Holiday Dresses: What to Wear & Where to Wear Them To?

The holiday season is the perfect time to gather with friends and loved ones.  ‘Tis the season for fancy cocktail parties, festive potlucks, and cozy family dinners. What better way to prepare for these occasions, than to browse Forever 21’s vast collection of holiday dresses? Sometimes it’s fun to think outside of the box, when it comes to dressing up for the event. So why not attend that ugly sweater party, but switch it up a bit? Take things literally, and show up wearing the Christmas decorations! Not only do we have Christmas dresses, we have Christmas tree dresses! The pièce de résistance? The mock wrapped gifts that go around your ankles! Not into the silly side of the season? That’s okay too! You can shine, shimmer, and glow with a satin, glittery, or velvet holiday dress. Counter the chill in the air by decorating your ensemble with a seasonal faux fur wrap scarf, shawl, or poncho. If the forecast calls for a deeper freeze, you can always upgrade your cover-up to a plush cape or faux shearling coat.

Cocktail Dresses

Thinking of going to that after-work cocktail party mixer? Go from sensible workplace attire to stand-out style with simple “cocktail dress” and “plus size cocktail dress” word searches on our Forever 21 website. There you’ll find several options to fit your mood. You will probably want to base your choice on the type of party, location, and of course, the attending crowd! Play it coy with a cute fit and flare mini dress, get your flirt on with an off-the-shoulder or cutout number, or make a sweeping entrance with an elegant strapless maxi dress.  Any option you choose, you will be sure to stir things up, a little, at the mixer!

Party Dresses

A fun party dress is ideal for a gathering of friends, so when you’re thinking of what dish to bring to the yearly potluck, it’s the opportune time to bring some extra flavor – and we don’t just mean your secret sauce! Turn heads from the moment you walk in the door, to the instant you begin breaking bread, with a saunter to match your sophisticated surplice midi dress. The timeless wrap design always gets major points, and it’s the perfect effortless go-to outfit. Another easy style choice, that will rival your killer cornbread, would be a metallic mini dress with a dramatic structured shoulder look. Complement the look with an updo and some oversized earrings, and you will be the choice conversation-starter. Concentrate on making the holiday memories, instead of stressing over what to wear!

Sweater Dresses

You can always stay stylish, while remaining comfortable, when it comes to spending time with the family, for the main Christmas feast. When you haven’t seen Grandma and Grandpa in a long time, choosing a dazzling sweater dress will have you hearing how great you look, just in time to smile for the family portrait! Stay on trend by pairing a fashion-forward bell-sleeve mini sweater dress with a pair of faux suede knee-high boots. Or, if the moment moves you, why not throw on some faux leather ankle booties?

No matter what the occasion – or the dress you choose to make an appearance in – you can’t go wrong! So, don’t stress, enjoy the moments, and don’t forget to take pictures!