17 Comfy And Cute Dresses To Wear During The Holidays, Especially If You Plan To Go HAM On The Tamale

With all of the upcoming holiday parties and family functions, you’ll want to look like a certified dime. But just because you want to look cute, doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice comfort. This is 2018, people. And thankfully, there are plenty of comfy and cute dresses out there. From affordable brands like Fashion Nova and Forever 21, to higher-end ones like Topshop and Zara, there’s a little something for everyone at every price point.

Don’t worry, we got you. Because we know you need to look good for the ‘gram while also saving room for your abuela’s homemade cookin’. So get ready to sleigh the holidays (see what we did there?!), because we found over 15 dresses that are both cozy and chic.

1. Forever 21 Embroidered Velvet Peasant Dress ($38)

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This dress hits all the marks: it’s on-trend, it’s cozy AF, and it’s affordable. Plus, the floral embroidery and v-cut neckline make it look more upscale.

2. ASOS Curve Rokoko Plus Smock Dress in Leopard Print ($45)

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Dress it up with platforms and pantyhose or keep it casual with some sneakers. Either way, you’re still going to be comfy in this leopard-print dress.

3. Fashion Nova Terran Pullover Hoodie Dress ($19.99)

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Even though you really want to show up to your family’s parties in sweats, this hoodie dress is the next best thing. Throw on some gold hoops and booties to elevate your look.

4. Modcloth Splendorous Spree Velvet Dress ($79)

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Get old-Hollywood glam with this gorgeous LBD. Best of all? The pleated bottom and velvet material will give you all-day comfort.

5. Topshop Cut and Sew Belted Mini Dress ($48)

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A snappy, casual dress that will take you from day-to-night. To give it more pizzazz, have fun with your accessories by adding a statement necklace, colorful scarf, and/or faux fur vest.

6. Valfré Estrella Dress ($84)

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When you need to look cute just to sit with your fam en la sala. (Just be sure to order a size up as Valfré runs a bit small—after all, the goal is to have some extra room for all the homemade food we’re going to eat.)

7. Lulus Shifting Dears Forest Green Long Sleeve Dress ($46)

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The sleeve cut-outs, scoop neckline, and emerald shade will have you looking like money. If anything, this fabulous piece will have you saying, “thank you, next” to uncomfortable dresses.

8. Forever 21 Feather-Trim Swing Dress ($27.90)

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Mariah Carey vibes, but a comfy version. The deep red dress is super simple (and, thankfully, flowy), but the feather trim gives it a stylish twist.

9. ASOS Design Curve High-Neck Twist Front Maxi Dress ($67)

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Give your tias somethin’ to talk about when you show up in this stunner. Plus, we love a classy dress that’s actually comfortable to wear.

10. Boohoo Snake Print Button Midi Dress ($25)

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A chic dress that leaves room for your abuelita’s dessert. We’re talking all the buñuelos, pan dulce, and arroz con leche. Because let’s be real: we all know that we aren’t going to eat just one round of dessert.

11. Eye Candy Boutique Fiesta Wildflower Dress ($30.50)

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Get fiesta-ready with this red hot red dress. The embroidery, bell sleeves, flowy bottom, and the cut-out in the back make it one-of-a-kind. Plus, this is a Latinx-owned shop, so you’ll look cute while also supporting your gente.

12. Forever 21 Knit Sweater Dress ($22.90)

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If you want to spice up this cozy dress, pair it with knee-high boots or velvet pumps. Want to make it even more stylish? Add a scarf and beret to complete your look. This sweater dress comes in grey, too (if this rust shade isn’t your thing).

13. H&M Patterned Dress ($24.99)

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This dress is so pretty that no one will know you secretly bought it because it was hella comfy. The ruffled bottom and roomy sleeves will give you extra room in case you get seconds (who are we kidding, you’re gonna get seconds).

14. Modcloth Verves of Wisdom Velvet Dress ($59.99)

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Spruce up this floral velvet number with a beret and faux fur jacket, or keep it simple with a few jewelry pieces. Either way, this dress is a total head-turner and it looks good on everyone.

15. Zara Striped Sequin Dress ($49.90)

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Oh yes, hunny. Who says a sparkly dress can’t be cozy? This one is oversized in all the right places, so go HAM on all the tamales you want.

16. Fashion Nova No More Excuses Flannel Shirt Dress ($44.99)

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Flannel is a classic fall/winter print, and this high-low dress takes it to the next level. Plus, the added belt and cuffed-sleeves make it easy to adjust when you need a little more room for enchiladas.

17. Torrid Black Star Ponte Chiffon Midi Dress ($78.90)

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Let this dazzling star-printed dress do all the talking during all of your holiday festivities. The chiffon material adds movement to this piece, making it oh-so-comfy.


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