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    31 Of The Best Holiday Party Dresses You Can Get On Amazon

    A dress for every social gathering you grace with your presence this holiday season.

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    1. A tie-waist batwing sweater dress, because now that these temps are dropping you're gonna be so happy you have this in your fashion arsenal.,

    Promising review: "I love everything about this sweater dress. Fabulous orange color, great workmanship, and thick knit feel. It fits better than I expected. I'm 5'5" and normally wear a size 18, I purchased the XL. The hem rests about 3" above my knees and I'll be wearing it with tights/slim fit pants and ankle boots, etc. You can cover up or reveal as much as you wish or don't wish — this is a classic piece and a must-have. I'm going for the blue one next." —Kindle Customer

    Price: $19.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in 10 colors)

    2. A sparkling sequins cami dress that'll have you glittering into the new year in style.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this dress! I hosted my NYE party at my home and it was excellent for the occasion! It arrived on time. The sequins stayed in place, none dropped off. I was worried that it may be too short and fit like a huge T-shirt, but it didn't. The bust area is a tighter fit than the bottom portion of the dress. So if you are extremely big busted, my advice would be to go a size up. I am normally a medium and stuck with that size. I'm a size 34DD bust and it was a bit too tight but manageable, (wore it with no bra), if I had gone up a size the bottom part would have been way too big and require alterations. I'm overall very pleased! I received a lot of compliments that night!" —HeyNiks (YouTube)

    Price: $25.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 10 colors)

    3. A plunging velvet party dress for when Ms. Claus is ready for a risque makeover.


    Promising review: "I love everything about this dress. I purchased it for NYE and it fit perfectly. I'm 5'5", bigger busted, normally wear a 12/large, and it was so flattering and forgiving! Not too form-fitting and hugged in all the right places. Definitely had cleavage but okay for a special night out! I would buy again. A girl in the bathroom said I had all the Stevie Nicks' vibes." —Dana D Troglen

    Price: $10.98+ (available in sizes S-XL and in four colors)

    4. A just plain beautiful pleated fit and flare dress I've already bought in two colors and now am gonna need to buy in a third.,

    Promising review: "I love this dress! I dress more on the modest side but still like to be fashionable. This is perfect. The fit is great, it goes up to the neckline, and the sleeves and buttons are beautiful. The length was about mid-calf on me (I’m 5’6”). It was a thin material, so you may have to wear a slip, but other than that, it needs nothing extra!" —Maria

    Price: $32.99 (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 12 styles)

    5. A ruffled one-shoulder slit-front midi dress, because you have important things to do and people to see.,

    Promising review: "I’m pleased with this dress. The material is thick and stretchy, it hugs the body nicely, accentuating the curves." —Adabiya

    Price: $15.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and in 15 colors)

    6. A slit-front velvet gown to give you some very serious va-va-voom holiday moments.,

    Promising review: "Beautiful dress. No one believed me when I told them I only paid $38 for it on Amazon. I wore it for our work holiday party. Glad I bought it!" —Amazon Customer

    Price: $41.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in nine colors)

    7. A scalloped neckline off-the-shoulder swing dress you'll easily be able to twirl around town in.,

    Reviewers have pointed out that this dress seems to run a tad big — customers suggest ordering a size down!

    Promising review: "I bought this for my company Christmas party. It was a runaway hit — so much so that people who didn't attend the party were asking about the dress because so many people said how pretty it was. I was called 'Marilyn' since I wore this with red patent heels and classic red lipstick. The fabric had enough give to make it comfortable to wear the whole night without feeling constricted. The fabric itself is smooth, of a good weight, and irons to a crisp finish. BTW, I am a size 14/16 dress, D cup, and ordered an XL. Perfect fit. I am 5'4" and the skirt hits several inches below the knee. I bought a petticoat to wear with it, and while you may not need it, it does add to the drama." —Christine Garcia

    Price: $33.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 22 colors)

    8. A festive fit and flare cocktail dress for all those holly jolly gatherings you'll be attending this season.,

    Promising review: "I wanted a fun and over-the-top festive dress for our holiday party this year, and this is PERFECT. The material is thick yet stretchy. It flows/hangs nicely and does not cling to my legs as thinner materials would do. It fully covers an XL bust, and flares out at the waist. It goes all the way down to my knees and feels much more well-made than I expected for under $20. I give it two thumbs up and five stars. The perfect fun holiday dress!" —SFSH

    Price: $16.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 27 styles)

    9. A beautifully embellished mesh sleeve shift dress everyone will be complimenting you about.,

    Promising review: "Love this dress! I have a bigger chest, and I was so worried about this dress fitting! I was pleasantly surprised that the material had some stretch to it, and it fit beautifully!! I love the details as well! I used the tie as a belt to make the dress a little shorter and give myself a waist!" —Kelly Fox

    Price: $34.99 (available in sizes XS-XXL and four colors)

    10. A stretchy off-the-shoulder body con dress designed with a lace-up open back that'll have you turning heads — literally!

