Cheap Thrills: 15 New Year's Eve Dresses Under $90

It's party time! Whether you're toasting with girlfriends or ringing in the New Year with someone on your arm, we've found the dress for you-starting at just $25

Cold Shoulder

phillip lim dress


One of the knockout pieces in the 3.1 Phillip Lim for Target collection, this sequin-trimmed dress flatters all body types and will never go out of style.

To buy: 3.1 Phillip Lim for Target dress, $74.99 at 

Old World Opulence

brocade dress


Available in scarlet and black, this brocade dress looks like it cost three times as much. The sumptuous fabric calls for your fanciest heels, while the high neck and keyhole back beg for upswept hair.

To buy: H&M brocade dress, $69.95 at 

Like a Fine Wine

oasis lace dress


Strategic paneling does a body good. Add a velvet clutch to complete the baroquely beautiful look.

To buy: Oasis lace dress, $90 at 

No Necklace Needed

dorothy perkins dress

Dorothy Perkins

We’ve seen a slew of celebs wearing bodycon dresses with dark side panels. Now the rest of the world can enjoy the design’s super-slimming effect.

To buy: Dorothy Perkins berry and black jeweled dress, $69 at 

Rock Out Tonight

dorothy perkins lace and leather dress

Dorothy Perkins

The ultimate sweet-meets-edgy dress—and it’s actually machine washable, since we know rock chicks hate to pick up their dry-clean.

To buy: Dorothy Perkins lace and leather look dress, $89 at 

Renaissance Flair

Oasis viscose dress


This LBD from Oasis fulfills so many of our fashion fantasies: flirty figure skater, tough goth girl and, finally, glamorous sophisticate.

To buy: Oasis viscose dress, $77 at 

Cut it Out

modcloth dress


Lace. Sheer. Cutouts. This dress expertly combines three sexy motifs in one tame-enough-for-the-office-party piece.

To buy: ModCloth ‘Feeling Pretty in the City’ dress, $52.99 at 

Tulle Box

modcloth dress


Parisian chic has never been this affordable—or as easy to wear. Add a bold rhinestone cuff or simple pearl studs to continue the classic theme.

To buy: ModCloth ‘Oh So Flattered’ dress, $59.99 at 

Royal Court

modcloth dress


This prim frock reminds us of an Oscar de la Renta party dress, for about fifty times less cash.

To buy: Modcloth ‘Looking Like a Million’ dress, $79.99 at 

Deep Sea Dressing

dorothy perkins embellished dress

dorothy perkins

What makes this dress so totally cool? Scuba-like material that skims over the body. (The jewels around the neck don’t hurt.)

To buy: Dorothy Perkins embellished dress, $69 at 

Applique Yourself

oasis lace dress


Applique Yourself Luxe details are everywhere you look on this dress from Oasis. Notice the graduated hem that’s longer in the back, the peek-a-boo lace insert and the super-skinny belt.

To buy: Oasis ‘Lucy’ lace dress, on sale for $90 at 

Hot Around the Collar

Xhilaration Peter Pan collar dress


A must-try for anyone who loves an indie-adorable look, a la Zooey Deschanel.

To buy: Xhilaration Peter Pan collar dress, $24.99 at 

Sparkle City

mango contrast panel dress


We’re planning our New Year’s Eve plans—and an epic updo—around this sequin-and-chiffon dress from Mango.

To buy: Mango contrast panel dress, $79.99 at 

Three out of Four

H&M sequined dress


Bring the drama! There’s no being a wallflower in this burgundy beauty from H&M. Keep the focus on the dramatic one-shoulder design with nude heels, fleshy lips and a smoky eye.

To buy: H&M sequined dress, $49.95 at 

Just the Yoke

modcloth dress


If you love your shoulders and collarbones, here’s the silhouette to try. Complement the dark colors with a bold red lip.

To buy: ModCloth ‘Stunning Salsa’ dress, $57.99 at 

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