28 On-trend Dresses to Spice Up Your Holiday 2021
Forget about the bright lights, heaps of food, gifts, and family time – the best part of Fall/Winter is getting dressed up! And once we admit that, we’re free to dive into the piles of fabulous dresses below and snap up the one that corresponds with every last occasion.
Be it friend’s night in or cocktail nights out to warm up against the biting cold – there’s a dress that’ll make the night just that bit more … perfect. The classic, all-occasion Little Black Dress is a seasonal game-changer, while extra glitz brings that Holiday time pizzazz.
Whatever your fashion poison, every woman deserves a dress that makes them feel a million bucks.
So what are you waiting for? These dresses aren’t going to wear themselves!
Let's take a closer look at our top picks
1) HelloMolly - Don't Take It Personal Black Dress
2) Lulus - Not Meshing Around Black Cutout Bodycon Midi Dress
Some dresses can be styled a million ways, and other dresses ARE the style. Here's a member of the latter group. Looking cool, calm, and collected is simple in this mature and breathtakingly sophisticated Black Cutout Bodycon Midi Dress. Once on, you no longer walk – you strut. You are the queen, and you just so happen to be wearing the most beautiful dress of the night. Coincidence? We think not.
3) Revolve - Monsieur Mini Dress
Hit the town in this glam, eye-grabbing one shoulder "Monsieur" mini dress has a flattering. Elegant and timeless, you can't go wrong!
4) Lulus - Champagne Showers Black Sequin Bodycon Dress
Dazzle, bewitch and hold the attention of any room in this "disco ball of the formal ball" number. Shiny, black sequins wash over a lightweight, black, stretch figure-hugging knit that allows for plenty of party-going movement. This sleeveless darted bodice with a V-neck and sexy bodycon silhouette means the party doesn't start until you arrive.
Make the look work for you with a simple pair of black heels, a statement gold bangle, and luxurious, dangling earrings.
5) FWRD - Retrofete Gabrielle Robe Dress
Price: $ 615
Shimer and shine with a light so bright the night sky will envy you. Or, twinkle gracefully as you strut your stuff through the city lights. This closet-essential is for those occasions when you're feeling yourself, life, and just want to do your fashionably favorite thing.
6) Lulus - Lace Up Your Sleeve Black Lace Long Sleeve Bodycon Dress
When the cards are down, it's time to lace up. You know the game, you're here to play, and this dress is your perfect ally. Sheer lace decorates your arms with enchanting geometric patterns that add an artistic flair to an otherwise understated, intriguing black, long-sleeve bodycon dress.
7) Revolve - Savanah Square Trim Corset Dress
Excuse me, is it getting hot in here, or is this just the sexiest number you've ever seen? Good riddance to any ice in the near vicinity when you roll up in this dress. Its boned bodice with a padded bust held up with dainty elasticized shoulder straps is the definition of breathtakingly sexy. All eyes on you and your fabulous figure in this doll-like number – don't miss out!
8) Lulus – Cocktails and Confidence Black Crochet Bodycon Mini Dress
Wearing this dress without a martini in hand and feeling like a 1920s movie star is impossible. This slinky, lightweight dress brings the fire with sensual princess cups and a set-in waist that brings out the best in your figure (and you!) And if you're looking irresistible from the front, just turn around and show off its straight-line mid-plunge back – va va voom!
9) Amazon - Verdura Women's Sexy Ruched Side Asymmetrical V Neck Bodycon Cami Dress
Price: $19.99 – $30.99 (Price may vary)
All of your best nights begin with a martini in hand – and also now – this versatile and undeniably exquisite cocktail dress. With a show-stealing combination of spaghetti straps, wrap v-neck, sleeveless and backless fit – this mini dress pulls out all the fashion stops.
10) Lulus - Reason to Celebrate Black Off-the-Shoulder Bodycon Mini Dress
Effortlessly sexy, modern, and oh-so timeless are just some worthy adjectives of this fresh take on the LBD. Its dual elastic straps gently uphold a delicate sweetheart neckline, artistically winged by off-the-shoulder straps, adding a chic edge. And finally, its seamed bodice cinches the waist of this bodycon mini skirt – bringing the Little Black Dress stylishly into the modern age.
11) Amazon - Many Women's Sexy Cocktail Batwing Long Sleeve Backless Mock Wrap Knit Sweater Mini Dress
Price: $24.99 - $39.99 (Price may vary)
Slip into something that works for you with this highly adaptable, dress that bring s the “wow factor.” Its wrap-around, self-tie design means you get to choose how much cleavage (or whatever else) you wish to reveal. Daring or demure – you’ll always look fabulous in this long sleeve number that has the invaluable power of looking casual, yet fitting in at all occasions.
12) Lulus - Va Va Voom Black Backless Midi Dress
Black to make the boys look back: you'll be catching glances left, right, and center when you turn up in Lulus Va Va Voom Black Backless Midi Dress. The curve-carving stretch knit clings to your figure from the rounded neckline down to a midi-length hem. Framing an ultra-deep V neck are long poised sleeves. And finally, the back plunges in a soft, oval shape to let your back breathe.
