Plus Size Cocktail Dresses for Special Occasions

Ambrosia in Black, plus size cocktail dresses

We have Plus Size Cocktail Dresses and Party Dresses here at Sophisticated Curves. Get the styles you love by Kiyonna, IGIGI, SWAK Designs and more. Beautiful, Elegant, and Trendy are how we describe our wide range of beautiful cocktail dresses. These dresses stop at or just above the knees and come in a wide variety of colors and styles. Find the one that connects with your personal style. Reinforce your style, confidence, and beauty with one of our gorgeous dresses.

Featured here is one of IGIGI’s most adorable plus size cocktail dresses, the Ambrosia Plus Size Dress in black. This cocktail dress is very sexy and seductive. Made to be worn on or off shoulder, the Ambrosia is perfect for a cocktail party or romantic night out on the town. Where would you wear it?

Our Featured Plus Size Cocktail Dresses:


Valentina Lace Illusion Cocktail Dress - Black/Burgundy (Womens Plus Size)

Valentina Lace Illusion Cocktail Dress – Black/Burgundy (Womens Plus Size)

$118.00

Get ready to alter the senses in our stunning Valentina Illusion Dress. No matter your shape, the contrasting side lace panels will give you a knockout hourglass silhouette. The beautiful lace continues on the shoulders, sheer sleeves, and covers the entire back of the dress, giving the appearance of a completely different dress from behind. The silky stretch fabric on the front of the dress el… [Read more]

Brand: Kiyonna

Retro Lace Cocktail Party Evening Dress, Black on Red (Womens Plus Size)

Retro Lace Cocktail Party Evening Dress, Black on Red (Womens Plus Size)

$168.00

For this lace confection of a frock, we channeled the forties for romantic inspiration of a time past. Reminiscent of an old Hollywood heroine, this dress embodies the retro styling of a swingy skirt and removable satin sash. A vintage-inspired brooch adds just a hint of sparkle. Blending classic and contemporary times, this stretch scalloped lace gently skims over your curves for a delightfull… [Read more]

Brand: Kiyonna

Sweetheart Dressy Cocktail Wrap Dress, Black (Womens Plus Size)

Sweetheart Dressy Cocktail Wrap Dress, Black (Womens Plus Size)

$98.00

You can never have enough wrap dresses. The ubber flattering silhouette gets an update with a feminine sweetheart neckline and bold new colors and prints. Incredibly versatile, this one dress can grace your curves at weddings, dinner dates, graduations or any other of your special occasions. Pair with classic pumps or strappy sandals and finish with a clutch for a sophisticated chic yet effortl… [Read more]

Brand: Kiyonna

Betsey Retro Ruched Cocktail Party Evening Dress, Navy Blue (Womens Plus Size)

Betsey Retro Ruched Cocktail Party Evening Dress, Navy Blue (Womens Plus Size)

$128.00

Channel Marilyn in this number, inspired by the subtly sexy style of the 40s and 50s. The ruching of this dress will lovingly hug your curves, smoothing and enhancing while making you the star of the night. Made of a soft mesh, this dress has some great stretch while giving your curves some definition! The v-neck and the half sleeves are flattering and suggestive, giving you just enough coverag… [Read more]

Brand: Kiyonna

Sweetheart Dressy Cocktail Wrap Dress, Navy Blue (Womens Plus Size)

Sweetheart Dressy Cocktail Wrap Dress, Navy Blue (Womens Plus Size)

$98.00

You can never have enough wrap dresses. The ubber flattering silhouette gets an update with a feminine sweetheart neckline and bold new colors and prints. Incredibly versatile, this one dress can grace your curves at spring/summer weddings, dinner dates, graduations or any other of your special occasions. Pair with classic pumps or strappy sandals and finish with a clutch for a sophisticated ch… [Read more]

Brand: Kiyonna

Sweet Luna Lace Dress, Black (Womens Plus Size)

Sweet Luna Lace Dress, Black (Womens Plus Size)

