Dance The Night Away In These Under $150 Dresses

Scenario: Your Google cal says you've RSVP'd to one too many holiday parties, your wallet says you should probably just re-wear whatever's in your closet to every single one of them, and your Instagram just won't allow for any repeat looks. After preemptively spending your entire year-end bonus on holiday presents for your loved ones, it's probably tough to find a proper outfit with the pennies left in your bank account. Unfortunately, there are no shortcuts to getting your dream gown in time for the season (although we recommend trying Net-a-Porter's ongoing mega-sale). So it's time to start looking to the formalwear underdogs: fast-fashion retailers. While the Zaras of the world are known for carrying trendy denim and remixed button-ups, there are some hidden gems ideal for any event on your list.

Ahead, we've eliminated the hours you'd likely spend scouring the internet and came up with 30 dresses you can stand out in — all for under $150. Let the (shopping) games begin.

Leith Velvet & Satin Maxi Slipdress, $75.00 $44.98, Buy
Bershka Asymmetric Dress with Knot, $49.90 Buy
ASOS Velvet Bardot Embroidered Tulle Skirt Midi Dress, $92.00 Buy
Eloquii Sequin Stripe Dress with Velvet Sleeves, $149.90 Buy
H&M Silk Dress, $149.00 Buy
Urban Outfitters Gold Rush Pleated Metallic Midi Dress, $79.00 Buy
Rue Stiic Helena Blazer Dress, $140.00 Buy
H&M Plus Shimmery Dress, $69.98 Buy
& Other Stories Pleated Velvet Dress, $125.00 Buy
Gap Crazy Stripe Sleeveless Sequin Dress, $148.00 Buy
Reformation Onyx Dress, $148.00 Buy
Oak + Fort Dress 1672, $88.00 Buy
Mango Puffed-shoulder Satin Dress, $59.99 Buy
LOFT Strappy Velvet Swing Dress, $98.00 Buy
Wilfred Jeanie Dress, $185.00 $125.00, Buy
Modern Citizen Fiora Tuxedo Dress, $102.00 Buy
Zara Pleated Dress, $69.90 Buy
Forever 21 12x12 Pleated Mini Dress, $48.00 Buy
Article& Dynasty Dress, $105.00 Buy
Ann Taylor Lantern Sleeve Flare Dress, $129.00 Buy
Topshop One Shoulder Glitter Midi Dress, $65.00 Buy
Plenty by Tracy Reese Polka Dotted Slip Dress, $148.00 Buy
Mother of Pearl Zoe Cutout Floral-Print Silk Midi Dress, $769.00 $124.00, Buy
Lane Bryant Fast Lane One-Shoulder Sheath Dress with Zipper Hem, $99.95 Buy
COS Jersey Dress with Folded Back, $125.00 Buy
AQ/AQ Didion Structured Knee Length Dress, $175.00 $98.00, Buy
DKNY V Neck Slip Dress , $299.00 $119.60, Buy
J.O.A. Tie Sleeve Midi Dress, $95.00 Buy
Lacausa Bias Slip Dress, $143.00 Buy
ASOS CURVE Dobby Mesh One Shoulder Prom Dress, $76.00 Buy
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