The 17 Best Homecoming Dresses of 2021

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Best Homecoming Dresses 2021
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Weekends of football games and tailgating are here and we're starting to feel the chill of fall. Right about now, the chill means excitement for high schoolers getting ready for the homecoming dance! After a year of avoiding public gatherings and spending most of our time at home, we can't wait to get back out on the dance floor with our friends and put our style on full display. 

While most homecoming dances and parties don't actually take place until late September, it's never too early to start your search for the perfect homecoming dress. But with so many different retailers and online stores selling a wide variety of styles and silhouettes, the process of actually finding the right frock can be pretty complicated.

With this in mind, the ET Style team has perused the Internet for what (we think) are some of the boldest and most stylish hoco dresses to rock at your school dance this year -- including numbers from Rent the Runway, Reformation, Tobi and Macy's, among several others.

Check out ET Style's picks for the best homecoming dresses of 2021 and beyond to express your own personal style. In need of more casual dress styles? Peruse our recommendations for the best white dresses to wear after Labor Day.

ET Style's Picks for Best Homecoming Dresses:


Reformation Ami Dress
Reformation
Reformation's Ami Dress is composed of a breathable knit fabric that provides a comfortable, flowy aesthetic.
$118 AT REFORMATION

This green lace frock is equally elegant and flattering, thanks to its fit-and-flare silhouette.
$280 AT RENT THE RUNWAY

Artfully modern party dresses take centerstage with an off-center hemline at this year's hoco dance. And for a satin cocktail dress, it's a pretty price for a cute homecoming dress. 
$136

Peacock might just be the color of the moment and the proof is in this sexy, satin maxi dress from Tobi. 
$59 AT TOBI (REGULARLY $118)


Reformation Verena Dress
Reformation
Slip into a classic for your homecoming dance this year. It's true: Red dresses are a wardrobe staple.
$248 AT REFORMATION

No need to overthink it. This sparkling cocktail dress from Adrianna Papell is just about perfect for the homecoming dance.   
$162$121

Between the lace-laden fabric and the deep V-neckline, this moody dress is as sensual as it is completely chic.
$248 AT FREE PEOPLE

This body-hugging asymmetric slip accentuates curves and adds a pop of color to your dress collection.
$30 AT RENT THE RUNWAY

Reformation Dusk Dress
Reformation
This is arguably one of the most ethereal dress styles out there, and even better, it's versatile enough to be worn for just about any occasion.
$278 AT REFORMATION

This Taylor Swift and Lauren Conrad-approved designer specializes in bold, elegant looks -- like this golden mini number.
$86 AT RENT THE RUNWAY

Make a statement this homecoming in this ASOS Design wrap midi dress. The fringe detail is sure to make you stand out.
$54

This satin dress is also available in Black and can be worn with sneakers or heels.
$63 AT MACY'S

Free People Keira Dress
Free People
Bring the party wherever you go with this disco-inspired slip from Free People.
$300 AT FREE PEOPLE

The name of this glittery skater dress says it all. Expect to stop the show when you walk into the dance with this dress on.
$54

Who says summer has to be over? Carry the peachy colors of the season straight into fall with this ethereal, lacy dress from Rent the Runway.
$52 AT RENT THE RUNWAY

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