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Our best buying guide for New Year's dresses

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Ring in the New Year in style

The holidays are here, which means the New Year is right around the corner. We know you want to look good and we’re here to help. No matter what your budget may be, we have some serious dress-piration for you. From mod minis and sexy shifts to fabulous floor-sweeping frocks, you’re bound to find something you love on our list of New Year`s dresses.

Dresses between $300 and $500

Silver shift

Show off your legs (and turn a few heads) while wearing this cute black shift dress featuring a party-perfect pattern of metallic silver swirls (, $325). The 1960s-inspired mod design is totally on trend and the flirty energy of this dazzling dress makes it a fashionable way to end your year.

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Pink shimmer

Turn heads in this stunning pink sequined Alice + Olivia tube dress (, $495). The body-con frock is covered in metallic sequins and beads for a look that twinkles from head to toe. If you like pink and you love to get noticed, this is the dress for you.

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Going green

If you're going somewhere formal for New Year's Eve this year, this emerald green chiffon gown would ensure you make an unforgettable entrance (, $395). The stunning dress has a high neckline cut in at the shoulders (a subtly sexy twist), a gathered waist and a flowing chiffon skirt. Add a gold or silver statement cuff to finish the fetching look.

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Metal halter

Go for the gold (and a midnight kiss) in this eye-catching silk halter dress (, $414) in black with gold accents around the neckline, trim and in a stripe right down the center. Sexy and sophisticated all rolled into one, we love the art deco design and urban feel of this fabulous frock.

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Colorblock cocktail

Brighten up your end of year look with this short, silk Diane von Furstenberg colorblock cocktail dress (, $375) with a flowing silhouette and short kimono sleeves. Vibrant yellow stands out against soft ivory for a decidedly understated colorblock effect.

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