We are entering a season full of dinners, parties and space occasions. We have the office party, the artisanal cheese gathering that your neighbor insists on celebrating every year, martinis with those friends we haven't seen for a long time, multiple family celebrations ... and that's only next week! What better reason to update the closet with a new party dress?
We have gathered the 21 best dresses for these occasions, taking care that they are comfortable, fresh, that serve both for day and night events and with brightness. And besides, many of them are bargains. They can be used throughout the year, not just New Year's Eve. If you are like us and you have trouble making decisions. Dressing for next month is now easier and more cheerful.
ModCloth Perfectly Proper Knit Dress ($ 59; modcloth.com )
A Peter Pan collar, three-quarter sleeves and an A-cut make it more appropriate than a regular sweater dress.
Topshop High Neck Sweater Dress ($ 75; nordstrom.com )
The big fluffy high neck makes this cute mini so cozy that we are sure you will end up using it at home while wrapping presents and making cocoa.
Asos Fair Christmas Sweater Dress by Asos Design ($ 51; asos.com )
A festive and party-ready version of the classic Fair Isle. Bring joy to any event.
Floral print dress without collar Parisian Tall ($ 35, originally $ 44; asos.com )
Elegant enough to wear on a special occasion, but also so comfortable and casual that it's almost like you're going to a pajama party.
Madewell wide sleeve mini dress with metallic sparkles ($ 148; madewell.com )
Swingy and sexy, it is the perfect dress for New Year's parties. Its length and design makes it suitable also for almost any occasion next year.
Red Floral Print Dress with Short Sleeve Never Fully Dressed ($ 141; asos.com )
In this dress there is something ethereal and a certain nymph air. And yet, it is so easy to combine that it can become your dress for special occasions throughout the year.
Electra sweater dress, Eva Mendes Collection ($ 99.95; nyandcompany.com )
How no to love him? The swollen sleeves, the tight and flattering waist, the dark purple tone that feels luxurious, the versatility ... And it is available in chartreuse green color too!
Calico Skies midi dress ($ 168; freepeople.com )
If you want to dress the unexpected and fresh bohemian atmosphere of California, this is the dress.
Zattcas Floral Print Maxi Dress ($ 25.99; amazon.com )
Can't you wear yoga pants to Christmas parties? Don't worry, this elastic maxi dress with cherry pink print ranks second in comfort.
Dress with metallic accent Chelsea28 Mock Neck ($ 149; nordstrom.com )
With its high neck, straight dress silhouette and ruffled hem, this is a dress that can be used for a dinner or a party night.
For day and night
Reformation Winslow Dress ($ 268; thereformation.com )
Surrender to the elegance of a long emerald dress. This is not a year to go unnoticed.
Antonio Melani Luxury Collection Abigail Leather Dress ($ 299; dillards.com )
Life is too short not to have a black leather dress. Once you get the idea, trust us, it will become a staple of your closet.
Hobbs London Zadie Zebra Print Dress ($ 265, originally $ 335; bloomingdales.com )
Mark the silhouette but with a relaxed cut, and yes, animal print is what it takes this year.
Adrianna Papell's tuxedo dress ($ 97.30, originally $ 139; macys.com )
A tuxedo style dress with modern design. A perfect mix of formal and casual.
Splendid Allston Dress ($ 188; saksfifthavenue.com )
Combine with a heel, a knee-high boot and, yes, even sneakers. The mini length makes it fun and relaxed.
Talbots Fit & Flare Striped Dress ($ 199, talbots.com )
This dress screams "party!", But with an elegant and classy voice. In addition, it has what more dresses they should have: almost hidden pockets!
Asos Design Kimono Style Sequin Maxi Dress ($ 135; asos.com )
There is a natural glamor in this kimono style dress with a sexy front knot. The sequins scattered across the fabric seem to announce in a low voice: the party can begin now.
Express geometric print satin dress ($ 59, originally $ 118; express.com )
Condense that fantastic feeling of glamor of the 70s. The heads will turn as soon as you enter through the door.
Pleated design midi dress with metallic lace ($ 228 ; jcrew.com )
Found: the perfect party dress for the season, in black lace! and at the same time demure and completely contemporary.
New York & Company sequin dress ($ 119.95; nyandcompany.com )
With a bold combo of sequins and stripes, this test you always have to risk. The dress of the season has arrived.
Aidan Mattox floral and metallic cocktail dress ($ 198, originally $ 440; bloomingdales.com )
Exclusive to Bloomingdale's, this dress features embroidered sequins and beads and metallic thread. It is really a sculpture that is worn.
Note: The prices above reflect the price at the time of publication of the article.