Trendy Holiday Dresses

by SheKnows
Nov 10, 2011 at 7:53 p.m. ET
If this dress doesn’t say New Years Eve, we don’t know what does! TopShop, $249.

1 /58: Gold dress

1/58 :Gold dress

This gold dress hugs your body in all the right places, making it a good option for any body type. H&M, $25.

2 /58: Cut-out back metallic dress

2/58 :Cut-out back metallic dress

This textured, metallic dress from Asos is just the right amount of sexy for New Years Eve.

3 /58: Lace shoulder dress

3/58 :Lace shoulder dress

This attractive blue BCBG dress ($298) is accented with delicate lace details.

4 /58: Ombre sparkle dress

4/58 :Ombre sparkle dress

Show off in this black and taupe sparkly number from NastyGal.

5 /58: Lace dress

5/58 :Lace dress

Lace is sexy anytime, but especially during the holidays. Victoria's Secret, $70.

6 /58: Animal prints

6/58 :Animal prints

Take a walk on the wild side this winter. This Jay Godfrey classed-up animal print makes a statement at any holiday party.

7 /58: Sequin dress

7/58 :Sequin dress

Shine in this hot pink sequin dress from Forever 21 ($16).

8 /58: Puff shoulder sequin dress

8/58 :Puff shoulder sequin dress

The gold abstract print on this black sequin mini gives it tons of interest. Arden B, $98.

9 /58: Embellished tube dress

9/58 :Embellished tube dress

Girly meets sexy with this pale pink party dress from Arden B ($98).

10 /58: Striped sequin dress

10/58 :Striped sequin dress

You'll be ready to party in this sequin striped dress with a sexy lace-up back from Bebe ($169).

11 /58: Sparkle and shine

11/58 :Sparkle and shine

Just a bit of shimmer and sparkle this holiday season makes your dress an instant hit at sophisticated parties and holiday functions. This Rebecca Taylor number is a gorgeous way to rule the room.

12 /58: Rose babydoll

12/58 :Rose babydoll

Bring some passion to the party in this ravishing red dress. TopShop, $260.

13 /58: Purple party dress

13/58 :Purple party dress

With feathers and bling, this purple dress from Windsor ($200) screams party.

14 /58: Ruffles

14/58 :Ruffles

Ruffles add a girly element to an otherwise plain dress this winter. Ruffle a few feathers at the party in this strapless number from Lipsy.

15 /58: Satin accent ruched dress

15/58 :Satin accent ruched dress

From Charlotte Russe’s countdown to midnight collection, this lime green dress ($35) is so fun.

16 /58: Ruched bra top dress

16/58 :Ruched bra top dress

This black ruched dress with an embellished chest detail from Victoria's Secret ($70) is a stunner!

17 /58: Sheer details

17/58 :Sheer details

Sultry, sheer details move seamlessly from day to night in this Robbi and Nikki mid-length piece.

18 /58: Aztec print dress

18/58 :Aztec print dress

This Aztec print dress features a mesh insert that reveals a small amount of cleavage. Miss Selfridge, $57.

19 /58: Black lace dress

19/58 :Black lace dress

This black Guess dress ($118) hugs your curves.

20 /58: V-neck dress

20/58 :V-neck dress

You’ll keep warm in this long-sleeved BCBG number ($238).

21 /58: Sequin and ruffled tulle dress

21/58 :Sequin and ruffled tulle dress

Make a statement at any New Years Eve party in this jaw-dropping dress. Theoutnet.com, $211.

22 /58: Brown velvet dress

22/58 :Brown velvet dress

Look sultry in this luscious brown velvet dress from Lulus ($48).

23 /58: Abstract sequin dress

23/58 :Abstract sequin dress

This abstract sequin mini looks perfect with black booties. Rachel Zoe, $347.

24 /58: Black and maroon gemstone dress

24/58 :Black and maroon gemstone dress

Gemstones accent a sweetheart neckline, making this a flattering choice for New Years Eve. Cache, $198.

25 /58: Rhinestones

25/58 :Rhinestones

This Kay Unger New York rhinestone dress brings a hint of sparkle to an otherwise demure dress.

26 /58: Pink drapey dress

26/58 :Pink drapey dress

Get ready for a midnight masquerade in this pretty pink dress. Lulus, $62.

27 /58: Orange babydoll dress

27/58 :Orange babydoll dress

This TopShop dress ($112) looks like it was inspired by fireworks on New Years Eve.

28 /58: Comfortable maxi dress

28/58 :Comfortable maxi dress

This maxi dress looks comfortable, but still has a fun touch of sparkle necessary for the holidays.

29 /58: Sequin tank dress

29/58 :Sequin tank dress

Sequins, sequins, sequins! Isn’t that what New Years Eve is all about? Express, $90.