$158.00

If you love our Smitten Lace Top then you will just adore our Luna Lace Dress! With the same amazing lace and mesh backing to hide nude bra straps; this dress ups the ante in feminine style. The ruched torso hides tummy troubles and a slightly full A-line skirt will give you a fabulous hourglass-like shape. Pear, hourglass, and slight apple shapes look best in this style. [Read more]

Brand: Kiyonna

Causal Evening Whimsy Wrap Dress, Red (Plus Size)

Causal Evening Whimsy Wrap Dress, Red (Plus Size)

$98.00

Our Whimsy Wrap Dress is a flirty piece with beautiful cascading flounces along the skirt's front panels and bottom hem. This functional wrap dress is the perfect silhouette for all body types and the extra cinch feature at the waist will only accentuate your fabulous curves even more. The cross-over neckline is great for adjusting the wrap to your preferred coverage and you will love the fitte… [Read more]

Brand: Kiyonna

Trendy Winona Hi-Lo Wrap Dress, Black (Womens Plus Size)

Trendy Winona Hi-Lo Wrap Dress, Black (Womens Plus Size)

$108.00

Exude confidence in this fully functional wrap dress with a stylish hi-lo skirt. The hem of the beautifully draped skirt hits at or below your knees in front, while the back hem hits low to mid-calf. A longer sash is able to wrap fully around your body to emphasize your waist, making the smallest part of your body a flattering focal point. A cute gathered detail at the shoulders and ultra-soft … [Read more]

Brand: Kiyonna

Retro Lace Cocktail Party Evening Dress, Black on Black (Womens Plus Size)

Retro Lace Cocktail Party Evening Dress, Black on Black (Womens Plus Size)

$168.00

For this lace confection of a frock, we channeled the forties for romantic inspiration of a time past. Reminiscent of an old Hollywood heroine, this dress embodies the retro styling of a swingy skirt and removable satin sash. A vintage-inspired brooch adds just a hint of sparkle. Blending classic and contemporary times, this stretch scalloped lace gently skims over your curves for a delightfull… [Read more]

Brand: Kiyonna

Scalloped Lace Cocktail Evening Dress, Black on Nude (Womens Plus Size)

Scalloped Lace Cocktail Evening Dress, Black on Nude (Womens Plus Size)

$158.00

Expect to turn heads in this simply exquisite lace frock. For a touch of Old Hollywood, opt for the delicate scalloped black lace overlay with a subtle nude lining peeking through. If deviating from the little black dress, choose the intricate chocolate scalloped lace with a surprising hint of color in the mauve lining. Infused with stretch for a figure flattering fit. Feminine 3/4 length scall… [Read more]

Brand: Kiyonna

Scalloped Lace Cocktail Evening Dress, Black on Black (Womens Plus Size)

Scalloped Lace Cocktail Evening Dress, Black on Black (Womens Plus Size)

$158.00

Expect to turn heads in this simply exquisite lace frock. For a touch of Old Hollywood, opt for the delicate scalloped black lace overlay with a subtle nude lining peeking through. If deviating from the little black dress, choose the intricate chocolate scalloped lace with a surprising hint of color in the mauve lining. Infused with stretch for a figure flattering fit. Feminine 3/4 length scall… [Read more]

Brand: Kiyonna

Retro Lace Cocktail Party Evening Dress, Black on Purple (Womens Plus Size)

Retro Lace Cocktail Party Evening Dress, Black on Purple (Womens Plus Size)

$168.00

For this lace confection of a frock, we channeled the forties for romantic inspiration of a time past. Reminiscent of an old Hollywood heroine, this dress embodies the retro styling of a swingy skirt and removable satin sash. A vintage-inspired brooch adds just a hint of sparkle. Blending classic and contemporary times, this stretch scalloped lace gently skims over your curves for a delightfull… [Read more]

Brand: Kiyonna

Harlow Faux Wrap Dressy Cocktail Dress, Black (Womens Plus Size)

