Chic Outfit Ideas for Every Holiday Party On Your Calendar
Ahh, the holidays! The time of year when party invitations are flowing in and you suddenly have an excuse to buy a fun new dress (or five). It's also the season when your to-do list just won't stop expanding. We can’t help you wrap presents or find the perfect stuffing recipe, but we can make shopping for cute holiday party outfits a whole lot easier. Whether you’re searching for a stunning cocktail dress or sharp wool blazer that matches the Christmas tree just right, we’ve compiled the looks that will make you the chicest party guest by far.
Foolproof Thanksgiving Outfit Ideas
What to Wear to a Thanksgiving Gathering
A shift dress is your best friend on Thanksgiving (besides the pie, of course). The shape on this leopard print one is elegant enough to make a statement but forgiving enough for third helpings. Add a few closet staples that allow the print to shine, like a drapey suede jacket and a tote big enough for leftovers, and you’ll be the picture of comfy chic at your dinner table.
What to Wear to a Thanksgiving Gathering (Plus-Size)
You’ll stop the show with this cozy coatigan in an oversize houndstooth print and stretchy leggings with a leather-like finish.
What to Wear to a Thanksgiving Gathering (Men)
A retro-inspired sweatshirt, dress sneakers, and stretchy chinos are the right combo for Thanksgiving day, whether you’re the wide receiver in a cousin’s game of football or spatchcocking the turkey.
Foolproof Christmas Party Outfit Ideas
What to Wear to a Casual Christmas Party
A great boyfriend blazer is a closet staple that can carry you into an event, be it a work presentation or a casual Christmas soiree. For the latter, pair it with festive accessories like these embellished pointy pumps and a fun red clutch for a look that’s effortlessly cool.
What to Wear to a Casual Christmas Party (Plus-Size)
Start with a lusciously soft sweater dress as a base and lean into the whimsy of the season by adding a pink and gold accessories and bold floral boots. The outfit may be casual, but your vibe will be otherworldly.
What to Wear to a Casual Christmas Party (Men)
Refreshingly light cream cashmere and khaki-colored corduroy is a winning combo for any casual get-together. The two pair perfectly with this all-wool blazer the color of a Douglas fir. Can you taste the hot toddy already?
What to Wear to a Fancy Christmas Party
Now this is how to make an entrance. The booties alone are certain to drop more than a few jaws.
What to Wear to a Fancy Christmas Party (Plus-Size)
You need two things for any lavish Christmas party: metallics and a skirt that twirls. This Anthropologie midi has both—let the skirt steal the show with a black bodysuit and pumps.
What to Wear to a Fancy Christmas Party (Men)
Guys rarely get the chance to rock velvet. The color scheme and skinny shape of this outfit is deceptively simple, but the slim-fit velvet and smoking loafers will make you stand out from the other fellas.
Foolproof New Year’s Eve Party Outfit Ideas
What to Wear to a New Year’s Eve Party
Come on, when else can you wear feathers, sequins, snakeskin, and stars? This downtown look radiates with eclectic New Year’s Eve energy.
What to Wear to a New Year’s Eve Party (Plus-Size)
Ring in the New Year draped in shimmery silver and sparkles. We don’t know what 2020 has in store, but we do know that this much old-school glam will kick it off right.
What to Wear to a New Year’s Eve Party (Men)
A slim-fit suit with a holiday color on the outside and a bold print underneath? That is some good energy to bring into the new year.