The Coolest New Year's Eve Cocktail Dresses Under $100

As the end of the year approaches, our wallets tend to get a lot a bit lighter after all the expenses brought on from getting holiday party outfits, gifts, and much more. With that as a reality, a budget-friendly New Year's Eve outfit is often a must and is welcomed by many. The fashion gods have been extra kind to us this season with a wide array of cool options for all shapes, sizes, and personal styles that all come in at under $100. The best part is that they all look really expensive. Done and done.

No matter the style you're looking for these options cover all the holiday bases when it comes to fabrics and designs. We found embellished and sequined numbers that you wouldn't believe are budget buys. There are also satin slip dress styles that look super luxe. A few pieces are street-style worthy in their own right with details like ribbed velvet, major ruffles, and '90s-inspired fits. Question is, what are you in the mood to wear to your NYE party because there are a lot of goodies to choose from.

Scroll on to check out our editor-approved edit of the coolest New Year's Eve cocktail dresses under $100. Here's to ending the year with a smart and stylish buy.

We're a fan of colorful sequined pieces, especially this subdued dress.

A black tuxedo dress is always a good idea.

For the maximum downtown-cool feel, try this edgy dress.

A velvet little black dress we can't get enough of.

This sequined dress is incredibly elegant.

We're getting early '90s vibes from this metallic option.

The flutter sleeve of this dress is super flattering for those that are self-conscious about their arms.

This neutral, slouchy slip dress is a minimalist's dream.

The animal print trend gets the cocktail dress treatment.

The lace-up front on this dress makes it a standout piece.

Jewel tone greens are on our radar at the moment.

We love a good open-back dress, especially when long-sleeves are involved.

Here's a simple, but super sleek option.

The gathered skirt of this burgundy dress brings it to the next-level.

Picture this with an oversized black blazer.

If you're not sure what to wear, this dress is a safe bet.

This neutral dress has the right amount of sparkle for a more conservative option.

This flutter-hem dress is an effortless pick.

The voluminous sleeves make this dress a perfect pick.

Head out in style wearing this pretty pink pick.

This sexy, shiny slip dress makes getting ready easy.

This form-fitting metallic dress is incredibly effortless. 

Looking for more outfit inspiration? Check out these editor-approved cocktail dresses to buy at every budget.