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A sleeveless dress designed with a sequin bottom for anyone looking to don that typical NYE sparkle…but not *too* much. A solid top + a sequin bottom = the best of both fashion worlds.

Promising review: “This dress is everything! I wore it to a winter wedding this weekend and got so many compliments on it.” —NikG

Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in 12 colors).



A ruffled one-shoulder dress featuring a thigh-high slit for legs that feel like playing a subtle game of peek-a-boo. Bonus points for the fact that this is the perfect shade of lipstick red, which is the only color I want to see in my wardrobe from now on (…other than black).,

Reviewers suggest going a size up in this dress!

Promising review: “This dress is perfection. It has just the right amount of drama for you to look fabulous. Gorgeous!” —Beth

Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in nine colors).



A maxi dress referred to by Lizzie McGuire while on her (LOL) eighth grade class trip to Rome. Hey now, hey now, this dress combined with an Italian vacation are what dream are made of.

Promising review: “Absolutely love this dress! I got it to wear to my hubby’s work Christmas party. I have curvy hips, so I love how the material is a little stretchy but it still weighted.” —Cindy

Get it from Amazon for $45.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in two colors).



A sleeveless maxi dress that’s making me wish I could turn back time, revisit my high school days, and wear this to my senior prom. *shudders at the thought of braces and 8AM classes*,

Promising review: “This dress is so elegant and a great buy! It’s comfortable and doesn’t feel heavy with all the sequins, plus it fits very nicely.” —Jill Lynes

Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes 2-18 and in 12 colors).



A velvet dress so luxe, it’ll look like you just spent the entirety of several paychecks on this one designer item; but surprise! You didn’t. This gorgeous number is surprisingly way more affordable than you’d think.

Promising review: “I am RARELY able to buy something online two days before an event, throw it on, wear no shapers under it, and go. But. This. Dress. Is. Different. I love it so much! I wish I had more holiday parties to go to so I could own it in every color! I’m a solid 18, this hugged every curve, was flattering, and was nicely lined. I don’t have an hourglass figure, but this made me feel like Jessica Rabbit.” —sheeshbri

Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes 14-24 and in 15 colors).



A halter dress everyone (and probably their mother) will be asking to borrow after you post a NYE pic. Personally, I hate to share. I wouldn’t blame you for making up some lame excuse and saying no.,

Promising review: “Love—it looks way more expensive than it is, and the fabric is pretty forgiving. My bridesmaids are wearing it for my wedding, and it looks good on all of them, despite them all being a little different in shape.” —Jay Carmichael

Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in 15 colors and lengths).



A keyhold bandage dress perfect for both NYE *and* every other fancy foreseeable event you came coming up this season. Plus, those transparent sleeves can only be defined by the following emoji: 😍.

Promising review: “I love me a good bandage dress and if you love them too, then this is it! The quality is amazing, the length is great, and it hugged all my curves at the right places. It’s worth all my coins! Don’t hesitate to buy it!” —LPG

Get it from Amazon for $49.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in three colors).



A mermaid dress so elegant, you’ll feel as if the address on your driver’s license lists “Kensington Palace”. Prepare to feel and be treated like royalty the moment your toe passes through the doorway of that party.,

Promising review: “This dress is stunning! The fabric is like none I’ve seen before. It has the look of satin, but it’s heavier/thicker and has some stretch to it. It’s not that cheap costume-like satin that you usually see on inexpensive satin items like this! Just a note that if you’re on the shorter side, you’ll have to get this hemmed.” —D. H.

Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in sizes S-XXXL and in six colors).



A stretchy bodycon dress that is actually the epitome of a perfect NYE party dress. Nothing says “let’s celebrate a new year!” quite like sequins can, and that’s a fact.

Promising review: “I couldn’t wait to try this dress on…so I slipped it on as soon as it arrived and I am OBSESSED! I cannot wait to get all dolled up and rock this. It’s super flattering and GORGEOUS! I plan on wearing tights and black booties with it.” —Andrea C.

Get it from Amazon for $50.99 (available in sizes 16-32 and in six colors).



