With less than three weeks until Christmas and New Year’s Eve, we know those last-minute holiday party invites are piling up fast. If your budget can’t quite keep up with your social calendar, skip the festive holiday dress and go for a classic LBD you can rock through any season. These 20 glam little black dresses are guaranteed to become your go-to formal fashion staples.

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1. New Look Mesh Prom Dress ($86): A sweetheart neckline + polka dots + mesh overlay = a dress sweeter than a gingerbread house.


2. Corvus Fringe Panel Dress ($278): Feathered fringe and a mixed-lace overlay make this dress intricate and sophisticated. Just add a pair of statement earrings to complete the look.


3. Fitted Dress With Mesh ($123): Mesh detail takes a starring role on the sleeves of this beauty. We think the sweetheart neckline is divine.


4. Lace Bodycon Dress ($190): Even though it’s made of ornate lace, this dress won’t hide your waist. These mesh overlays will help you bring your A-game to holiday style.


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5. Scuba Cutout Top Sequin Skater Dress ($95): If an all-over sequin dress is too much for you, allow us to introduce a happy medium. The sequin skater skirt on this dress is both glamorous and playful. What more can a girl ask for?

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6. Sequined Dress ($35): This look is 1920s without going totally flapper girl. The mix of textures almost gives the dress a striped look, but in solid jet black, it remains a monochromatic classic.


7. Angelica Gown in Noir ($358): Yep, it’s a major splurge, but this dress will last you through many holiday seasons. Just think of the way your dress will twinkle when you’re standing near the Christmas tree.

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8. Warehouse Sequin Dress ($209): O holy night indeed — you’ll shine like a star in this dress.


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9. ASOS Deep Plunge Bandeau Dress ($124): This is a choice that is both elegant and a touch risque. The plunge in the neckline keeps this dress from being too cutesy.


10. Origami Rose Bandeau Dress ($150): The rose petal sweetheart neckline is an unforgettable detail. If you rock this dress, you’re likely to have the same effect on your guests.


11. Flared Jumpsuit Dress ($129): You don’t have a black strapless dress like this in your closet, we promise! This dress is actually a jumpsuit masquerading as a dress. The “skirt” is wide-legged, culotte-like shorts. It’s the best of both worlds.


12. Strapless Faux Leather Dress ($150): Strapless + simple + edgy = win.


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13. Deep Plunge Embellished Peplum Mini Dress ($105): Peplum silhouettes create (or accentuate!) curves while emphasizing your waist. We think this one is a winner.


14. Kiki Dress ($68): We love a look for less, especially when it comes in at under $100. This Herve Leger-inspired dress is a style steal that you’ll want to celebrate with some bubbly.


15. Fringe Overlay Cami Dress ($20): You’ll dance the night away in this mix of ’90s and ’20s fashion. They’ll never believe it cost you less than $25!


16. V-Neck Velveteen Bodycon Dress ($23): Velvet is possibly our favorite holiday fabric ever. It’s soft and warm and adds a luxe detail to your outfit. If you’re looking for maximum comfort and glam, this dress is your best bet.



17. Ellington Ponte Dress ($188): With a simple cinched waist, this dress instantly makes you classy and fabulous. Audrey would approve.


18. Paisley Jacquard Flare Dress ($98): A paisley-print dress in all black suddenly becomes elegant and regal. The fit and flare shape of this dress is a fun yet classic choice.


19. Premium Suede Shift Dress ($190): The texture of this dress speaks for itself. Suede definitely comes in a close second to velvet for the best holiday fabric ever.


20. Flounced Knit Dress ($32): The flouncy tops hides a sexy mesh underlayer. Just add a chic statement necklace or DIY a bracelet and you’ll be set for any occasion.

Would you rock these LBD trends to your holiday parties? Let us know in the comments below!