20 Christmas Dresses To Stand Out In A Crowd

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Christmas is the perfect time to splurge on a new outfit, but choosing a Christmas dress to stand out in a crowd can be daunting. With a calendar full of work events, Christmas parties, family meals and drinks with friends, choosing Christmas dresses to stand out in a crowd is a fabulous way to get into the festive spirit and start a conversation. Festive prints will liven up your work wardrobe or continue the decorative spirit when thrown on for Christmas Day.

Opt for something a little more subtle in Christmas colours with added sparkle for parties. Cosy knitted sweater dresses in festive prints are ideal for daytime events, adding warmth to your outfit. Look for unique and bold prints and a range of dresses to try out in your home without breaking the bank. Here are 20 fun Christmas dresses to stand out in a crowd.

20 Christmas Dresses To Stand Out In A Crowd

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Party Dresses For Christmas

1- Belle Poque Vintage Dress

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For lovers of vintage cuts, look no further than the Belle Poque Vintage Dress, available in 10 colours and prints, five of which are perfect for Christmas.

Each dress is sleeveless with an empire waist and an A-line skirt.

Choose the vibrant red Christmas print dress, which features a winter wonderland scene of reindeer in the trees around the hem and is dotted with snowflakes, for Christmas work drinks.

The burgundy velvet dress is perfect if you are heading to a Christmas party.

The dresses are all 95% cotton which will keep you cool in hot bars or events venues, and the added 5% Spandex keeps the dress fitted but comfortable, even after that extra mince pie.

2- FAVIPT Christmas Dresses

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Available in 18 different prints and colours, this Christmas dress has endless options, which are perfect for Christmas events but will surely draw attention at parties.

The dresses all feature vintage cuts and A-line skirts made from light, breathable fabrics.

They are available in either long-sleeved or sleeveless.

Each pattern is available in different colours.

Choose the reindeer print dress in bright purple for something festive with a twist.

A more classically Christmas option is their long-sleeved red dress which features a Christmas tree pattern around the hem and touches of faux fur around the cuffs and collar.

3- Classic Christmas Tea Dress

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This cotton and polyester blend dress is perfect for the Christmas party scene.

Each dress features a black long-sleeved top, cinched waist with a black satin ribbon, and a bold and colourful A-Line skirt.

The top is crew neck or scalloped, which adds an elegant touch to the dress.

There are 45 different Christmas prints, making it the ideal dress to stand out in a crowd.

For subtle yet festive, opt for the red skirt with snowflake hem, or for something a little bolder, there are plenty of wrapping paper-style prints to catch your eye.

4- TWGONE Christmas Dress 

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This cold shoulder long-sleeved dress is perfect for parties, Christmas drinks and, of course, the big day.

The dress is predominately black, with subtle prints across the neckline, cuffs, and as a pleat in the skirt.

This dress comes in a range of prints that are perfect for Christmas, including white snowflakes on a bold red background, or a cute pattern of reindeer, Christmas trees and snowflakes on emerald green.

Made from 95% polyester and 5% spandex, the dress is comfortable and stretchy.

Each TWGONE Christmas dress fits true to size.

5- JECEIKA Velvet Dress 

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This velvet V-neck dress is a must-buy for Christmas parties in rich emerald green, red wine and classic black.

Velvet embodies luxury and elegance and is easily accessorised to create multiple different looks for your Christmas parties.

The dress runs a little small, so sizing up is recommended for maximum comfort and the best fit.

Styled to fit slim as a bodycon dress, it also includes long sleeves and a wrapped ruched finish at the waist, creating a flattering shape.

Finished with a tulip hem, this JECEIKA velvet dress is bound to turn heads.

6- Sexyasasii Mini Wrap Dress

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If the previous dress caught your eye, but you prefer a little sparkle, this party dress is for you.

This dress features a V-neck, long sleeves, a tulip skirt and a flattering ruched waist. This dress is comfortable and on-trend.

Adding lots of glitter to finish the bodycon dress makes it a must for Christmas parties.

This mini-wrap dress is available in 13 colours, including classic black, green and red.

Unlike other glittery dresses, the gold or silver glitter, depending on the dress colour, does not shed or fall off.

