Between the months of November and January, there are tons of events and holidays that call for dressing up.
It’s easy to assume that festive attire comes with high price tags, but that’s not always the case. Below, we’ve rounded up 22 party dresses that you can get for under $US50.
Sparkly dresses work for a number of occasions.
This ruched sequin dress by Forever 21 is cut above the knees and features spaghetti straps, so you’ll want to consider wearing a jacket and tights depending on the weather.
Cape dresses are an elegant choice.
Fashion Nova’s chiffon cape-style dress features statement sleeves. Pair it with simple accessories and some cherry-red lipstick.
Instead of a sequin dress in a solid colour, try one with stripes.
Opt for one with sleeves for extra warmth in the winter.
High-shine dresses are perfect for parties.
The mix of gold and silver on this dress creates a versatile look that can be worn during any season.
Stand out in a bold colour.
Don’t limit yourself to colours typically worn at holiday parties like red, green, or blue.
If you’re attending a dinner party, consider a chiffon dress.
This dress from Old Navy comes in light pink and orange. It’s available in sizes XS to XXL, as well as tall and petite styles.
Rainbow sequins are always a fun touch.
Hit the dance floor in a dress with a holographic sheen.
For a more subtle look, opt for a slightly shimmery dress.
You’ll be able to party all night without worrying about leaving a trail of glitter wherever you go.
Hit the dance floor after dinner in a versatile wrap dress.
Wear your wrap dress over tights or bundle up in a warm jacket.
You can’t go wrong with a classic black gown at a fancy dinner or gala.
You don’t have to break the bank to get a sophisticated dress.
If you’re going dancing, consider a high-low hemline.
To dress down this Charlotte Russe design, opt for some fun printed shoes.
Get glam in a slinky satin dress.
This dress from Lulus features a ruffled asymmetrical hemline.
Cost: $US32 (Reduced from $US54)
Velour and velvet dresses are staples during the holiday season.
You can also wear this dress over a turtleneck and tights for a work-appropriate outfit.
Add a one-shoulder dress to your winter wardrobe.
PrettyLittleThing’s red velvet minidress features festive flecks of glitter.
Don one of this year’s biggest trends: the blazer dress.
Rock the “no pants” trend at your next holiday party.
Cost: $US25 (Reduced from $US50)
To stand out from the crowd, opt for a coat dress with cutouts.
This look is basically a shorter version of the trench dresses that Meghan Markle often wears.
Channel ’90s fashion in a dress with thin straps.
This halter dress from Forever 21 features delicate chain halter straps.
A unique pattern will make your sparkly dress stand out from the rest.
Draw attention to this dress’ plunging neckline with some layered necklaces.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve in a fringed dress.
This dress is covered in iridescent sequins.
Wear florals in the winter by opting for a velvet design.
Check out this floral velvet number from Forever 21, a season-appropriate take on a summery maxi dress.
You can never go wrong with a classic gold party dress.
Stay comfortable all night in this flared minidress from Fashion Nova.
A turtleneck dress is both cosy and stylish.
Dress up this simple midi dress with statement earrings and high heels.