Five Holiday Party Dresses That Let You Shine

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The perfect holiday party dress shows you off to your best advantage, yet it's comfortable enough so that you can make your way through the room in style.  In other words, the perfect holiday party dress makes you shine.  This season, we have bright colors, asymmetry, metallics, and more to help you do just that.  What will you choose to wear on this year's holiday party circuit?

ABS Illusion Yoke Sequin Shift Dress | $318 at Nordstrom
All eyes will be on you as you enter the room in this slinky sequin-encrusted shift dress.

Bright Colors
Satin Trim Sheath Dress | $152 at Banana Republic
Adorn yourself with a punch of color, but then keep your accessories simple.  A simple clutch, chunky necklace, and delicate earrings will do the trick.

Grand Metallic Sequin Dress | $22.80 at Forever 21
Asymmetry is very 1980s, but this sequin-detailed dress is all 2009.  Added bonus?  The black color and sleek silhouette will have a slimming effect.

Grecian Glamour
Elastic Back Jersey Dress | $80 at Topshop
Dress up this draped grecian-inspired cocktail dress with sparkly jewelry and a bright clutch.

Ikat Bow Monde Dress | $250 at J Crew
Fire up the party with this gorgeous ikat dress.  The oversized bow feels less girly and more chic - plus it's the perfect detail to flatter women with a small bust.

This post originally ran on Omiru: Style for All, Contributing Editor Trisha Okubo's award winning fashion blog about real style for real people.  Find fashion trends, how-to guides, and outfit inspiration daily at


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