Harlow Faux Wrap Dressy Cocktail Dress, Black (Womens Plus Size)

$108.00

A curve skimming faux wrap silhouette epitomizes easy elegance. We kept it simple with ¾ length sleeves and a flattering surplice neckline but made it modern with a wide sash. A striking print with bold black sash gives this classic silhouette a more contemporary edge. Deep purple and black noir are timeless colors your wardrobe will thank you for. Wear this figure flattering style w… [Read more]

Brand: Kiyonna

Valentina Lace Illusion Cocktail Dress - Black/Navy (Womens Plus Size)

Valentina Lace Illusion Cocktail Dress – Black/Navy (Womens Plus Size)

$118.00

Get ready to alter the senses in our stunning Valentina Illusion Dress. No matter your shape, the contrasting side lace panels will give you a knockout hourglass silhouette. The beautiful lace continues on the shoulders, sheer sleeves, and covers the entire back of the dress, giving the appearance of a completely different dress from behind. The silky stretch fabric on the front of the dress el… [Read more]

Brand: Kiyonna

Sweetheart Dressy Cocktail Wrap Dress, Red (Womens Plus Size)

Sweetheart Dressy Cocktail Wrap Dress, Red (Womens Plus Size)

$98.00

You can never have enough wrap dresses. The ubber flattering silhouette gets an update with a feminine sweetheart neckline and bold new colors and prints. Incredibly versatile, this one dress can grace your curves at weddings, dinner dates, graduations or any other of your special occasions. Pair with classic pumps or strappy sandals and finish with a clutch for a sophisticated chic yet effortl… [Read more]

Brand: Kiyonna

Gigi Lace Faux Wrap Cinch Cocktail Dress - Black Lace / Blush Lining (Womens Plus Size)

Gigi Lace Faux Wrap Cinch Cocktail Dress – Black Lace / Blush Lining (Womens Plus Size)

$96.00

Get ready to turn heads in our Gigi Lace Cinch Dress. This sultry and ultra-flattering faux wrap cinch dress will have your admirers saying "WOW". Light stretch lace with feminine scalloped trim lays over a deep blush nude lining. The deep color lining will allow this dress to compliment all skin tones with ease. The wrap neckline and cross-over skirt will give a wonderful slimming ef… [Read more]

Brand: Kiyonna

Scalloped Lace Cocktail Evening Dress, Navy Lace/Nude Lining (Womens Plus Size)

Scalloped Lace Cocktail Evening Dress, Navy Lace/Nude Lining (Womens Plus Size)

$158.00

Expect to turn heads in this simply exquisite lace frock. For a touch of Old Hollywood, opt for the delicate scalloped navy lace overlay with a subtle nude lining peeking through. Infused with stretch for a figure flattering fit. Feminine 3/4 length scalloped sleeves and a v-neckline add subtle sophistication. [Read more]

Brand: Kiyonna

Twirl and Swirl Cocktail Dress, Berry Bloom/Black (Women's Plus Size)

Twirl and Swirl Cocktail Dress, Berry Bloom/Black (Women’s Plus Size)

$128.00

Sip your cocktail in feminine style with our Twirl and Swirl Cocktail Dress! The contrasting black illusion yoke and sleeves add a mesmerizingly trendy detail to the overall retro feel of the sweetheart neckline and empire waist. The ruched waistband pulls the silhouette in while the full, gathered skirt falls over your curves making you want to twirl in confidence. [Read more]

Brand: Kiyonna

Signature Lace Cocktail Dress, Magenta Maven (Women's Plus Size)

Signature Lace Cocktail Dress, Magenta Maven (Women’s Plus Size)

$108.00

Demure, yet sultry is the name of the game with our Signature Lace Cocktail Dress. A dramatic plunge neckline is fixed with a built-in lace inset for a fashionably modest look. Also designed with ruching from shoulders to waist that gives a flattering detail that brings the eyes inward. Thanks to the nude mesh lining of the inset, forget the plunge bra and be comfortably stylish all night! [Read more]

