Judging by how quickly our calendar is filling up, social season is officially upon us. Fun, yes, but figuring out what to wear? Not so much. In an attempt to look good without spending a fortune, we decided to do the near impossible. We found 47 dresses that not only ring in under $100, but can be worn to almost any winter occasion—and beyond. Shop our comprehensive guide to the best dresses that'll work for anything from holiday parties to weddings but still keep your wallet in line. You're welcome.
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1. INC International Concepts
2. London Style
Sparkle and shine in this festive holiday halter dress.
3. Betsey Johnson
A festive green holiday dress is made even more flattering with a fun pearl collar.
This lace dress with a bandeau-like top is a holiday party must-have.
Frayed lace makes for an elegant touch to any holiday dress.
6. Lands' End
You can never go wrong with a classic A-line dress. Elevate this deep red velvet even further with a metallic shoe.
This metallic strapless number is sure to turn heads.
Let this black sequin dress be your focal point by pairing it with simple elegant accessories.
9. American Apparel
This number with its plunging neckline is a grown-up take on the classic velvet dress.
This strappy knee-length dress is perfect for your office holiday party.
A halter dress with bedazzled detailing is a fun take on the traditional LBD.
Be the trend-setter of your group by trading your traditional holiday getup for this fashion-forward tux dress.
The lace-up front gives your black dress a little something extra.
14. Endless Rose
With a jeweled neck and waistline, who needs accessories?
15. Lucy Paris
Shine brighter than anyone else in this sequin green dress.
Formal meets fun in this metallic fit-and-flare dress.
17. Adelyn Rae
This bright dress will stand out in a sea of traditional red and green frocks.
18. Forever 21
Sultry meets sweet in a mesh-paneled form-fitting dress.
19. Mustard Seed
This long-sleeve lace dress is the solution for keeping warm and looking chic at the same time.
This elegant oxblood dress is made edgy with mesh details and fun cutouts.
21. Michael Michael Kors
Play up the edgy studs on the asymmetrical dress with a a matching gold pump.
22. Adelyn Rae
When styling a sequin slip dress, opt for simple accessories.
Channel your inner 1920s flapper with this fun fringed dress.
24. Simply Vera Vera Wang
Give your velvet dress a makeover with cool detailing and edgy accessories.
25. Miss Selfridge
Thanks to bell sleeves, this isn't any ordinary lace dress.
Play with prints with this dark floral dress.
27. Forever 21
Work your curves in this pleated A-line dress that highlights your waistline.
A simple tunic dress is not only comfortable, but is made more festive when done in metallic gold.
Dress up a velvet bib front dress with tights and black booties.
30. Chic Wish
This red midi dress boasts the perfect length to show off your holiday party shoes.
31. Twin Sister
Take a minimalist approach with a frills-free dress.
32. River Island
This fully fringed number is something we'd picture at one of Jay Gatsby's iconic parties.
Anchor the gold with a black clutch and pumps.
Get into the festive spirit with an emerald number styled with cheery accessories.
Channel the '70s with this velvet form-fitting dress with bell sleeves.
Instead of plunging necklines and cut-outs, go for an off-the-shoulder dress—a new way to show off a little bit of skin.
37. Dorothy Perkins
Go for a Victorian-inspired look with this burgundy dress with a high ruffled neckline. Dress it up with a pump or down with boots.
38. Rare London
Push the limits in a cream-colored number with a contrasting lace neckline. Don't be afraid to mix materials for a bolder look.
Be the belle of the ball in this attention-grabbing sequin mini dress.
40. Pixie Market
This sweet spaghetti-strap dress is given a reboot with lace detailing. Complement your look with a sexy shoe.
This green holiday dress will surely help you shine all season long.
42. French Connection
This pleated LBD is so versatile—style it with a velvet blazer and statement necklace for an office holiday party or with a sequined jacket and cut-out pumps for a wedding.
No accessories needed—the embellished neckline gives you all the bling you need.
44. Nasty Gal
You can never go wrong with a fit-and-flare mini dress. Style this metallic one with shimmery tights (for added flair) and sleek booties.
The lace waistband gives this structured dress a dash of romance.
A classic little black dress, like this one, will never do you wrong. When all else fails, consider this your go-to.
47. Michael Lauren
Dare to stand out in this siren-red form-fitting design.