Because this is *your* year, babe.

We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed collects a share of sales and/or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

Unless otherwise specified, all sizes in this post are listed in women’s.

1.

An open-back dress that is professional in the front while being casually sexy in the back, making it perfect for a quick drink with friends before jetting off to see your boo.

model wearing the dress in black

model showing off the back of the dress with a cutout in the upper back


Target

Price: $36.99 (available in sizes XS–4X and two colors)

2.

A velvet minidress because ’tis the season of velvet! Why not rock something that’s made of a classic fabric while still staying true to your new 2022 style?

front view of model wearing the of the model wearing the dress in black paisley

back view of model wearing the of the model wearing the dress in black paisley


Target

Price: $25 (available in sizes XS–XXL and three colors)

3.

A puff-shoulder dress for those get-togethers that have an alarming number of photo ops throughout the evening. This’ll have you looking camera-ready while still feeling cozy as ever.

model wearing the dress in a beige color


Target

Promising review: “Material is thick and soft. I’m so impressed with the quality. I have an olive and striped dress. I get so many compliments!” —pregnantmomma

Price: $24.99 (available in sizes XS–XXL and two colors)

4.

A velvet bodycon dress because, contrary to popular belief, winter calls for color on your wardrobe! And there’s nothing more fitting than a cute red velvet dress to prove this fact.

model sitting in a chair while wearing the dress in red

model standing while wearing the dress in red


Target

Promising review: “This dress is a must — for the holidays especially! I love the ruching in the front and it’s really soft! I had to buy it after seeing it on TikTok. You can size down because it’s stretchy.” —Manda83

Price: $30 (available in sizes XS–4X and eight colors)

5.

A faux-wrap dress perfect for people who are spending the beginning of the year in a warmer climate. This high-low dress will allow the breeze in, while still staying true to the cooler weather with its delicious camel color.

model wearing the dress in green with tan heels carrying a woven handbag


Target

Promising review: “Fit is great. I was concerned about the color initially but it looks great on. I had tons of compliments at my work party on it.” —Daniela

Price: $34.99 (available in sizes X–4X and in three colors)

model sitting while wearing the dress in a black starry design

back view of model wearing the dress in a black starry design


Target

Promising review: “If you were even considering buying this dress JUST DO IT! It’s a bodycon style but not tight or uncomfortable. It’s extremely cute and perfect for going out, especially in winter since it’s long sleeves. I can’t wait to wear this to my holiday party in a couple of weeks. What a great purchase!” —Tori W

Price: $30 (available in sizes XS–4X and four colors)

7.

A sweater dress so you can feel warm and comfy while still looking as though you’ve just come back from Fashion Week. Pair this with your favorite knee-high boots, gold hoops, and you’ll be well on your way to looking ~le chic~.

model wearing the sweater dress in cream with brown booties carrying a mint handbag

the dress in pink


Target

Promising review: “Soft and beautiful! The length is perfect for booties or tall boots. Bought for outdoor family photos and it’s perfect!” —Peanutbuttermama

Price: $29.99 (available in sizes XS–XXL and four colors)

8.

A puff sleeve mini dress which is the perfect ensemble for spending nights out with your S.O. Consider this if you wear black every day (like lil ol’ moody me).

front view of model wearing the dress in black

back view of model wearing the dress in black


Target

Promising review: “Fits well and is good material! It’s not too short on taller people and it’s very cute.” —ab

Price: $25 (available in sizes XS-XXL and three colors)

9.

Or a V-neck midi dress just in case you *do* enjoy rocking festive colors some days.

model wearing the dress in burgundy with tan strappy sandals, carrying a tan handbag


Target

Promising review: “Loved everything! The fit, the material, it’s amazing! I got so many compliments. This is my new favorite fall/winter dress, for sure!!” —Jam_Lo

Price: $34.99 (available in sizes X–4X and three colors)

10.

A fit and flare dress to wear on its own, or spruce up with a faux fur vest and knit tights to keep warm.

front view of model wearing the dress in red


Target

Promising review: “True to size. Comfortable. Stretchy. Got compliments. Pairs really well with fun tights.” —JG86

Price: $25 (available in sizes XS–XXL and three colors)

11.

A dress and shrug set that is perfect for those who proclaim to be walking radiators! When feeling chilly, throw the shrug on for some cute sleeves. And when you’re feeling slightly warm, remove the shrug to reveal a cute dress underneath.

front view of model wearing the dress in grey/pink, showing off the shrug as well

plus sized model wearing the dress in tan


Target

Promising review: “I love the light brown color! I can’t wait to wear it out. It fits perfectly! There’s a good amount of stretch and it’s super soft.” —cfs19

Price: $25 (available in sizes XS–4X and four colors)

12.

