evening dress


: an evening gown

Examples of evening dress in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Given the title and black evening dress, the dancers could be attending a Broadway show. Catherine Tharin, BostonGlobe.com, 21 July 2023 Twenty years later, Holly Golightly, donning a black Givenchy evening dress and opera gloves, stepped out of her taxi to admire the window display of the flagship store encased by the building's marble facade. Isiah Magsino, Town & Country, 28 Apr. 2023 The floor-length fringe dress in breathable cotton, worn by Taylor Russell at the celebration in L.A., is light on the skin but carries weight when walking into a room — an ideal evening dress for the season. Julissa James, Los Angeles Times, 25 May 2023 These flats can complement informal blue jeans with a T-shirt or a little black evening dress. Irene S. Levine, Forbes, 19 Apr. 2023 The shimmering gold evening dress—from Frida Giannini’s era at Gucci (fall 2006, to be precise)—has a deep plunging neckline, a corseted leather belt with hardware details and a wrap detail on the skirt which leads to a thigh-high slit. Alex Kessler, Vogue, 24 Mar. 2023

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“Evening dress.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/evening%20dress. Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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