All this little black dress nonsense is all well and good, but what better time to show off in some colour than at Christmas? The classic strapless pencil dress is everywhere this season, and looks amazing teamed with a simple updo, minimal jewellery and killer shoes. Here are three finds for all budgets.

Nicole Miller satin ruched dress $355, Red corsage band dress from Warehouse £49, Forever 21 red 'sizzlin' tube dress $24.80