How to Dress for a Cocktail Party

How to Dress for a Cocktail Party

We’re back! After over two years of living within the confines of pandemic life, the world is beginning to return to normal, whatever that may look like. This summer, with the return to normal, comes the reintroduction of social events into our lives. After two years of limited interaction with our friends and family, we’re all looking forward to socialization, but after solely wearing athleisure and casual outfits at home, some of us might have forgotten how to dress for a cocktail party. So before summer social season returns in full force, we thought we’d give you a rundown of all our favorite cocktail party looks and how Perkies products might come in handy. 


How to Dress for a Cocktail Party

Silk Slip Dress

  • The silk slip dress: one of our favorite looks for summer is a silk slip dress or slip top and white jeans or printed pants. The slip dress is easy to throw on and can easily be dressed up with some fun jewelry and a pair of strappy heels. While a slip dress can look fabulous without a bra, it can be a difficult option for those who want more coverage as the thin straps and fabric aren’t conducive to wearing a traditional bra. Perkies nipple petals work perfectly under a slip dress because their matte texture won’t show through the dress’ thin material!

silk slip dress

nipple petals. How To Dress for a Cocktail Party


  • A deep v-romper, jumpsuit, or dress: deep v styles are super fun and flirty, but their deep-v necklines can make them quite daring and prone to fashion mishaps. We know that no one wants to fall victim to a nip-slip! Perkies fashion strips can be super helpful since the double-sided adhesive securely adheres to fabric to make sure that your clothes stay in place. 

Pant Suit

  • A linen pant-suit and tight strapless top: wear-to-work style wide-legged trouser pant suits have been really trendy recently with all the hype around brands like Aritzia and their “elevated basics.” A linen pant-suit with a cute tight strapless bra, heels, and gold accessories is the perfect chic look for a cocktail party. If you’re looking for a bra that will give you a little bit of a lift to wear under your strapless top, look no further than the Perkies sticky bra. It’s backless and strapless with a front-closure clasp that will give you a little extra oomph. Even better, you don’t have to worry about buying a new sticky bra every few events because the Perkies sticky bra uses reusable and replaceable medical-grade adhesive, meaning your Perkies sticky bra will be functional for many cocktail party seasons to come. 

strapless top and pants - how to dress for a cocktail party


sticky bras


Like we said, we know you’re all excited for the advent of the summer social season, but the return to socialization after a few years cooped up inside doesn’t come without its anxieties. We hope our ideas for how to dress for a cocktail party prove to be useful as socialization starts up again. With our arsenal of outfits and line of functional undergarments, you’re sure to be the belle of the ball! 



Perkies creates durable and innovative undergarments to help women look and feel their most strong, confident, and beautiful in every aspect of their lives. 


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