Chances are, your 9-5 has already put the work holiday party date in your Google Calendar — yay! It's a given that it'll be excessively early (like any day now, early) or way off in February 2015 when all your festive cheer has dried up, along with your bank account (so not yay). One thing is for sure, you're going to need a seriously banging dress, which also means you're going to need many, many options to agonize over and send to your work BFF with the subject line: "HELP! What do you think?" Yep, we're right there with you, so here are 16 gorge cocktail dresses, inspired by party heavy-hitters Alexa Chung and Harley Viera-Newton at an event last week for Poppy Delevingne's new swimwear line. Party on!

Fashion ideas from RiRi and co. that'll up your party swag in no time.

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