The Sexyasasii Mini Wrap Dress even stands up well to hand washing.

7- BBX Wrap Dress

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Christmas parties are the ideal place to dress up, show off, and look incredible.

The BBX wrap dress is ideal for comfortable elegance in festive colours.

While this dress does not come in any festive prints, and there is no glitter in sight, the delicately pleated skirt, wrap-around top and long lantern sleeves make it ideal for Christmas parties.

This dress comes in 15 colours, including festive favourites dark green, wine red, and black, for lovers of a classic LBD.

Included with the dress is a belt accessory in the same colour.

The dress is 100% polyester and, due to the delicate pleats, is hand wash only.

8- Grace Karin Lace Dress

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Lace is the perfect material for a touch of elegance. This dress includes lace cut-outs along the hem and has long lace sleeves.

Available in nine colours, there is something for everyone.

For Christmas parties, opt for the classic LBD, green or wine.

The v-neck is flattering, and the hem of the dress is scalloped.

The sleeves are lantern which adds a flattering billowing effect to the dress.

As an A-line cut, the Grace Karin lace dress is incredibly flattering and perfect for Christmas parties.

The brand recommends buying a size down as the dress is rather generous in its fit. 

9- Christmas Cocktail Dress

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Sometimes Christmas parties require elegance and fun combined, and this dress fits the bill.

While it is available in an incredible range of colours and patterns, choose the bright red dress with a faux fur trimmed collar for sophisticated Mrs Claus vibes.

Inspired by 1950s cuts, this dress has long sleeves, a v-neck and back, and a simple black belt.

The skirt is floaty, making it perfect for dancing in.

Hand wash this dress to make it last as long as possible.

It fits true to size. The Christmas Cocktail dress is made from 65% polyester and 35% cotton making it comfortable, breathable, and stretchy.

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Christmas Patterned Dresses

10- Tipsy Elves Christmas Dresses

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Tipsy Elves Christmas dresses are perfect for casual parties, drinks with friends, and even Christmas Day.

The dresses are available in 15 different prints.

The dresses are short with long sleeves and a flared hem.

They are a comfortable PolySpandex blend which increases wearability. The ability to machine wash also makes this dress stand out.

Choose the simple print of Christmas lights, candy canes or festive ‘Ho Ho Ho’ text for classically appealing Christmas theming.

If you are feeling bold, or prefer a busier pattern, opt for the Meowy Catmus dress, which features a full and bold print of cats wearing Christmas hats.

11- Casual Cocktail Party Dress

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This midi dress is ideal for work drinks, dinner with friends, or Christmas Day itself and it’s available in nine festive prints and at a reasonable price, so why not try a couple?

As the dress is pull-on, it is easy to get into and comfortable to wear for extended periods.

The materials are 95% polyester and 5% spandex, so it is lightweight, comfortable and breathable.

Each dress features a cute Christmas print on a complimentary colour fabric.

Those looking for classic prints should look at the white dress, which features a print of stockings, bells, bows and holly.

If you are after a cute print, choose the navy blue dress with its snowman and gingerbread person print or the red dress, which is dotted with happy Santas.

12- Vintage Style Sleeveless Cocktail Dress

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Bold patterned dresses in a vintage style are very on trend for Christmas this year.

This vintage-style cocktail swing dress is perfect for parties and any festive occasion.

The cocktail dress features a vintage scoop neck, an A-line skirt, and hidden zipper fastening.

It is made from a polyester and spandex blend, making it comfortable, stretchy, breathable, and soft to the touch.

The skirt is knee length.

The fabric is thin, so wear it with a slip or net skirt to add more volume to this 50s cut dress.

The pattern features baubles, Christmas trees, gingerbread and snowman in vibrant colours against a black background.

13- Christmas Classic Retro Dress

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If a Christmas Sweater isn’t for you, a patterned and colourful Christmas dress is just the thing for parties, drinks and work events to add a festive spirit.

Opting for a vintage cut increases the dress’s elegance, and this ruffle dress is perfect.

The dress features a pleated sweetheart neckline that is very flattering and is pleated into a neat wide band to pull the dress in at the waist.

