​10 Party Dresses for the Holidays

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The season for festive attire, party dresses and sparkly heels is finally here. It's such a fun time of the year, but sometimes it may be too overwhelming. Hunting for the perfect party outfit can take up lots of time, which we don't have at this busy time of the year. However, having an idea of what you will wear to the holiday parties reduces the stress big time. Are you fussing over what to wear to an office party, formal affairs and casual gatherings? As you dance your way from one party to another, it only makes sense that your dress should reflect your fun-loving mood. 

This is the time when fabrics like velvet and sequins are dress-attire appropriate. Choose either long gowns or mini dresses, bold and bright prints or clean pastels, and don’t be afraid to spice up your look with an extra shimmer, sexy lace, silver or gold.

If you are heading to a holiday office party you might want to consider how formal your office is and where the party is being held. The goal is to look festive, but still wear something office appropriate. Skip the too flashy mini dresses for this kind of occasion.


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A gala, fundraiser, or any event held in a ballroom or hall tends to be on the dressier side. This is a great chance to bring out your favorite long evening gown or formal cocktail dress.


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If the party is going to be held by your family or close friends, consider asking the host what the party attire will be. And you know your family best, so think about what they would be wearing.


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Going in a fun and trendy restaurant or bar with your friends? You might want to wear something more festive and on trend to fit in with the crowd.


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The best way to go when invited to a Christmas party hosted at their house is dressy casual. A geometric print dress in black and white is a major win for this kind of event.


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A cute strapless dress with ruched bodice, and gathered skirt adorned with embroidered lace is a great idea for semi-formal gatherings. Depending on who is hosting, and the location, you can decide if the dress should be more classy or fun. And we shouldn’t mention that you should stick to high-heels, right?


                                                                                                                  Ellie Wilde - Dress, $318, available at CoutureCandy

Little Black Dress is a go to for any occasion. Before get your a super trendy LBD ask yourself if a classic one would do the job. This fit and flare short cocktail dress will flatter any figure and will serve any unique occasion from day to night.


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Although it seems like it’s little harder to pull off a sequin dress and have it look chic, it can be really festive choice for the holidays. The hint is to make it look classy and appropriate for the event. Choose not an overly shiny sequins in neutral or muted colors, and choose one that is not showing off too much skin.


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There is no more modern approach to party dressing, than choosing elegant pants when hitting the dance floor. There are so many ways to dress up this one shoulder, wide leg style even for a black-tie event.


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Bold and alive, dresses in red hues will instantly elevate your self-confidence, and give you almost everything you need to feel and look right for the occasion. 


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