Fashionable Formal Corset Gowns
Formal corset dresses are feminine and figure flattering options for a special evening. Although the corset might have been tossed as an undergarment years ago, its inspiration lives on as a sexy gown style for contemporary women's evening wear. Get ideas from this slideshow of red-carpet worthy looks!
Pictured: Hilary Swank is stunning in a lovely black dress with a corset inspired bodice and unique cut edge ruffling detailing.
Organza and Taffeta Corset Gown
With intricate beading and orange organza and taffeta, a corset evening dress can be sophisticated and statement making. The look of a corset-inspired evening gowns is pulled in and fitted at the bodice, creating an instantly slimming effect that can make the waist appear smaller.
Turquoise Formal Corset Dress
This bold blue formal corset mermaid dress features beadwork embellishments and a long chiffon train.
Old-Fashioned Corset Dress
This one-shouldered number with a cinched waist is at once flirty and sophisticated. Both shorter cocktail dresses and longer evening gowns are designed with corset bodices.
Formal Yet Flirty Corset Dress
The rich purple color and full skirt make a corset dress come alive. Who says you can't be flirty and formal?
Velvet Dress with High Neck
A beaded embroidery bodice gives this corset-style gown an elegant flair.
Corset Style Ball Gown
Feel like a princess in a corset style formal gown with a full skirt and satiny fabric. A corset-style gown places a natural emphasis on the bodice, making it the perfect canvas for luscious details such as gems, crystals, beading, and embroidery.
Red and Black Corset Dress
This red and black corset dress is sexy without showing a lot of skin. The flat line bust is sophisticated and the flowing sleeves and lace add interest to the look.
Couture Corset Dress
Corset dresses go luxe with designer details and intricate embellisments, like this Glama-o-Rama gown.