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Whether you're spending the holidays surrounded by family at someone's house or hitting the town for a night out, a perfect dress is exactly what you need to make sure the night goes off without a hitch. There are so many varieties of designs and styles that you can try during the holidays or you can go for classic pieces, like the gorgeous velvet royal blue dress Chiquis is wearing in the pic (which is from Fashion Nova).

Christmas and New Year's Eve are two of the biggest nights of the year, so you deserve to treat yourself to an outfit that makes you feel like a million bucks, without costing you that much. Whether you prefer something flashy or comfortable, there's a style that's just right for you out there.

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You can dress it up in a lace dress or keep it casual in a fun and flirty jumpsuit. While velvet and sequins have become staples around the holiday season, you can also switch it up by wearing florals, silk or other fabrics that make you feel bold and sexy. Animal print, anyone? No matter the occasion, making sure that you feel confident in whatever you wear is key to nailing a look. 

Put your own spin on your look by pairing your outfit of choice with some stylish shoes and an edgy jacket, or keep things elegant with some stiletto heels and dainty jewelry. Scroll through our choices to shop for the cutest holiday dresses and be the center of attention no matter where you go this holiday season.  

Psst: If you choose to purchase an item on this list, MamásLatinas may receive a small cut. Each item and price is up to date at the time of publication; however, an item may be sold out or the price may be different at a later date.

Anthropologie has a jumpsuit that is perfect for the holidays. 1

The Metallic Polka Dot Jumpsuit ($188, Anthropologie) is exactly what a mom with young kids needs. If you're going to be running around after your little ones, wearing a dress might not be ideal. This jumpsuit is elegant, stylish and still comfortable.

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This tulle dress screams sophistication. 2

This tulle dress screams sophistication.

H&M

You'll look pretty in pink in this V-neck Tulle Dress ($70, H&M). This style will make you look sophisticated and absolutely gorgeous.

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This lace dress in navy blue is a flattering look on just about anyone. 3

This all over lace Bardot Plus-Size Dress in navy ($66, ASOS) from Paper Dolls Plus is perect for any occassion. After you wear it during the holidays, it'll have multiple uses, including weddings, quinceañeras, and any fiesta.

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Turn up the heat with this red velvet dress. 4

Show off your collarbone in this gorgeous red Yumi Kim Velvet Sweetheart Dress ($238, Anthropologie).

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Velvet is a go-to fabric around this time of year. 5

This Aston Velvet silk blend jumpsuit ($260, Boden) is so flattering and functional for any event. The waistband helps accentuate your waist while the feminine sleeves are beautifully flattering.

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If you live in warmer areas, this beauty of a dress is for you. 6

If you live in warmer areas, this beauty of a dress is for you.

H&M

The sleeveless midi-length lace dress has chiffon appliqués all throughout and has thin shoulder straps. The flattering flared skirt will definitely turn heads no matter where you go. This gorgeous piece ($119, H&M) is available in black and red, and it's an absolute dream.

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Sweater dresses are all the rage during the winter. 7

This flecked cutout back sweater dress from Loft ($89, Loft.com) is a great option if you're the one hosting the party. It's comfortable enough to wear while you take care of host duties and the open back cut-out makes it flirty and sexy. You can pair it with heels or thigh-high boots for an edgier spin. 

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If you're not afraid to stand out, this one is for you. 8

This Perceptions Short Sleeve Floral Lace Fit & Flare Dress is so, so stunning ($43, Macy's). The midlength and lace give it such a classic feel, you'll leave people wondering where you got it from.

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You can wear light colors during the holidays as well. 9

This Sofia Metallic Jumpsuit ($228, Anthropologie) is perfect for any occasion. It also doesn't need many accessories added to it, it's a complete look on its own.

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Maroon is beautiful during the colder months. 10

This Sequin Sheath Dress by Eliza J in maroon ($138, Nordstrom) is a modern take on the classic holiday dress. While the sequins scream New Year's Eve, the color and the fit are incredibly flattering and the exposed zipper gives it an updated and fresher feel.

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This dress is the perfect blend of sexy and chic. 11

The Savor the Occasion A-Line Dress ($79, ModCloth.com) is very flattering and versatile. You can dress it up for a party or pair it with booties for work. It also comes in different prints, colors and fabrics, and the high neckline and waist will make it fit like an absolute dream.

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Take a walk on the wild side with this leopard-print dress. 12

The curve midi dress in satin with asymmetric kimono sleeve in leopard print ($76, ASOS) will make you stand out among the rest. It's also ideal for those with a curvier frame.

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If you're attending a more formal event, here's a great dress for you. 13

This Off-The-Shoulder Brocade Fit & Flare Dress Calvin Klein dress ($159, Macy's) can be worn to your company's holiday party. The neckline is beautiful and the black and red floral pattern is perfect for this season.

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A versatile little black dress is exactly what you need this season. 14

This Chelsea28 Metallic Flecked Sheath dress ($79, Nordstrom) will become a staple in your closet. The ruching around the abdomen also helps take the attention away from your belly if needed and the metallic finish makes it dressy and festive.

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Keep it fun and flirty in this floral design. 15

Keep it fun and flirty in this floral design.

H&M

This cute velvet floral dress from H&M ($35, H&M) in navy blue has long chiffon sleeves with smocking at cuffs and a semi-high neck.

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This is a modern twist on a classic lace dress. 16

This Star Lace Dress by Betsey Johnson ($128, Macy's) has a sexy mockneck and long sleeves--and if you take a closer look at the pattern on the lace you can see it is covered in fun and chic stars. You can pair it with beige or black heels.

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Dress up your look with this SUPER affordable sequinsed dress. 17

This 1920s-inspired V-neck sequined flapper dress will be a hit at any holiday party. The beaded dress is only $35 at Amazon and it comes in seven different colors to choose from, including all black, black and beige, blue and silver white. This contrasting style is our favorite though!

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This dress can be flattering on just about any woman. 18

This Vision of Bliss Floral Dress is a collaboration between ModCloth and designer Anna Sui ($175, ModCloth). Not only is the color absolutely stunning and flattering on any skin tone, the dress is available in sizes ranging from 0 to 24.

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This sexy mini dress is what you need for a fun night out. 19

This multi-colored sequined mini dress ($28, Target) from Wild Fable is the perfect mix of sexy and fun.

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If you're celebrating New Year's Eve with a night out on the town, this is the dress you need to wear. 20

This elegant and sexy black City Chic Sequin Wrap Front Dress ($50, Nordstrom) has a plunging V-neckline and a sequined panel around the waist that accentuates your curves.

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Keep it fresh and youthful with a bright color. 21

Stay trendy and festive in this affordable hot pink Puff Short Sleeve Zip Back velvet dress ($25, Target). Rock it with a fun coat and booties for an ultra chic look. 

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