Ten fabulous New Year's Eve cocktail dresses for under $100
Lucky for you, retailers are capping off a year of recession-times adjustments with a major selection of affordable, twinkly cocktail dresses. Below, ten of the best.
The dress: Single Shoulder Strap Dress from Forever 21
The price: $24.80
The draw: The universally-flattering cerulean hue would be reason enough to snap up this little number. Throw in the structural one-strap silhouette and the sassy back zipper, and this dress becomes virtually irresistible.
The dress: Sequin Trim Knit Tunic from Faith 21
The price: $27.80
The draw: This curve-hugging dress from Forever 21's plus-size line is pure slink.
The dress: Crossover Empire Dress from Target
The price: $31.99
The draw: The showstopping scarlet color of this dress screams 'holiday' almost as loudly as it screams 'bargain.'
The dress: Fire Bow Bodice Dress from Nordstrom
The price: $42.00
The draw: This tuxedo-inspired minidress is perfect for a black and white affair.
The dress: Lucca Couture Crepe Chiffon Dress from Urban Outfitters
The price: $68.00
The draw: With its gossamer chiffon and delicate embellishment, this dress epitomizes understated glamour.
The dress: Lace-print Dress from Banana Republic
The price: $69.99
The draw: This dress makes comfort a priority while still radiating elegance -- so you can dance all night and look good doing it.
The dress: Strapless Bustier Printed Dress from BCBGeneration
The price: $75.60
The draw: This dress features a print that pops, setting it apart in a sea of LBDs.
The dress: Oleg Cassini Beaded Jacquard Dress from Dillard's
The price: $84.00
The draw: A snow queen's dream, this dress combines the best of wintry glamour -- silvery-lilac jacquard, shine and rhinestones.
The dress: Lula Via Studded Dress from South Moon Under
The price: $88.00
The draw: A geometry of beads gives this dress a bit of edge -- and it will wear as well in the fall as it does now.
The dress: INC Sleeveless Sequin Stripe Dress from Macy's
The price: $99.00
The draw: New Year's Eve is a sequin's biggest night of the year -- and this gilded frock outshines even the ball in Times Square.