Ideas on what to wear — from dresses to shoes to accessories — at the many holiday fetes you'll be invited to this season. Plus, find the best New Year's Eve party dresses for every budget.
Make a splash at any holiday party this year with this sexy and sophisticated asymmetrical Porter Grey design. $585; shopbop.com.
If your days are packed and you'll have to head off to a holiday party after work, this off-white, fitted French Connection dress will do the trick. Dress: $198; 160th frenchconnection.com. Belt: $395; (866) 709-KORS for stores.
Get in the holiday spirit with this bright red Minnie Mortimer dress. Casual, yet holiday-appropriate, this red number is a great basic to build on. $130; madisonlosangeles.com.
This Victoria's Secret knitted dress is the perfect fit for a homey, intimate holiday gathering. $68; victoriassecret.com.
This draped dress is another good option for work and after-work functions. It's a splash of color that won't have you looking like a Christmas tree. $348; elietahari.com.
The holidays are no reason to put away your fashion-forward pieces for more traditional looks. Go for a more playful and fun style like this Suno dress. $828; Barneys New York (212) 826-8900.
This navy blue number serves up just the right tone for a holiday party. Its A-line cut is whimsical and festive, while its silver belt adds a sparkle. $104; jcp.com.
Paired with the right leather boots and accessories, this Tucker for Target dress is a great option for a cozy occasion. And it's very affordable! $39.99; target.com.
Graceful meets gothic with this sexy black dress. Its fitted bodice adorned with sheer fabric will give you an original look that no one else at the party has. jmendel.com for stores.
Make it a glamorous New Year's Eve with this D&G number. $865; (800) 979-3038 for stores.
Black and gold dresses can give any cut a regal appeal. Look classy yet youthful with this short dress with quarter-length sleeves. La Rok, $398; saksfifthavenue.com for stores.
Like the little black dress, little blue dresses are an excellent go-to style for a holiday party. This cerulean ASOS dress is a classic yet modern cut that will help you show off your legs. $71; asos.com.