So, you got invited to a swank holiday party but you’re broke and in need of a dress to wear. Is it possible to get a dress for under $50 but will make you look like a million bucks? We looked around and found a few cute cocktail styles that don’t sacrifice style for price.

Sexy yet sophisticated, this little black dress from for only $32.00 has a lot of versatility. It can be dressed up with a pair of vibrant pumps or even long statement necklaces such as pearls or long crystals .


This fun party dress takes the average little black dress and adds a little spunk. With all the elaborate draping and the hint of sequences at the waist and shoulder can claimed at Kohls for only $48.00


Looking to cover up your arms?  This navy feminine dress with sleeves is a great way to look chic and covered  at the same time for only $31.99. With it’s touch of embroidery at the chest you can spice it up with some great opaque tights and a pair of booties  or a great sparkly metallic pump to give it a little more razzle dazzle.


Simple, yet modern, this navy chiffon one shouldered dress for only $26.99 can easily make a statement with big earrings a cocktail ring and a pair of peep toe pumps, or you can pump it up it up with a chunky bracelet on the bare arm.


A true show-stopper, this ruched bright pink dress, for only $48.74 , addresses the trend of bright colors for the holiday season and will help you stand out among a sea of black  dresses.