There are numerous reasons to enjoy the fall and winter seasons. From the cosy weather and availability of seasonal activities to the huge selection of holiday events that always appear on our calendars, the second half of the year is always the busiest. And, while the season might be stressful at times, having the proper party dress or formal attire on hand can make all the difference — and take the worry out of figuring out what to wear for your next event.
From holiday parties and family reunions to office parties and seasonal soirees, you’re going to have a lot on your plate in the coming months. With this in mind, our team of world-class retail editors combed the internet for the greatest party dresses to invest in this season. We’ve picked a broad variety with everything from lace party dresses and long-sleeve styles to midi party dresses, satin slips, and more, because it’s crucial to choose something that’s just suitable for the occasion you’re going to.
We collected together our best picks that will work from fall all the way through the holidays, whether you need a new option for a party or a go-to classic you can restyle. They’re available in a range of fabrics, silhouettes, and costs, so there’s no doubt you’ll discover something that makes you happy. Check out the greatest party dresses below and start shopping now before they’re all gone.
A One-Shoulder Party Dress: H&M Ribbed One-Shoulder Dress Up
Clearly, wearing a statement-making party dress does not always imply wearing anything extremely flamboyant or daring. Sometimes a dress can be basic, stylish, and subdued enough to be dressed up with other accents such as big gems or dramatic earrings — such as this baby blue H&M Ribbed One-Shoulder Dress.
A Satin Party Dress: ASOS Design High-Neck Mini Dress
This pleated ASOS Design High-Neck Mini Dress redefines embracing your inner golden girl. The satin gown has a bloused silhouette that is airy and, perhaps most significantly, ideal for twirling. The high neckline adds a more formal touch to the majestic slip.
An LBD: Uguest Floral Mini Party Dress
Every woman’s seasonal wardrobe should have at least one basic LBD. This Uguest Floral Mini Party Dress is not only a best-seller, but it also offers a floral-infused alternative to the classic (and often monotonous) little black dress style.
A Long-Sleeve Party Dress: WAYF The Bridget Cutout Long Sleeve Cocktail Midi Dress
We’re convinced that this WAYF will work for every occasion or dress code. The Bridget Cutout Long Sleeve Cocktail Midi Dress is a look you’ll be wearing a lot this fall. The satin slip could also be used as a wedding guest outfit. And the belly cut-outs add a seductive twist to the otherwise basic gown.
A Satin Party Dress: Lulus Hollywood Woman Lilac Satin Midi Dress
In this Lulus Hollywood Woman Lilac Satin Midi Dress, You may get an effortless, ’90s-inspired radiance. We can’t get enough of the ethereal lavender purple tone, while the gown is also available in a variety of different hues. Simply slip into it and get ready to be noticed!