Of all the wedding dress codes that exists—black tie, white tie, "island formal" (seriously—it’s a thing)—requested cocktail attire is probably the best deal you can get. Since it basically means "wear something fancy, but like, not too fancy," most appropriate outfits will also work for the office, dinner and drinks with just a few simple tweaks, giving you a built-in excuse to buy something you already wanted. Take full advantage of this get-out-jail-free shopping card now with the 17 wedding guest/whatever-you-really-want-them-for dresses below.
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