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It’s Only October, But We’ve Already Found 19 Perfect Party Dresses

It’s time to talk about the “C” word: Christmas. We’re fully aware it’s only just autumn, but party season is approaching scarily fast, and the enjoyment of fashion often lies in the planning, right? The joy of discovering the party piece of your dreams can sometimes be greater than the actual night out itself. Of course, you might already own something and just need that reminder to dig it out of the back of your closet. Or you might feel inspired when you see our edit to go vintage shopping because the trends this year are particularly retro. Either way, this serves as a well-timed starter for what’s to come.

So while we’ve been planning our autumn capsule wardrobes and lining up our winter coats ready for when the inevitable happens, we’re also thinking about the dresses already grabbing our attention—from sequins to fancy prints and everything in between. 

‘Tis the season where we can all take inspo from the decorations we’ll later adorn our houses with. Embrace anything from all over sequins, embellishment and basically anything that can light up a room.

Our research has led us to 19 “wow” dresses in particular. From 16Arlington’s retro feather trim to & Other Stories’ perfect puff-sleeved midis, scroll down to shop the party dresses that are sure to get you on the dance floor.

The perfect party dress, IMO.

Just add velvet platforms.

Wear by itself or layered over a white tee.

A trumpet sleeve is always a good idea.

This is simply divine.

For a little disco styling. 

This looks even better IRL.

A statement sleeve goes a long way.

A more unusual hue fashion girls will love.

Ganni is doing such good minidresses right now.

The bow detailing is so chic.

This would also look so nice over tailored trousers. 

Pink needn’t be sickly sweet. 

You’d never know this was from ASOS.

Style with black tights and patent flats.

I’ve seen so many celebs in this silken mini.

Dress it up with heels for a party then down with chunky boots at the weekend.

Add interest with showstopping earrings.

Head to Joseph for a minimalist’s take on partywear. 

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