8 Festive Holiday Dresses for All Kinds of Parties—for Less Than $50 on Amazon

From fancy cocktail dresses to casual sweater dresses, we have you covered.

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Now that you've RSVPed to the office holiday party and committed to your family's Christmas dinner, you're going to need something festive to wear. While you can probably go with something you already have in the closet, isn't it nice to treat yourself to something new during the holiday season?

There are so many holiday dresses you can choose from at Amazon that are stylish and comfortable, like classic red cocktail dresses, trendy wrap styles, elevated sweater dresses, and even sequined minis. We've pulled eight standouts to shop below, and the best part? All of these festive dresses are under $50. Plus, with an Amazon Prime membership, you can get most of them delivered for free in just two days.

For a little holiday party outfit inspiration, browse below for stylish options that'll fit the occasion and arrive in time.

Prettygarden Lantern Sleeve Tie Waist Knit Dress

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The deep wine hue of this cozy dress gives it an elevated appearance that'll separate you from the sea of classic Santa red everyone will have on. Reviewers love that the lantern-sleeve dress has a flattering tie-waist design that gives it shape but still feels relaxed. Pair the soft dress with thick tights for a bit of extra warmth.

Relipop Floral Ruffle Long-Sleeved Mini Dress

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This floral long-sleeved dress looks way more expensive than it is. The lightweight polyester dress is a good pick if you're celebrating the season in a warmer climate. It has a high neckline, loose ruffle sleeves, and a faux wrap appearance that shoppers find flattering. Choose from floral prints, polka dots, and solid colors—because it's only $27, you can even choose more than one.

Weepinlee Long-Sleeve Ruffle Wrap Dress

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Wrap dresses are a favorite among Amazon shoppers for their curve-hugging appearance, which probably has something to do with why more than 3,000 customers have given this one a five-star rating. The dress has a neckline that lays at the collarbone, puffed long sleeves with ruffle detailing, and a wrap overlay that cinches at the waist. It's also available with short sleeves if you're somewhere warm. Shoppers admit that it runs a bit small, so go up a size from your usual for the best fit.

Merokeety Lace Cocktail Dress

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Have a fancy function on your calendar? This elegant cocktail dress's lace overlay takes things up a notch, letting hints of skin peek through at the decolletage and thighs. The best-selling midi dress has more than 9,100 five-star ratings, and some shoppers say it makes them feel "like a million bucks."

Milumia Pleated Flounce Sleeve Long Dress

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This formal short-sleeve dress has a midi-length skirt that flows as you walk. It has chic pleats that run along the front and comes with a fabric belt to accentuate the waist. Reviewers say they have received so many compliments when wearing it, which they do to everything from Christmas parties to weddings.

Belongsci V-Neck Bell-Sleeve Shift Dress

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If you're looking for something more casual but still party-ready, choose this shift mini dress. The little black dress stands out because of its ruffled bell sleeve and feminine V-neckline. The Amazon best-seller is made with a polyester and spandex blend and has a comfortable, flowy fit that reviewers appreciate.

Grace Karin Sequin Glitter V-Neck Party Dress

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All eyes will be on you when you show up to the holiday party wearing this sparkly number. This bold Grace Karin dress has tiny gold sequins from the shoulder straps to the hem, a V-neckline, and a cinch at the waist for a flattering fit-and-flare effect. Not into sequins? This dress also comes in velvet and lace options across 44 colors.

Mansy Long-Sleeved Mock Wrap Sweater Dress

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Chilly weather calls for sweaters, and this stylish sweater dress fits the bill. While sweater dresses are often oversized, this "super soft and comfy" one is fitted thanks to a mock wrap design that's accentuated by its V-neckline and batwing sleeves. One shopper called this dress "one of those rare Amazon finds."

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