Best Party Dresses for Celebrations

Looking for some new gladrags to celebrate a special occasion? DESIblitz have put together some jaw-droppingly fabulous party dresses that you’ll most certainly want to indulge in.

Best Party Dresses for Celebrations

Nothing quite says Winter festive than sequins galore.

‘Tis the season to adorn the most glamorous party dresses in all the land.

From festive sequins, shiny metallics, to luxurious velvet, you can kind find the perfect dress to suit any celebration, and still stay on trend.

With the chance to get your glam on, DESIblitz has put together six enviable dress styles that will have you turning heads at any occasion.

Gothic Victorian Romance

Best Party Dresses for Celebrations

Lace panelling, exuberant high-neck collars and sheer fabrics are all the rage this season.

Bring out your inner romantic goth with a mix of black and nude coloured dresses that ooze 19th century chic.

Mango’s black sleeveless gown with lace panelling is an understated yet elegant piece that will suit any formal dinner party.

Warehouse’s short Victorian-meets-Boho shift dress offers full coverage, but still has the option to flaunt some flesh. It features bead detailing and a removable black slip.

Best Party Dresses for Celebrations

We also can’t get enough of Karen Millen’s stunning dress collection, that mixes different fabrics, embellishments and that much needed ‘wow’ factor.

The two ethereal designs see on the one hand, black and white ruffled lace strips and on the other tulle mesh with velvet embroidery.

Lady in Red

Best Party Dresses for Celebrations

From sultry off-the-shoulder cuts to full embellishments, red is the statement colour for any special occassion.

Whether you’re celebrating something big, or just want to blow the socks off your other half, this bold trend will certainly have you turning heads.

River Island’s bardot bodycon dress oozes sex appeal, while the Ted Baker embellished collar tunic dress is a perfect blend of sweet and sass.

Best Party Dresses for Celebrations

Of course, if you want to opt for red this season, then red lace is the way to go.

The Karen Millen beaded collar lace dress is a cut beautifully with cap-sleeves and a scallop hem line.

For the ‘Jessica Rabbit’ look, opt for H&M’s sultry bandeau bodycon dress with a high thigh split.

Big Prints and Floral Chic

Best Party Dresses for Celebrations

Graphic prints and florals are another big Winter look that will add a splash of colour to the bitter cold.

Whether you opt for big block prints in bold multi-colour, this trend really gives you the chance to experiment with your brighter and more quirky side.

Topshop offer a close-fitting red floral lace number that will accentuate your curves, while River Island’s mosaic print in sea green and orange is a funky full sleeve midi dress that you can match with knee-high boots.

Best Party Dresses for Celebrations

We absolutely adore H&M’s straight-cut green patterned dress that really is a steal at £14.99.

Zara’s oversized floral dress offers a more casual chic look with its wide sleeves and velvet fabric.

Jacquard and bronze is a perfect combination for the Ted Baker flared dress that screams nouveau vintage.

Metallic Shine

Best Party Dresses for Celebrations

Liquid metallics are the perfect party choice for a sleek and seductive silhouette.

Both Topshop and River Island offer a delectable selection, with high neck, cut-out bodycon dresses to vibrant pleated skirts.

River Island’s high-shine emerald glitter dress sees long sleeves, a plunging neckline and asymmetrical hem – an ideal party number.

Sequins and Embellishments

Best Party Dresses for Celebrations

Nothing quite says Winter festive than sequins galore.

Glittery mini dresses combining sparkle and embellishment are a brilliant outfit for any night out, sit-down dinner, or New Year’s celebration.

Forever 21’s silver sequined V-back mini dress is fun and flirty, while the embellished collection from ASOS mixes ombre shades with metallic blue hues.

Best Party Dresses for Celebrations

Topshop and Warehouse also offer tinselled-sequin dresses for that glitter ball effect, while Mango’s V-neck A-line dress sees delicate beaded silver embroidery over black.

Covered in shiny sequins and a festive cocktail in hand, you’ll most definitely be the centre of the party.

Luxurious Velvet

Best Party Dresses for Celebrations

A perfect choice for cocktail hour, velvet exudes luxury and should be saved only the very very important occasions.

Mango’s off-the-shoulder velvet dress offers an elegntly sophisticated, yet minimal look.

Alternatively, Jack Wills offers a youthful take on velvet with an easy fit-and-flare dress with a traditional check pattern.

Best Party Dresses for Celebrations

Another steal from H&M is this crushed black velvet gown with a halterneck collar. It is backless, enjoys a high split and exudes a chic finesse.

Zara’s cut-out ‘plumetis’ dress shows off a little more flesh with its polka dot mesh back and plunging neckline. For a very on-trend look, you can go for the velvet and lace bodycon look in royal blue and black from ASOS.

So there you have it. Six different party frock styles that will keep you ahead of the fashion brigade this celebratory season, and all within a budget too!

Priya adores anything to do with cultural change and social psychology. She loves to read and listen to chilled music to relax. A romantic at heart she lives by the motto 'If you want to be loved, be lovable.'

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