25 Holiday Party Dresses You Won't Want to Take Off

Okay, we know it’s a little early to start planning our outfits for the inevitable party circuit, but isn’t that part of the fun? From the cheerful spirit in the air to the timeless traditions, we simply can’t wait for the coming season of festivities, so of course we’ve already been browsing for our next handful of holiday party dresses—because if anything’s going to get us in the mood to celebrate, it’s dressing up for a party.

No matter what your holiday dressing style is, whether it’s covering yourself in the glitz and glamour of sequins or slipping on an alluring velvet dress, we’ve got you covered for all the parties on your calendar. Below, we’ve rounded up our favorite dresses on the market that are perfect for any and all of your festivities. Trust us: When you’ve got dresses this good, you’ll never want to take them off. Scroll down to see them all.

Green is a great holiday color choice.

Every holiday dress should come in velvet. 

Pleats might be our favorite fabric structure. They're known to elicit a twirl or two. 

Layer this dress over a white turtleneck and pair it with pointed-toe heels for the ultimate holiday look. 

This beautiful blue is sure to stand out at any holiday party. 

The dramatic sleeves make this dress an immediate add-to-cart. 

If you're looking for a simple but still elegant option, consider a winter white. 

The belt upgrades this chic dress. Pair it with gold heels for a look that's truly festive.

We've been seeing this mini-shirtdress style on fashion girls everywhere, and it makes for the perfect holiday outfit when paired with a turtleneck and slouchy knee-high boots. 

This pattern is particularly wonderful in black and gold. 

This dress is asking to be styled with tights and heeled ankle boots. 

For when you have a slightly more elegant party to attend. 

The embroidery on this dress makes it stand out. Style it with low mules for the ultimate party look. 

This dress is definitely Chanel-inspired. 

If not for the holidays, when? 

This dress is perfect for anyone who prefers to wear black.

We can't believe the price on this iconic dress.

This post was published at an earlier date and has since been updated by Aleksija Vujicic. Not convinced you want to wear a dress? Try these equally chic holiday outfit ideas.