Modern Holiday Dresses Out Now That Aren’t All Red


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Modern Holiday Dresses Out Now That Aren’t All Red

You’re probably already thinking, what exactly even are modern holiday dresses? Well, they’re simply everything but red…and a whole lot of other things. But let’s be honest, almost every holiday dress is either decked out in sequins (we’re not complaining) or drenched in candy apple red. While the color is certainly glamorous for this time of year, there are many others worth considering adding to your closet. Especially as the market changes, we’re constantly met with new and exciting trends to try, and the same applies for your holiday wardrobe. It’s time to let loose and try something new—the modern 2022 way. With over 30 modern holiday dresses to choose from, you’ll have no problem finding the perfect piece for you. Deck the halls this year in the most stylish, fashion-forward dress you’ve ever owned.

Modern Holiday Dresses Out Now That Aren’t All Red

RAMY BROOK Foxy Embellished Mini Dress

Modern Holiday Dresses Out Now That Aren’t All Red

ZUHAIR MURAD Sequined One Shoulder Long Dress

Modern Holiday Dresses In Unique Shades

The first alternative to red modern holiday dresses is to choose another exciting color! Red can be a classic and elegant to wear, but there is a whole world of color awaiting your experimentation. Colors like green, blue, and even purple deserve the spotlight this winter season. As some of the hottest colors on-trend and favorable across many, they’re worth a try. After all, holiday dresses are usually only worn once or a couple of times. So why not get outside of your comfort zone? For example, the RAMY BROOK Foxy Embellished Mini Dress is a fun, fresh way to celebrate the festive season. Similarly, the OSCAR DE LA RENTA One-shoulder Pleated Gown screams holiday without making you look like a festive decoration. Although these are just a few of the season’s hottest colors, there are many modern holiday dresses where these came from.

  • 16ARLINGTON Sola Sequined Midi Halter Dress

  • CINQ À SEPT Cates Rosette & Ruffle Detail Silk Dress

  • NORMA KAMALI Drop Shoulder Side Drape Gown

  • MISA LOS ANGELES Rafael Cardigan Dress


  • RALPH LAUREN Off-the-shoulder Ruched Stretch-jersey Gown

  • REBECCA VALLANCE Courtney Gown

  • REBECCA VALLANCE Eva One Shoulder Mini Dress

  • RETROFÊTE Nala Strapless Asymmetric Plissé-lamé Mini Dress


Take Holiday Texture To The Next Level

When it comes to modern holiday dresses, texture is just as important as color. No matter what unique shade you choose, you should always pay extra close attention to the textiles used. Textures like velvet, suede, and embellishments are great for the holidays—considering these are the most winter-friendly. But even if you’re not dressing to keep warm (we’re jealous), you can still take advantage of these classic, yet modern textures. Just take a look at the ELIE SAAB Sequined Ruffled Mini Dress as the perfect example. With a pair of simple heels and a designer clutch, you can be sure you’ll have the time of your life. After all, modern holiday dresses are best when worn with confidence—and a dress like this will make that happen.

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Modern Holiday Dresses Out Now That Aren’t All Red

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Modern Holiday Dresses Out Now That Aren’t All Red

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