Party season has arrived, and naturally you’ll want to show up looking your best. It’s a time to allow yourself full permission to throttle up your wow factor into the red zone, and despite what you might be thinking, you don’t have to bust your budget to do it. Whether you’re planning to party in sparkles or sequins, or you just plan to choose something with a slightly more daring cut, the latest party wear tops have come a long way from those plain old red sweater days. Our selections come in lots of colors and styles, from classic tanks and cold shoulder designs, to boho chic cotton and lace tops. Sure we’ve got lots of holiday red and black, but we dare you to deck yourself out in white silk or khaki sequins. And believe it or not, out of all of our picks for favorite party tops, the majority were at incredibly affordable prices. So cheap, in fact, you can probably indulge yourself in more than one, because six of the ten tops are less than thirty bucks. Honestly, even we could hardly believe it. Naturally we’ve thrown in a couple of gorgeous designer pieces, just because. And we’ve also picked out some pretty perfect plus size options too.
So here’s the kicker – we want you to look amazing at all of your holiday parties and get togethers, but we also want you to feel just as good as you look. There’s nothing worse than leaving the house looking totally stunning, but almost immediately regretting your shoe choice. Don’t worry, vanity can still win out because we’ve got a few suggestions that look sexy and classy, and will keep you partying in comfort, all night long. Check out the Top Moda Open Toe Crochet High Heel. This sassy little platform actually reduces foot strain, and it comes in a variety of colors to match your party wear. If you’re looking for a patent pump that’s classy and comfy, the Rockport Women’s Total Motion Pump is a great option. After getting a pair from Rockport, I spent 10 hours (and nearly 10,000 steps) on my feet, and the cushy insoles and impact resistant heels left my feet feeling like a million bucks. If you’re into the strappy sandal look with your Christmas party wear, we’d suggest you skip the stilettos and slip into the Aerosoles Limeade Dress Sandal with a smart little heel that’s both sexy and foot saving. And their chain embellished First Role Ankle Bootie is stylish, and perfect with leggings, minis or your skinny jeans.
So now that you’re ready to get gorgeous for the holidays, check out this selection of the Top 10 Best Christmas Party Tops for Women. With such diverse choices, and great prices, you might want to pick up some extras as gifts for all the special women on your Christmas list.
Christmas Party Tops Under $30
1. Easther Women’s Off Shoulder Bell Sleeve Top
1. Easther Women’s Off Shoulder Bell Sleeve Top
You’ll look completely adorable in this Christmas party top that pairs perfectly with your favorite jeans, slacks or a skirt. Dress it up or dress it down. Wear it over the shoulder or slide it off the shoulder for a sexy evening look. This cutie is so versatile, it will likely become your favorite party wear top. The elbow length sleeves feature a double layered sheer ruffle with a satin bow. The scoop neckline shows off your collar bones without too much cleavage, so it’s the perfect case of “less is more” because it’s subtle look is classy and sexy. If you’re looking for red party tops, you’re in luck because this one comes in red, and you can also get a similar style with long black lace bell sleeves. Because it’s so affordably priced, you might want to splurge on all three so you’ve got lots of going out tops for the holiday season.
2. Anna-Kaci Women’s Sequin Spaghetti Strap Camisole
Even if you’re searching for the latest party wear tops, there’s always room at table for a classic sequin top. This sparkly, spaghetti strap camisole will catch everyone’s attention when you arrive on scene. With its easy fitting profile, and racerback styling, this elegant party top will bring glimmer and glam to all your holiday events. It comes in seven gorgeous holiday-worthy colors, and at under thirty bucks, it’s an essential addition to your collection of other Christmas party tops. If you’d prefer a little longer length with a bit more coverage, the Anna-Kaci Women’s Slim Fit Lace and Sequin Sleeveless Tank Top delivers ultra-elegant sparkle and shine, and at a great price as well. To up the wow factor, and get an extra-sexy look too, check out the Anna-Kaci stretch sequin tank with gold chain straps. It comes in 13 different colors to mix and match with your other holiday pieces. If you just want to add a dash of sparkle to a party top you already have, check out the adorable Anna-Kaci Women’s Shiny Sequin Long Sleeve Shrug.
Price: $27.99 (13 percent off MSRP)
3. Mooncolour Women’s Cold Shoulder Top
A little bit lacy and a little bit racy, this Christmas party top is perfect for those occasions when you’re willing to show a little more cleavage and bare your shoulders without freezing. The boho chic styling features an empire waist with lace inset, and a lace-up bodice that you can wear as loosely or as tight as you dare. The cold shoulder design is particularly popular right now, and the breathable, soft fabric accentuates your curves. With long sleeves to keep you at least a little cozy, this hot pink number makes for perfect party wear, especially if the gathering isn’t too formal. Another, more casual, but supremely casual, but super-sexy option is the Sexy Flouncing Off Shoulder Long Sleeve Cold Shoulder Top. With wrap front styling, ruched sides and feminine double flounce, it would look equally festive with your favorite skinny jeans or a sleek black skirt.
Price: $9.99 – $17.99
4. WLLW Women’s Asymmetric Hem Short Sleeve Top with Sequins
We were totally taken with this stylish and “just fancy enough” Christmas party top. This stretchy, yet slim fitting top features the trendy and flattering asymmetrical hemline that is just long enough in back to cover your bum. The sequined short sleeves add a ton of sparkle and shine, giving it an elegant look, despite its simplicity. We also love the color, which pairs perfectly with black jeggings or slim fit slacks. Plus it’s washable, which is practically unheard of when you’re talking sequined tops. At under fifteen bucks, it’s a great look at a killer price, and would be the perfect gift idea for your sister or a friend.
