The best party dresses of the season

Christmas is back and this year, we're making it a classic. We're getting ready to celebrate with our friends and family, and truly make the most of the festive season. And a killer party dress is a great place to start. So get ready to get dolled up and dance the night away with our edit of the best party dresses this season. 

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1. The fairy tale dress

Adrianna Papell Halter Neck Maxi Dress


This shimmering Adrianna Papell dress is all of our Cinderella dreams realised. And if it's good enough for fairy tales, it's good enough for us.

Adrianna Papell Halter Neck Maxi Dress £100


2. The sweetheart dress

Self Portrait, Mesh Midi Dress


With mesh detailing, shirred fabric and a sweetheart neckline, the mesh midi dress from Self Portrait will make you the belle of the ball this party season. Now to head under the mistletoe...

Self Portrait, Mesh Midi Dress £159.00


3. The little black dress

Lauren by Ralph Lauren, Timi Midi Dress


A party season essential, you can never go wrong with a little black dress. And this one from Ted Baker, is simple, chic and timeless. Pair with simple black stilettos for an elegant party outfit.

Ted Baker, Renon Halter Dress £225.00


4. The hot pink gown

Lauren By Ralph Lauren Viljamy Strapless Satin Belted Gown


This Lauren By Ralph Lauren Dress is a stunning pick for all your festive endeavours. Strapless, with belt detailing and in a delicious shade of pink, it's everything we love about getting dressed up.

Lauren By Ralph Lauren, Viljamy Strapless Satin Belted Gown £195


5. The printed mini

Ted Baker Coriey High Neck Dress


Simple enough for date night but elegant enough for an evening out, Ted Baker's Coriey dress has all your bases covered this Christmas. The rich red colouring feels fresh and festive, while the long sleeves and high neckline gives the dress a classic feeling. 

Ted Baker, Coriey High Neck Dress £195


6. The cut-out number

Michael Michael Kors Halter Midi Dress


Fun, flirty and feminine, Michael Michael Kors' Halter Midi Dress is a must-have for your dress rotation this December. The solid green colouring and cut-out detailing make it a real winner in our book.

Michael Michael Kors, Halter Midi Dress £115.00


7. The Christmas classic

Adrianna Papell, Velvet Midi Dress


You can't go wrong with a classic, and this velvet mini dress from Adrianna Papell is just that. Cinched at the waist for a feminine silhouette, the dress is made from smooth velvet, with a flared skirt and accented with pearl detailing to the neckline.

Adrianna Papell, Velvet Midi Dress £139.00


8. The slip dress

Boss Dechana Slip Dress


While Christmas may make you think of rich reds and holly greens, this year we're thinking pink with this slip dress from Boss. The Dechana dress in a delicate shade of pale pink masters the art of being both timeless and on-trend.

Boss, Dechana Slip Dress £289.00


9. The sequin mini

Forever New Tara Ruched Glitter Dress


Sequins are a Christmas party essential, and this dress from Ted Baker shows us how sequins can be both festive and chic. Pair with high heels and a nude lip for evening glam.

Ted Baker, Estelli Sequin Cape Mini Dress £450.00


10. The satin number

All Saints, Hadley Dress


Got a black-tie event on the calendar? Then the Hadley dress from All Saints is a must-have. It has a slight cowl neck and it's cut to flatter, in a gorgeous shade of dusty pink that'll never go out of style. 

All Saints, Hadley Dress £119.00