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Top 10 Girls Party Dresses

The Best Girls Party Dresses That Will Make For The Perfect Holiday Outfit

The Best Girls Party Dresses That Will Make For The Perfect Holiday Outfit

Just like adults love getting their holiday outfits together, so do smaller-sized fashionistas. That's why this list is all about girls and the glamorous dresses that are perfect for holidays, weddings, and special occasions alike. Give your growing girl something to twirl about this holiday season when you shop the best girls party dresses from our vetted list. Our algorithm finds top-rated and highly-reviewed products according to shoppers just like you to bring you the best of the best. Not only do these girls special occasion dresses make the perfect choices for holiday photos, Christmas dinners, and all the holly-jolly parties on the agenda this month, but they also feature quality materials and comfortable designs for an affordable price that any parent will love. Elastic cuffs, slip-on styles, and even side pockets provide added notes of comfort and polish so your little lady looks her best. Discover age-appropriate styles and a variety of little girl holiday outfits that are certain to make you and her happy. Read on to start shopping for the best girls Christmas dresses from beloved brands like H&M, Hanna Andersson, J.Crew, and more! Opening image: @maisonetteworld

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December 9, 2020

Written By:Meredith Rimmer

Product Expert:Georgia Jones

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J.Crew Ruffle-Shoulder Dress In Velvet
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J.Crew Ruffle-Shoulder Dress In Velvet

LOVED FOR: The soft velvet, ruffled shoulder detail, and comfortable stretch make this dress totally twirl-worthy!

HELPFUL TIP: This dress runs large, so we recommend purchasing a size up for the best fit.

Hanna Andersson Shimmer Star Dress In Soft Tulle

BEST FOR: Style her in this sparkling dress for family photos or holiday dinners.

STYLE WITH: Pair this pretty dress with some trending girls dress shoes.

H&M Puff-Sleeved Brocade Dress

WHY YOU NEED IT: Introducing the perfect special occasion dress for your little lady. The puff sleeves, brocade detail, and gathered tiers make this dress an instant winner for any formal occasion. 

FUN FACT: The lining of this dress is made from recycled fabric. 

J.Crew Tiered Dress In Winter Trees

USERS SAID: "Adorable Christmas dress for what will hopefully be a warm-weather Christmas in Florida. The dress has metallic stripes that really add to it. My daughter loves it and spent a solid hour twirling around in it before I made her take it off. Well constructed." 

HELPFUL TIP: This holiday dress fits true to size.

Gap Velvet Dress

WHAT IT DOES: An elasticized waist allows for a comfortable fit that gives room for your growing girl. Long sleeves with elastic cuffs add the perfect amount of polish effortlessly.

STYLE WITH: Let her accessorize and showcase her personal style with some trending jewelry styles for tweens and teens

J.Crew Dress In Holographic Shimmer

BEST FOR: Festive shimmer and all-over ruffles make this dress ideal for holiday parties, weddings, and family photos alike.

USERS SAID: "My daughter loves this dress. She’d put it on as soon as she got home from school. It is shimmery and very pretty in person. It fits her great and so far has held up with no issues."

Hanna Andersson Velvet Skater Dress

LOVED FOR: The velour fabric, flared skirt, and play-ready comfort are certain to make your little lady happy anytime she wears this dress.

FUN FACT: This dress is designed with side pockets for easy storage of essentials like lip gloss and extra bobby pins.  

H&M Sequined Tulle Dress

WHAT IT DOES: Help her get glammed up in a flash. Concealed snap fasteners at the back of this dress make it simple to slip on without worry of a wardrobe malfunction or extra styling steps.

STYLE WITH: Encourage her to show off her edgy side when you pair this sparkling dress with some matching fashion trainers

Maison Me Poppy Dress

BEST FOR: Choose this simple and chic dress for your young lady to wear anytime during the festive season.

LOVED FOR: The lace collar, soft fine wale corduroy, and elastic cuff detail provide just the right amount of age-appropriate elegance.

Tucker + Tate Super Sparkle Dress

USERS SAID: "We love this dress! My daughter would wear it all day, every day. It is so sparkly but the material is still soft and comfortable." 

STYLE WITH: Layer this dress with some leggings and dress shoes for a party-ready look.

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