17 Cocktail Dresses For Every Party Season Occasion

Whatever the occasion and no matter the dress code, make sure you’ve got the perfect party dress (or several) for a bit of holiday fun


LADIES' NIGHT: Lucy & Co. dress, $399, from Glamour Boutique. Topshop heels $110.

WORK XMAS PARTY: Penny Sage dress $390. Yvonne Bennetti heels $595. Mimco clutch $299.

NZ MUSIC AWARDS AFTER PARTY: Liam dress $329. Yvonne Bennetti heels $595. Mimco clutch $299.

GUY FAWKES BBQ: Karen Walker dress $450. Kathryn Wilson heels $299.

FRIDAY NIGHT DRINKS: Gregory dress $369. Kathryn Wilson heels $299. Miu Miu sunglasses, $600, from Sunglass Hut.

BOXING DAY RACES: Isaac and Lulu dress $499. Natalie Chan headpiece $220. Topshop heels $110.

GARDEN GATHERING: Ruby dress $289. Mi Piaci heels $280.

POTLUCK DINNER: Twenty-seven Names dress $370. Yvonne Bennetti heels $695. Deadly Ponies x Len Lye clutch $185.

CHRISTMAS EVE DRINKS: Kate Sylvester dress $385. Yvonne Bennetti heels $695.

SUMMER WEDDING: Trelise Cooper dress $949. Mi Piaci heels $280.

DATE NIGHT: Georgia Alice dress $529. Topshop heels $110.

OFFICE SHINDIG: Moochi dress $359.99. Yvonne Bennetti heels $695.

CHRISTMAS DINNER: DVF wrap dress, $995, from Muse. Yvonne Bennetti heels $595.

NEW YEAR'S EVE: Vintage dress, $179, from The Mercantile. Yvonne Bennetti heels $695. Mimco clutch $299.

LEAVER'S DINNER: Camilla and Marc dress $720. Natalie Chan headpiece $820. Mi Piaci heels $280. Mimco clutch $299.

FLEETWOOD MAC: Helen Cherry dress $559. Yvonne Bennetti heels $695.

OPENING NIGHT: Carlson gown $569. Yvonne Bennetti heels $695. Natalie Chan ostrich feather boa $300.

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