A maxi dress designed with convertible straps meaning — YES — this one dress will be like owning one million dresses. This can be worn as a halter dress, a one-shoulder dress, a strapless dress, an off-the-shoulder dress, and ETCETERA.

Promising review: “This dress is the best decision that any bride can make for their bridesmaids. My girls looked and felt beautiful inside and out! They all have different shapes and sizes, but they all looked amazing in this dress. It was great to see all the different ways to wear this dress and it didn’t hit their pockets too hard!” —Trish Raffijandi Arcaro

Get it from Amazon for $42 (one size fits most, available in 47 colors).



A cutout sweater dress you’ll be able to dress up with heels for parties *and* dress down with sneakers or booties for more casual affairs. A dress you’ll be able to wear more than ONCE?! Sound the alarms. Whip out your credit card.


Promising review: “I got so many compliments on this dress! Like compliments from strangers, not your boyfriend telling you that you look nice. It fits as expected, is thick without being too sweater-y and the length is perfect. I’m so happy with this purchase!” —Kathryn T

Get it from Amazon for $13.81+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in four colors).



A sequin mermaid gown that Ariel could have only dreamt of wearing. Add “having an Amazon account” to the list of benefits that come with being where the people are (staying all day in the sun, having Prime delivery, etcetera).

Promising review: “I can’t say enough about this dress. The beading is incredible, the quality is amazing, and it has such a glamorous style.” —Sexyish

Get it from Amazon for $43.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in four colors).



A spaghetti strap midi dress you can wear with any of the shoes, purses, and jewelry currently cluttering your closet. The best part about this little number is just how ~plain~ it is, which means you’ll be able to doll it up exactly to your liking.,

Promising review: “This dress is so cute! It really hugs and accentuates your curves, the fabric is super soft (almost fleece-like on the inside), is not see-through at all, and is so comfy I could literally sleep in it. I bought it for NYE but 10/10 would wear for any occasion.” —Julianne

Get it from Amazon for $11.99.



A ruffled V-neck dress it’s very likely you’ll wear again and again (and again). NYE? Yep. Your birthday dinner? Yep. Someone else’s birthday dinner? Yep. Going out to dinner because you don’t feel like cooking? Yep yep.

Promising review: “You guys, this is the most beautiful dress ever! I still cannot believe the quality of this $30 Amazon dress. The material is amazing and it was put together perfectly, I didnt see any issues with the seams or hems, and it fit perfectly!” —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $33.99 (available in sizes S-XXL and in 10 colors).



A crewneck knee-length dress best accessorized with fancy jewels and a clutch for that ~epitome of elegance~ kind of style. Meghan Markle, are you there? Hi! I feel like you would wear this.

Promising review: “I had ordered a dress from Nordstrom Rack that was suddenly backordered, so I took a huge chance and ordered this one last minute. It came fast and fit great! I got so many compliments on it! The lace is super comfy and the fraying on the sleeves and the bottom really make it unique.” —Snorman

Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in 10 colors).



A one-shoulder cocktail dress that is as perfect for watching the ball drop as is is for that “I BARELY EVEN KNOW THIS COUSIN” wedding you have coming up next month. Those are truly the worst, aren’t they?

Promising review: “Love this dress! I bought it last minute to wear for a wedding and it fit perfectly. Very soft, stretchy, and comfortable.” —Jessica F.

Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in four colors).



A sequin flapper dress stolen from the closet of Daisy Buchanan herself. Pair this with some pearls and get ready to ruin the life of a man known as Gatsby.,

Promising review: “I absolutely ADORE this dress! I bought it for a show I’m going to see in New York, and it fits perfectly! Great product ESPECIALLY for the price!” —Anna Thomas

Get it from Amazon for $33.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in eight colors).



A stretchy bodycon mini dress so comfortable, it’ll feel like you’re dancing the night away in your most beloved (and stylish) pajamas. Plus, this can be worn three ways — off-shoulder, one-shoulder, and sleeved.

Promising review: “I bought this for New Year’s Eve and it’s the best, most comfortable dress I have ever worn. I danced all night long in it and never had any issues. I also received tons of compliments on it because it hugged in all the right places. I’m considering buying one in every color.” —Lauren Holiday

Get it from Amazon for $26.99 (available in sizes S-XXXL and in eight colors).



