Best Holiday Party Dresses for Every Budget — Forever 21, Asos, Express and More

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The holidays are almost here and if you’re anything like us, you are more than ready to put on a cute dress, heels and sparkly jewelry! The 2021 holiday season is expected to bring back events, which means you need some new holiday party dresses.


Retailers and brands have already started to bring out their holiday styles so you can find a dress you’re super excited to wear when the occasion comes. To help you find the best holiday dresses, ET has scoured the internet to find the chicest frocks to make holiday dressing a breeze this year.

Whether you’re looking for fall wedding, Christmas party, office party, New Year’s Eve or homecoming dresses, something special from our selection of stunning styles is bound to catch your eye from sequined dresses to velvet wrap dresses.

Ahead, shop our top holiday dress picks from Nordstrom, ASOS, Lulus, Boohoo, Revolve, Reformation and more.

Check out ET’s 2021 holiday gift guide, featuring a ton of gifting ideas for loved ones.

Under $200


Reformation has a ton of options for holiday dresses. Our top pick is this elegant plum-colored velvet midi with scoop neckline, long sleeves and a relaxed slit skirt.



A mini coat-style dress, featuring a stylish cinched satin corset from Nordstrom.



A figure-hugging sweater midi dress with a feminine, sheer lace neckline from Express.



This Lavish Alice one-shoulder satin dress from Nordstrom is perfectly festive. Style with sparkly statement earrings and strappy heels.



We’re obsessed with this icy blue, textured satin cut-out midi dress from ShopBop. Couple it with silver accessories.


River Island

Wear this River Island silver sequin party mini with balloon sleeves, tie waist and buttoned front with strappy sandals and a clutch.


Under $100


A sequin mini dress is the ultimate holiday party frock. Opt for this sparkly rose-gold cocktail dress from Lulus.



This PrettyLittleThing bodycon dress in olive green boasts romantic puffed sleeves.



We love this iridescent party dress with a corset-style waist from Revolve.



A glamorous holiday party dress, boasting a ruched bust detail, in a jewel-toned purple shade from Missguided. Style with tights and drop earrings.


Fashion to Figure

This is no regular sweater dress. Leave it to Fashion to Figure to design a knit maxi that’s both sexy, sleek and sophisticated.


Under $50


This faux leather mini dress from Asos Design is the daring style the 2021 holidays are calling for.



You’ll look chic and feel comfortable in this cold-shoulder, long sleeve, winter white midi dress from Boohoo all night long!


Nasty Gal

This flouncy metallic organza number from Nasty Gal is a fun choice for a Christmas party.



Choose your favorite color of this cap sleeve lace cocktail party dress. This lace dress has over 11,000 global ratings and 4.5 stars on Amazon.

$42 $40

Forever 21

This velvet LBD from Forever 21 is ideal for a special occasion. It has a sweetheart neckline adorned with rhinestone chain fringe.


Vaccination Card Holders


A slightly larger plastic sleeve to fit laminated 4X3 cards.



Keep your vaccination card protected with this card holder that comes with a lanyard.



Unfold the slim cover to show your vaccine card for quick entry to indoor spaces and fold the cover to protect your privacy.



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