16 Plus-Size Holiday Dresses That Are Too Good to Pass Up


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The holidays are in full swing, and let me guess: You have events and parties filling up your calendar left and right. Whether it's your family's intimate holiday gathering, your company holiday party, or the sure-to-be-wild NYE plans you have with your friends, there are so many occasions to shop for—and an unspoken dress code for each. Though the thought of having to shop for all those occasions can be a lot, I still love holiday shopping; it's one of the only times of the year we get to break out the sparkly velvet jewel-tone dresses of our dreams.

If you're ready to take on all those party invites in style, which I know you are since you're reading this, you've come to the right place because the following edit of plus-size holiday party dresses will get you into a festive mood in no time at all. From flattering cocktail dresses to slinkier velvet and satin pieces, you're bound to find a style among these 16 dresses to fall in love with and wear on repeat for the holiday season ahead. Once you land on a pick you just can't pass up, simply reach for your prettiest evening bag and a few standout jewelry pieces, and violà, you've nailed holiday party dressing in one fell swoop.

Are you with us? Keep reading to shop the chicest plus-size holiday party dresses, and get inspired by our favorite party looks along the way.


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Now you have 16 more reasons to RSVP "yes" to all those holiday party invites.

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Anna is an editor on the fashion team at Who What Wear and has been at the company for over five years, having begun her career in the Los Angeles office before relocating to New York, where she's currently based. Having always been passionate about pursuing a career in fashion, she built up her experience interning at the likes of Michael Kors, A.L.C., and College Fashionista before joining the team as a post-graduate assistant editor. Anna has penned a number of interviews with Who What Wear's cover stars over the years, including A-listers Megan Fox, Issa Rae, and Emma Chamberlain. She's earned a reputation for scouting new and emerging brands from across the globe and championing them to our audience of millions. While fashion is her main wheelhouse, Anna led the launch of WWW Travels last year, a new lifestyle vertical that highlights all things travel through a fashion-person lens. She is passionate about shopping vintage, whether it be at a favorite local outpost or an on-the-road discovery, and has amassed a wardrobe full of unique finds. When she's not writing, you can find her shooting street imagery on her film camera, attempting to learn a fourth or fifth language, or planning her next trip across the globe.