So if you answer yes to any of the three following statements, we think we can help you out with your quest:
1. Your needs to look incredible and memorable but not so OTT that you feel you cannot wear it ever again.
2. If you’re a Brit, you’ll no doubt want your party dresses to hold some double-duty potential; there are many pieces here that you can layer up for colder-weather look.
3. Your diary is crazy busy, and you don’t have time to go to every single store in the world to find the perfect frock.
Did you answer yes to any of the above? Thought so. Keep reading because we’ve put together an editor-approved shopping list of the best dresses out there that’ll work for every occasion—from black tie to festive brunch dates.