shops.ae
Clothing

Buy Evening Dresses

23 results
Long Sleeved Jersey Gown
Long Sleeved Jersey Gown
This navy lightweight jersey gown is infused with a glamorous 1970s spirit and demonstrates the designer Rhea Costa's value of elegant simplicity. It's crafted in the brand's atelier with mutton-leg sleeves and a draped silhouette that flows in the back. Upswept hair is essential to make the most of the dramatic silhouette.
AED3,100.-
Ounass
Metallic One-Shoulder Gown
Metallic One-Shoulder Gown
Rhea Costa's Metallic One-Shoulder Gown is designed for a head-turning entrance. The European-made dress is feminine and modern, with a dramatic asymmetrical neckline, ruched waist and gathered skirt that gives a glimpse of leg. Style with glittering drop earrings and a glossy heel.
AED2,825.-
Ounass
Metallic One-Shoulder Gown
Metallic One-Shoulder Gown
This daring design from Rhea Costa is the perfect choice for black tie invitations. The European-made gown is cut with contemporary flair, the glittering fabric draping at the shoulder cut-out and encasing the figure before dropping to a floor-sweeping hemline. Style with sparkling drop earrings and a metallic heel.
AED2,975.-
Ounass
Metallic Cape Ruched Gown
Metallic Cape Ruched Gown
This statuesque gown from Rhea Costa is a sophisticated choice for special occasions. Crafted in Europe, the glamorous gown drapes elegantly, flattering with central ruching at the waistline. Make the most of the plunging neckline with sparkling statement jewels.
AED2,360.-
Ounass
Ruched Crepe Gown
Ruched Crepe Gown
Rhea Costa's Ruched Crepe Gown should be reserved for the most elegant occasions. The European-made gown is feminine and fluid, with delicately puffed sleeves, a wrap construction and dramatic slit in the floor-length skirt. Style with sparkling earrings and a metallic heel.
AED2,800.-
Ounass
Off Shoulder Jersey Gown
Off Shoulder Jersey Gown
New from the designer's eveningwear lineup, Rhea Costa's shimmering black gown is crafted from liquid-like jersey that softly slides over the skin for an ultra-flattering effect. It's shaped with a strapless sweetheart neckline, ruched sides that create graceful folds across the waistline and has a high hemline slit to show off your heels. Accentuate the subtle sheen of the fabric with glinting jewellery.
AED1,920.-
Ounass
Draped Crepe Gown
Draped Crepe Gown
Prepare to make an entrance at the next soirée in this Rhea Costa dramatic draped gown. Crafted in crepe, the sleeveless dress features a draped plunging neckline, a cinched waist and a draped skirt with an open front and a train. The bold colour calls for metallic or heels, and a matching clutch.
AED5,350.-
Ounass
Glitter Asymmetrical Gown
Glitter Asymmetrical Gown
Asymmetry is in, and Rhea Costa's take on the trend is a beautifully feminine creation. Made from a shimmery fabric, this dress features a plunging wrap decolleté, long sleeves and a draped design with a tie belt and a side slit skirt. Pair the bold colour with metallic heels and statement earrings.
AED5,250.-
Ounass
Glitter One Shoulder Gown
Glitter One Shoulder Gown
Feminine, dramatic and unique: this Rhea Costa Gown will make a statement at the next soirée. Crafted in a shimmery knit fabric, it features a draped one-sleeve design and a long train skirt, with a cinched waist to balance out the silhouette. Let the front slit showcase beautiful stilettos.
AED6,050.-
Ounass
Glitter Padded Shoulder Gown
Glitter Padded Shoulder Gown
This 1980s-inspired gown by Rhea Costa is sure to make an impression at the next event. Crafted in a shimmery knit fabric, it features a draped wrap design cinched at the waist by a band and long sleeves with exaggerated shoulder pads. Add embellished heels and a metallic clutch to maximise the feminine allure.
AED5,500.-
Ounass
One Shoulder Crepe Gown
One Shoulder Crepe Gown
Asymmetry is having a moment, and this Rhea Costa gown is a beautiful way to wear the trend at the next event. Crafted in crepe, the draped design features a one-shoulder detail and a tied effect at the waist. Let a pair of embellished stilettos peek out from the slit and add a metallic clutch.
AED5,350.-
Ounass
Metallic Ruched Gown
Metallic Ruched Gown
Vintage-inspired elegance is captured in Rhea Costa's Metallic Ruched Gown. The glittering creation is European-made, draping from the padded shoulders to the wrap waistline. Make the most of the slit in the skirt and showcase a sparkling heel.
