9 Long-Sleeve Cocktail Dresses for Every Occasion—And They're Less than $100

Whether you need something stunning for date night or you're off to a holiday party, you'll want to wear these stylish long-sleeve cocktail dresses all winter long—and they won't break the bank.

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For Special Occasions: Parisian Long-Sleeve Lace Dress

If you're looking for the perfect banquet outfit, this lace cocktail dress is it. With its intricate lace detailing, patterned hem, and tight fit, it's sure to turn some heads. Pair it with colorful heels and tassel earrings to make a seriously stylish statement. ($38, usually $49; asos.com)

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Little Black Cocktail Dress

You can wear this velvet cocktail dress for almost any occasion. Its high-neck, slightly puffed sleeves, and black color make it a versatile addition to your closet. Style it with burgundy tights for Christmas, or toss on a pair of thigh-high boots for New Year's Eve. ($70, usually $88; bloomingdales.com)

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For Formal Occasions: Plus-Size, Long-Sleeve Cocktail Dress

With a simple black bodice and layered lace skirt, this long-sleeve cocktail dress is both sophisticated and glamorous. Its satin sash adds a feminine touch while also accentuating your waist. The best part? It's available in an array of sizes. Pair it with your favorite statement necklace and head off to a soirée. ($99; modcloth.com)

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Long-Sleeve Cocktail Dress for New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve parties call for extra sparkle, and this sheath cocktail dress doesn't disappoint. With its Art Deco-inspired pattern and shimmery fabric, it gives off major modern-day-Gatsby vibes. The dress also features a cowl back with an adjustable chain pendant for even more glamour. Keep accessories minimal and you'll be stealing the spotlight well after midnight. ($94, usually $125; nordstrom.com)

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Best Long-Sleeve Dress for Any Occasion

Another gorgeous option that comes in a range of sizes, this simple cocktail dress is perfect for practically any event. The wrap design is figure-flattering, while the wine color complements most skin tones. Switch up your look by having fun with accessories. For a dinner date, wear it with tights, gold hoops, and loose curls. When it comes to work events, pull your hair into a bun, add statement earrings, and slip on your favorite heels. ($69; modcloth.com)

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For Holiday Parties: Green Lace Cocktail Dress

Red is a classic color for holiday parties, but we think this green cocktail dress is a total standout. From TopShop, it features an asymmetrical hem, lace sleeves, and a deep v-neck for a sexy look. Accent with silver or gold accessories to make the emerald hue pop. And these strappy heels are perfect to put the finishing touch on your festive ensemble. ($80; topshop.com)

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For Date Night: Deep-V-Back Dress

Between its velvet fabric and form-fitting silhouette, this long-sleeve cocktail dress is a total knockout. Plus it features a deep v-back for an unexpected twist that's sure to capture your date's attention. ($78; bloomingdales.com)

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Go-To Long-Sleeve Cocktail Dress for Weddings

No matter the season, this long-sleeve cocktail dress will wow at weddings. It's available in three colors (including black), but we love the teal for a pretty pop of color. The simple A-line shape and delicate lace sleeves give this dress a classic look that will always be in style. Wear it with neutral heels for a formal wedding, and slip on sparkly sandals at the reception to dance the night away. ($50, usually $99; macys.com)

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Forever 21 long-sleeve cocktail dress with twist front in gold photo

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For Girls' Night Out: Metallic Twist-Front Dress

From dinner to the club, this Forever 21 cocktail dress is ready for your next girls' night. If it's a cold evening, pair it with a teddy coat. The fluffy jacket will keep you warm while adding a luxurious touch to the ensemble. Complete the outfit with some simple accessories—we love this Kate Spade clutch—and versatile booties. ($26, usually $38; forever21.com)

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