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25 Head Turning Holiday Dresses for Under $100

Whether you’re ready for it or not, holiday season is here. And while all of those parties will have you jingling bells, rocking around trees, and roasting chestnuts by fires, we want to help you to celebrate in style. Check out all of the budget-friendly dresses we’ve had our own eyes on for the past couple of weeks. From sparkles to snow, we think they are 100 percent on trend for all of this season’s most epic greetings.


1. Mini Sequin Pixie Dress ($75): Enough sparkles for a not-so-silent night? We say yes, yes, and yes.

2. Grooves and Moves Dress ($88): If you’re searching for a patterned piece, this peacock-inspired dress will shimmer while the detailed design catches everyone’s eye. Plus, how cute is that back?

3. Pizzazz a Matter of Fact Dress ($80): Perfect for all of you holiday prepsters, we can’t get enough of the sequins paired with a peter pan collar. Add some gold heels to blow this one out.

4. Lulu Dress ($97): Pear shaped ladies, this is the dress for you. We recommend this for the smaller-chested gals so that it doesn’t look too much like a bad Naughty Santa costume.

5. Mermaid Lagoon Dress ($85): Wait, is this a disco ball, or a dress? Either way, it’s sure to turn a few heads.

6. Carlos Miele Red Eve Gown ($100): If your holiday party is a bit more formal, consider this gorgeous red gown by Carlos Miele. The bold color and perfect draping will surely stun everyone who catches a glimpse.

7. Fairytale of Two Cities ($75): The softness. The simplicity. The angles. We give this fairytale dress two thumbs up.

8. Joan of Arc Mini ($90): Although this one is only so affordable because you’re renting it for a couple of days, we dream of the day we can own an entire Jon of Arc-inspired wardrobe just like it.

9. Shoshanna Make It Ran Dress ($90): How amazing is this frock!? Any guesses on the number of sequins they used to make it? All of you ladies on the tall side should be sure to pair it with some opaque tights as it can run quite short on long legged gals.

10. Every Which Way Dress ($50): Somehow this bold dress manages to come across as elegant even though it’s dabbling in the Sexy department. Pair it with gold or silver heels, bangles, and simple earrings, and you’ll be ready to rock around that Christmas tree.

11. Kate Spade Hole in One Dress ($75): First off, it’s Kate Spade. Second, I’ve actually rented this dress before and got tons of compliments. Third, it would look perfect with some red and green accessories. Don’t let the black scare you.

12. Champagne Hypnotizer Dress ($50): This dress is more like a work of art than a dress, and to us, that’s a good thing. Love!

13. River Island Pleat and Drape Maxi Dress ($80): Granted, it gives off a Greek goddess appeal, however, we love that this dress is shimmery and classy enough for a holiday party yet can also stay in your closet for the rest of the year for all of those spring and summer weddings.

14. Metallic Mesh Fit and Flare Dress ($89): The diamond cut-outs on this gem add visual interest without giving away too much skin. We love how flirty this fun gold-dusted dress looks.

15. Sequin Top Cami Dress ($63): Not only does this one come in oxblood, the color of the season, but it’s just enough sparkle to say “party” without overdoing it on the sexy. We love the tailored cut of the bottom half.

16. Sequin and Lace Midi Dress ($47): Um, check out how amazing this dress is for only $47! We totally just snagged one.

17. Feel That Fire Sequin Dress ($58): Okay, this one might actually be a better fit for New Years Eve parties or trips to Vegas, but we couldn’t resist including it on the list.

18. Intermix Seamed Flare Dress ($69): Forgiving in all the right places, this green flare dress would pair perfectly with a red necklace for the holidays, yet could also be brought back out of the wardrobe as soon as spring hits.

19. Prom Mesh Midi Dress ($80): Not only does this dress look uber comfortable (yet hugs in the right places), but it also gives off the softness of snow, complete with tiny polka dots along the lace lining.

20. Golden Moments Dress ($68): A more casual and relaxed look, this one can easily be dressed up with a high bun and some drop earrings. Plus, we’re digging the price tag.

21. Bardot Lace Midi Dress ($53): We can’t get enough white lace, especially during winter. This one is definitely on the elegant side of the list, and would be a perfect fit for a holiday hostess.

