With the holiday party season in full swing, gatherings with friends, family, and co-workers are on the agenda. (And let’s not forget New Year’s Eve soirées.) There’s always the big question of what to wear. Looking to find the perfect frock for each occasion? We gathered up 125 of our favorite party dresses in our latest Shop-A-Matic. We got into the festive spirit and hunted down sparkly minidresses perfect for ringing in the New Year. If the plans include quality family time, there’s an array of polished little black dresses that are sure to impress the family. Looking to stand out from the pack? Bold prints and jewel tones are a vibrant alternative to the typical black and metallic dresses. Check out our full selection here, and click ahead to check out our top five picks.
Dynasty Dress by Silence & Noise
Why We Like It: The scooped back reveals just a hint of skin; slip on this sexy, sequined, long-sleeve minidress to countdown to 2010.
Swiss Dot Lace Dress by Rodarte for Target
Why We Like It: Rodarte brings its subversive feminine style to the masses with a sweet Swiss-dot lace dress that pairs well with tough accessories.
On-the-Fold Dress by Corey Lynn Calter
Why We Like It: A classic strapless silhouette takes a preppy turn with stripes. Don a cardigan and meet the parents with this one.
Silk Racer-Back Ruffle Dress by Ali Ro
Why We Like It: Ruffles add a flirty touch to a festive red dress, while a tank silhouette keeps the look relaxed and effortless.
Layla Dress by All Saints
Why We Like It: For a modern take on a black-tie-optional affair, try pairing this sleekly draped silk dress with statement jewelry.