10 Affordable Holiday Dresses


By Brynn Mannino

A Stylish Celebration

Special occasions call for something extra-special-particularly during the holidays. And nothing says you're feeling in the festive spirit quite like a dress decked in sequins, metallic trim or other dazzling design details. From a versatile all-in-one jersey dress to an eye-catching beaded trapeze dress, find 10 looks beautifully primed for the party scene-starting at just $15.

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All-in-One Jersey Dress

Here's something to swoon about: designer-quality duds at a reasonable price! This versatile deep red dress is the solution for a social gal on the budget. You can wear it strapless, as a halter, one-shoulder or several other ways to achieve a fresh look for every occasion. $15; Walmart.com

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Sequin Sheath Dress

This scoop-neck sequin-studded frock will have you sparkling through the evening. Specifically designed to flatter your figure-thanks to princess seaming, which gives the dress a smoother, sleeker fit-this number is sure to catch a few second glances! $29.99, Outlet.LaneBryant.com

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Crossover V-Neck Dress

A rich brown color and dramatic V-neck make this dress stand out-and act as a prime canvas for accessorizing. Break out the bling, grab an eye-catching clutch and you're as good as gold. $39.99; Target.com

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Belted V-Neck Dress

Exaggerated puffy sleeves and a plunging neckline make this rich purple dress a party-perfect choice. Pair it with black tights and ankle booties-they'll provide maximum coverage while slimming and elongating your legs. $36; LuLus.com

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Mod Dress with Metallic Trim

Metallic trim is what really makes this mod 3/4-length-sleeve dress unique. Available in gold, silver or black, its detailing does all of the accessorizing for you. $44.90; Fashion.HSN.com

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Trapeze Dress

If you're in the mood to flaunt those gams, this trendy retro-style frock-boasting a glamorous beaded neckline-is for you. Top off the look with fabulous high heels to maximize the simple cut and boost your style quotient. $59; Newport-News.com

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Tiered Cocktail Dress

This fancy yet fun cap-sleeved cocktail dress dazzles in black, eggplant or champagne. Plus, it's ultra-slimming, with a deep V-neck, empire waist and tiered panels of fabric that are cut at an angle. Complement the detailed design with an understated hairstyle and jewelry. $64; Spiegel.com

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Sheath Dress

A burst of color and charming shoulder detail-with some flattering pintuck elements, to boot-make this bright red number quite the holiday party contender. Team it with black stockings and a strappy heel to keep the look delicate. $69.99; AnnTaylorLoft.com

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Drape-Front Dress

With its pretty one-shoulder strap and cutaway front hem, this draped Grecian-inspired number shows off just the right amount of skin. Keep it sleek and sophisticated by pairing the look with simple hair and heels. $69; Newport-News.com

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Tunic Dress

This frock is ready for the festivities, with color-block trim and see-through mesh sleeves that are basic yet bold. Consider pairing with a glittering gold pump-a burgeoning trend-to give the look a gilded finish. $37.49; Target.com

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