As we enter the holiday season, it’s time to prepare for all the festive activities and holiday parties. Whether you’re going to a work party or just a casual holiday gathering, there’s no need to worry about finding what to wear; we’ve got all the inspiration you need to find the perfect outfit that will be both festive and chic.
A Casual Look With Sequin
When it comes to holiday party outfits, most people tend to think of sequins. It’s a fabric you either love or hate, but we’re here to show you how you can style it in a casual yet chic way. The key to this look is to layer pieces over the sequin.
If you’re a fan of mini skirts, these sequin skirts from J.Crew are perfect for holiday parties. It comes in a black and clay color, and they’re fairly easy to style. To make it casual, you can style the black mini with a cotton dress shirt and then layered with this grey sweater from H&M. To complete this look, you can add some black tights and wear some classic kitten heels.
However, if you want to commit to the sequin look fully, a dress will not do you wrong. The cami midi slip dress from ASOS is the perfect dress to wear and will give you such a glam and elegant look. If you want to dress it down, pair it with a chunky, buttoned cardigan to make it casual.
Classic Holiday Colors
The color for this fall and winter season is red, which is perfect for finding the perfect holiday outfit. The Moana Oversized Sweater from Banana Republic is perfect for something more laid-back. It can be paired with black trousers or a silk midi skirt. What’s great about this sweater is that it can be worn when it’s not during the holiday season. Having red makes it look more festive, but it can also be chic during the rest of the winter season.
Another holiday color that can be worn is green. This green, pleated midi dress from Anthropologie is perfect for more elegant parties. The silhouette is so classy, and the pleated element takes this dress to the next level. It can be styled just as the model has with black heels and statement gold earrings.
Classic Silk Outfits
Another staple for any holiday outfit is silk. Silk is one of the classiest and most elegant fabrics, which will look well with your festive activities. If you’re going to a more formal work party, silk is definitely the way to go.
The Casette Silk Dress from Reformation is the dress of your dreams. It’s a staple you need in your wardrobe and will have you looking chic. It’s the kind of dress that goes with any occasion and will last you for years. You can style this dress with some knee-high boots and some gold earrings.
If you’re not a fan of dresses, or maybe you want something more casual, these slip-satin maxi skirts from Aritzia are a great option. It comes in a variety of colors, even in classic holiday colors like red and green. These skirts are best styled with sweaters, specifically crew-neck sweaters. An option for a good-quality sweater is the organic cotton crew sweater from Everlane. You can also layer and add a basic white t-shirt underneath for more warmth, but these sweaters combined with the skirt will look super chic and timeless.
Anything and Everything with Bows Look
It’s no surprise that bows have continued to stay on trend and are following us into the holiday season. Bows on clothing can not only look festive, but they add such a fun element to your outfit. If you’re into this ballet-core trend, these outfit ideas will be ones for you.
Starting strong with the Disco Mini Dress from Rumored. This dress is classy and sexy, and it’s perfect if you’re going to a holiday party with your girls. It’s the kind of dress that’s not over the top, but the small, sparkly bow is what elevates it. It’s such a chic dress that will also give you the best Instagram pictures.
Another dress option that has more coverage is the Hutch Bow-Tie Maxi Dress from Anthropologie. The red option is so holiday-inspired that it will look great at any holiday party. It’s also girly and fun, and it can be styled with silver jewelry to add to the festive theme.
If you’re not into dresses with bows, no problem. You can make a statement by wearing the Natalie Satin Top from Reformation. It’s the top you need that will go with everything. You can pair it with the satin maxi skirt, or if you want to go all out, wear it with the sequin maxi skirt. What’s great about this top is that you can wear it with the straps or tuck them in and pair it with a long black skirt to make it look like a dress.
No matter what style you go for, any of these ideas will look perfect for your holiday parties. They’re the perfect mix of classic, timeless pieces with festive elements that will go on theme at your parties.