Long live the warm summer nights that bring along the fun, the loud music, the good company, and of course, the perfect pretext for you to take out your favorite evening dress and strut it with all the confidence in the world. From the super-hot to the utter elegant, from the minimalist to the heavily embellished, your next party look should be everything but flat and boring.

Dare be sexy and beautiful by making use of all of the summer inspiration we have gathered for you. Below, 9 stunning evening looks to channel on your next night out.

An exposed shoulder to subtly enhance your sex-appeal, layers and layers of chiffon to accent your femininity, and the most delicious of champagne hues to wrap it all together; make sure your next party look has all of these bits of luxury working for it:

Pictured: Sasha Luss for Vogue China.

Party looks evening outfits

If you’d rather put on something sexy and chic instead, why not channel For Love & Lemons’ oh-so-perfect peachy lace set made out of a fitted crop top and a mini skirt? Style the party look with a statement pair of platform heels, a choker and curls, wild, sexy, beautiful curls:

Pictured: Marina Nery for For Love & Lemons “Summer Haze” look book.

Party looks evening outfits

Trust a black dress to be able to take on a myriad of disguises without ever losing it’s elegant, timeless feel. A deep plunge, a bold play on transparency, whatever you choose just make sure it turns your next all-black evening look into a statement:

Pictured: Sasha Pivovarova for V #95.

Party looks evening outfits

Channeling this season’s bohemian trend for the evening is made easy with this romantic and feminine lace kimono. All that’s left to do is perfect the dramatic look with some on-trend summer jewellery pieces and a cool, braided hairstyle:

Pictured: Free People Cool Candy Kimono.

Party looks evening outfits

Of course, there’s no better way to make sure you’ll shine during your next night out than by sporting the most glorious of gold sequins all over your evening dress of choice. Add tulle, feathers and statement jewels to the mix for a truly remarkable outing:

Pictured: Carolina Thaler for How to Spend It.

Party looks evening outfits

Red hot for the evening is nothing if not the sole definition of sexy, all the more if it comes along on minimal, billowy silhouettes set on channeling the modern-chic. Cinch you waist, put on a choker and a high pair of heels for the look to be truly complete:

Pictured: Edita Vilkeviciute for Vogue Mexico.

Party looks evening outfits

Some summer nights are made of dreamy florals, and nothing like a flowy, blossoming asymmetrical silhouette to reinforce the feel for the evening. During your next night out, let the dress do all the talking and keep the rest of the look sweet and simple:

Pictured: Vita Sidorkina for BCBGeneration Summer ’15 Campaign.

Party looks evening outfits

Bell bottom pants in the most electrifying of aquamarine hues? Why not? They can be made into a refreshing and totally gorgeous party look with the sole addition of a complimentary sequined crop top. That easy, this effective:

Pictured: Nidhi Sunil for Verve India.

Party looks evening outfits

Sexy cut-outs to minimalist lines, there’s something about a pristine white dress turned tantalizing statement that makes you dream about your next evening out. Use boho waves, smokey eyes and nude lips to perfect the chic party look:

Pictured: Anna Ewers by Karl Lagerfeld for Numéro #161.

Party looks evening outfits

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