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Our pick of the best Christmas party dresses under $100.

Yep, you read your calendar right. It’s officially December, which means work Christmas party season has begun.

Along with memorising all the reasons you shouldn’t get too drunk this year, there’s also the almighty task of finding the right outfit to wear to your lunch/dinner/game of lawn bowls/painful barbeque in which you’re forced to make small talk with the finance team.

But you can stop your worrying and internet trawling right now, friend, because we’ve found some pretty fantastic work-appropriate festive frocks for you. And they are all UNDER $100.

1. Runway Scout Final Song Dress, $89.00.

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It's summery, yet sophisticated. Simple but stylish. Perfect for that long lunch that runs late into the afternoon.

2. Topshop Patchwork Cold Shoulder Dress, $71.00.

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Did someone say fashun? Not only is this dress on trend, it's also the perfect balance of summer staple and work appropriate.

3. ASOS Curve Wiggle Print Dress, $94.00.

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This lovely frock is ideal for something that's a little more formal. And if this print just isn't quite you, worry not - ASOS also offer it in a range of others.

4. Topshop Petite Floral Overlay Dress, $57.50.

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Perfect for anyone whose Christmas party is a more casual affair like lawn bowls, pub trivia, or a low-key picnic in the park.

5. River Island Bardot Cape Swing Dress, $30.00 - $70.00.

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If, try as you might, you just can't get behind a print dress, have no fear. This swing dress from River Island comes in six colours (pink, dark berry, red, black, silver and khaki)  and will do a great job of disguising any post-lunch food babies.

6. Mura Boutique Lost Tonight Dress, $89.00.

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Filing this under: dresses that make me wish I went to more formal occasions that call for more than jeans and a T-shirt.

7. ASOS Curve Shift Dress in Cage Mesh, $79.00.

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Patterned dresses are wonderful and all, but sometimes there's just no going past a classic LBD. This ASOS summer-friendly take on a classic gets two major thumbs up from us this party season.

8. St Frock Moonlight Dress, $69.90.

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For those looking for something a little shorter, we recommend this number from St Frock. The wrap skirt is the perfect dress-it-up detail that takes it a step above your average floral dress.

9. River Island green frill sleeve swing dress, $80.00.

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Image via River Island.

Chic Christmas party dresses don't come much better than this khaki mini from River Island.

10. Feather and Noise Joelle Wrap Dress, $79.00.

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Behold: the dress that's perfect for both your office Christmas party and that upcoming wedding you're set to attend.

Are you sorted for your Christmas party?

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