5. PattyBoutik Women’s Floral Lace Off Shoulder Top
This lace party wear top from PattyBoutik is the perfect combination of comfort and elegance. This stretchy lace top features a lovely off the shoulder design that you could wear to work just by slipping on a jacket, and when you leave for your Christmas Party you can ditch the jacket and grab a pretty pashmina shawl to throw over your shoulders instead. This trendy top is really a timeless piece to add to your wardrobe, and because it’s lined, you don’t have to worry about revealing too much. Just the sleeves, and neckline are sheer enough to see your skin. We love that it comes in seven different colors and that it’s really affordable too. The PattyBoutik Women’s Boatneck Lace Blouse features a sweetheart neckline inset that is especially flattering, and the floral lace pattern is just perfect for the holidays. If you’re the girl who’s always running hot, the PattyBoutik Women’s Scallop V Neck Floral Lace Tank is another stylish option for party wear.
6. Calvin Klein Women’s Velvet Cowl Neck Top
Velvet is a staple when it comes to Christmas party tops, and this beauty from Calvin Klein is a classic you’ll wear for years. The gorgeous, drapey cowl neckline is so elegant, and in basic black, you can pair it with a satin skirt, or tailored white slacks and look like the best dressed woman in the party crowd. With cap sleeves, and a slightly longer hem, this top is is the epitome of elegance. For a top you’ll want right meow, the Calvin Klein Women’s Animal Flocked Velvet Top features the same drapey neckline along with ruched side seams that are especially flattering. Better yet, it’s under thirty bucks in most sizes. If you’re not a fan of velvet tops or sparkly tops, but you totally love the look and style of the ones we’ve already mentioned, the Calvin Klein Women’s Solid Drape-Neck Top comes in a beautiful Christmas red, as well as many other colors. It’s sure to become a workday wardrobe basic as well as a party wear top.
Price: As low as $20.46 depending on size selected
Designer Christmas Party Tops
7. T Tahari Women’s Sheldon Blouse
7. T Tahari Women’s Sheldon Blouse
Festive and feminine, this red sating blouse from T Tahari is one of our favorite Christmas party tops this season. It’s retro styling, with swingy bell sleeves is especially fun, and the aero satin fabric has a more crinkly look that’s much more subtle than traditional satin (which can sometimes seem a bit too shiny.) The loose and flowing fit is tempered by tailoring that enhances your shape, while the not-too-low V neckline allows for a gorgeous statement necklace to bring up the sparkle factor. We’d pair this flowing party wear top with slim fit pants or a fitted white pencil skirt.
8. VOA Women’s White Silk Blouse
This gorgeous 100 percent silk blouse from VOA is a standout for it’s unique styling and beautifully flowing design. The sheer and flowy bell sleeves are embellished with a cool zigzag pattern as is the hemline. The body of this elegant Christmas party top is double layered silk, while the sleeves and yoke are a single layer allowing that touch of sheerness that makes this party wear piece special. The shark bite hem adds an asymmetrical element to this silk blouse that falls just at the hips. To make your holiday party look even more elegant, wear an opera length pearl necklace and, if you’re wearing an up do, be sure to get some pearl drop earrings to go with it.
Price: $208 (30 percent off MSRP)
Best Plus Size Christmas Party Tops
9. Roaman’s Women’s Plus Size Sequin Tank
9. Roaman’s Women’s Plus Size Sequin Tank
When a girl’s got to get her sparkle on, you will totally shine in this glamorous sequined plus size tank from Roaman’s. This alluring Christmas party top is gently shaped, providing a beautiful and flattering fit. Falling to about 26 inches, this stunning party wear top hits you at the low hip, and provides ultimate coverage. It features a flattering scoop neckline, which elongates your neck and frames your face. The sleeveless armholes are shaped beautifully for a fit that moves with you. The fabric is beautifully dyed to perfectly match the sparkling sequins that embellish the front of this tank, and believe it or not, it’s even machine washable. It’s available in sizes from Small Plus to 4X. For a gorgeous combination of sheer mesh fabric and sequins, the Roaman’s Women’s Plus Size Sequin Illusion Top is subtly sexy and gives just a glimpse of skin the shoulders. If you’re looking for a cozy tunic for your Christmas party wear, the Roaman’s Women’s Plus Size Sequin-Shoulder Tunic delivers just a splash of sequins on a background of violet, berry or black.
Price: $34.99 – $39.99
10. Ruby Rd. Women’s Plus Size Cowl-Neck Ikat Burnout Velvet Top
Shimmery, soft and sexy, this beautiful burnout velvet plus size top will have you looking fabulous at your next holiday party. The drapey cowl neck is especially face flattering, because the velvet catches the light. The slightly longer length ends at a sharkbite hem for even more coverage. With a quick swish in some Woolite, this hand washable Christmas party top can be your go to selection for all your special evenings out during the holiday season. Perfect party wear, it comes in sizes up to 3X. Another pretty option for the Christmas season is the Allora Women’s Plus Size Lace V-neck Knit Top, that features a sheer lace yoke and sleeves with an ultra-soft stretchy cotton bottom. The Woman Within Plus Size Perfect Tunic With Notched Neck in Christmas red is a year round basic that you can dress up with holiday jewelry or a beautiful silk scarf.
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