AED3,150.-
Ounass
One Shoulder Train Gown
One Shoulder Train Gown
Rhea Costa's blue gown is complemented by liquid gold lurex draping that goes all the way around to create a train that moves as you do. It's crafted to a form-fitting silhouette with a one-shoulder neckline and artfully draped bodice, then descends to a floor-sweeping skirt. Highlight the dramatic cut with an ankle-bracelet and stilettos.
AED3,700.-
Ounass
Metallic Draped Gown
Metallic Draped Gown
The Metallic Draped Gown is a stunning choice for red carpet and black tie events. From every angle the gown is designed to turn heads, from the puffed shoulders to the plunging neckline, the ruched waistline and the side slit in the skirt. Team with chandelier earrings and a glossy heel.
AED2,775.-
Ounass
One Shoulder Jersey Gown
One Shoulder Jersey Gown
Rhea Costa's blue and grey gown is an elegant choice for black-tie events. It's crafted from sumptuous liquid-like jersey to a one-shoulder silhouette with a ruched waist panel that accentuates the figure-skimming profile before falling to a slim wrap-style skirt with a slit. Style it with a bright clutch to add a pop of colour.
AED1,785.-
Ounass
Strapless Crepe Gown
Strapless Crepe Gown
Rhea Costa is synonymous with an elegant and lavish aesthetic, and this black and gold strapless gown is a fine example. The bodice is crafted with liquid gold lurex and features a flattering bandeau neckline before it falls into a soft, slim floor-grazing skirt with a single side seam slit for movement. Just add stilettos for your next evening soirée.
AED1,940.-
Ounass
Contrast Bodice Tafetta Gown
Contrast Bodice Tafetta Gown
Rhea Costa’s black contrast bodice taffeta gown features sparkling gold lurex, a fabric seen throughout the designer's recent collection. It's the product of fine craftsmanship, made from soft taffeta that emanates a luminous sheen that complements the lurex bodice. Opt for gold-tone metal accessories for a considered occasion edit.
AED1,575.-
Ounass
One Shoulder Gown with Belt
One Shoulder Gown with Belt
This striking gown from Rhea Costa's collection guarantees a head-turning entrance at any event. Cut with a feminine draped column silhouette, it features an of-the-moment one-sleeve design and a matching wide buckle belt. Let a pair of statement heels peek from the wrap hemline.
AED5,650.-
Ounass
Strapless Gown with Belt
Strapless Gown with Belt
Unabashedly feminine, this Strapless Gown from Rhea Costa's collection will make a statement at the next soirée. Crafted with a bustier neckline and draped bodice, the waist is cinched with a matching buckle belt while the skirt features a cascading ruffle. Pair with metallic accessories for a coquettish finish.
AED5,900.-
Ounass
One Shoulder Jersey Gown with Belt
One Shoulder Jersey Gown with Belt
This striking gown from Rhea Costa's collection guarantees a head-turning entrance at any event. Cut from metallic fabric with a feminine draped column silhouette, it features an of-the-moment one-sleeve design and a matching wide buckle belt. Let a pair of statement heels peek from the wrap hemline.
AED5,650.-
Ounass
Pleated Jersey Gown
Pleated Jersey Gown
Romanian design studio Rhea Costa's meticulous attention to detail is showcased in this sophisticated gown. Crafted in subtly sparkling jersey, its V-neckline and floor-length skirt are softly draped to create a graceful feminine silhouette. For formal gatherings, accessorise it with opulent gold jewellery and metallic high-heeled sandals.
AED5,900.-
Ounass
Glitter One Shoulder Train Gown
Glitter One Shoulder Train Gown
Rhea Costa's creations are designed for a dramatic entrance at special events, and this gown is proof. Crafted in a glittery fabric, it features a corset bodice with a one-shoulder design and an asymmetrical draped skirt with a train. Offset the light hue with black stilettos and a matching minaudière.
AED6,400.-
Ounass
Glitter Off Shoulder Gown
Glitter Off Shoulder Gown
This Rhea Costa Gown is a dramatic piece to save for a special event. Crafted in a glittery knit fabric, it features an off-the-shoulder draped design echoed by draping on the hips and a stunning train. A metallic clutch and heels will beautifully recall the shimmer of the gown.
AED5,800.-
Ounass

