Nordstrom offers exquisite formal dresses for women, perfect for black-tie affairs and other extra-special occasions. Whether you need an evening gown for a ball, an elegant short dress for a milestone anniversary party or a long formal dress for a charity fundraiser, you'll find lots of dazzling styles to suit you. And at Nordstrom, we always offer a full range of sizes, including petite and plus-size formal dresses. If you'll be attending a fancy wedding, be sure to explore our ideas for formal wedding-guest outfits. You'll find brilliantly curated inspiration for your head-to-toe look, including dresses, wraps, clutches and shoes. And if you need some one-on-one assistance, our personal stylists are happy to provide some expert help—and their services and advice are always free.