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10 Holiday Cocktail Dresses to Deck the Halls in

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Many “classics” arrive at this time of year. A red mani. The Elf movie. The Starbucks holiday drink menu. Well we’re adding one more obvious thing to the list: your holiday cocktail dress. Whether you’re on the hunt for a new style or plan to re-wear a look from last season, there’s just something about slipping into a dress that gives off all the festive feels.

selection of cocktail dresses

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Maybe it’s cozy velvet, or a dazzling sequin number that’s suitable for none other than a holiday bash. Whether a look comes to mind that’s already hanging in your closet or you’ve yet to discover this season’s classic, that’s where we come in! Allow your cocktail dress to be a timeless look you reach for again and again.

Plan to stand out? For a more modern take, try a metallic teal dress or one shoulder beaded style at your next RSVP. More of a wallflower, yet still seeking something different? Choose an LBD with a slight twist; sheer beaded sleeves, a shimmery knit finish, or beaded lace with a mock neck stand out while also standing the test of time.

a selection of short cocktail dresses

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Fabric plays a role too; it’s no secret that satin is having a major moment this year. Make it holiday by selecting a rich shade, like emerald or wine. The bottom line? Any of these styles won’t sit in your closet for long; give ‘em another go for a winter wedding, NYE, or even your school’s winter dance.

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