The A-line skirt flares out, creating a flattering shape for many body types.

The dress is available in different prints in this shape.

Choose the bright green Santa print dress for a fun and bold print, or opt for the white snowflake on ruby red dress for a more classic look.

14- Sister Amy Printed Skater Dress

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This skater dress is ideal for more casual Christmas events and festive meet-ups with friends and family.

The dress is a pull-on, making it great for last-minute festive plans, and it features an elastic waist for comfort and fit.

Sister Amy has 30 designs and cuts in total available, however it is their round neck, mid-length sleeve shape that is perfect for Christmas.

The dress stops just above the knee and is perfect for layering over chunky tights or knee-high boots.

Choose the plaid pattern for festive simplicity with a snowflake hem.

For those wanting to fully embody Christmas patterns, opt for their Christmas tree dress which features a pine needle, tinsel, bauble and candy cane print.

15- Hawapod A-Line Dress

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Hawapod’s A-line dress comes in a range of prints and colours, six of which are perfect for Christmas.

These bold-printed dresses are bound to help you stand out in a crowd wherever the festive period takes you.

These pull-on dresses are comfortable to wear thanks to their polyester and spandex blend.

The fabric is soft, lightweight and breathable, and perfect for layering when the weather turns chilly.

This dress is ideal for wearing to work during the festive period and can easily take you to festive drinks after.

Cat lovers will appreciate the quirky Christmas Cat print dress, where cats in festive headwear cover the dress.

Those looking for a more classic print should go for the traditional Christmas print in blue, cream and red, which reflects more traditional Christmas jumper designs.

16- For G and PL Christmas Maxi Dress

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As the weather turns colder, sometimes a longer dress is more comfortable.

The Christmas-printed maxi dresses perfectly combine bold festive prints and an elegant length.

Each dress is long-sleeved and skims the ankles. Prints available include candy canes, gingerbread, Santa, baubles, Christmas trees, and snowflakes.

This dress is another pull-on, making it comfortable to wear for long periods and quick to change into.

Christmas Jumper Dresses

17- Pink Queen Turtleneck Christmas Sweater

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Christmas is the perfect time to take your sweater game to the next level.

Moving beyond the traditional Christmas jumpers, opting for a sweater dress can help you stand out in a crowd whilst staying warm.

Pink Queen’s turtleneck offering comes in 14 different colours and prints.

Each sweater has cute festive characters, including smiling snowmen, llamas and reindeer.

Adding to this cosy sweater’s allure is the addition of pockets. The fit is oversized and loose, making it very comfortable to wear.

This sweater is perfect for wearing over jeans, leggings, or thick tights paired with chunky heeled boots.

18- Pullover Sweater Dress

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The slim knitted dress is a more tailored option to an oversized Christmas sweater dress.

In bright red, and covered in snow with a happy reindeer face on the front, this long-sleeved offering is sure to help you stand out in a crowd.

The dress is short but is perfect for layering up on cold days when festive drinks are planned.

Pair it with glittery tights on an evening or leggings and boots during the day.

19- Jumppmile Women’s Ugly Christmas Sweater Dress

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The Jumppmile ugly Christmas sweater dress is another excellent cosy option to wear at Christmas.

The dress is available in eight festive prints.

Each dress is oversized and features a turtleneck and pockets, which are always welcome in a dress.

The prints vary from traditional ‘ugly Christmas sweater’ prints to simpler designs featuring a festive greeting of Merry Christmas paired with a Christmas character.

This dress is soft and thick, making it comfortable and cosy to wear.

It is oversized but sized appropriately. For a looser or longer fit, choose the next size up.

20- Quenteen Christmas Hooded Sweatshirt Dress

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Another more casual dress offering bound to turn heads is the Christmas hooded dress from Quenteen.

This dress is available in four Christmas prints.

The dress is a typical hoodie, featuring pull strings to tighten the hood and a pocket pouch to the front.

Its length makes it perfect to wear as a comfortable dress when having a festive catch-up with friends or to wear Christmas shopping. 

Its loose fit and polyester, cotton and spandex blend make it incredibly comfortable to wear.

Christmas prints include festive gnomes and text prints decorated with snowflakes or Christmas trees.

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