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7 Killer Dresses For Every Holiday Party

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    No matter how many glasses of Champagne we've thrown back or tiny sliders we've inhaled, there's still a looong way to go before the lights go down on 2014. And, in our world, that translates to more opportunities to shop for the perfect party outfit. That's why we've handpicked a few of our favorite frocks (along with a skirt and a jumpsuit!) for every occasion left on your social cal before the ball drops.

    If you've got dress fatigue or are just tired of recycling the same ol' LBD with different accessories, you're going to love the picks from Neiman Marcus ahead. From a flirty, floral skirt for a casual reunion with college friends to a dramatic gown fit for a black-tie wedding, these looks will take the guesswork out of decoding each occasion's dress code. And, if you're inspired by our faves, make sure to enter for a chance to win $1,000 to Neiman Marcus Last Call that can cover your next dress purchase. Now, click ahead for seven party-ready looks — the holidays aren't over yet.



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    For a college reunion:
    The holidays wouldn't be the holidays without reuniting with the ol' college roomies, but that doesn't mean you should show up in those all-too-familiar sweats. Instead, try a clean-top-and-flirty-skirt combo that says, I'm all grown up — without trying too hard. Advertisement

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    For a long-awaited GNO with your lifelong besties:
    You've been living apart for months, and now all your best girlfriends are back in town for one special raucous night out. When you're going out with the people you trust most, have fun with your look with this sparkly mini. Advertisement

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    For hostessing a holiday dinner party:
    If you're hosting a dinner party, that means one thing: You've become a full-fledged Adult with a capital A. Just as you've swapped your Solo cups for a set of matching wine glasses, you should upgrade your LBD with a sophisticated flowy overlay on top of a fitted dress, like the one here.

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    For a dinner date with your S.O.:
    Freshen up your LBD rotation with some fun fringe. The tassels will really come into play when you shimmy your way to the cocktail bar after dinner. Advertisement

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    For the black-tie charity gala:
    This all-over beaded gown looks positively demure from the front with its capped sleeves and slim silhouette, but the open back will have everybody doing a double take. Advertisement