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A little black dress is always a smart party standby, but the holidays are the perfect time to experiment with bolder, more daring looks. To give you some styling inspiration for all the soirees penciled into your calendar, we've rounded up high-impact outfits from trendsetters such as Olivia Palermo and Cara Delevingne. In a plush velvet skirt, a colorful metallic minidress, or romantic ruffles, you'll surely be--what's that phrase?--the life of the party!