There are five weeks until Christmas day, but don't be fooled, the festive party season gets under way as of next week. With Christmas work parties already in the diary, the search for the ultimate party dress has begun. Whether it's OTT embellishment or OTM oriental brocade, Autumn/Winter 2012 has us super excited about the festive season ahead. So will you go for a classic sequin dress? Updated for 2012 with sheer mesh panelling? Or maybe a classic LBD? Check out our top 5 party dress buys by clicking through the gallery above...
Don't Know What To Wear For Your Christmas Party? Then Shop Our 5 Best Dresses
Pink dress, £1780, Roland Mouret at [a target="_blank" href="http://www.net-a-porter.com/product/195516">Matches[/a]
Cocotte dress, £1,555, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.matchesfashion.com/product/142556">Vivienne Westwood Gold Label [/a]
Jacquard dress, £90, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.oasis-stores.com/oriental-jacquard-dress/dresses/oasis/fcp-product/5550059000">Oasis[/a]
Sequin dress, £175, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.topshop.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?beginIndex=1&viewAllFlag=&catalogId=33057&storeId=12556&productId=6652044&langId=-1&sort_field=Relevance&categoryId=208522&parent_categoryId=459528&pageSize=200">Unique[/a]
Black jewelled dress, £265, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.karenmillen.com/baroque-jewelled-pencil-dress/dresses/karenmillen/fcp-product/103DP27001">Karen Millen[/a]