A bandage dress for some big va va voom energy. This swanky number is guaranteed to get you multiple head turns, several million compliments, and even some “are you [insert celebrity name here]?” questions.

Promising review: “I love this dress and got so many compliments on it. It looks luxurious and the color is stunning! No body shaper is needed (not even a bra and I wear a 38DDD) because this is a true bandage dress.” —Ariel Dubre

Get it from Amazon for $48.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 14 colors).



A V-cut evening dress that looks like it was picked up at some fancy (READ: expensive) boutique in a swanky city like Paris or Milan. But where did you actually get it? Amazon. And was it actually expensive? Hell to the no.

Promising review: “I have been looking for a satin, flowing dress with a plunge top and deep open back for months. It is so hard to find. This dress, though, is amazing. I am so happy with this dress; it flows beautifully, is light and (albeit not quite silky against the skin) it feels cool and lovely, not at all like cheap fabric. If you are looking for a high-gloss satin dress, one that catches the light in streaks, then this is not the dress you want. However, if you are looking for a beautiful satin-like dress that seems to have a slight glimmer when it catches light, it is perfect.” —gina

Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 23 colors).



A high-neck lace dress sure to have you crooning John Legend as soon as your receive it. “All of me, loves all of you” you’ll sing whilst looking at your reflection in the mirror.,

Promising review: “This dress is amazing quality for the price. It’s very easy for lace to cheap; fortunately, that is not the case with this garment. I wore it to my boyfriends office party and it looked amazing.” —tanisha

Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes 4-10 and in two colors).



A V-neck shift dress perfect for that more low-key gathering in which sequins and stilettos aren’t necessary. Pair this with some booties for a slightly more dressed up vibe that doesn’t feel too over the top.

Promising review: “I love this dress! Exactly what I wanted to wear on New Year’s Eve. The fabric is comfortable, looks chic, and is very flattering.” —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in 28 colors).



A midi dress designed with a thick bandage material that holds everything in place, including your breast friends. That’s right, folks! This dress = you won’t need to wear a bra and yes, I’m singing celebratory songs myself.,

Promising review: “This dress was theeeee bomb. I normally wear a 8 so got a medium (large could have worked as well) but I loved it. The dress holds everything in and I felt fabulous!” —Janet

Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXXL and in 20 colors).



A wrapover dress you’ll soon consider a wardrobe staple. The simple design can be glammed up with any accessories (I’m looking at you, sparkly heels I’ve yet to wear) and is great for any heel-requiring event you have coming up — including that NYE party, of course.

Promising review: “I am attending a wedding this upcoming January and decided to order four dresses on Amazon (I will do anything to prevent going to the mall). This dress was the most inexpensive and BY FAR my favorite. It is just perfect in every way. It’s classy, sexy, comfortable, and nice quality.” —Cherish O.

Get it from Amazon for $34.95 (available in sizes 4-14 and in 11 colors).



A velvet wrap dress that will leave you drooling upon first glance. This is undeniable proof that love at first sight EXISTS, and suddenly I find myself being empathetic to the case of Romeo and Juliet.,

Promising review: “This is a wonderful dress! It fits great, looks gorgeous, feels quality, and is just the right length.” —Elizabeth Emery

Get it from Amazon for $20.98+ (available in sizes XXS-XL and in six colors).



A cocktail dress for anyone ready to retire their current Little Black Dress. It’s been 84 years, and it’s time to move on…mostly because you’ve worn your old one to the last 17 events you’ve attended (as evident by your Instagram).

Promising review: “What can else can I say except I LOVE THIS DRESS?! I haven’t had much luck ordering dresses lately, and I had been searching for a cute LBD to wear to a Mardi Gras-themed party with no luck UNTIL THIS DRESS! I went up a size and it fit amazingly. The material itself is thick and amazing and has a BIT of stretch to it, so I didn’t even need to use the zipper.” —Claire Karol

Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in five colors).



