6 Ways to Nail Party Dressing in 2017

Finding the perfect party dress can be a daunting task, often pushing us to revert to classics like the little black dress. While LBDs are a closet staple and there's absolutely nothing wrong with them, it's also good to step outside your comfort zone once in a while.

To make the challenge a little easier, we rounded up inspiration from Moda Operandi's brand-new exclusive evening capsule, which officially launched today on the retailer's site. Ahead, you'll find six incredible looks that will instantly make you stand out at any black-tie events you'll be attending in the months to come. (Those holiday parties will be here sooner than you think!) Brace yourself for everything from iridescent fabric to beaded coordinating sets and the metallic trend that's been popping up everywhere.

Gone are the days of blending into the crowd. You'll be the talk of any affair by shopping the ensembles below.


If you're nervous about color, try an eye-catching striped print before going all in.


Go for a shiny slip dress and take a play out of Rihanna's playbook.


Grab a fuchsia or hot-pink midi for an evening look.


…especially in this mesmerizing color.


Mix things up with a two-piece set, instead of a dress. 


Our favorites like Kendall Jenner have proven this is the hue to have.

Next, study up on the secret to being the best dressed at every party