About Evening Dresses

Style is hard to define but easy to spot – and easier is to notice a flaw in it. Women fashion has evolved much over time. With changing trends, people are leaving old ways of dressing and focusing on a new one. These days going out for an evening party, wedding or special occasion demands much more than an expensive flared dress. The competition is high, everyone wants to stand out, which is the reason why the clothing sector has grown tremendously.


Studies have also revealed that an average woman spends about $80 and 11 hours per month on her styling ventures. However, a common mistake woman keeps repeating is picking a dress that does not match their style. They buy it otherwise just because it was looking good on another lady, was cheap or trending on social media. Making such mistakes while buying an evening dress for a special occasion is always costly. It can not only charge you hundreds of dollars on apparel, shoes and accessories but will also ruin your night and image for a long time. If you wish to look flawless and elegantly chic on a special occasion, important is to pick a dress carefully.


Common mistakes women make while buying maxi evening dresses


Wearing trendy outfit gives women a feeling of being a part of the crowd. It can boost their confidence, uplift their mood and help them feel beautiful. To the fact, every dress in the market can make you look gorgeous if not, it’s probably because the choice of colour or style is not the right for the occasion. Social surveys reveal that women are more than often to buy dresses just because they are trending for the moment. These women are found ignoring the fact that they don’t look flattering in that dress or it doesn’t suit the occasion. Today, we will share some of the most common mistakes’ women make while buying dresses for special events.


Maxi or coast evening dresses- Picking wrong size and style


Most of the women on this date believe that they will look flattering and attractive by revealing more of their skin. Although there is nothing with a bit of sex appeal, it has to be tasteful. A skirt or dress that is too small, especially on a family event will never help you look elegant and fashionable. It’s better to keep your short skirts and coast evening dresses for a friend’s party. Opt for maxi evening dresses with stylish cuts if you intend to look sophisticatedly sexy with a classy vibe in a family gathering. Moreover, falling for an extra length gown in the belief that it will look more flattering could end up as a disaster. Never try manipulating one dress style to mimic others.


Casual or formal dresses for plus size – Not choosing according to the occasion


Not choosing a dress according to the occasion, can be the biggest disaster. It is a common mistake woman make while shopping evening dresses. Ladies, your occasion is important and the key to impressing is to know the environment and dress up accordingly. The worse thing a woman can do to spoil her image is to be over or underdressed. If not sure about the situation, ask the host for dress code or consult others who are going be on the eve so that you can plan ahead. Moreover, avoid buying a style, keeping Instagram in mind. Rather than focusing on what is trending, pay attention to the nature of the occasion. Additionally, consider height, body size and type while selecting colour, print or cuts when you head to buy ladies formal wear in Dubai.


Picking lavish and avoiding affordable evening dresses


Being unrealistic about their budget is another major blunder woman make. Most of the women believe that a costly dress will always look good on them no matter what. It’s not necessary that dress with big numbers on the price tag is always classy. Thus, recommended is to clearly define and stick to the budget while heading to buy evening dresses. It merely does not mean that you can pick a dress from sale just because it was cheap. However, you can consider visiting stores that offer designer evening gowns on sale. Such stores are the best places to explore different styles, colours and cuts from brands and buying one in economical price that suits your budget.


None or long sleeve evening dresses – Ignoring the details


Attention to details like length of sleeves, cuts, use of sequins and flair of the gown plays a major role in building or destroying your entire look. Unfortunately, women do not pay much attention to these small yet crucial details while shopping. Besides the main course, your dress, accessories are also important to look at. If you are not able to pair them in the right style, colour and proportion of jewellery, all the efforts are in vain. Similarly, important is to ensure that your dress creates a smooth silhouette with no bumps, bulges or peek-a-boo of undergarments. Moreover, the dress should be wrinkle-free if it’s made of soft fabric like silk, and there should be no threads or tags coming through it.

Tips on how to choose an affordable Evening Dress according to the occasion

Whether you are getting ready for a prom night, friend’s birthday party, a lavish dinner party or an important function at work, pick a dress that helps you look stunning and feel self-assured. Finding a perfect and affordable evening dress is easier than said, though, as any female can tell you after hours of hectic dress hunting.  The women warder has most of shades, styles, measurements, fabric and details as compare to men and kids. This is the reason why it is never an easy task to find a perfect article. This is why we have compiled a list of tips to help. Next time you search for a perfect look, these tips will help you find what you must wear to rock your event and feel like a bombshell!