A bandage dress about to become the pride of your wardrobe. Lovely fishtail hem? Check. Halter straps to give the girls some extra support? Check. Available in several gorgeous colors? Check check check.,

Promising review: “To say that I LOVE this dress would be an understatement. This dress is everything. It’s made from a super heavy bandage material and it fits like a glove. I did have to get the straps altered a bit (they were a little too long), but I still love this!” —Lauren

Get it from Amazon for $39+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in 11 colors).



A Cupcake and Cashmere dress with floral embroidery and mesh detailing that will have you drooling as soon as you take it out of the packaging: It’s just 👏 that 👏 gorgeous👏 .


Get it from Amazon for $99.08+ (available in sizes 0-10).



A sleeveless fit-to-flare dress you’ll want to re-wear twice in one month. Facebook pictures be damned, because this pretty thing is perfect for both your NYE party ~and~ that birthday party you have coming up.

Promising review: “I am head over my red heels in LOVE with this dress! I’m a very picky customer and wasn’t sure what to expect at this price point. I opened the package and couldn’t contain my excitement. The material gently envelopes your body in all the right places, is stiff enough to give a bit of structure, but with just the right amount of stretch to allow some breathing room and ensure comfort. I am so, so very pleased and will absolutely be ordering more of this brand.” —Angels Opinion

Get it from Amazon for $32.99 (available in sizes S-XXL and in seven colors).



A stretchy bodycon dress available in a gorgeous champagne color representative of your drink of choice for the evening.,

Promising review: “Beautiful dress! I purchased the black one for New Years Eve and can’t wait to wear it. It looks even better in person than it does online.” —MV

Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in 36 colors).



A trumpet sleeve, ruffle hem midi dress that will have you breathing a sigh of relief. SOUND THE TRUMPETS, folks, because you’ve just found yourself the perfect dress!

Promising review: “I absolutely love love LOVE this dress…it’s super chic and super comfortable. I love the velvet (very luxurious and expensive-looking) and the color is perfect for winter. I wore it to church and got so many compliments. The velvet is warm too, so it really is the perfect dress for colder months.” –Joe Ventimiglia

Get it from Amazon for $42.99+ (available in sizes S-L and in five colors).



A faux wrap crossover dress for the family party you grudgingly decided to attend. This classic number is beautiful, simple, and elegant — AKA I dare your great-aunt to find something negative to say about what you’re wearing.


Promising review: “The fabric drapes nicely, does not wrinkle, and provides no fuss if your’e wearing it while traveling. Plus, the design is nice and I love how it fits!” —Julie Ann

Get it from Amazon for $18.19+ (available in sizes 0-16 and in six colors).



A scalloped off-shoulder swing dress for shoulders that can’t be tamed, à la Miley Cyrus in 2010. (Never forget that iconic music video that began her departure from being known just as a Disney star.),

Promising review: “Omg. This is great! I needed a dress for a work event that could also be doubled for a wedding that is also comfy and cute — and this is it. I followed the size chart and found it to be true to size! I’m in love and will hopefully be ordering this in red, too!” —Danielle

Get it from Amazon for $33.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in 11 colors).



A sleeved bodycon dress guaranteed to get you at least one million compliments and change — AKA what better way to ring in 2020?

Psst, reviewers suggest wearing a slip underneath this dress.

Promising review: “Wore this for New Years; I loved everything about this dress. This dress is great quality, does not shed any sequins, and has a little stretch to it. Just as a heads up, it is see-through in the back so any body shaper or short slip will do. Perfect for special occasions!” —Brittani C

Get it from Amazon for $33.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in two colors).



A one-shoulder cocktail dress available in metallic sheens that will have you feeling like a more modern version of Zenon (this is to be taken as a compliment, of course).


Promising review: “I absolutely love this dress and felt like a million dollars in it!! I’m still thinking about ordering it in the red and gold colors, too. Absolutely beautiful.” —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in six colors).



A sleeved wrap dress available for both work, party, and play, making it the perfect piece of versatility that everyone needs in their closet. (It’s also available in a heck ton of colors, in case the below bubble gum pink is not really your thing.)

Promising review: “Fabulous dress. Elegant, sexy, stylish, hugged my curves, and I got tons of compliments on it. I wore it to work but I’d wear it anywhere!” —LL

Get it from Amazon for $16.45+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in 23 colors).


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