Brand: Kiyonna

Gigi Lace Faux Wrap Cinch Cocktail Dress - Black Lace / Burgundy Lining (Womens Plus Size)

Gigi Lace Faux Wrap Cinch Cocktail Dress – Black Lace / Burgundy Lining (Womens Plus Size)

$96.00

Get ready to turn heads in our Gigi Lace Cinch Dress. This sultry and ultra-flattering faux wrap cinch dress will have your admirers saying "WOW". Light stretch lace with feminine scalloped trim lays over a deep blush nude lining. The deep color lining will allow this dress to compliment all skin tones with ease. The wrap neckline and cross-over skirt will give a wonderful slimming ef… [Read more]

Brand: Kiyonna

Valentina Lace Illusion Cocktail Dress - Black/Orchid (Womens Plus Size)

Valentina Lace Illusion Cocktail Dress – Black/Orchid (Womens Plus Size)

$118.00

Get ready to alter the senses in our stunning Valentina Illusion Dress. No matter your shape, the contrasting side lace panels will give you a knockout hourglass silhouette. The beautiful lace continues on the shoulders, sheer sleeves, and covers the entire back of the dress, giving the appearance of a completely different dress from behind. The silky stretch fabric on the front of the dress el… [Read more]

Brand: Kiyonna

Fully Beaded Cocktail Dress

Fully Beaded Cocktail Dress

$278.00

Strapless cocktail dress that is accented with a beaded design through out the entire dress. The jacket of the dress is accented with the same beaded design. The bottom the of dress has a jagged appearance which adds to the beauty of the dress. [Read more]

Signature Lace Cocktail Dress, Cobalt Blue (Women's Plus Size)

Signature Lace Cocktail Dress, Cobalt Blue (Women’s Plus Size)

$108.00

Demure, yet sultry is the name of the game with our Signature Lace Cocktail Dress. A dramatic plunge neckline is fixed with a built-in lace inset for a fashionably modest look. Also designed with ruching from shoulders to waist that gives a flattering detail that brings the eyes inward. Thanks to the nude mesh lining of the inset, forget the plunge bra and be comfortably stylish all night! [Read more]

Brand: Kiyonna

Twirl and Swirl Cocktail Dress, Wild Watercolor/Black (Women's Plus Size)

Twirl and Swirl Cocktail Dress, Wild Watercolor/Black (Women’s Plus Size)

$128.00

Sip your cocktail in feminine style with our Twirl and Swirl Cocktail Dress! The contrasting black illusion yoke and sleeves add a mesmerizingly trendy detail to the overall retro feel of the sweetheart neckline and empire waist. The ruched waistband pulls the silhouette in while the full, gathered skirt falls over your curves making you want to twirl in confidence. [Read more]

Brand: Kiyonna

Faux Leather Trim Lace Dress

Faux Leather Trim Lace Dress

$27.98

Lovely in allover floral lace, this navy dress has short sleeves and a scoop neck. With a streamlined silhouette, the darling dress has black faux leather trim on the bust and waist that gives it a chic, upscale look. [Read more]

Brand: Torrid


A newcomer in the plus-size clothing industry, Sophisticated Curves seeks to provide curvy women with a beautiful collection of contemporary and trendy plus size fashions including dresses and separates. Our modern yet feminine label offers styles exclusively in sizes 0x-5x. Specializing in silhouettes that are made to flatter a woman’s curves, Sophisticated Curves online boutique offers plus size cocktail dresses, evening dresses, casual dresses, wedding dresses, tops, pant, leggings, skirts, jeans and more. We believe in looking good with fashion forward sensibility.

Plus Size Cocktail Dresses for Special Occasions was last modified: June 11th, 2015 by William Kinsey

One comment on “Plus Size Cocktail Dresses for Special Occasions

  1. plus size cocktail dresses

    Nice to know that these designers are thinking about all woman and making it so much easier to shop. Great post.I liked the plus size cocktail dress and every time attend a party then i always buy a dress for party.

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