22. Blame It On The Boogie Dress ($98): Pair this silver skater dress with a blinging red or green necklace and matching heels for the perfect holiday look. If jewelry isn’t your thing, try rocking it with a colorful statement belt instead.

23. For Love and Lulus Dress ($83): Hmmm, we’re pretty sure this one should be retitled “Sexy Snowflake” but you can let your friends/boyfriend/husband come up with their own interpretation once they see you walk into the room in this one.

24. Glam Gold Halter Dress ($98): Another one that could double as a great holiday dress and a year-round favorite, this gold halter might just be one of our favorites on this list.

25. Bright Lights Mini Dress ($63): If this mini doesn’t scream party, then we don’t know what does. Pair it with some black suede booties and you are ready to mingle with Kris Kringle.

Have you already snagged your party gown? What other dresses are on your radar for the holidays? Talk to us in the comments below or over on Twitter!

Alright, folks. We've officially made it to fall. And if you haven't already started switching out your decor (as long as it's ready by Friendsgiving, right?) you still have time to do so. Draw inspiration from this round-up of new home products that includes harvest-inspired candles, cozy linens and textiles, and a v. practical piece of furniture. One scroll through these, and you'll have all the motivation you need to transition the seasons. Scroll on to start shopping.

Prism x LOREM Collection ($96+): Calling all Cali babes. The popular Long Beach boutique, Prism, announced a boho-fabulous collab with home decor line, LOREM, that we can't get enough of. Shop everything from plant hangers (eight options, to be exact) to artwork, all inspired by the very colorful vibes of the brands. If you were looking for a cheery way to tide you through winter, this. is. it!

Floyd Mattress (Price TBD): Fans of the cult-favorite Detroit-based brand will love their latest launch debuting on October 29. The highly-coveted Floyd Mattress will have the same made-to-last design and superior comfort as their other furnishings, tailored perfectly to fit the line's in-demand bed frame. Additional details for the mattress include a breathable foam material, highly-mobile packaging, and a low-profile design to secure your best night's sleep yet. Check back on the last week of the month to get one for yourself.

Dims 'Composed Vanity' ($595): Small space? No problem! Direct-to-consumer brand, Dims, is giving you a quick and stylish solution to your storage needs with their newest item that doubles as both a desk and vanity. The functional piece is made with non-toxic, chemical-free materials and can be assembled in seven minutes or less. Throw in four sleek shades to choose from, and this may just be your best purchase of 2019 yet!

Saatchi Art x The Citizenry Holiday Collection ($225+): Get ready to deck your walls this holiday season. Saatchi Art partnered with The Citizenry in a one-of-a-kind collection that features a curation of art across styles. Explore everything from modern to abstract creations in a selection so stunning, it's bound to spark a conversation at your next gathering.

NEST Spiced Orange & Clove Collection ($16+): If you haven't experienced the addicting aromas of the beloved NEST fragrance brand, this is the perfect time to get on board! The label recently released their latest scent — spiced orange & clove — just in time for all your gatherings. Inhale festive notes of orange pomander, spiced brandy, cinnamon, and gingered honey across their suite of candles and diffusers to bring all the good vibes to your home.

Bloomingdales x RiLEY Home ($19+): RiLEY Home gets millennials. So they teamed up with Bloomingdales to make shopping their selection more attainable than ever. Now, you can get in on long-lasting, luxurious staples like flannel sheets, bedding, printed throws, premium pet beds, and more, by shopping online and in-stores at the department store. (Trust us: These dream goods are ones you're going to be *glad* you stocked-up on.)

Italic Serene Towels ($12+): The luxury brand that prides itself on using the *same* factories namesake brands (like Calvin Klein and Lacoste) use, but without the price tag behind them, brings you a new product for fall. Treat yourself to Italic's ultra-soft towel set spun from fluffy, 100% Australian cotton, in a convenient set of six. Consider it the perfect indulgence after a long soak in the tub on a cozy FNI (Friday night in)!

Hyascent x Neiman Marcus ($169): 'Tis the season for a delightfully scented home. Warm your abode with scents like bourbon joy, cheeky rose and more in a unique diffuser that doubles more as decor than a fragrance-inducer. Fresh off the (online) shelves of Neiman Marcus, explore nine scents that last up to six months in a specialized hourglass holder. (Shhh! Your friends will never know the secret of why your place smells so darn good!)