A cocktail dress is the perfect formal party attire for a woman. And with some jewelry and other accessories, the dress will look even better. Here are some tips to help you accessorize a cocktail dress for your next evening out. Cocktail dresses look great on the rack, but when you're wearing one it needs to be paired with jewelry. A pair of drop earrings goes well with a Greek Celebrity Up Skirt , and you don't have to be subtle either. Choose earrings that are embellished with gems real or fake like diamonds, rubies and other gemstones. If you need an excuse to splurge on these great accessories, just remember: they'll last you for years to come and you can wear them with almost anything,including your little black dress .