    Promising review: "Sexy dress for a party or date night out. It was so cute and it turned a lot of heads, some people almost broke their necks when I wore it! Perfect sewing and material, somewhat stretchy and very comfortable. My favorite dress so far. (By the way, I got a medium, I weigh 138 pounds and am 5'4".)" —natasha

    Price: $11.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 11 colors)

    11. A flowy, ruffled, V-neck swing dress — basically, it'll be comfy enough for your Thanksgiving dinner plans and dressy enough to not get you judged by your opinionated relatives.


    Promising review: "Love this dress, modest enough to wear for work but cute enough to wear every day! I'm petite so I would say it runs a bit bigger than I'd prefer but it is still super cute! Also, this exact dress is being sold at other boutiques for three times the price!" —Emily Seils

    Price: $18.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in three colors)

    12. A beautifully unique knit turtleneck sweater dress that'll really step up that cozy dress style you love.


    Promising review: "So cute and unique! Love this sweater dress — wish it came in more colors. The fabric is not scratchy, very comfortable. It can be worn to work and then a night out. It does run a bit big — I am 5’5", 130 lbs. hippie, and I wear a size 6 in dresses — I got the smallest size and it was still a bit big." —Melita

    Price: $29.99+ (available in sizes 4-10 and in seven colors)

    13. A lace vintage-inspired boat neck swing dress you can slide down and wear off-the-shoulders — if you're feeling wild.,

    Promising review: "This was my 'in case of emergency' dress for my work gala. I have a hard time shopping in department stores as I have a bigger body type. But I went for it. BEST DECISION EVER. When it came in, I tried it on and was stunned. It had some stretch so it was super comfortable. I got a lot of compliments on it at my formal event. I'll be wearing it every chance I get!" —Rachel

    Price: $19.99+ (availalble in sizes XS–XXL and in 15 patterns)

    14. A ruched high-low cocktail dress with a halter neckline that looks like it came from a much, much fancier store.


    Promising review: "I was a little apprehensive about the quality of this dress when I purchased it, but the reviews convinced me to give it a chance. WOW! It fits true-to-size, and I didn't have to hem it! Great quality, very comfortable. I am impressed. I purchased this for a black-tie holiday party and received compliments all night." —Tina Molloy

    Price: $18.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 16 colors)

    15. A stretchy knit A-line dress detailed with a laser-cut hem for that extra, delightful little something.,

    Promising review: "This is a beautiful dress and great quality for the price. I received lots of compliments, and I’m tempted to buy it in every color! The material has a bit of stretch that makes for a flattering fit. For reference, I’m 5’4” 125 lbs, and the small fit perfect and was very comfortable. The color was great!!!!" —Wineymama

    Price: $28.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in six colors)

    16. A timeless ruched Lark & Ro wrap dress available in so many great colors — whether you want something muted, a pop, or just a subtle fun print...they have it.

    Promising review: "This dress is fantastic. I am a tall and curvy working professional. I needed something easy and comfortable to wear all day. This dress took me through meetings and conferences like a breeze. This fit perfectly, and I received so many compliments. The true wrap style allows for a flattering custom fit and easy to maintain modesty while still looking modern and feminine. This dress is wrinkle-free, easy care. Overall a win!" —Ginger F

    Price: $21.62+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in 23 colors)

    17. An adjustable spaghetti strap body con midi dress you'll easily be able to layer with your favorite denim jacket on a casual day or with a pair of look-at-me heels for a night out.,

    Promising review: "I once saw a girl with a simple black dress at a resort and to me, she looked stunning. To that end, I was looking for a casual cocktail dress. And this is it! I generally prefer to shop for more expensive dresses because of quality but for the price, this dress exceeds in quality. It’s a great stretchy material and nicely stitched. I am very slim, like a stick, and it fits just right." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $15.99+ (available in sizes M-XXL and in two colors)

    18. A perfectly embellished and tulle skirt evening gown that'll have you covered at every party you grace with your presence.

    Promising review: "Wow! As a plus-sized gal, I never have too high of expectations when I order clothes online. This dress is gorgeous. The fabric is quality and the sequins help it hang heavy. The bodice is also great. Not see-through at all! You could even wear a white bra! The lace is gorgeous and tightly woven, I have no doubt it will hold the sequins and not tear. It's very classy looking." —LDB22

    Price: $35.99+ (available in sizes 14–26 and in two colors)

    19. A simple and timeless pleated A-line swing dress detailed with a classic mesh neckline to help keep you looking so sophisticated.,

    Promising review: "The perfect little black dress. The fabric is very soft, thick, and of excellent quality. It feels like satin and has a subtle shine. The skirt falls nicely which creates natural pleats. The dress is extremely comfortable. The zipper is in the back, it is totally invisible and your friends might ask you how you got this dress on. If you need to iron it, which I did prior to the party, iron it on low inside out." —Summer16

    Price: $13.99+ (available in sizes XS–3X and in 36 colors)

