While the cold weather gives us an excuse to spend copious amounts of time curled up indoors wearing cozy sweatsuits and slippers, the best holiday party dresses will make you excited to get dolled up (and possibly head outside!) this winter. Festive gatherings with friends and loved ones can be simply magical—and undoubtedly deserve outfits to match that energy. And thanks to the vast range of styles available, you can easily find an option (or two) that fits the occasion and your budget while also making you feel like a million bucks.
Whether you’re heading to a swanky black tie event, a New Year’s eve cocktail party, or simply chilling at home with family, we scoured the internet to bring you our favorite holiday party dresses that will instantly put you on the best-dressed list. From show-stopping satin gowns to sparkly disco-queen minis and soft sweater dresses that nail a casual-chic vibe, there’s no end to the compliments these styles will garner. Plus, with the right dress shoes and evening bags, many of these dresses can be worn throughout the year (think for a wedding or date night, too), so you’ll get tons of use out of them
2022 may be coming to an end, but versatile blazer dresses and flirty feather details are sticking around. Tackle both trends in one look with this glamorous mini dress that’s great to style with everything from knee-high boots to strappy sandals.
Featuring a stylish wrap silhouette and relaxed, off-the-shoulder fit, this top-rated sweater dress is ideal for at-home gatherings where you want to be laidback and comfy yet still look put-together. Oh, and it’s a cinch to jazz up with some statement jewelry if you so desire.