Shop Beautiful Formal Dresses for Women at JCPenney

Whether invitations are pouring in for a fundraiser or a gala, the dress code formal attire can strike just a tad bit of confusion. A gown for each event may pop up in your head, but isn't an affordable choice. To help you pick your next great outfit, JCPenney has got your back. We bring you a curated range of plus-size formal dresses that are all about elegance. Choose them from your favorite color and well-known brands like Liz Claiborne and Giovanna Signature. From short and long evening party dresses to ball gowns, we have all the formal dresses for women in the latest styles and designs.

Plus-Size Evening Dresses for All Occasions

The key to dressing for a formal look is to pick the right outfit for the event and the venue. For instance, our plus-size ball gowns are perfect for white-tie weddings. It's the only time you get to kick up your heels in styles other than prom to make your entrance noticed. Alternatively, black tie events call for our plus-size evening gowns. Go for classic colors like black or silver in floor-grazing lengths to make a sophisticated statement. Complete the look with a pair of sleek stilettoes and matching jewelry. You could also reach out to women’s cocktail dresses for semi-formal or black-tie optional events. You can go a little out of the box and seek midi-length dresses in different silhouettes. No matter your style preference, we have all the options you need. Shop now and save more.

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