How to Wear Embellished Dress: Ultimate Style Guide

best embellished dress outfit ideas

By definition, an embellished dress is a dress that has some decorative things attached to it, whether the decorative something is sequin, pearls, or even flowers. Trust me, these dresses can get really interesting. For this blog post, I have indeed collected some of the best embellished dress outfit ideas for you. You are about to see some of the elegant dresses and also some of the most creative dresses.

White and Gold Embellished Dress


To begin this interesting list, I am going to show you a really elegant looking dress. This is a white and gold embellished dress. The decorative things attached to the white dress is actually gold sequin. With those gold floral pattern. The dress simply looks amazing. Complete the outfit with a pair of gold ankle strap open toe heels.

Black Sequin Embellished Bodycon Dress

black sequin embellished bodycon dress

As you may have guessed, the most popular type of embellished dress is the sequin dress. Some people actually use the two terms interchangeably. Here we have a black sequin embellished bodycon dress that is suitable for a cocktail party. It even has some cool tribal style patterns on it. Wear a pair of black strappy open toe heels to match with the dress.

Black and Silver Bodycon Embellished Shift Dress

black and silver bodycon embellished shift dress

Having some semi-sheer mesh element in a dress can often make it look more elegant. As an example, this black and silver bodycon shift dress has the semi-sheer sleeves that simply take the dress to another level. The silver pattern in the black dress is so stylish and unique. You can simply pair the dress with silver sequin heels to achieve an absolutely elegant and stylish look.

White Embellished Sheath Knee Length Dress

white embellished sheath knee length dress

If you don’t like embellished dress that has sequin almost covers the whole dress, here is white dress that only has some subtle silver sequin attached to it. It is a white long sleeve sheath knee length dress that simply looks pure and elegant. You can pair the dress with white ankle strap open toe heels to complete this remarkable look.

Black Two-Toned Embellished Bodycon Maxi Dress

black two toned embellished bodycon maxi dress

To achieve a gorgeous and elegant look, you can wear this black two-toned-embellished maxi dress. The top part of the dress is a black sleeveless top with some nifty silver patterns, while the bottom part is a black high split maxi skirt. To add an extra elegant touch, you can wear a pair of gold ankle strap open toe heels.

Gold and White Bodycon Dress with Black Open Toe Heels

gold and white bodycon dress black open toe heels

If you are looking for a dress for your next cocktail party that doesn’t require you to show any skill but that still makes you shine among others, here is an eye catching gold and white embellished bodycon dress. Simply pair this dress with black open toe heels and you are ready to shine.

Pale Pink Sheer Shoulder Chiffon Dress

white sheer shoulder chiffon dress

Some of the dresses mentioned are quite eye catching indeed. Some of them may even be considered as aggressive. Now, for a girl-next-door look, you may want to consider this ladylike chiffon dress. It is a white sheer-shoulder floral embellished chiffon dress. With its pale pink background and white floral patterns, the dress simply looks lovely. Wear it with pale pink heels that matches perfectly with the dress.

White A Line Floral Dress

white a line floral dress

Similar to the previous dress, this one is also a floral embellished dress, but this time, it is a white one with the a-line cutting. Instead of looking like the girl next door, pair the dress with white heels and a gold clutch purse to achieve a look that is feminine and slightly more mature.

Black Spaghetti Strap Maxi Floral Dress

black spaghetti strap maxi floral dress

This is such a beautiful and elegant dress that can grab people’s attention without requiring you to show much skin at all. That’s the magic of semi-sheer mesh overlay. The dress is basically a black spaghetti strap maxi floral embellished dress with semi-sheer mesh sleeves. Simply pair it with black open toe heels to achieve this refreshing and remarkable outfit.

Black and Silver Embellished Dress

black and silver embellished dress

This is a black and silver slip shift dress that looks pretty stylish. To build a cool and dark look around it, you can wear black cutout ankle boots to match with the dress.

Silver Long Sleeve Bodycon Dress

silver long sleeve bodycon dress

This is one of the those dresses that have extremely sexy cutting that is well balanced out with some elegant details. It is a silver long sleeve deep v neck bodycon dress. The elegant silver sequin details really make the deep v neck design look more natural. Simply wear silver open toe heels to complete this gorgeous outfit.

Pale Pink and Red Embellished Chiffon Dress

pale pink and red embellished chiffon dress

This may be a controversial dress to put in this list. The dress is so difficult to pull off that it is so easy to wear it and look awkward. Nevertheless, I feel that this dress has the potential to be one of those dresses that can make you really stand out from the crowd, given you have the matching character to bring out the beauty of the dress. Anyway, to style this pink and red embellished chiffon dress, wear pale pink strappy open toe heels to complete the outfit with an elegant touch.

Black Pearl Embellished Bodycon Dress

black pearl embellished bodycon dress

As mentioned early, sequin is not the only decorative elements that you can put on a dress. Here is a black pearl embellished bodycon dress. Surprisingly, as classy and expensive the pearls sound, the result is actually an adorable dress. Wear silver ankle strap open toe heels to complete the outfit with elegance.

White Chiffon Floral Mini Dress

white chiffon floral mini dress

The dress really does touch the limit of my imagination. It is a white mini chiffon dress that uses color faux flowers as the decorative element for the dress. I would recommend you to wear boho style sandals to achieve an absolutely refreshing look.

White and Pink Embellished Flare Mini Dress

white and pink embellished flare mini dress

For a ladylike look, you can wear this beautiful white and pink embellished flare dress that has so many nifty and elegant details in it. Wear white ankle strap heels to complete the all-white pure looking outfit.

I hope you enjoy this list of embellished dress outfits. If you want to see more outfit ideas, there are thousands of more outfit ideas in this website waiting for you to discover.