Holiday dress trends

by SheKnows
Nov 10, 2011 at 7:13 p.m. ET
Jewel tones are a subtle way to bring color into your holiday wardrobe without looking like you just got off the sleigh from the North Pole.

1 /9: Rhinestones

1/9 :Rhinestones

Spice up an otherwise plain dress with rhinestones this winter. They're an adorable detail inspired by the ice outside.

2 /9: Off-shoulder elegance

2/9 :Off-shoulder elegance

Show off those sexy shoulders; after all, they've been hiding all winter.

3 /9: Animal prints

3/9 :Animal prints

Let your inner animal roar. Paired with a simple pair of red shoes, a dress in leopard print is a true statement piece.

4 /9: It's in the details

4/9 :It's in the details

Go simple this holiday with a plain red dress spiced up with updated details.

5 /9: Girly and flirty

5/9 :Girly and flirty

Lace, ribbons, bows and ruffles are back for 2011. Look like a winter princess with these feminine touches and turn heads at the holiday ball.

6 /9: Sweater dresses

6/9 :Sweater dresses

Be cute and comfy during those cold winter days. Pair a sweater dress with leggings or tights for a warm outfit, or go barelegged for those upscale holiday functions.

7 /9: Shimmer and shine

7/9 :Shimmer and shine

Add a bit of sparkle to a drab winter wardrobe with gorgeous shimmery details. Go all out in a sequin mini or demure with small pops of shine.

8 /9: Ruffles

8/9 :Ruffles

Ruffle a few feathers this holiday with this girly detail. A ruffly dress is a great statement piece that says, "I'm here, and I'm girly. Let's celebrate!"

9 /9: Sheer genius

9/9 :Sheer genius

Sheer details give a hint of sultry sophistication without going overboard.