  • Create a budget –Formal dresses for women are available at all prices ranging from less as fifty dollars up to a high range that comes in thousands of dollars. Before you step out for dress hunt, think how much money you are willing to invest in the dress. Creating a budget will prevent you from spending regrets later.
  • Consider the accessories –Remember ladies every bit of your personality is a blessing and needs a little attention and accessories to flaunt it. While setting a budget, dress must not be the only price consideration for you. Keep in mind that you will need to have a pair of matching footwear, jewellery items, clutch and some shades of cosmetics to complete your look.
  • Finding the right fit –A extremely fitted dress might get eyes on you. But will make you spend entire night tugging and pulling all the material in. Just like the confidence of a lady, a moderate fit also plays a role in unleashing the true beauty of women in a gown. Better is to get your recent measurements and try to find a dress in the exact size.
  • Consider undergarments –Do you know the layering concept in winter wear? Somewhat same applies on wearing evening dresses. As they are made of delicate material, and silhouette should be your primary concern. Always consider some space for undergarments and don’t let them do a go-show when you wear that delicate body-hugging dress.
  • Dress for the eve –Picking the right dress is also about where you will be wearing it. A wedding dress is not the same as an evening dress that you can wear to a work function. Likewise, for a cocktail party, you need to keep it simple yet chic. Going for an A-line skirt with a sweetheart neckline would be flirty yet not over the top.
  • The Hues –An evening dress must compliment your skin tone and it is an important point to consider. In the case of mayhem, black should be your pick. For lighter skin tones, you can consider going with winter and natural hues. While on the flip side, you can go for colours like coral, pale blue, and red. They help to stand out in the crowd.
  • The shape of the dress-Pick a dress that sophisticatedly flaunts your signature curves. For a tall and thin body, you can opt for tight-fit gown while girls with hourglass shape would sexier in a low-cut dress that nips at the waist. Ladies with some junk in the trunk or a pear-shaped body should go for slimming black gown that draws attention upward with a lacy, sheer top.
  • Second opinion –Everyone struggles to figure out how the dress is looking on them and wondering if they will regret the purchase or not. Thus, it is important to get a second opinion on a dress. You can visit the customer review and product description section in online stores. Know more about the final look of the selected dress and decide accordingly.
  • Choosing the right brand –Not everything you see online is real. To avoid falling prey to online shopping scams, always head to brand’s online for buying evening dresses in Dubai. To help ladies with their style needs, we at shops.ae have more than 500 brands. All these are selling high-quality designer evening gown on sale in the UAE.

Remember ladies; A good dress is would never be enough to style you for the night. You will surely need a lot of accessories to complete your look. Online shopping helps you to get hands-on a complete look for the evening in economical rates readily. During online shopping, you can see many displays that will give you an idea about how you should style for the evening. Also about what accessories you need to pair with the dress. Shops.ae is a one-stop solution for all such style and dressing needs. Visit now to book your entire look and live a fairy-tale night in your evening gown.

Question & Answer

When to wear evening dress

The evening dresses come in different styles and cuts. Wearing an evening dress depends on your personality and what the style calls for the evening. You can wear evening dresses generally at weddings, lavish birthday parties, work parties, prom night, or an executive dinner party. Moreover, evening dresses need to be paired with footwear and jewellery carefully. The combination of all helps to create a perfect look for your evening dress for any occasion.

What is formal evening dress?

Formal evening dresses are long flared gown that is body-hugging above the waist but wider below it. Mostly made of sleek fabric these look like a long frock. Formal dress codes always demand minimum jewellery and hairdo with polished makeup to elevate the look. A formal cocktail evening dress is one that requires a little addition of style and bold tones in your wardrobe. These dresses must be of high quality and fit well. The formal evening dress is neither too short like a skirt nor too long like a gown. Moreover, they are generally paired with sleek accessories and makeover.

What to wear with evening dress?

It is important to have an evening dress according to your body type. Moreover, it must have to be comfortable keeping you adored and confident all night. If your dress is not too long or full, pair them with high heels to keep it from dragging on the floor. Pairing your evening dress with flats is never a good idea. Moreover, prefer going with one bold piece of jewellery. If you are wearing a low neckline, consider wearing a bold neckless and forget about the earrings at all. Your handbag must also compliment your evening dress. Thus, an everyday bag can never be an option to consider with your dress.

Where can I buy cheap evening dresses in Dubai?

Shops.ae is an online website that gives you access to more than 500 brands including; Debenhams, Asos, Ralph Lauren, Zara, Calvin Klein, Gucci, H&M, Dior, Dolce and Gabbana, and Versace. These are selling trendiest evening dresses online in the UAE. Moreover, we have, shops like Berrylook, Centre Point Stores, Namshi, Newchic, Ounass, and Yoins. Plus, few more names to mention that guarantee high-quality product including clothing, footwear, and accessories for all style needs of females.

Ladies, when it comes to buying a dress for a special occasion, you must avoid having the best of everything. No matter how tailored your garment is, it’s always prone to food and coffee spills, moths and going out of style. Thus it is vital to make a wise, careful and economic decision.  So shop from a trusted product comparison site to get hands-on a picture-perfect option, effortlessly.