A long-sleeve tiered dress to bring your boho style well into the cooler months. This is perfect for leisurely Sunday strolls through town.

front view of model wearing the dress in a green, white, orange and burgundy floral pattern

side view of model wearing the dress in a green, white, orange and burgundy floral pattern


Target

Promising review: “I love this dress even more on! It fits loose without looking like a boxy bag. I love the length and everything about it! So comfortable!!” —kasnotsen

Price: $34.99 (available in sizes XS–4X and five colors)

13.

A wrap dress so that you can show up to any cocktail party looking like a million—no—a BILLION BUCKS.

front view of model wearing the wrap dress in green

back view of model wearing the same dress in green


Target

Promising review: “Obsessed with this dress! The material looks expensive and the style is so classy. Nice long length for taller gals or for wearing to church!” —Alex A

Price: $27.99 (available in sizes XS-XXL and three colors)

14.

A silky slip dress because this dress is a staple in any wardrobe! Dress it up with accessories and sandals in the warmer months, or layer it under a chunky sweater during the winter for a casual look that’ll surely demand everyone’s attention.

front view of model wearing the dress in coral

back view of model wearing the dress in coral, showing off the slit


Target

Promising review: “This dress is so beautiful! I grabbed it in-store because was in a hurry for an outfit and I fell in love with it, the material is soft and fits amazing!!!” —JJ

Price: $25 (available in sizes XS–XXL and three colors)

15.

A cutout bodycon that has just the right amount of sass to still make it appropriate for intimate get-togethers.

front view of model wearing the dress in green

front view of model wearing the dress in black


Target

Promising review: “Perfect little dress. Love that it has little cut-outs in the front to show just enough to make it sexy but not TOO much.” —Hollyann

Price: $30 (available in sizes XS–4X and four colors)

16.

A cable knit sweater dress because you deserve to wear a dress that feels like your favorite winter sweater while looking as cute as ever. Bonus: it has pockets!!

front view of model wearing the dress in green


Target

Promising review: “I’ve got so many compliments when I’ve worn this! It’s warm and very soft. It fits very nicely and I just love wearing it. I bought two because I love them so much! I just wish they would have more of them available and more colors available.” —AR

Price: $29.99 (available in sizes XS–XXL and three colors)

17.

A button-up trapeze dress to wear when you don’t even want to *think* about putting pants on, but also want to look put-together for your Zoom meetings.

front view of model wearing the dress in olive green

back view of model wearing the dress in olive green


Target

Promising review: “This is modern, stylish, and feels true to size. A really affordable version of some higher end looks, nice mid-weight fabric. Definitely a good one!” —lsjr

Price: $36.99 (available in sizes XS-4X and nine colors)

18.

An embroidered dress for those mornings where there’s very little time to get ready, but looking great is a priority. Simply throw this dress on with your favorite drop earrings and boots and you’ll be your stylish self in no time.

front view of model wearing the dress in navy with pink blue and orange embroidery


Target

Promising review: “Adorable, great quality, good length and not too low cut. I bought a small and it’s a little wide but IMO it’s the style of the dress and hits a little above my knee but definitely not too short. I’m 5’7” and 135lbs. I think XS would have been too short. Love this purchase and it has pockets! Say no more.” —Quarantine Baking Queen

Price: $34.99 (available in sizes XS–XXL)

front view of model wearing the dress in black

back view of model wearing the dress in black


Target

Promising review: “The dress is comfortable and pretty. This dress is gorgeous and perfect for the holidays. I wore the dress to church with black tights/pantyhose and a pair of strapped black pointed heels. Also, I wore a black trench coat over it.” —Chic and Lovely

Price: $25 (available in sizes XS–XXL and four colors)

front view of the model wearing the dress in a brown and white pattern

model wearing the dress in red


Target

Promising review: “This dress looked great on and I got many compliments!” —NotoriousCVC

Price: $34.99 (available in sizes XS–4X and two colors)

21.

A ruffle dress so that you can serve major Florence and the Machine vibes while staying cozy and warm.

front view of model wearing the dress in a red pattern, showing off the bow at the neckline

view of model wearing the dress in a red pattern


Target

Promising review: “This dress was perfect. It was a cute fit, comfortable, and I got so many compliments” —Plus Size Mama

Price: $39.99 (available in sizes X-4X and three colors)

22.

