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Top 5 Party Dresses

Dec 03, 2012

Get gorgeous this holiday season with our Top 5 Party Dresses of 2012. Whether you're looking for the perfect little black dress, going for a rock star sequined look, or looking as pretty as a holiday present, we've got the styles you're looking for...

#5 Pretty as a present

Champagne pink with black bowForever 21's soft, feminine champagne pink dressCourtesy of Forever 21
 

This champagne pink sequined bow trimmed dress from Forever 21 is the antidote to the little black dress and ho-ho-ho red everyone else will be wearing this year. We love the little black bow at the waist, because the best things come wrapped in a little black bow!

#4 Lovely in red lace

Taylor SwiftTaylor Swift in retro red laceCourtesy of Eonline
 

Think Back to September when Taylor Swift rocked this dress. Perky, sweet and retro, this red lace number is perfect for a holiday gathering whether you're celebrating the ho-ho-holidays with family or out on the town. The Fit and Flare Iris dress is one celebrity outfit you can actually own (for a mere $198 from French Connection).

#3 Silver belle

Miranda CosgroveAnd the silver award goes to... Miranda Cosgrove!Courtesy of Nick
 

Silver dresses should stay in your closet until holiday season... unless, of course you're a hot celeb like iCarly's Miranda Cosgrove. She totally rocked this cute little silver dress at the 2012 Nick Teen Choice awards and you can rock it at your next holiday party, too!

#2 LBD

Asymmetrical little black dressNot-so-standard little black dressCourtesy of Newly Maid
 

Three cheers for the Little Black Dress (LBD) in all of its beautiful forms! This one's just different enough that you won't fade into the background at any party. We love it for its asymmetry (one sleeve long, one sleeve gone) and its draped dramatic shoulder. ($79 from Newly Maid.)

#1 Not-so-heavy metal

Forever 21Metallic black tube dress from Forever 21Courtesy of Forever 21
 

This metallic tube LBD (little black dress) is tops on our chart this year. Coming to you from price-friendly Forever 21, this jacquard metallic-blend tube dress features a sweetheart bodice with front and back boning for shape and structure. It comes with adjustable elastic spaghetti straps, in case you need the extra support. Our favorite feature: the pleated and slanted pockets in the front.  It sells for $32.80 on their website and in stores. 

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Which of these cute little numbers tops your holiday wish list this year? Tell us in the comments below!

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