With the countdown to Christmas well and truly on, we thought it might just be time to talk about sparkly cocktail dresses. Yes, this party season is going to be a shiny one, with brands like Yves Saint Laurent, Balmain and Gucci all showing sequins, sparkle and sheen. To be honest we are ready for it right now.

It can be tricky finding the right cocktail dress for you. Well never fear, that is why we spend the time searching out the gems so that you have the best selection on hand.

Without further ado, we have compiled our top 7 sparkly cocktail dresses perfect for party season…

M&S Sparkly Jersey Long Sleeve Bodycon Dress

We couldn’t start a list of cocktail dresses without including the party wear stalwart that is Marks and Spencer. They are the doyenne of reasonable cocktail dresses and this one is no different. Made from stretch jersey this sparkly number will let you party the night away in comfort, you can thank us later.


M&S also have a great selection of winter coats – check out our top picks here 

New Look Pink V Neck Sequin Fabric Bodycon Dress

This new look dress is giving us school disco vibes, but with a sexy 2018 twist. This dress is seriously a show stopper, reminding us of this legendary Paris Hilton dress– we can’t think of a better going out dress.

River Island Pink floral jacquard shift dress

Okay, bear with us on this one, because this jacquard number is for the vintage lovers. This sweet pink number has a beautiful sheen that will shine the night away. We love the solar detail and the delicate print, we say sparkle your own way.

ASOS Curve mini fringed sequin shift dress

Still rocking 2018’s Colour of the year Lilac? Well, this SS18 trend is perfect for AW18 when worn in heavy sequins. We love this easy to wear shift number from ASOS. Worn with a great pair of heels, this will rule the dance floor.

Mango Sequinned Gown

Okay so not technically a cocktail dress, but this gown was so stunning we had to include it on our list. Giving us Versace vibes this would be perfect for any formal occasion you have got coming up. We love the subtle sparkle this gown has, and the faltering drape of the cut. A real gem.

Next Devoré Long Sleeve Dress

We love the subtle sparkle of this purple number. Next have some amazing party wear and this dress is one of many we could have chosen. This is a more mature dress, great if you prefer a little more coverage.

Balmain double-breasted sequinned blazer dress

If you are ready to blow your budget, then this is the sparkly number for you. Balmain is known for their incredible tailored blazer and has made a sequinned dress version perfect for the party season. We are obsessed.