll explore the beauty and versatility of formal dresses with slits. From prom dresses with two slits to cocktail dresses with side splits, there's a world of stylish options to explore.

Prom Dresses with Two Slits: Redefining Elegance

If you're looking for a prom dress that combines elegance with a hint of drama, consider a gown with two slits. This style has gained popularity in recent years for its unique and bold look. With slits on both sides of the dress, you can showcase your legs and create a stunning visual impact as you move. Pair this dress with high heels and minimal accessories to let the slits steal the show. You'll feel like a true red carpet star, turning heads as you dance the night away.

Cocktail Dresses with Side Splits: Effortlessly Chic

When it comes to cocktail parties or semi-formal events, a cocktail dress with a side split is a versatile and chic choice. This style offers a perfect balance between elegance and flirtatiousness. Opt for a knee-length dress with a side split that reveals just the right amount of leg. Pair it with strappy heels and delicate jewelry to achieve a sophisticated yet fashionable look.

Split Leg Evening Dresses: Captivating and Glamorous

If you're attending a formal evening event, consider a split leg evening dress for a show-stopping entrance. This style takes the concept of a side slit to the next level, featuring a higher and more dramatic split that creates a visually striking effect. Choose a dress with luxurious fabrics like silk or satin, and let the split leg take center stage. With this bold choice, you'll radiate confidence and sophistication throughout the night.

Types of Slits on Dresses: Choosing the Perfect Style

Formal dresses with slits offer various options to suit your personal style and comfort level. Some popular types of slits include:

Side Slit

A classic choice, the side slit adds an alluring touch to any formal dress. It reveals a hint of leg as you walk, allowing for graceful movement while maintaining an elegant silhouette.

Front Slit

Perfect for adding a modern twist, a front slit elongates your legs and creates a captivating focal point. It works well for dresses with clean lines and structured designs, making it a popular choice for cocktail dresses and evening gowns.

High Slit

For those seeking a daring and bold look, a high slit is the way to go. This style showcases your legs in an eye-catching manner, adding a seductive element to your formal ensemble.

Split Leg Evening Dresses

Albina Dyla Embellished Leaf Dress

The Albina Dyla Embellished Leaf Gown is the most incredibe dress you will ever lay eyes on! This split leg evening gown has the most intricate detailing of sequins to create a magnificent design. This dress features a fitted bodice with a strapless, plunging neckline and the waist is complimented by a thigh-high leg slit. If you want to make a statement at your next ball, this dress is guaranteed to do so. This unique formal dress will have all eyes on you, while making you feel confident and luxurious.

Lexi Samira Dress

The Lexi Samira Dress is a fan favourite style for ball events. A glamorous floor-length, one shoulder style made from a stretch satin/silk. This style is extremely flattering and elegant, and makes the perfect formal dress for those who want a classic style with a thigh high split. An effortless, yet stunning style, that will have you looking put-together for your next event.

This style is available in burgundy, orion blue, black and white.

Lia Stublla Celine Gown

The Lia Stublla Celine Gown is the perfect formal dress for those who want something extra. This strapless corset gown features a thigh high split and a long dramatic train. If you want to make a statement, this formal silk dress is made for doing just that. With the cinch at the waist, the corset does everything it is supposed to do to give that hourglass figure. Everyone is obsessed with Lia Stublla and we know you will be too.

This style is also available in red and baby blue.

Nookie Halle Gown

The Nookie Halle Gown is a gorgeous formal dress with a statement slit. This evening dress features a thigh-high side split, and a flattering a-line silhouette. With a fitted bust, this dress then free falls from the waist down in a beautiful shimmering crepe material. Featuring adjustable straps, this dress is perfect for those who do not want a tight fitting dress. A comfortable and easy to wear style that is perfect for any formal event.


This style is available in Nude, Teal and Black.

Lexi Chianti Dress

The Lexi Chianti Dress is a beautiful one shoulder formal dress with a slit. This split leg evening dress is crafted from a thick black satin that exudes elegance and luxury. This formal dress features a thigh-high side split and a gorgeous gold hoop detail to tie the one shoulder strap in place. An easy to wear and adjustable style, you cannot go wrong with a black formal dress.

Lexi Alzira Dress

The Lexi Alzira Dress is a stunning strapless formal gown that features Lexi's signature thigh high split and ruching at the waist. In a gorgeous vibrant teal blue, this dress will guaranteed make you stand out from the rest. The draping material around the body gives a flattering silhouette. We recommend keeping accessories minimal as the dress is the statement piece. We can't get enough of this gorgeous formal dress with a slit!

Nookie Valentina Dress

The Nookie Valentina Dress is a stunning strapless gown made from Nookie's famous stretch sequin. In a gorgeous striped sequin this dress is guaranteed to make jaws drop. This stunning sexy formal dress hugs and flatters the figure, making you feel luxurious and confident. This is the perfect dress for if you are wanting to add a bit of sparkle to your ball look. We love this split leg evening gown as it is easy to wear and has you looking and feeling glamorous.

This style available in the colours mint green, sapphire blue, rose gold, and black.

Lexi Delta Dress

The Lexi Delta Dress is a stunning one shoulder formal dress with a slit on the side. This gorgeous dress is made from a thick satin that exudes luxury and elegance. This formal dress features a one shoulder design, a cut-out at the mid-section and free flowing fabric that falls from the waist. A gorgeous style suitable for any formal event.

This style is available in oyster white and ocean blue.

Finding Your Fit

A formal dress with a well-placed slit can transform your look from ordinary to extraordinary. Whether you're attending prom, a cocktail party, or a formal evening event, incorporating a slit adds a touch of allure and elegance to your ensemble. From prom dresses with two slits to cocktail dresses with side splits and split leg evening gowns, the options are endless. Choose a style that resonates with your personal taste and comfort level, and pair it with confidence and minimal accessories. By making a statement with a formal dress with a slit, you'll undoubtedly turn heads and leave a lasting impression at your next special occasion.

You can hire all of these formal dresses with slits for a fraction of the retail price at Dress for a Night. If you have an event coming up and are in need of a formal dress, our convenient hiring service saves you money as well as reduces your environmental footprint by preventing overconsumption. Save money and the enviroment, sounds like a win-win situation!


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