The Coolest New Year's Eve Cocktail Dresses Under $100

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As the end of the year approaches, our wallets tend to get a lot a bit lighter after all the expenses brought on from getting holiday party outfits, gifts, and much more. With that reality, a budget-friendly New Year's Eve outfit is often a must and is welcomed by many. The fashion gods have been extra kind to us this season with a wide array of cool options for all shapes, sizes, and personal styles that all come in under $100. The best part is that they all look really expensive. Done and done.

No matter the style you're looking for, these options cover all the holiday bases when it comes to fabrics and designs. We found embellished and sequined numbers that you wouldn't believe are budget buys. There are also satin slip dress styles that look super luxe. A few pieces are street style–worthy in their own right with details like ribbed velvet, major ruffles, and '90s-inspired fits. The question is what are you in the mood to wear to your NYE party? There are a lot of goodies to choose from.

Scroll on to check out our edit of the coolest New Year's Eve cocktail dresses under $100. Here's to ending the year with a smart and stylish buy.

We're always a fan of sequined pieces, especially this subdued dress.

Velvet during the holiday season is always a good idea. 

If you don't want to wear black, this dress will fit the bill. 

We love the flowing shape of this dress. 

This royal blue will make sure you stand out in a crowd. 

This neutral, silk dress screams holiday cheer.

This dress is perfectly styled with slouchy knee-high boots, and you could also layer it over a black turtleneck for added dimension. 

The padded shoulders on this dress are giving us major '80s vibes. 

This classic, slouchy slip dress is a minimalist's dream.

Shimmy all night with this polka-dot number.

The voluminous sleeves make this dress a perfect pick.

This sweet cocktail dress is made even better by its back detailing.

Jewel tones are on our radar at the moment.

Copy the model and pair this with a velvet headband.

This dress is asking to be taken for a night out on the town.

Fringe is just as festive as sequins or velvet without any of the cliché.

If you're planning for a low-key New Year's Eve, consider this subtle turtleneck dress. 

The gathered skirt of this teal dress brings it to the next level.

Stand out from a sea of black in this pop of hot pink. 


Picture this with knee-high stockings and black pointed-toe booties.

Pair this with tights and platforms for an '80s glam moment.

Style this low-key velvet midi dress with a faux-fur jacket and black leather booties.

Staying in? Ring in the New Year in this cozy-cute option.

This post was published at an earlier date and has since been updated by Aleksija Vujicic. Looking for more outfit inspiration? Check out these editor-approved cocktail dresses to buy at every budget.

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