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December 6, 2013

Holiday Looks: The Perfect LPD (Little Party Dress)


The invites are stacking up, but what to wear to your holiday get-togethers? Whether it’s for your company Christmas party or cocktails and hors d’oeuvres with friends, here are six of our favorite little party dresses and trends that are fit for any fête.

Classic LBD: This wardrobe staple gets a face-lift with a modern midi-length, body-con silhouette and an embellished neckline for a sophisticated, wear-anywhere look. [Pictured: Ted Baker London Stretch Knit Midi Dress]

Stunning Shiners: Amp up your wow-factor with a healthy dose of glitz. There’s no better time of year to shine in beaded and sequined dresses. [Pictured: Aidan by Aidan Mattox Sequin & Ponte Knit Sheath Dress]

Lace Dresses: Lace detail adds romantic drama that’s as lovely as it is on trend. [Pictured: Adrianna Papell Lace Sheath Dress]

Short & Sweet: This girlie fit-and-flare dress goes glam with lavish fabrications and a fur capelet. [Pictured: Adrianna Papell Embellished Bodice Fit & Flare Dress | Eliza J Faux Fur Capelet]

Not-Ugly Sweater Party: Pair a graphic sweater and skirt for a combo that’s casual, creative and full of personality. [Pictured: MARC BY MARC JACOBS 'Rue Cat' Sweater | 'Jen' Cotton Sweater Skirt]

Red Daring: A little wild, a little seductive, a red statement dress looks totally ravishing. [Pictured: Tadashi Shoji One Shoulder Lace Sheath Dress]

Find holiday party makeup inspiration on our Beauty Blog.

Jeff Powell


Dale @SavvySpice December 9, 2013 at 11:34 pm

I always find some of my favorite holiday dresses at Nordstrom! Thanks for sharing

Jeff Powell, Blogs Editor December 10, 2013 at 9:40 am

We’re glad to hear it. Thanks, Dale!

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