Picking out the perfect holiday outfit is no easy task. The key is to dress festively without going over the top. For starters, choose the party look you want to go with—Think: a feathered dress, a metallic blazer, or a sequined skirt. This will be your "hero piece" (aka the focal point of your ensemble). Treat it as the building block of your look and accessorize accordingly.Ahead, we cover five holiday ideas and showcase how to wear them.