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These Velvet Party Dresses Will Be Your Best Investment This Season


Velvet party dresses are stealing the spotlight this season, and for a handful of good reasons. As we immerse ourselves in the festive spirit, there’s no denying that velvet is the fabric to own. Its luxurious texture, combined with a touch of nostalgia, makes it a standout choice for any holiday party. However, whether you’re attending a holiday event or simply gearing up for winter, velvet party dresses are the style investment that keeps on giving. Looking to snag one for your wardrobe? Keep scrolling to find our top 30 velvet styles to buy now. Regardless of where the textile stands on your favorites list, you’ll find these ensembles to be irresistible.

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ANTHROPOLOGIE Sleeveless Embellished Velvet Mini Dress

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HUTCH Printed Twist-Front Puff-Sleeve Velvet Dress

Velvet Party Dresses Make The Best Canvases For Color


When it comes to making a bold statement, velvet party dresses take the cake. These luxurious canvases are perfect for playing with a world of hues. From emerald green to royal purples, the textile is simply perfect for those who love rich colors. The plush texture of velvet adds depth and richness to any color, making your ensemble a true work of art.


For example, the ALEXANDRE VAUTHIER Draped Velvet Mini Dress is a hue you don’t find often. While perfect for the holiday season, this piece works just as well for the entire winter season. This is especially true for the fashionistas in cooler climates—it only makes sense to stock up on velvet styles. Similarly enough, the COSTARELLOS Varisa Velvet Draped Long Dress is another colorful masterpiece. Velvet party dresses, with their color versatility, give you the power to express your style in the most vibrant way possible. And that’s about all you could ask for in a winter dress.

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  • ANA RADU Petal-layer Velvet Mini Dress

  • DIESEL D-Ruchi Mini Dress

  • SANDRO Rhinestone-embellished Mini Dress

  • DÔEN Denita Dress

  • DÔEN Pink Calsi Dress

  • FOR LOVE & LEMONS Melrose Mini Dress

  • FOR LOVE & LEMONS Yara Mini Dress

  • MICHAEL COSTELLO X Revolve Gregory Gown

  • LOVERS + FRIENDS Willa Midi Dress

  • ASTR THE LABEL Meghan Velvet Dress

  • BCBGENERATION One Shoulder Velvet Midi Dress

  • NBD Ginnie Mini Dress

  • STINE GOYA Promise Floral Asymmetric Neck Velvet Midi Slipdress

  • FARM RIO Satin-trimmed Velvet Guipure Lace Maxi Dress

  • SEA Dana Velvet-trimmed Embroidered Tulle Mini Dress

  • DRESS THE POPULATION Bailey Velvet & Sequin Sheath Dress

  • TOP SHOP Velvet & Lace Midi Slipdress

  • LIBEROWE Net Sustain Duchesse Satin-trimmed Cotton-velvet Mini Dress

  • SELF-PORTRAIT Crystal-embellished Velvet Maxi Dress

  • ALEX PERRY Strapless Velvet Light Blue Midi Dress

  • ULLA JOHNSON Cornelia Ruched-side Velvet Midi Dress

  • ALEX PERRY Strapless Stretch-velvet Mini Dress

  • SALONI Anais Ruffled Tulle-trimmed Velvet Midi Dress

  • ALEX PERRY Strapless Stretch-velvet Midi Dress

  • THEMIS Z Aelia Abstract-print Silk-velvet Kaftan Dress

  • BALENCIAGA Floral-print Stretch-velvet Turtleneck Mini Dress

  • BERNADETTE Josselin One-shoulder Bow-detailed Velvet Mini Dress

  • GALVAN Compact Velvet Knit Strapless Midi Dress

  • TOM FORD Velvet Bustier Strapless Long Dress

  • ONLY HEARTS Eclipse Velvet Lelia Slip Dress

  • FARM RIO Richelieu Velvet Slipdress

  • DVF Sudha Velvet Dress

  • DVF Mimi Velvet Dress

  • ONLY HEARTS Carmen Embroidered Velvet Dress

  • ULLA JOHNSON Cornelia Side Ruched Velvet Gown

  • SALONI Vida Asymmetric Striped Velvet Midi Dress

  • SALONI Tabitha Embroidered Velvet Mini Dress

  • SLEEPING WITH JACQUES Mrs O Velvet Night Dress

  • SLEEPING WITH JACQUES Francine Velvet And Tulle Maxi Night Dress

  • RALPH LAUREN Kinslee Ruched Velvet Gown

  • CEFINN The Irina Puff-sleeve Velvet Maxi Dress

  • GABRIELA HEARST Net Sustain Adolphine Organic Silk-voile And Velvet Maxi Dress

  • SAINT LAURENT Strapless Satin-panelled Velvet Dress

  • BERNADETTE Nel One-shoulder Velvet Gown

  • WARDROBE NYC Darted Velvet Midi Dress

  • COSTARELLOS One-shoulder Draped Velvet Gown

  • SELF-PORTRAIT Crystal-embellished Velvet Midi Dress

  • RALPH LAUREN Niles Strapless Bow-embellished Velvet Gown


Keep It Classy With Black


For a timeless and effortlessly chic look, there’s nothing quite like a black velvet party dress. This classic choice gives off the perfect sophisticated and understated glamour vibe. Not to mention, the richness of black velvet elevates the simplicity of the color, making it a fail-proof option for various occasions. Whether it’s a sleek midi or a dramatic floor-length gown, black styles are the epitome of elegance.


Our ultimate favorite to note would have to be the ZIMMERMANN Sensory Embroidered-bodice Velvet Gown. Unlike others in the market, this piece is filled with unexpected details. Paired with statement accessories for a modern twist, this look will surely get all eyes on you. After all, in the world of velvet party dresses, black is the shade that never goes out of style.

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CEFINN The Irina Puff-sleeve Velvet Maxi Dress

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VERONICA BEARD Tristana Stretch-velvet Dress

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