T'is the annual holiday season when inevitably your social calendar gets jam-packed with invitations. And with those R.S.V.P.s, curvy women can face the annual fashion challenge of where to find fabulous and figure-flattering holiday party dresses in plus sizes.
Now, there's expert help shopping for a glamorous party dress that unleashes the holiday spirit in a fashionable style that fits and flatters your figure type.
Sydney’s Closet, designer of plus size special occasion dresses, stocks trendy and oh-so festive dresses that meet the dress code for any invite in your inbox: the office work party, cocktails with friends, semi-formal events and formal soirees like black-tie galas and Christmas Balls.
Shop Sydney's 2022 Holiday Dress Up Collection online for party dresses that can ship in time for you to deck the halls in unforgettable style.
Discover long and short designs in plus sizes 14 to 40 that are sure to make your holiday celebrations very merry and bright
- Flirty, fun sequin cocktail dresses for the office bash, night out or dinner date.
- Tea-length satin A-line frocks for celebrations at home with family and friends or be the best-dressed guest at a holiday wedding.
- Long, formal sequin gowns for those fancy Christmas balls, galas and black tie events (think New Year’s Eve).
One-Shoulder Holiday Dresses
Instantly pump up the glam factor at any holiday soiree when you arrive in style wearing a dress with the trendy one-shoulder neckline that's popping up everywhere on the fashion radar.
The asymmetrical design lets you dare to bare just the right amount of skin for a night-time look that manages to let you look both feminine and bold.
Going for a red-carpet moment? Then opt for a floor-length one-shoulder gown in glitzy sequins with a dramatic train on the skirt for a celebrity-inspired look.
Sparkle in a short one-shoulder sequin dress for less formal and more casual celebrations over the holidays with family, friends and co-workers.
Don't miss the chance to catch not one, but three, fashion trends when you wear Sydney's Closet Singular Sensation Party Dress,
- Trend One, a one-shoulder neckline
- Trend Two, luxurious black stretch velvet fabric
- Trend Three, multi-color sequins in a reversible pattern
Set in Stone One-Shoulder Sequin Cocktail Dress
Glitter at any holiday party in this sequin dress designed with a trendy single sleeve on a one-shoulder style. Body-con silhouette hugs your curves with a simple but still oh-so sexy style. Your choice of merry jewel tone colors sure to get you in the festive spirit: Hunter, Onyx, Pearlescent, Ruby, Sapphire.
Red Plus Size Holiday Occasion Dresses
Ditch the little black dress and opt to stand out in an attention-getting red dress for the holidays. Predictably, red rules as a classic Christmas color whose popularity never fades. (After all, doesn't Mrs. Santa Claus always wear red!)
Red broadcasts that you're not so subtle when it comes to dressing up for a special occasion. The hue shows you're bright, spirited (as in jolly!) and passionate - all ideal emotions to celebrate this season.
Any and all shades of red rule for festive holiday events. Look for one that compliments your hair color and skin tones: apple, cardinal, candy apple, cherry, crimson, ruby or scarlet.
Make a major fashion statement for after five invitations in red dress in rich, regal evening fabrics like velvet, satin, chiffon and taffeta.
Perfectly Posh Party Dress
You’ll never regret making the bold choice to wear this tea-length dress to any daytime or evening fete this season. The attention-getting color looks polished in a smooth satin designed in a timeless A-line style with an off-the-shoulder neckline. Style CE2301 also comes in Christmas Green and Black, if you prefer a Little Black Dress.
Wild at Heart Evening Gown
When the holiday festivities call for fancy, you can stand out under the mistletoe in this long, formal red dress. The liquid metallic chiffon adds a glamorous boost to slim, slinky V-neck design with a sexy slit skirt. Long sleeves look elegant and keep you warm on cold, winter nights. Style CE2015 in Cardinal Red(or Macaw Blue).
Illuminate the Night
A stunning sequin cocktail dress to wear again and again from Thanksgiving through New Year's Eve. Sparkly fabric sends a fun and festive fashion statement for celebrations with family and friends. Slim silhouette with sassy slit in short skirt. Finally, the long sleeve sequin design you've wanted to add to your wardrobe. Party ready in gorgeous in Firecracker Red, Green Surge or Blue Blitz.
Styling note: Any shade of red pairs well with either stylish silver or gold accessories for a sparkly look. Style with flats as a gift to your feet or pump up the glam factor with a pair of high heels. Add some jewelry to match the intricate beading and you're good to go. Keep the lipstick soft so you don't compete with the red dress.
Sparkling See-quin Dresses
Trend Alert! Shimmering sequin dresses will dominate the Holiday 2022 fashion scene in both long formal evening gowns and flirty, short party frocks.
So make this your season to rise and shine! What better choice of festive fabric than sequins to get all decked out under the mistletoe or New Year’s Eve disco ball.
A dress in all-over sequins jump start the party spirit and are sure to get you noticed. The timeless evening fabric stands out as classic Hollywood glamor that shimmers, sparkles and shines. .
When the dress code calls for formal, make a fashion splash wearing this elegant floor-length gown in sparkly sequins. Trendy scoop neckline designed with tapered long sleeves for a sophisticated style line. Slit in a slim skirt adds a sexy design detail. Style SC7320 in your choice of classic winter colors: Hunter, Onyx, Pearlescent, Ruby, Sapphire, Purple.
You'll be all decked out wearing this sparkling sequin party dress. Stretch knit lining and long sleeves keep you comfy and warm on a cold winter night. Empire waistline flatters your figure and slit in skirt shows off your legs. Five fabulous festive colors of your choice: Ruby Red, Emerald Green, Electric Blue, Raven Black and Rose Gold.
Look no further than this sassy sequin party frock to instantly turn on the holiday glitz. The multi-dimensional sequin pattern pops color with your every move. Dress up the scoop neck A-line design with high heels and sheer stockings for an after 5 event. Wear the above-the-knee style again with leggings and boots for a more casual holiday vibe. These sensational colors to celebrate the season: Arctic Frost, Burgundy, Cobalt, Peacock, Polar Purple. Style SC8122
Short Party Dress
Be Holiday Party Prepared
From late October until after you ring in the New Year, avoid stress about getting all dressed up by planning your festive wardrobe early. Be ready to reach into your closet no matter what the event and slip on a glitzy dress that’s made to party - or even better, go party hopping.
Inevitably, you’re going to get a last- minute invite that will trigger a need to get all glammed up and in the spirit to celebrate with family and friends you may not have seen all year.
Remember, pick a dress that is versatile enough to be worn again and again long after the Christmas tree is down, ornaments packed away, wrapping paper recycled, fruitcake re-gifted and New Year’s confetti swept away.
Look for styles with classic silhouettes and timeless details that you can wear to special occasions year-round.
Break the mold of traditional holiday hues like gold, red, silver and white and wear an orange and hot pink to fancy festivities all year round.
So indulge this season, give yourself the gift of a gorgeous new party dress that dazzles and delights.