A tiered dress because there’s nothing better than dressing up for you and you alone! This is the perfect dress for wearing on a Saturday afternoon as you relax in your reading nook.

front view of model wearing the dress in olive

back view of model wearing the dress in green


Target

Promising review: “Comfy, warm, and beautiful. A great fall and winter addition to my wardrobe.” —12345

Price: $29.99 (available in sizes XS–XXL and two colors)

23.

A long sleeve dress with puff sleeves, just in case you are always on the hunt for clothing that’ll help bring out your inner Kate Bush. “Wuthering Heights” on karaoke, anyone?

front view of model wearing the dress in a red embroidered design

back view of model wearing the dress in a red embroidered design


Target

Promising review: “LOVE this dress!!! Be the petite person I am, I’m always afraid non-petite items are going to be too long. This hit about mid calf for me which was fine considering the style. The material is thin but not see-through. I wore this to an afternoon showing at the theatre and received so many compliments.” —MK

Price: $34.99 (available in sizes XS-4X and two colors)

24.

A ballet dress that, despite your ability (or inability) to properly execute a pirouette, will still make you look as chic as an American Ballet Theater ballerina. This dress is perfect for transitioning from the office to a date night.

front view of model wearing the dress in black

back view of model wearing the dress in purple


Target

Promising review: “My most favorite dress! It’s so comfy and the neckline is great, and it has pockets! I’ve picked up a few of these to wear year-round (CA) and I couldn’t love them more. Hoping for new colors next year!!” —KarenK

Price: $20 (available in sizes XS–XXL and nine colors)

25.

A printed bodycon because prints aren’t just for the warmer months! Consider pairing this dress with knee-high boots and a chunky cardigan for Sunday brunch with friends.

front view of model wearing the dress in a black and blue butterfly design


Target

Promising review: “Sexy, sleek, and you can dress it up OR down. Hard to find such a quality, versatile dress like this anymore, especially for 10 BUCKS. Oh, and did I mention the material is super thin but NOT see-through? Just get it and thank me later!” —chloestargetfinds

Price: $8.50 (originally $10, available in sizes XS–4X and four colors)

26.

A flowing patterned number with a beautiful silhouette that’ll make it look as though you just stepped off a runway and a stunning intricate pattern that’ll surely turn everyone’s head.

front view of model wearing the dress in a red paisley pattern

back view of the same model wearing the dress in a red paisley pattern


Target

Promising review: “Fit is great, has pockets and great length on my 5’4” height. Lighter weight material, ideal for spring transition. Will look cute with boots now or flats in the spring” —Ashacroo

Price: $34.99 (available in sizes XS–4X and three colors)

model sitting in the dress in black

plus sized model wearing the dress in blue


Target

Promising review: “Loveeee this dress! Great material and SERVES!! Can be dressed up with heels or dressed down with a denim jacket and sneakers or boots.” —Momof5

Price: $12.75 (originally $15, available in sizes XS–4X and four colors)

28.

A turtleneck sweater dress because honestly, is there anything better than a cozy turtleneck sweater during the colder season? This dress makes it possible for you to grab hold of that comfy feeling while still amping up your minimalist style.

front view of model wearing the dress in beige


Target

Promising review: “Amazing quality and the color is fabulous! I’m in CT where the weather is currently cold, and let me tell you—it kept me warm! Pair this sweater dress with some accessories to elevate the look if you want.” —Naty

Price: $34.99 (available in sizes XS–XXL and two colors)

29.

A button-front dress to quickly become your go-to dress for whenever you need a classy *and* comfy outfit FAST. Pair this dress with hoop earrings and your favorite booties and you’ll be serving looks all night long.

front view of model wearing the dress in teal


Target

Promising review: “Hands-down the best swing dress Target has ever made. It’s so cute. I wish they made more colors.” —Toni

Price: $29.99 (available in sizes XS–XXL and three colors)

30.

A bright skater dress because there are places that require warm-weather clothing all year round! If you find yourself living in a warmer climate, consider this airy dress for comfy feels and chic looks.

front view of model wearing the dress in a mustard with white daisy design


Target

Promising review: “Fits true to size. Cute and quality is great for the price.” —BriEP

Price: $25 (available in sizes XS–4X and four colors)

31.

And a balloon-sleeve denim dress for those moments where you have to look put-together and professional, but still want to show off the true fashionista you are.

front view of model wearing the dress in a purple floral design


Target

Promising review: “I love this dress it’s stylish and comfy while also being practical. I wore it with boots and tights to my son’s high school band performance and even in the cold Utah weather I was comfy and warm! I bought the brown color… it’s like a deep mustard and has a zipper all the way up with nice button detail.” —Honormom

Price: $34.99 (available in sizes XS-XXL and three colors)

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