I Think These 23 Party Dresses Are Hands Down the Best Around

Whether you relish any and every opportunity to get dressed up or would rather spend your Saturday nights curled up on the sofa, there's no getting away from the fact that party season is here. Sure, you might think you've still got plenty of time to find the perfect outfit to see you through those inevitable last-minute festive season nights out. That, however, just isn't the case—just take a look at the shops. The new-in sections at just about every online store we frequent are suitably sparkly with a plethora of party dresses that it's actually overwhelming. Luckily, you have us to help.

With almost too many party dresses to choose from, we took it upon ourselves to sift through the sequins, lamé, velvet and satin to bring you the very best party dresses 2019 has to offer. Keep scrolling and you'll soon find yourself googling the nearest disco.

This retro puff-sleeved dress is practically crying out to be worn with strappy heels. 

This dress looks even more expensive in real life. 

The slip is the '90s favourite that comes back year after year. 

A matching belt is the '80s update your wardrobe needs come party season. 

The draped detail on this bodice is to die for. 

No one will believe this dress came from the high street. 

A sophisticated alternative if there ever was one. 

Eighties-inspired puff sleeves never fail to feel glamorous. 

Layer this velvet mini over a tonal roll-neck. 

The perfect update to the LBD is the printed MBD (that's midi black dress, FYI).

This dress comes in a gorgeous orange shade, too. 

The attention to detail is what makes it so special. 

This year's answer to Rixo's 2018 sellout sequin dress.

Just think how gorgeous this colour will look with a deep navy velvet cover-up. 

This dress is exactly why we're so obsessed with Monsoon this season. 

A sequinned dress for under £35? Miracles do happen. 

Go all out and wear this with bright heels and glitter makeup. 

See? Maxi dresses can be incredibly glam also. 

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