15 Holiday Print Dresses To Get You In The Festive Spirit

Christmas sweaters are everywhere you look, after having been re-popularized in recent years. But if you are looking for a way to show the world that you're full of holiday cheer in a more formal way, you may want to invest in a fun holiday print dress instead.

I adore the holiday season and I don't mind dressing in festive garments that some people may deem as frivolous or silly. I think garish clothes that are bursting at the seams with holiday spirit are the best kind of clothes. The winter holidays only come around once a year, so you might as well make the most of all of the super fun, eccentric fashions on offer. If nothing else, at least your holiday print dress will be a great talking point at any holiday parties you need to attend this year. There are tons of prints to choose from too, from kooky prints to elegant prints, depending on what mood you're in or what event you're attending.

It appears that even celebs enjoy dressing a little eccentrically too sometimes, as some have been spotted looking a little like holiday cookies. Unless you're a modern day Scrooge, you're probably going to want to get yourself a festive print dress ASAP because the holidays are coming!

1. The Santa Baby Swing Dress

Plus Sofia Mrs Claus Swing Dress, $35, Boohoo

Let's hope someone slips this swing dress under your tree this year. Wear this plus size frock to show you're Santa's number one fan girl.

2. The Vintage Holiday Gal Dress

Biking Through Brussels Dress In Holiday, $100, Modcloth

If you're a vintage fan, your heart might skip a beat when you see this delightful dress featuring elegant vintage ladies enjoying some festive fun. The best part is it's available in sizes XS to 4X, so we can all channel our inner vintage vixens.

3. The Holly Print

Holly Scoop Skater Dress, $68, Blackmilkclothing

Fancy something a little more realistic? This holly print skater will help you to have a holly, jolly Christmas this year!

4. The Snowman Swing Dress

Plus Summer Snowman Swing Dress, $35, Boohoo

Some of my favorite Christmas movies happen to feature snowmen, such as the retro animated Frosty the Snowman and of course, the classic movie adaptation of The Snowman. Show this traditional character some love this holiday season by celebrating the humble snowman.

5. The Gnomely Holiday Dress

Gnome For The Holidays Dress, $90, Modcloth

This is such a quirky take on a holiday print dress and who doesn't love a cute, little gnome? This design is available in sizes XS to 1X and also comes in 4X.

6. The Gingerbread Lover's Dress

Caroline Gingerbread Man Swing Christmas Dress, $26, Boohoo

When the holidays come around, I love to spend time in the kitchen baking up treats for my loved ones and what better frock could there be to bake up a storm in, than this gingerbread man print?

7. The Christmas Tree Inspired Style

Gee Jolly Dress, $85, Modcloth

This endearing dress features a pattern of birds, pine sprigs, christmas decorations, and presents! What more could you want from your holiday dress? This design is available in sizes XS to 4X.

8. The Rudolph Dress

Alexis Reindeer Printed Swing Christmas Dress, $26, Boohoo

Everyone loves an underdog and it could be argued that Rudolph was one of the most famous underdogs (or underdeer) of all time. So get behind him and show your love of this red nosed Christmas hero this year. I mean, he literally saved Christmas guys!

9. The Winter Wonderland Frock

Waltzing In A Winter Wonderland Dress, $90, Modcloth

Back in the 1950s, if Disney ever created a Christmas themed dress, it would probably look a little something like this. The combination of the baby blue hue and the illustrations of woodland animals enjoying the snow is just to die for and it's available in sizes XS to 4X.

10. The Christmas Kitty Dress

Sourpuss Christmas Kitties Peggy Dress, $36, Sourpussclothing

All of you cat lovers out there are going to look the cream of the crop in this darling little dress which features festive kitties, which look similar to cutie-pie kitten Marie from The Aristocats. It's just purrfect and it's available in sizes S to XXL.

11. The Perfect Puppy Dress

Sourpuss Holly Jolly Puppies Lyla Dress, $56, Sourpussclothing

Perhaps you're more of a dog person and if that's the case, you might just go barking mad for this adorable puppy print dress which features puppies in stockings and is available in sizes S to XXL. Need I say more?

12. The Elegant Winter Gown

Snowfalling For You Dress, $120, Modcloth

This chic dress is the perfect choice for anyone who is attending a sophisticated soirée but also wants to wear a wintery print. Available in sizes XS to 4X.

13. The Santa Hat Swing Dress

Mia Santa Hat Printed Swing Christmas Dress, $26, Boohoo

How do you wear a Santa hat without messing up your hair? Why, featured on your dress of course!

14. The Foxy Festive Frock

Sly Bells Ring Dress, $90, Modcloth

Put a modern spin on a classic, holiday print theme by wearing a dress which is covered in festive foxes and candy cane colored trimming. You're sure to be one foxy lady this holiday season.

15. The Whimsical Snowflake Dress

Star Studded Performance Dress In Snowflakes, $100, Modcloth

Look like you fell from the heavens in this stunning starry, snowflake print dress.

Pop one (or all) of these dresses on your Christmas list this year to make a change from the Christmas jumper.

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