How to wear a dress on a cold night from Cocktail to Formal

What can you wear to events in the cooler seasons?

Posted • 16 June • Dress for a Night • Designer Dress Hire


As temperatures start to drop, it can be tricky to find a balance between staying warm and looking stylish. At Dress for a Night, we show you that it is possible to have the best of both worlds for events both cocktail and formal. From long sleeve and draped necklines to fur stoles, we give you plenty of winter dresses for rent that are both practical and glamorous.

Fashion Forward Long Sleeve Dresses

The ACLER Empire Dress

The Acler Empire Dress is a stunning full length long sleeve dress that is perfect for occasions both formal and cocktail. The two-toned fabrication and pleated skirt makes this a stand-out piece. With the beautiful balloon sleeves, this dress will keep you feeling warm on colder nights while still looking elegant and glamorous.

 



 

 

 

 

 

The PASDUCHAS Pinnacle Sleeve Midi Dress

The Pasduchas Pinnacle Sleeve Midi Dress is a faux wrap made from a lustrous satin. This dress is extremely flattering on the figure as it features a plunged v-neckline and a self tie that cinches at the waist. This dress can be worn to formal and cocktail events as it is mid-length. The long sleeves will keep you warm, and the dress will keep you feeling confident due to its flattering effect. If you're still feeling the chills, a coat will match perfectly with this dress.

 

 

 

 

 

The Zimmermann Silk Wrap Midi Dress

The Zimmermann Silk Wrap Midi Dress is made from a exquisite silk chartreuse with a luxurious semi-matte finish. We love wrap dresses as they cinch so beautifully at the waist to give a flattering silhouette. This dress makes an elegant and sophisticated look that will keep you warm for events on cooler nights. Looking stylish and staying warm, who can say no to that? This dress also comes with versatility as it can be worn to both cocktail and formal events. The Zimmerman Silk Wrap Dress for rent is available in colours pinot red, burgundy and jade green.

 

 

 

 

 

The ACLER Horrock Dress 

The Acler Horrock Dress is another showstopping, fashion forward dress. We love this whimsical style that features a feminine streak to make anyone who wears it feel empowered and confident. The gorgeous shoulder pads accentuate the figure but also add a touch of sophistication. The v-neckline and polished gold-toned hardware make this dress easy to dress up for formal occasions but also dress down for cocktail parties. You can create your own look with this piece that will guarantee jaw-dropping reactions. This is another long sleeve dress for rent that will keep you warm and have you looking glamorous at the same time! The Acler Horrock Dress for rent is available in colours midnight and ivory at Dress for a Night.


Long Sleeve Dresses for rent at Dress for a Night

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Sequin Long Sleeve Dresses

The Nookie Selena Long Sleeve Gown

The Nookie Selena Long Sleeve Gown is an all-time favourite at Dress for a Night because of its glistening striped sequin that never fails to catch the light. This gown features flattering tucks and shoulder pads that accentuate the figure to give an hourglass silhouette. This long sleeve gown is super comfortable and will keep you warmer on those cooler nights. We love this dress for more formal events because of its dazzling sequin effect. The Nookie Selena Long Sleeve Gown for rent is available in colours black, teal and gold.

 

 

The Nookie Veda High Neck Gown

The Nookie Veda High Neck Gown is a luxurious long sleeve, open back gown. This dress is another flattering garment as it gathers at the waist. With the side thigh split and open back, it is guaranteed that you will be feeling sexy and confident all night, while staying warm! What a bonus! This dress is very easy to wear as the fabric is lined with soft jersey fabric to prevent itchyness. We love this piece for formal events and is a perfect number for the colder seasons. The Nookie Veda High Neck Gown for rent is available in colours black and gold.

 

Draped Neckline Dresses


The PASDUCHAS Composure Gown

The Pasduchas Composure Gown is another all-time favourite at Dress for a Night as it never fails give a flattering silhouette. This dress is extremely comfortable as it fits like a glove. The Composure Gown exudes elegance and sophistication as the draped neckline sits firmly off the shoulders with a fitted underlayer. We love this dress for so many occasions but particularly formal events such as weddings, balls and anything black tie. This dress comes with added warmth due to the thicker fabric and drape over the arms, but if you still feel the chills, a coat from your wardrobe would match perfectly with this dress. The Composure Gown is available for hire at Dress for a Night in colours black, navy, wine and ivory white.

For cocktail events, this style comes in a mid-length version.
 

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Fur Stoles


The UNREAL FUR Yasmin Wrap Fur Stole

The UNREAL FUR Yasmin Wrap Fur Stole is a simple and elegant wrap that will complement any gown or dress. This wrap is comfortable, soft and provides extra warmth for any events during the cooler seasons. The faux fur stole features a hook closure for an effortless wear that sits beautifully on the shoulders.

Dress for a Night has the Yasmin Wrap Fur Stole for rent in colours white and black.

 


The UNREAL FUR Champagne Wrap Fur Stole

The UNREAL FUR Champagne Wrap Fur Stole adds timeless and ethical style to an outfit with ultra-soft short length faux fur and a cozy oversized fit around the shoulders and arms for extra warmth during the colder seasons. This wrap makes any outfit elegant and leaves you feeling and looking glamorous. It features a snap hook and eyelet for closure in the front for an effortless wear that keeps you snug and warm for any cocktail or formal event on a cold night.

Dress for a Night has the Champagne Wrap Fur Stole for rent in colours nude pink and ivory.

 

 

Now that you know what to wear for your winter events, it comes down to which of the options provided! Instead of stocking your wardrobe with dresses that cost you an arm and a leg, Dress for a Night has got you covered with a smooth and easy hiring system that allows you to find warm and glamorous outfits for your events on the colder evenings. From cocktail to formal, we have plenty of winter outfits for you that will only cost you a fraction of the retail price!

You can find all of the dresses mentioned above for hire at Dress for a Night.


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