It’s time to take things down a notch and get ready for festive fun as December draws nearer. Make sure you look absolutely gorgeous with this stunning selection of party dresses that’ll work for just about any occasion.

Party dresses with metallic touches are a hit

Whether you opt for a trendy metallic hue (gold, copper and bronze are frontrunners) or go for foiled prints, beading, sequins or other sparkly embellishments and detailing, metallic touches are perfect for summer party dresses.

metallic party dresses

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  • Gold tinted a-line slip dress with embellished shoulder R650 Foschini
  • White mesh dress emblazoned with silver beading R750 Foschini
  • Bronze sequined peplum dress R699 London Hub at Spree

Keep things classic

You can’t go wrong with neutral hues like navy, black, white, grey and nude shades. Give your outfit a lift by opting for textured elements such as lace and mesh. A great way to give neutral party dresses a lift is by pairing them with bold accessories.

party dresses

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  • Black sleeveless bodycon dress R189,99 Rage
  • White chiffon and lace pencil dress R699 Foschini
  • Charcoal asymmetrical dress R549 Michelle Ludek

Go glam with vibrant colour

Turn heads by opting for a party dress in a bright colour. Not only will it grab some attention,  a vibrant hue can make you complexion appear more radiant. Stick to neutral or metallic accessories to accent your look.

party dresses

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  • Red bodycon dress with uneven neckline R799 Mango
  • Ruched dress with diamanté embellishment R599 City Goddess London at Zando
  • Green cut-out bodycon dress R99,99 Mr Price