5 Party Looks That Are Just So, So Good

Okay, okay—we heard you! You have a hundred things to go to between now and January 1, and the outfit situation has gone from fairly urgent to "What can I secretly shop on my phone during this meeting?" You need looks that will take you directly from office to cocktail party because, well, let's face it: When do you ever get away from your desk in time to go home and change? You want modern looks in this season's colors, you need little black dresses, and you're apparently really into the idea of going black-tie in a jumpsuit (same). Ideally you're aiming for that "effortlessly cool" vibe—you know, like you don't even care how awesome you look. Oh, and apparently you also want a magic dress that doesn't crease?

Relax—we got your SOS! Ahead, lay your eyes on five effortlessly cool looks from Banana Republic that check all these boxes. (PS, apart from this one leather jacket we couldn't not show you, all these looks came in under $200. You're welcome.)

Need a few more dresses to get you through the season? Check out Banana Republic's fresh drop of new dress arrivals here.