    20. A shimmering sequins mini dress that, when looked up in the dictionary, is defined as the perfect NYE dress.,

    Promising review: "Needed a NYE dress that could accommodate my growing baby bump and gave this one a chance after reading how it had a good amount of stretch :D. I ordered it in my regular size, XS/S, and it fit perfectly — little bump and all! Love that I'll be able to wear this again after my pregnancy! Very happy with this purchase and would definitely recommend it as an inexpensive, but still nice looking party dress. Also, there is a light liner sewn into this dress to keep it from being itchy." —Christina

    Price: $16.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and in 32 colors)

    21. A perfectly sophisticated embellished mesh sleeve body-con dress that's just so freakin' chic.


    Promising review: "I LOVE THIS DRESS...It looks stylish, classy, and unique. The material is good quality and the green is popping!!!!! DEFINITELY ORDERING IT IN THE BLUE!!!!!" —ImmaGranDiva

    Price: $28.99+ (available in sizes 0X-3XL and 10 colors)

    22. An open back halter maxi dress perfect for anyone spending the holidays in warmer climates — lucky you.,

    Promising review: "My favorite aspect of this dress is the material — how it hangs with a little weight but is nice and cool, and so far seems to resist wrinkling very well. The unique back is so fun. Very easy to wear this dress without a bra, it offers a bit of support. Fun fact: if you adjust the neck a bit to one side or the other, you can breastfeed in this dress." —Kim Miller

    Price: $10.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and in 17 prints)

    23. An intricately embroidered mesh cocktail gown that's layered over an attached sleeve mini dress so you can conservatively show off some skin.

    Promising review: "I wasn't sure which size to order, small or extra small. To be safe I ordered a small (my usual size) and had at least an extra inch around my waist. An extra small would have been a better fit. It was an easy fix though! It's a beautiful dress for any event. The length of this dress truly is really long just like in the description. I'm wearing a 4" heel for the dress to not drag on the floor. For reference, I'm wearing a size small, I'm 5'4" and about 120 lbs." —Katy Mospanyuk

    Price: $35.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and three colors)

    24. A beautifully printed, pleated skirt midi dress so you can bring a little life to your office holiday party.,

    Promising review: "BUY THIS DRESS!!!!!! You guys it’s SO PERFECT. I’m a size 6/8 and I got a 6. It fits perfectly. It's a little tight on chest, but I’m a DD, and it still fits. The dress is quality and literally the cutest dress I’ve ever bought. I'm ordering every color!!!!!!" —Elizabeth Novak

    Price: $34.98 (available in sizes 2-14 and in 42 styles)

    25. A side split satin evening gown for all those entrances you're about to make.

    Promising review: "My girlfriend and I absolutely love this gown. Very sexy, beautiful color, great fit. We are planning to order this in other colors. If you believe in turning heads and dropping jaws, this is a MUST BUY for your wardrobe." —Of Brian Photography

    Price: $17.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in five colors)

    26. A ruched bodycon turtleneck dress so chic people will think you spent way more on it.


    Promising review: "Love this dress! I agree with some others who said the neck was small, but otherwise, it fit well and I got lots of compliments when I wore it to a wedding." —Jenny-Rae

    Price: $18.99 (available in sizes XS-L and in two colors)

    27. A faux-wrap asymmetrical cami dress guaranteed to look great on you.,

    Promising review: "I LOVE this dress! The color and fit are as expected. I am 5’5", 150 lbs., and ordered a small. The dress was super comfortable and good material. Buying in other colors!" —B

    Price: $14.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in 25 colors)

    28. A drop-waist ruffled hem velvet dress so you can be casually drenched in the most luxurious of feeling fabrics throughout the holiday season.


    Promising review: "It fits very well and is comfy. I bought it specifically for a vintage-themed dinner but I’ll wear it for other dressy occasions." —Andrew W. Hostetter

    Price: $34.99 (available in sizes S-XL and in four colors)

    29. A swinging lace A-line dress you'll easily wear through the holidays, into the new year, and forever and ever.,

    Promising review: "Great dress. Super comfortable, great quality!" —Sloan

    Price: $29.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in four color)

    30. A retro-feel sweetheart neckline fit and flare dress to get the perfect pin-up style — or that perfect talk show, actress, comedian, masked-singer style.

    Promising review: "This beautiful dress came in two days — I was astonished at the quality of the dress. It's made of a very stretchy fabric so it was easy to zip. I am a 1X but ordered one size up (2X) and it fits perfectly. I put a five-layer petticoat underneath and got compliments all night on my '40s look! The bodice looked good on my very ample boobs, I would definitely purchase this dress again." —S. Shepherd

    Price: $29.99 (available in sizes S–XXL and in seven colors)

    31. And a long-sleeve, V-neck maxi dress you can take over the top with your favorite jewelry and dazzling shoes.,

    Promising review: "I needed a gown for a Valentine's Day concert and this was the perfect dress! The red is like fire hydrant red. I am 5'8" and 315 lbs., I usually wear a size 24 so I ordered a 4X and it fits me perfectly and looked very classy!! I will definitely be buying more of these dresses!" —Brantel

    Price: $16.99+ (available in sizes Large–5Plus and in 13 colors)

    You walking into all your holiday functions in your new dress.

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    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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