Festivities ahead? Get decked out in these fashion-forward looks that will go the holiday distance.

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Whether you have fall weddings on your calendar, or are just ahead of the curve in planning for holiday parties, we have some perfect dresses picked out for the cooler months.

Zara Velvet Dress, $30
Zara Velvet Dress, $30

Here are some favorites that will go the distance all the way through New Year’s.

Zara Velvet Dress ($30 at zara.com). Velvet is fall’s favorite fabric, and this crushed variation has loads of versatility. It can be dressed up or down, worn with bare legs or tights. It’s available in dark pink or gold, both of which are perfect holiday hues.

Topshop High Neck Drape Midi Dress ($110 at us.topshop.com). This dress brings the unexpected, both in its artistic draping and the brilliant green hue. It’s sure to stand out in a sea of red at holiday events.

Modcloth Ethereal Enlivening Midi Dress ($120 at modcloth.com). You don’t have to give up black to look festive at fall and winter parties. Just add some fun details, like layers of lace and exaggerated piping, as on this flattering frock. Sizes up to 4X are available.

Mango Pleated Dress ($120 at shop.mango.com). This bold-red dress is Roman goddess-inspired, while still staying casual enough for an array of events. The color, heavy pleating and a tie in back at the neck all make it a standout.

After Party by Nasty Gal Grand Finale Maxi Dress ($88 at nastygal.com). Stun on New Year’s Eve in this maxi that shows some dramatic slivers of skin. To add to the allure: The fabric is sustainably sourced from vintage or deadstock pieces, and it’s made in L.A.

ShopNW staff contributed to this story.