12 Holiday-Ready Party Dresses

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As the holiday season swings into full gear, your thoughts might be on gift shopping, preparing for guests and getting your home festively decorated on time.

But don’t forget about yourself and the other dilemma of the season: what to wear to the various parties, events, after-work functions, holiday gatherings and, of course, the party to cap it all off, New Year’s Eve.

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We select a variety of outfits to suit any of these occasions to make you look your very best during this special time of year.

One-shoulder cocktail dress, $169, David’s Bridal

Sequin cocktail dress, Needle & Thread, $575, Holt Renfrew

Floral print dress, $450, J. Crew

One-shoulder green gown, $169, David’s Bridal

Tadashi Shoji long sleeve sequin lace dress, $495, The Bay

Satin cocktail dress, $189.95, Le Chateau

Photo print gown, $598, Ted Baker

Black cocktail dress, $268, J. Crew

Diane von Fürstenberg cocktail dress, $365, Holt Renfrew

Cocktail dress, $65, Reitmans

Knit cocktail dress, $298, Ted Baker

Sequin cocktail dress, $169.95, Le Chateau