It seems like this time of year every woman I know is scrambling to find a good cocktail dress.

Trouble is, there are a million great cocktail dresses out there, but not a lot of versatile ones. In other words, if you want a strapless, fitted, bubble-hemmed mini that makes your breasts look like an enchanted alpine trail, just about every shop will have a variation.

Now try finding a dress you can wear to the office, steer into holiday parties and happy hours with co-workers and maybe, just maybe, make it work around parents and rugrats at family gatherings, too.

So, here’s a gallery of excellent holiday dresses perfect for all of those December social obligations: post-work drinks and family time, too, and nothing so short or cleavage-explosive that you’ll look out-of-place at either. Also, Score-worthy prices all around with each dress clocking in under $100.