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Long Sleeve Cocktail Dresses to Get the Party Started This Winter

Long Sleeve Cocktail Dresses to Get the Party Started This Winter
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Holiday season is officially here, which means it’s time to get your party dress game on point. You might have a winter wedding on your social calendar, a family Christmas party, an office party or all of the above — either way, there’s a good chance a cocktail dress is on your shopping list (or will be soon). And since temperatures are dropping, one of the best ways to beat the cold — while still looking hot — is with a long-sleeve cocktail dress. Style shouldn’t come at the expense of comfort, and vice versa, which is why we’ve shopped out 10 ultra chic long-sleeve dress options ahead. So go on and get fashionably festive — without freezing your butt off.

 

1 of 10 Image Credits: Mango

Mango Embroidered Tulle Dress

Price: $250.00

A sparkly sequin cocktail dress works for a wedding, holiday party or New Year’s Eve. The long sleeves are balanced out by a V-neck, so even if you wear it with tights, you won’t feel totally covered up.

2 of 10 Image Credits: Nordstrom

Self-Portrait Ruffle Detail One-Shoulder Minidress

Price: $440.00

Bring the drama in a bold hue with ruffle detail. This bright blue cocktail dress, complete with festive print, is the epitome of party dressing.

3 of 10 Image Credits: ShopBop

Keepsake Odyssey Dress

Price: $235.00

A floaty forest green cocktail dress with flirty details (like ruffle trim, bow-tie waist, and velvet polka dots) is a playful pick worthy of any winter party.

4 of 10 Image Credits: Bergdorf Goodman

Badgley Mischka Collection Off-the-Shoulder Velvet-Trim Sequin Cocktail Dress

Price: $430.00

Does it get more festive — or glam — than a gold sequin dress? Spoiler alert: No. Your next black-tie-optional affair is basically begging for this sparkly style.

5 of 10 Image Credits: J Crew

J.Crew Cinched-Waist Dress in Chiffon

Price: $128.00

Meet your new office party/desk-to-dinner frock. Dress up this bright pink dress — that’s also available in plus size — with metallic accessories like statement earrings and a gold clutch bag.

6 of 10 Image Credits: Bloomingdale's

AQUA Flounce-Hem Leopard Print Dress

Price: $79.00

Animal print is arguably the season’s biggest trend — and it makes major impact in the form of a long-sleeve mini dress. Just add black heels and you’re good to go!

7 of 10 Image Credits: Bloomingdale's

Tadashi Shoji Bell-Sleeve Lace Dress

Price: $408.00

Lace is a great way to cover up and show some skin at the same time. The lining of this berry lace dress gives the illusion of a sexy plunging neckline while the unlined bell sleeves are super flattering.

8 of 10 Image Credits: Nordstrom

Bronx and Banco Suns Fit & Flare Dress

Price: $322.00

Another way to cover up without smothering yourself? An illusion neckline. With gold polka dots and playful ruffles, too, this long sleeve dress is pretty much party perfect.

9 of 10 Image Credits: ShopBop

Diane von Furstenberg Front Twist Wrap Dress

Price: $398.00

Go bright or go home this season. A marigold yellow cocktail dress is on trend and evening appropriate.

10 of 10 Image Credits: Nordstrom

Rachel Roy Collection Pleated Metallic Wrap Dress

Price: $129.00

Want to go glam without going over the top? A muted metallic dress in a ’70s-inspired wrap silhouette is a sexy sophisticated option — and this one comes in plus size as well.