21 Metallic Dresses You Can Wear Long After the Holidays

21 Metallic Dresses You Can Wear Long After the Holidays
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Even the most subdued wardrobe is susceptible to a little sparkle this time of year, whether in the form of liquid-gold lamé, colorful, Gucci-inspired Lurex, or a smattering of rogue embellishments across a sleeve or lapel.

Here’s the thing, though: metallics aren’t always the most practical pieces to own. In less festive seasons, it may not seem so instinctive to reach for that glittery gold dress—especially when everyone else has reverted to their all-black attire.

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But not all metallic dresses have to be relegated to the back of your closet alongside your ugly sweater once January 1 arrives. In the gallery below, we’ve rounded up 21 dresses that could, in the spirit of seasonless dressing, be worn this week to a holiday party, and repurposed for, say, a dressy dinner in March (as in the case of A.L.C.’s pleated copper midi) or a friend’s wedding in July (see: slinky slip dresses by Nili Lotan and Mango).

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Radford Dress, $128; at Reformation

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A.L.C. Alba Lamé Dress, $895; at Barneys New York


Metallic Midi Dress, $49; at Few Moda

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Diane von Furstenberg Havita Slip Dress, $898; at Shopbop

Juanita Metallic Pleat Shift Dress, $26; at Boohoo

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Foil Jersey Faux Wrap Dress with Cutout Details, $109.95; at Lane Bryant

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Moonlight Wrap Dress, $300; at Free People

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Dress 70, $548; at LPA

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Spaghetti Strap Dress, $59.99; at Mango

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Wen Dress, $350; at Shoshanna

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Short Cami Dress, $545; at Nili Lotan

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Pink Clove Metallic Long-Sleeve Dress, $43; at ASOS

Textured Glitter Knit Dress, $115; at & Other Stories

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Kendall & Kylie Shimmery Slip Dress, $39.95; at PacSun

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Runway Carlene Dress, $229 (was $298); at BCBGMAXAZRIA

Sequined Dress, $175; at COS

Michael Kors Collection Embellished Metallic Brocade Mini Dress, $1,797 (was $2,995); at Net-A-Porter

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Gold Fringe Party Dress, $184; at Nicole Miller

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Camilla & Marc Fresia Sleeveless Metallic Midi Slip Dress, $550; at Neiman Marcus

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The Jetset Diaries Gold Diamond Mini Dress, $189; at 8th Story

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Tosia Jersey Marian Mini Dress, $214 (was $428); at Assembly New York

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