30 /58: Floral sequin dress

30/58 :Floral sequin dress

This definitely isn’t your average sequin dress! Kohls, $47.

31 /58: It's in the details

31/58 :It's in the details

Go ahead: Wear a red dress for the holidays. It's all about the details. This Black Halo dress puts a funky twist on the neckline and a subtle, thin belt around the waist.

32 /58: Floral strapless dress

32/58 :Floral strapless dress

Kohls has some adorable options for New Years Eve, like this black and white floral stunner for $47.

33 /58: Red fringe dress

33/58 :Red fringe dress

Look amazing on the dance floor in this sexy red fringe dress. Boston Proper, $119.

34 /58: Yellow mini dress

34/58 :Yellow mini dress

Shake what your mama gave you in this super cute yellow party dress. Theoutnet.com, $300.

35 /58: Lace and velvet dress

35/58 :Lace and velvet dress

Sexy lace and exquisite velvet alternate across this beautiful dress. Nordstrom, $265.

36 /58: Off the shoulder

36/58 :Off the shoulder

Show off those shoulders that have been hiding under sweaters this winter. This Vera Wang dress incorporates three hot trends this winter: off-shoulder styles, jewel tones and sheer details.

37 /58: Bronze maxi dress

37/58 :Bronze maxi dress

You could wear this bronze maxi dress with cutout details at the edges to any holiday party. Miss Selfridge, $95.

38 /58: Rainbow stripe dress

38/58 :Rainbow stripe dress

Metallic stripes, bows and a criss-cross back. We love everything about this dress!

39 /58: Black and pink floral dress

39/58 :Black and pink floral dress

The double bands on this body-hugging floral dress will bring all eyes up to your beautiful holiday makeup. TopShop, $73.

40 /58: Jewel tones

40/58 :Jewel tones

Skip the traditional winter red and green for something a bit more upscale. Jewel tones offer the same festive attitude of bright red and green without looking garish. This Donna Morgan piece is a certain stunner.

41 /58: Velvet halter dress

41/58 :Velvet halter dress

This TopShop dress ($105) looks different depending on how the light hits it.

42 /58: Rhinestone ruched dress

42/58 :Rhinestone ruched dress

Look like a million bucks on a small budget in this show-stopping silver dress. LoveCulture, $25.

43 /58: Short detailed dress

43/58 :Short detailed dress

We’re drooling over the intricate details of this flashy dress! Peaches Boutique, $380.

44 /58: One sleeve dress

44/58 :One sleeve dress

At least one of your arms will be warm in this beautifully embellished dress! Miss Selfridge, $155.

45 /58: City dress

45/58 :City dress

Dreaming of New Years Eve in New York City? Then we have the perfect dress for you! Asos, $53.

46 /58: Animal prints

46/58 :Animal prints

Take a walk on the wild side this winter. A classed-up animal print is a statement piece at any holiday function.

47 /58: Teal chiffon dress

47/58 :Teal chiffon dress

Teal is so hot right now, and so is that one-shoulder neckline. Target, $70.

48 /58: Black shift dress

48/58 :Black shift dress

The square disks on this dress will make a killer statement on New Years Eve. Asos, $218.

49 /58: Orange mini dress

49/58 :Orange mini dress

Lush velvet takes this flowy Free People dress ($128) from day to night.

50 /58: Lacy details

50/58 :Lacy details

Amp up the girly factor with lace details. Pair this Tibi lace dress with sparkly heels for the perfect holiday look.

51 /58: Pleated cocktail dress

51/58 :Pleated cocktail dress

For a romantic night out on the town, this pleated maroon dress is exactly what you should be wearing. Modcloth, $198.

52 /58: Black crochet dress

52/58 :Black crochet dress

Trade in the traditional lace for a modern crochet dress this holiday season. Free People, $88.

53 /58: Silver mesh dress

53/58 :Silver mesh dress

A silver floral pattern and flirty hemline make this dress a great one to step out in. Windsor, $47.

54 /58: Sequin bodice dress

54/58 :Sequin bodice dress

If you love sequins but don’t want to be covered in them from head to toe, this dress is right up your alley. Miss Selfridge, $100.

55 /58: Cheetah pencil dress

55/58 :Cheetah pencil dress

You'll look like a sex kitten in this pink cheetah pencil dress.

56 /58: Feather print dress

56/58 :Feather print dress

Going to an uber-sleek party? This dress will fit right in! Miss Selfridge, $80.

57 /58: Sweater dresses

57/58 :Sweater dresses

Keep warm and cute in a sweater dress. Pair this Ralph Lauren number with tights for even more warmth, or wear to a party barelegged for a sophisticated take on sweaters.

58 /58: Embellished shoulder dress

58/58 :Embellished shoulder dress

Stay classy in this green shift dress with embellished shoulder detailing.