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SLAY Bells Ringing: 15 Holiday Dresses You Need This Season

From holiday parties to family dinners and every festive event in between, be prepared to totally slay this holiday season. We've pulled our favorite dresses from all across the internet, and let us just say—you'll be the sure standout while walking in your winter wonderland.

The Holiday Party Dress

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Does this dress not scream holiday party? This fit and flare, evergreen, midi dress is totally dream worthy, and we can see you now: flouncing around at your company holiday party like a true angel. There are few things more glamourous than being the girl who the entire party can't take their eyes off of, and we are certain that this dress will be the star of the show this holiday season. ($269; nordstrom.com)

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The Lady In Red

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Wearing red during the holiday season is so much more than a tradition—it's the law of fashion. Nevertheless, if you're sick and tired of the classic red dress, allow us to introduce you to this little off the shoulder number from Chelsea28. Pair the trendy neckline with the voluminous bell sleeves and you've got yourself a holiday dress full of style, elegance, and the classic red on Christmas vibe. ($149; nordstrom.com)

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Off The Shoulder 2.0

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Consider this a step up from the classic holiday dress, as the green velvet adds an understated Christmas elegance while the velvet material will have you looking ultra sexy. We love the simplicity of this dress and feel that a gold statement earring paired with a sultry maroon lip would give this look the finishing touches to reach total holiday-vixen status. ($118; nordstrom.com)

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The Sequin Stunner

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For the girl who knows how to make a statement (and isn't afraid to make one), this dress is for you. A perfect holiday soiree-turned-NYE dress, this sequin minidress will light up any room you enter. The babydoll sleeves bring an exuberant elegance to the dress while the plunging neckline adds a twinge of sexiness. There are a variety of sparkly sequined patterns and colors, but can you really beat this multi-colored "confetti" variation? We think not. ($198+; nordstrom.com)

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The Elegant Jersey Dress

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What looks like an ordinary LBD at first sight is quickly transformed into an elegant party dress once the satin neckline crosses your sight. The comfortable fit of this Ralph Lauren jersey dress will have you forgetting you're strutting through the party in an ornate look fit for a queen. No really, Kate Middleton would totally wear this dress, would she not?! ($160; macys.com)

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Florals For Christmas

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Prepare to have a total fashion moment as you enter the room in this floral sheath dress. We're obsessing over the tight-fitting midi hemline, because without even trying, your holiday outfit transforms to an evening dress that is both sexy and elegant. Staying on trend with the cold-shoulder cutouts, you'll be a showstopper at your holiday get together in this black and blush dress of our dreams. ($98; nordstrom.com)

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Sugar Plum Princess

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A surefire way to sizzle this season is to pair bold colors with curve-hugging fits, and this dress checks all the boxes. In a bandage style, this midi-length dress in plum is a simple dress that will have you feeling anything but basic. Stick to the classics with a pair of nude pumps or make a serious statement with a sequined heel that will most definitely sparkle. (268; nordstrom.com)

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Shine Bright Like A… Christmas Tree

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Speaking of sparkle, why not add some holiday shine to your party wardrobe? This luxe, A-line dress will make you the star of the show, forget the big tree! A classic black dress wrapped in gold floral lace will have you shining bright all night long. ($150; modcloth.com)

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When Classy Meets Sexy

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There's nothing wrong with showing a little skin during the holidays, but if you're on the edge about it, well—this lacy number should do you just right. The flattering wide neckline with the delicate lace overlay makes this dress stylish and appropriate for any special occasion. The curve-hugging silhouette will keep you looking glamorous while the solid black canvas is the perfect backdrop for statement earrings or a bold red lip to have you arriving at the party in true holiday spirit. ($69; macys.com)

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Red Hot

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For a fiery red entrance to the holiday party, this dress will serve its purpose. The classic fit-and-flare style makes this dress comfortable but flirty, while the jacquard blooms make a big pop with the metallic finish. We imagine this dress paired with some dainty, strappy heels nestled beneath an ultra-glam faux fur jacket to catch the falling snowflakes will have heads turning the moment you arrive. Yes, this dress is hot as fire, but you'll be a true Christmas Angel as you travel around the party. ($168; nordstrom.com)

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Sequin & Lace… & Everything Nice

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Another total stunner, this navy, sequined, lace dress isn't your ordinary holiday outfit. We love a good fashion risk, so wearing navy to a Christmas party is right up our alley. This bold number will definitely light up the room with the delicate lace, sparkly sequins, flattering scoop neckline, and flirty hemline. Are you willing to take a risk this holiday season? *Throws arms up in the air* Then this dress was made for you! ($119; macys.com)

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The Total Glam Moment

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Only a true diva deserves to rock this dress, and we know it has your name on it. The silhouette of this dress alone is enough to have you on the #BestDressed list, but pair that with the deep v-neck and the floral brocade textures and you'll definitely be the star of a major fashion moment. The box-pleated fit of this party dress gives it a formal feel, and though we're always ones in favor of layering on the accessories—it's no secret that this dress will do all the talking for itself. A classic dress that can hold it's own is a true Christmas miracle. ($208; nordstrom.com)

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Paint The Town Red

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This delicate little number is adorned with sweet ruffle detailings and we can't get enough of the flowy texture and flattering fit. A perfect dress for a holiday dinner party with the in-laws, you'll be classy and sophisticated while adding a playful flair to your night. Forget the fresh poinsettias—you'll be the only sweet red gift at the table. ($110; modcloth.com)

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White As Snow

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A chic winter white is a color only the bold are willing enough to wear, but it will definitely make a major statement. This particular party dress is such a dream holiday look, because the black belted waist adds a flattering cinch, while the black-trimmed bell sleeves give it a soft feminine touch. Another dress that is begging for some killer accessories, this dress could go from office holiday party, to dinner with your parents, to Christmas service—all in effortless style. ($158; nordstrom.com)

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Festive In Feathers

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The ultimate holiday party dress—emphasis on the party—this feather-trimmed little number is ready to hit the dance floor. Whether your holiday shenanigans include a company party that is fun and upbeat or you have a double date planned filled with holiday cocktails, this dress will have you feeling merry and bright all night long. Spruce up this look with a major statement necklace, and prepare to slay. ($37; walmart.com)

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