By now, you’ve probably encountered many, many posts about how the holidays are “the most joyous time of the year, but can certainly raise your blood pressure.” We get it: The holidays are stressful. And while there’s not much that can be done to prevent uncomfortable dinner-table conversations and inevitable family tiffs, there are some ways to alleviate the emotional hassle—like with pretty, relatively trivial things, such as holiday-perfect dresses.
That’s why we’ve rounded up 50 super awesome holiday dresses (sans all the sequins) to show up your holier-than-thou cousin and distract your grandmother from the fact that you don’t currently have a significant other. To make it all sweeter, you can totally wear all of them in 2015, too. Click through the gallery to see our picks.