How to Style Red Lace Dress: 15 Feminine Outfit Ideas

If you are going to a cocktail party or a prom soon and if you are looking for something that can make you look feminine and sharp, wearing a red lace dress is a very safe bet. One great thing about the red lace dress is that it is very eye catching and beautiful even if it doesn’t have a sexy cutting. Therefore, for those of you who are not too comfortable with showing skin while still wanting to look sharp and pretty, here you go. To make things easy for you, I have collected some of the best red lace dress outfit ideas and I am going to show you right now.

Three Quarter Sleeve Mini Skater Lace Dress


Let’s start off the list with a textbook red lace dress cocktail party outfit. To achieve this look, the dress you would want to choose is a red three-quarter-sleeve mini lace dress. You can simply pair it with silver pointed toe heels and a small and nifty red purse to complete this beautiful look.

Red Semi-Sheer Mini Lace Dress Over Black Tube Dress

red semi sheer mini lace dress black tube dress

As most of the red lace dresses you can get from the market are semi-sheer dress, one good way to wear it is to layer it on top of a solid-colored dress. In this case, a red mini lace dress is layered over a black tube dress. To complete the outfit, simply wear pale pink open toe heels to add a feminine touch.

Red Sleeveless Sheath Midi Lace Dress

red sleeveless sheath midi lace dress

For a slightly more mature look (remember that looking mature has nothing to do with looking old), you can wear this red sleeveless midi lace dress. You can just keep the outfit simple by just pairing the dress with silver ankle strap open toe heels to achieve a simple yet classy look.

Wear with Black Leather Jacket & Heels

black leather jacket heels

If I have to pick a jacket to wear with a red lace dress, my very top choice would be the black leather jacket, which I call the most versatile jacket of all time. As an example of such outfit, this red mock neck bodycon high low knee length dress with paired with a black leather moto jacket. Wear black heels to complete the outfit in a simple way.

Sheer Red Lace Mini Dress Over White Shift Dress

sheer red lace midi dress over white shift dress

Here we have a sheer red lace mini shift dress. You can simply pair it with a white shift dress to achieve a layered outfit that has some depth in it. Wear these pieces with a pair of black pointed toe heels and a black leather purse to achieve a minimal and feminine outfit that would make you look good and natural in a cocktail party.

Halter Neck Lace Bodycon Dress with Separated Sleeves

halter neck lace bodycon dress separated sleeves

This dress is such a unique and creative one that can really grab people’s attention. It is a red halted neck lace bodycon dress. That would already have been very unique, but the designer took a step further by adding a seemingly separated pair of lace sleeves to the dress. You can simply pair the dress with silver open toe heels to really stand out from the rest.

Sleeveless Mock Neck Mini Red Dress

sleeveless mock neck mini red dress

This red sleeveless mock neck bodycon mini dress isn’t something new to this list. But how is styled is very different. The dress is layered over a red bra to show some skin in a low-key sexy way. You can simply pair this amazing dress with a pair of black ballet heels to look great.

Red Gathered Waist Sheath Knee Length Dress

red gathered waist sheath knee length dress

For those of you who are not very comfortable wearing lace dresses and think that they are too feminine and mature, here is good that is very subtle and easy to pull off that may make you thick twice. It is a red knee length dress with subtle lace details. You can make the outfit look very natural by wearing the dress with a nifty red leather clutch bag and a pair of metallic dark red heels.

Red Dress with Leather Jacket & Black Mid Calf Leather Boots

red dress leather jacket black mid calf leather boots

We have already seen an outfit that puts together a red lace dress and a black leather jacket and it looked really great. This time, it is a similar outfit that consists of a red mini lace dress with a black leather jacket, but the heels are now replaced with a pair of black mid calf leather boots and the outfit look much more stylish as a result.

Deep V Neck Long Flowy Lace Dress

deep v neck long flowy lace dress

If you are looking for a dress for a formal event or a prom, a long flowy dress is a right direction to look at. Here is a elegant one that you may want to consider. It is a red deep v neck long flowy lace dress that looks both elegant and extremely sexy. Simply pair it with silver ankle strap open toe heels to complete the outfit.

Half Sleeve Red Skater Lace Dress

half sleeve red skater lace dress

For a slightly more youthful look, it is no surprise that a shorter dress can do just that. This dress here is a red half sleeve skater mini lace dress. Not only that it is youthful and lovely, it still has that feminine feel due to the lace details. Pair it with black ballet heels to look more cozy and casual.

Red High Low Lace Dress with Black Heels

red high low lace dress black heels

A high low cutting can definitely make a ordinary dress into an extraordinary one. For example, this red high low lace dress looks just breezy and beautiful. You can simply pair it with black pointed toe pumps to complete the outfit.

Three Quarter Sleeve Gathered Waist Flared Maxi Dress

three quarter sleeve gathered waist flared maxi dress

For those of you who don’t like to show any skin, and don’t even like to show your curves, this relaxed fit long dress is a good one for you. In details, it is a red three-quarter-sleeve flared maxi dress. Simply pair it with black ballet heels to create an outfit that is really easy to pull off.

Red Multi-Layered Ruffle Mini Dress

red multi layered ruffle mini dress

This is a very creatively designed dress that I just have to put it here in the list to help inspire you to come up with your own outfit ideas. Anyway, it is a red multi-layered ruffle mini bodycon dress. Simply pair it with pale pink heels to look unique and lovely.

Red Spaghetti Strap Sweetheart Bodycon Dress

red spaghetti strap sweetheart bodycon dress

For a simple and form fitting outfit, you can wear this red spaghetti strap sweetheart neckline mini bodycon dress. Pair it with silver open toe heels to form a minimal outfit that can make you stand out in cocktail parties and proms.

Here are the amazing red lace dress outfit ideas that I wanted to share with you. They are really much easier to pull off as the term “lace dress” sounds. Give them a try and you will find some surprises.