It's now beautiful here in southwest after months of sweltering heat and torrential rain. That means it's time to head out for an evening of fun, be it a fundraising gala or elegant dinner. You want to look your best in a stunning, True Fashionista evening gown, and where better to find the real deal at a great price than Florida's largest designer resale and consignment store, True Fashionistas?

Before you head to the store or online, here's a quick rundown of the season's hottest designer eveningwear trends, so when you hit the red carpet, you'll make that all-important, unforgettable splash.


This classic evening gown style has been spotted on countless Hollywood stars. From the likes of Angelina Jolie and Jennifer Lopez to Nicole Kidman, Julia Roberts, and others, this style just does not get old.

Norma Kamali is one of the hottest design houses in evening gowns. Their halter turtle side slit gown exudes elegance, especially with True Fashionista stilettos and a clutch purse.

Michael Costello's classy Ava mini-dress is also a backless number. Its sleek lines are more than acceptable as evening wear. Their Fiji Midi backless dress is also an excellent choice for your next Gala, featuring simple lines and a timeless evening look. Their Mott Maxi dress is yet another reason to cheer for the backless evening gown.

Lovers and Friends also offers their Hayes backless mini with a closed neckline. Their backless Maegan gown also has a hidden side zipper enclosure for, you know, stuff. Their Karma Maxi dress comes in eye-catching green, giving the cameras something to talk about.

Majorelle goes one up on backless, offering a single-shoulder look in their Montreal dress that shows off enough back area to qualify.

Amanda Uprichard and NBD have also created nuanced interpretations of the backless dress. Note the gorgeous netted sleeves on NBD's Bao dress and the shimmery magic of Uprichard's Samba Gown.


Bad joke alert: You'll shine in any one of these True Fashionista sequin-covered evening gowns! Hey, we warned you.

If you're looking to self-cover in sequins for your soirée, a variety of designers were thinking the same thing. Discover gorgeous looks from your fave True Fashionista designers like Halston, Marc Jacobs, and Michael Kors, all of whom can be found at Naples' best consignment store. Their sequined evening gowns are sure to turn heads at this year's gala-fest.

Mac Duggal's sequined designs were tearing up the runways, and now they're ready to be on your back. Mac Duggal has become one of the most sought-after names in women's luxury apparel from their lace-up black metallic number to the sequin-covered basic metallic in a traditional short-sleeve cut.


Ooh, luxurious and sumptuous, the addition of lace just rings of a formal evening. When the event calls for something True Fashionista, lace plays the part oh so well. The list of perfecto lace-embossed evening gowns is long, but here are a few to discover.

Lace shows up in tastefully placed embellishments on Marchesa's embroidered off-the-shoulder Couture gown for 2022 and in a dark blue-purple color called Midnight.

Dolce & Gabbana weigh in with a black lace gown sure to be a standout at your event. Find an authenticated selection of Dolce & Gabbana clothing and accessories at the best designer consignment store, True Fashionistas.

Discover Lara's mauve high-neck mermaid creation elegantly designed with lace applique and rhinestones on a structured overskirt. This masterpiece is sure to glide tastefully along the dance floor.


These babies are designed to hold it together for the ongoing schmoozefest, from the dance floor right through to the after-party. Rock your True Fashionista confidence in any of the strapless versions thereof.

Normal Kamali kills it again with her fishtail strapless gown in a beautiful fuchsia.

Lovers and Friends' Urgonia gown features a hi-cut front and adorable floral pattern. Oscar de la Renta dives into floral (Groundbreaking, Ms. Priestley!) with their silk-chiffon strapless number.

Shop away and enjoy wearing something that's been a fashion staple since the royal courts of fifteenth-century Europe. Now there's some icebreaker conversation for ya!

Head on over to True Fashionistas consignment store, Naples, for designer fashions, authenticity guaranteed. Shop in-store or online 24/7, and consider consigning with us to make room for all the great luxury finds you'll discover.