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Finding petite cocktail dresses could not be any easier on the internet at the moment, click below for some great places to shop for petite dresses. Keep reading for tips on what kind of cocktail dress to buy for the petite figure.

For some great ideas on petite cocktail dresses for a smaller frame, look to celebrity Rachel Bilson. At a height of 5' 2" she completely classes as a petite person, and she has got the style just right. There are three necklines that she is a fan of, strapless, thin straps and deep v-necks. These cuts are really the most flattering on a smaller frame, as they play with shape and length. Rachel can also be seen to wear a lot of dresses with a hem just below the knee, which breaks up the overall look and makes the onlooker think she is taller.

Petite Blue Cocktail Dress
Accessorize your petite cocktail dresses by adding long beaded necklaces and dangly earrings. Try layering two or three necklaces at once, as this will again break up your look and make your torso appear longer.

If you are confident in heels, never leave the house without them. Wedges are really good for summer, so strap on a matching pair and make yourself look much taller and more elegant. Petite cocktail dresses will look amazing with heels of any kind, but don't forget that heels look great with everything and it is the easiest way to make yourself look taller.

When choosing a petite cocktail dress, choose something which has just one colour, and best to choose dark colours, this will give you a streamlined effect. Choose a dress with just one colour, and avoid large, bold prints. Keep things simple for the most amazing effect.

Cocktail Dresses
Here you will find loads of gorgeous cocktail dresses in sumptuous fabrics and close fitting styles.

Only Gowns
Cocktail dresses in a whole array of colours, with a designer section and a sale section full of discounted dresses.

Petite Evening Dresses
Style tips and advice on how to choose and wear petite evening dresses.

Cocktail Dress and Heels
This site is totally dedicated to giving you a great evening out, with dresses, shoes and lingerie.

Here are some ideas on cocktail recipes:


Put 2 parts vodka, 1 part white rum, juice of 1/2 lemon and 1/2 part milk. Shake with ice and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a twist of lemon.

White Russian

Shake 2 parts vodka and 1 part kahlua. Then pour over 5 ice cubes in a tumbler. Top up with cream.


Add ice to a glass. Add firstly 1 part Baileys® irish cream, then 1 part whisky, and 5 ice cubes. Stir and serve.

Rose de Mai

Shake together 7 cl. cream, 2 crushed ice cubes, 3 cl. pineapple juice, 2 tsp raspberry syrup. Strain into a large cocktail glass.


Fill a shaker half full with ice cubes. Pour 2 oz pineapple juice, 2 oz orange juice and 2 oz lemon juice into shaker and shake well. Strain drink into a Cocktail glass and serve.