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Cocktail Dresses in New Jersey

The cocktail dresses provided on this page are ones that have a short and neat design and generally only have one color. The great factor that all these dresses have is that many of our customers wear these dresses to cocktail parties where both men and women can network, whether its for social reasons or for business purposes.  A dinner or a food bar reception is most likely where these events will be hosted and these cocktail parties generally last around two to three hours.

From black-tie events to elegant parties, Marlene’s Dress Shop has an incredible selection of beautiful social occasion dresses and gowns perfect for nearly any special occasion.  Our experienced stylists will make sure that you feel comfortable and confident with whichever look and to help you find the perfect dress for your next event.

Our cocktail dresses are available in a wide selection of styles, colors, and sizes, including plus size dresses, to suit every woman’s tastes.  We have a large selection of cocktail dresses to take you anywhere you need to go, such as weddings, showers, Bar mitzvah, Engagement Parties, Guests of a wedding, Retirement Parties, or other occasions. Our brands involve Tarik Ediz, Feriani, Sherri Hill, Feriani, Nicole Bakti, Jovani, Social Occasions by Mon Cheri, Montage, Terani, Scala, Ideas by Barbara, Elana Knits, Ursula and much more.

Our Themed Outfits

The variety of colors allows the dress to fit any themed event. Come to us for the latest trends in Cocktail Dresses in South Jersey. Find the perfect style to fit your special event, and get expert answers to a question you might have about the Cocktail dresses.

Choose Marlene’s Dress Shop for your cocktail dress as we promise to ensure high-quality dresses and perfection.

Being an Authorized Retailer of all the Major Manufactures we are able to get you anything you are looking for even if it’s not listed on our site! VOTED BEST OF SOUTH JERSEY for many years by the readers of the Courier-Post newspaper in South Jersey and also SJ Magazine and South Jersey Magazine.

When should I start shopping for cocktail dresses?

We always suggest that you plan ahead for any event you may be attending. Especially for cocktail dresses, we suggest that all women should order their dresses at least a couple months beforehand. We mainly stress this because we want to ensure that your dress arrives before the event you’re scheduled to go to. There is also a chance that you may still need time for any needed alterations. If you wait too long, problems may arise and you may have to pay more due to rush production fees, rush alternation fees, and limited options when shopping.

What are the advantages of shopping at Marlene’s Dress Shop?

We want to ensure that you are shining all day with our cocktail dresses in South Jersey, and shining all night while on the dance floor or even if you’re just casually mingling. We have a variety of options that can cater to any need you have in mind. Whether its sleeved, sleeveless, detailed beading, simple and chic, a fuller skirt or even simple fit, we have all the options. We are the experts that can assist you with finding the look that you desire.

Should I know what “style” I’m looking for before shopping?

Of course not! Don’t stress about needing to know exactly what you want to wear before you arrive at our dress shop. Our experts will consultant your every need or worry, and we have a true knack for helping any woman pinpoint their styles. We do recommend that you consider waiting to purchase your cocktail dress until everything finalizes for the event you’re planning to go to, whether it’s a weddings, showers, bar mitzvah, engagement parties, guests of a wedding, retirement parties, work related, or other occasions.

About Us

Marlene’s Dress Shop is a Family owned and operated business. We are true professionals at making you look your best. We opened in 1983, and have since been on the cutting edge of the industry. Our dresses that we feature on our website and store based on the mainstream fashion that is currently trending. If you are unsure about whether or not you want to choose Marlene’s Dress Shop as the shop you buy dresses from, know that we have also been voted “BEST OF SOUTH JERSEY” for over 15 years by the readers of the Courier Post. We are also the “BEST” by South Jersey Magazine for “Best Gowns and Best Sportswear” making us a dress shop you can trust.

Our goal is to make every girl or woman look and feel great about yourself in the dress that you choose and by helping you choose the perfect look. Your special occasion will be one that will always be on your mind. The experts online and at our shop will assist you in making the right fashion decision. Our new location in Collingswood, New Jersey is a borough located in Camden County and is approximately 6 miles away from the city of Philadelphia. Hadden Avenue is one of the best shopping areas in southern New Jersey. This is why we choose this avenue for our location as shopping is considered truly a work of art here. In this area, you will likely find what you are looking for in terms of the fine arts and gifts. The area is also kid friendly, handicap accessible, and pet friendly which is all the more reason to come and visit us with friends and family!

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We have expanded our collection of Mother of Mother of the Bride/Groom, Gowns, Prom, Sweet Sixteen, Bar & Bat Mitzvah, Guest Dresses, Cocktail and Special Occasion Sportswear. We have also included a fabulous selection of Jewelry, Handbags, Shoes and Gift Items.

Marlene’s Dress Shop wants to make sure that every girl who attends this event is able to dance in a neat, and comfortable dress but also make sure that the dress is affordable for them as well. Find the perfect style to fit your special event. Get expert answers to a question you might have about dresses, formal wear, and accessories. Choose Marlene’s Dress Shop for your dresses, formal wear, and dress accessories as we promise to ensure high-quality dresses and perfection.