60 Chic Holiday Party Outfits That Don’t Involve a Dress

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We don’t have anything against a party dresses—there’s a reason they’re a go-to for special occasions. But lately, we’ve been seeing more creative ways to dress up and add fancy touches to a look without wearing an actual dress. Street style standouts often opt for jumpsuits, crop tops, tuxedo pants, or fabrics like velvet and silk to give an outfit an extra je ne sais quoi that a party requires.

MORE: 50 Party-Ready Hairstyles to Try This Season

Whether you try a velvet wide-leg jumpsuit or a tailored two-piece suit sans shirt, these outfits are just as show-stopping as a dress. This holiday season, we dare you to leave your favorite sparkly number on its hanger—just once—and rotate in something a little different. Ahead, get all the street style and shopping ideas you need to dress to the nines for any seasonal soirée.

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Free People Silver Crush jumpsuit, $250 at Free People

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TOBI Brooke black side striped pants, $56 at TOBI

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Lulus Park Avenue black sleeveless jumpsuit, $59 at Lulus

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Genuine People sleeveless belted jumpsuit in cream, $150 at Genuine People

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BB Dakota Chicago shimmer sequin romper, $99 at Modcloth

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Reformation Alice Jumpsuit in emerald, $218 at Reformation

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Nasty Gal Clueless satin jumpsuits, $60 at Nasty Gal

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Nasty Gal Snap This Up Quick Tear-Away jumpsuit, $60 at Nasty Gal

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Ali & Jay Hustle jumpsuit in spruce, $148 at Ali & Jay

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T by Alexander Wang pinstripe pants, $395 at Revolve

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