With less than a hundred days left until Christmas it’s now time to start planning. Given that you’ll inevitably be invited to Christmas parties, all likely to have their own theme, you may be required to purchase multiple cocktail dresses.

So, while Christmas still seems far away, start your party preparations early and make a head start to your festive shopping spree.

This year, and ever since Kate Middleton brought them to spotlight with her gorgeous legs, knee-high dresses are definitely in. Choosing navy, purple or black for this year’s Christmas party is not only practical but will also give you a stylish and trendy look. Here are a couple of top choices for your party dresses:


This Eliza J two-piece dress with lace jacket, from House of Fraser is a classic look. Dress these up with metallic heels to achieve a formal appearance or stay casual with a pair of plain black pumps. This dress will work well for an office party or formal event.


This almost plain black dress has a subtle modern cut to it. Paired up with a stunning pair of shoes, this Phase Eight Delphine Dress from House of Fraser will stylishly fit a casual office party. Furthermore, if you are looking for more practical dress this will be a great addition to your wardrobe.


For those looking for a young look, this youthful and lively dress will brighten up any Christmas party. Bring this Dorothy Perkins Tall Scallop Skater Dress to life with a striking red cardigan. You’re certain to be the spotlight of the Christmas Dinner!