Elegant draping on Dona Monroe’s wine-colored shift shows off back muscles toned from hours of Piloxing. Keep hair up and everyone will wonder why cleavage gets all the attention.
Available at shop.donamonroe.com, $330.
A classic silk shirtdress from Navar flatters every figure — from size zero to ten. Wear it to the office by day; pair it with tights and gold oxfords by night.
Available at navarnewyork.com, $216.
A braided belt and drawstring hemline make Secta’s silk tunic no ordinary little black dress.
Available at shoplatitude.com, $220.
Wallflowers are so 2009. Silver lamé, skinny straps, and chevron stripes on Dallin Chase’s party frock guarantee you’ll shine brighter than a New Year’s disco ball.
Available at shopbop.com, $184.
Be the shimmering center of attention in Mike Gonzalez’s copper minidress. Accessorize with a leather bomber, leggings, and boots for a rockin’ New Year’s Eve.
Available at tobi.com, $304.
Rebecca Taylor’s ruched, tutu dress launches Nutcracker-inspired style to another stratosphere. A wide, studded belt cuts the ballerina look down a notch (or five).
Available at rebeccataylor.com, $450.
Wear the leopard-print trend well into December with Tucker’s open-neck shirtdress. Fuchsia lips and an ornament-size cocktail ring add a dash of holiday glamour.
Available at tuckerwebshop.com, $325.
You’re party-hopping to three events in one night. Pull off multiple outfits with Thieves five-in-one transformable jersey dress.
Available at thievesboutique.com, $164.
You want to rock around that Christmas tree. Jolie & Elizabeth’s playful Creole Lily dress has a hemline made for twirling.
Available at jolieandelizabeth.com, $198.
With a modest neckline, wide straps, and knee-length cut, Shumaq’s flirty dress is a wise choice for Hanukkah dinner with Granny.
Available at couturecandy.com, $126.
Look like a Grecian goddess in Mina Stone’s Mediterranean-blue ensemble — no Christmas magic required.
Available at stevenalan.com, $380.
Art-house friends will swoon over the structural details on Henrik Vibskov’s knotted dress. Nude stilettos and minimal jewelry let the piece speak for itself.
Available at the-v-store.com, $412.
Meet your new party-circuit staple. Geren Ford’s asymmetrical, tiered dress becomes a new outfit by adding a faux-fur jacket or chandelier earrings.
Available at stevenalan.com, $334.
Dress down French Connection’s metallic prom-style dress with flat boots and a motorcycle jacket for drinking spiced cider around your friend’s (faux) fireplace.
Available at frenchconnection.com, $198.
Turn lighting the tree into a romantic experience with a silk dress in muted colors with flutter sleeves and a sweet ribbon belt.
Available at nastygal.com, $88.
Bright white polka dots and a cinched waist give Whit’s simple dress vintage appeal. Play up the ’70s style with chunky wedges or a wooden heel.
Available at shopbird.com, $360.
Dark, silken, and understated, Nili Lotan’s tuxedo dress helps you ooze confidence while schmoozing with the bigwigs at office karaoke.
Available at nililotan.com, $375.
After weeks of festive hobnobbing, you would rather wear a Snuggie than a miniskirt. Cynthia Vincent’s solution: a sparkly T-shirt dress with a little extra room to breathe.
Available at shopbop.com, $374.
Circle lace detailing around the neckline boosts Ulla Johnson’s basic, military green frock to a party-appropriate level.
Available at urbanoutfitters.com, $88.