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10 Gorgeous Holiday Dresses Under $100

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Holiday dresses come but once a year…

And whether you’re ready to head to out for a night on the town, or just looking to wear something a bit more upscale to your office’s holiday party – our picks are perfect for every seasonal occasion.

Besides, who wants to spend more money on holiday dresses that will only be worn throughout the winter? Nope. We like to get as much mileage as possible with our clothes, and these dresses are no different.

For context, here are our holiday dress criteria:

  1. Must be under $100
  2. Has to have some kind of holiday “vibe” or feel – whether that means red and green, velvet, or sequin material
  3. Has the ability to be worn to cocktail parties – sorry, no daytime dress picks (but some of these can easily be made more casual)

Without further ado, let’s get into our picks!

Shiny Holiday Dresses

Gold Charm

Metallic Lace Fit & Flare Dress

Why we’re obsessed: Fit and flare style is one of the most universally flattering dress shapes. We think this dress would be PERFECT for a date night or cocktail party!

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Metal and Bright

Cold Shoulder Blouson Dress

Why we’re obsessed: The elastic waist and looser bodice keep you comfy all evening, and the cold shoulder is just the right amount of skin for the season! We also love this understated chevron pattern.

Velvet Holiday Dresses

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Red Velvet

Velvet Holiday Dress

Why we’re obsessed: This dress comes in black and red – two classic holiday colors that you’ll be wearing all season regardless. We love the faux wrap style and long sleeves!

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Simple Sparkle

3/4 Sleeve Velvet Dress

Why we’re obsessed: Full transparency – when it’s cold outside, we don’t want to be freezing our butts off. This dress is not only elegant with a tie waist but long enough to shield your legs from the cold!

Gown Holiday Dresses (AKA – You Fancy)

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Ruffling Feathers

Spaghetti Strap Ruffle Dress

Why we’re obsessed: Between the ruffles and the elegant satin material, we think this dress would be the perfect fit for a fancier night out or winter dance!

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Ice Queen

One Shoulder Dress

Why we’re obsessed: While this dress is a gown style, it still shows a bit of skin between the one shoulder and slit in the dress. The sequin pattern is perfect for an upscale night!

Sequin/Beaded Holiday Dresses

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Neutral Glam

Cap Sleeve Beaded Dress

Why we’re obsessed: The cut is casual, the beading is elegant (without being a long gown). This dress is so versatile and could even be used as a wedding dress in the summertime!

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Flapper Chic

Lea Dress

Why we’re obsessed: Is this not one of the sexiest dresses you’ve ever seen? We love the length, the sequins, and the flair at the bottom! The ultimate holiday dress we would be rocking literally all. season. long.

Other Holiday Dresses

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Flapper Chic

Cap Sleeve Buffalo Dress

Why we’re obsessed: For a dress that’s more casual and still in holiday colors, we adore this buffalo pattern dress. The best part? It’s not tight – the perfect dress for Turkey Day 🙂

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Holiday Jessica Rabbit

Scallop Plunge Dress

Why we’re obsessed: Talk about a showstopper. HELLO. The scallop detail around the neckline is gorgeous, and we love the cut above the knees in front! It’s like a gown – but sexier.

Final Takeaways – Holiday Dresses Under $100

Getting dressed up for the holidays doesn’t need a lot of time.

Nor does it need to drain your BANK ACCOUNT!

We can guarantee that as the holiday season continues, you’ll continue to see beautiful dresses for the season.

We’re sticking by our picks because we love the elegance for the price point.

Let us know down below if you have any of the dresses above! Or if you decide to try one out – share the photo!

Lastly, if you’re not feeling in the holiday dress mood – don’t forget to check out our post on Christmas pajamas. We’re biiiig fans of the flannels.