13) Revolve - Carlotta Blazer Dress
14) Revolve – Jayla Blazer Dress
When you mean business, you want to look "business." A blazer top half adds definition and carves out your shoulders while leaving room for a semi-plunging neckline that adds a touch of sensuality. However, if worn as a dress, you’ll be doing your legs justice as this blazer dress cuts off at just the right point to lengthen and slenderize your beauties! Throw open the blazer dress and pair with formal check pants for a winning, streetwear day look.
15) Banana Republic - Ribbed Mock-Neck Midi Dress
All-season-dresses that never compromise are one in a million. So, here’s you luck day! Meet the perfect blank canvas dress that can be dressed up or down for any season. Its superb ribbed-knit design is one for all ages from 50s Audrey Hepburn chic to 60s Twiggy style – and all the way to know, of course, where column fit dresses have found themselves back on trend. And last but not least, its slenderizing long fit helps to keep you looking statuesque (a dress cleopatra might have worn? Certainly.)
16) Revolve - Lovers and Friends Titus Midi Dress
The midi dress has become the champion of every girl's wardrobe. Falling on the "just right' goldilocks zone below the knee, allowing you to show off your stunning legs while staying nice and cozy. And with this unique number, you get to maintain that coziness while bringing the fiery factor. With a roasting-hot cut-out waist and alluring front seam slit – everyone's drinks will need more ice.
17) Revolve - Oona Dress
A flatterer of all figures, this dress's ruched slinky jersey fabric hugs tightly in all the right places. An asymmetric over-the-shoulder design gives into a full-body before finishing on a slanted hem high note – a favorite among celebrities this year.
18) BCBG - Bodycon Mini Dress
Revolve - Bodycon Mini Dress
Take the headache out of those rushed evenings by throwing on this easy-to-style, lightweight, and delightfully undemanding dress. If you don't feel like accessorizing, the saucy sheer mesh paneling and detailed, full-length back zip have it covered.
19) Lulus - Glitter in the Air Black Sequin Fringe Bodycon Dress
Camera, lights, action – no need to strike a pose because you're already cutting out an immaculate figure in this stunning dress! Imagine what modern 'en vogue' might have looked like in the 1920s. Slinky, elegant, ethereal, and now with a fiery twist!
20) Lulus - Cozy Find Black Ribbed Knit Bodycon Sweater Dress
As the chilly nights set in, the long-sleeves and thick knits come out! Brave those biting Fall/Winter nights with this sweater dress's fashionably fun long balloon sleeves that frame a more serious, sturdy crew neckline with gatherings in the shoulders. The cozy curve-loving bodycon silhouette cuts off at a steamy mini hem. Pair with knee-high boots for the ultimate cozy-meets-chic look!
21) Windsor - Amaria Formal Ruched Chiffon Mini Dress
22) Windsor - Zosia Formal Ruffled Bodycon Dress
Feel easy, breezy and oh-so-fabulous, in Windsor's black ruffled midi dress that oozes casual-cool. Its slinky fit is perfect for exploring new places, sipping on cocktails with friends, and making unforgettable memories.
23) Revolve - Lovers and Friends Gigi Midi Dress
This subtle yet stylish LBD is perfect for dress devotees who want a casual-comfortable look. With a high neck and open back, this bodycon dress will hug your silhouette.
24) Lulus – Darling Delight Black Skater Dress
You are the ultimate accessory when you wear this dress. Its exquisite v-neck adds spice before leading into a gently cinched waist that flows into a flirty skater skirt. In other words, it doesn't detract from your beauty; rather, it bows down to your glory!
25) Amazon - Sarin Mathews Womens Off The Shoulder Short Sleeve High Low Cocktail Skater Dress
Price: $12.99 - $38.99 (Price may vary)
This event-worthy dress has been causing quite the stir since hitting the scene earlier this year. Its seamless pull-on closure, off-the-shoulder neckline, and high-low hem detailing create a silhouette that's both classic and flirty. It's the dress's functionality that's earned it more than 20,000 glowing reviews from shoppers who count on it for night's out, weddings, and anything in between. In short – snap it up!
26) Lulus – Cheers to This Black Off-the-Shoulder Bodycon Dress
27) Dynamite Clothing - Edie Sequins Bodycon Dress
It makes complete sense why this era-defining dress would be named after fashion icon Edie Sedgwick. Its high neck speaks of mystery and modesty, while its mini, wrap-around skirt roars of rebellion, uniqueness, and personality. As if that wasn't enough greatness for one dress, it also has moderately puffed shoulders to add to the 60s chic – yes, that's right – one dress really can have it all.
28) Amazon - BELONGS Women's Dress Sweet & Cute V-Neck Bell Sleeve Shift Dress Mini Dress
Price: $25.49 - $34.99 (Price may vary)
Last but not least... Sometimes you just want your dress to billow in the wind and envelope you like a veil of pure beauty. Not only does it make you feel like a goddess, but it makes you look like one too. So, here you go, your regal, bell sleeve shift dress that keeps things sweet and elegant while packing a powerful, stylish punch.