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Top 10 Plus Size Party Dresses

The Best Plus Size Party Dresses To Wear This Holiday Season

The Best Plus Size Party Dresses To Wear This Holiday Season

It doesn't take much more than shopping for a party dress to be reminded that we are all built differently with varying—and beautiful—body types. Lucky for us, many designers have made their name by designing knock-out party-ready frocks for plus size and curvy fashionistas. Whether you're on the reserved side or prefer to be the center of attention, there's a dress out there that you'll be ecstatic to shimmy into and take out onto the dance floor during the next event on your social calendar. Sequins, sweetheart necklines, body-hugging stunners, and more are all found in the list that follows. So without further ado, keep scrolling to shop the Top 10 plus size and curve-friendly party dresses on the market. Opening image: anthropologie.com

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December 3, 2020

Written By:Meredith Rimmer

Product Expert:Georgia Jones

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Lane Bryant Metallic Foil 3/4-Sleeve Sheath Dress
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Lane Bryant Metallic Foil 3/4-Sleeve Sheath Dress

WHY YOU NEED IT: This dress looks way more expensive than $100. With its figure-flattering silhouette and subtle sparkles, you could easily win best dressed. 

STYLE WITH: You can never go wrong with a simple pair of black heels, especially not when wearing this dress.

Lane Bryant Belted Metallic Fit & Flare Dress

WHERE TO WEAR: This dress is so flowy and flirty—perfect for winter weddings and beyond. 

STYLE WITH: Pair this fit-and-flare dress with a simple handbag.

Maeve Bernadette Sequined Midi Dress

BEST FOR: We're firm believers that you can never have too much sparkle, especially not when it comes to the holiday season. This baby is perfect for Christmas, New Year's Eve, or both. 

USERS SAID: "Beautiful dress that is certainly eye-catching. The sequins throughout the dress make it quite heavy, but it's lined so it's comfortable to wear. The style of the dress is not fitted, so it’s spacious. The best part is that it has hidden POCKETS!"

Calvin Klein Plus Size Illusion Bell-Sleeve Dress

LOVED FOR: This LBD is both figure-flattering and elegant. With flowing bell sleeves and a curve-hugging silhouette, you'll be prepared to dance the night away.

USERS SAID: "I wore this dress on my 50th Birthday celebration, which was a romantic dinner at an elegant French restaurant with my husband. It was the perfect look. I felt absolutely stunning. Love the style and fit of this dress. Very flattering to the figure. A must-have piece for any wardrobe."

R & M Richards Plus Size Off-The-Shoulder Flared-Sleeve Dress

LOVED FOR: This off-the-shoulder dress effortlessly combines sexiness and sophistication. Not to mention, the color options are ah-mazing.

USERS SAID: "This has to be the best-fitting, most well-made dress I’ve ever worn. I felt so beautiful in it. I bought the royal blue, and the color was spectacular. I received compliments from everyone at our party. Highly recommend to anyone wanting to wear a dress that is very well structured and looks and feels great on them."

Eloquii T Neck Easy Dress With Flounce

BEST FOR: This dress is casual but cute, so it's perfect for those events where you don't want to be too dressed up or too dressed down. 

STYLE WITH: Pair this simple dress with your favorite handbag

Mac Duggal Fit & Flare Party Dress

LOVED FOR: This flounce skirt was practically made for the dance floor.

USERS SAID: "This is a party dress if I ever saw one! Very beautiful and very poofy. Waiting for a chance to wear it now."

Universal Standard Rivers Wrap Dress

WHY YOU NEED IT: You can never go wrong with a simple wrap dress. Trust us—they're timeless and go with almost any party shoe. 

USERS SAID: "It’s so comfortable and versatile, and honestly very flattering. It’s definitely high-quality material and I really love the sleeves—they make it just a little bit different."

Byron Lars Carissima Sheath Dress

LOVED FOR: This dress is simple, but it still provides any look with a pinch of flair.

STYLE WITH: Go for a monochromatic look with a pair of black pumps, or opt for a pop of color with a chic pair of heeled sandals. 

Eloquii Flare Sleeve Scuba Dress

BEST FOR: If you've been looking for the perfect dress to pair with that statement necklace, this is it. With its flared sleeves and clean-cut silhouette, this dress is easy to style with any of your favorite pieces of jewelry.

HELPFUL TIP: Black not your color? No worries—this style comes in 15 different color and print options. 

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