The New Rules of Holiday Party Dressing
It's holiday party season — do you know what you're wearing yet?
Our editors have you covered for every special occasion ahead (here's hoping there's many!) right here, with 6 easy style hacks for standing out at a cocktail party. (And, of course, shopping intel on all their picks. Early Christmas/Hanukkah gifts, anyone?)
Shine Like a Disco Ball
Bold shapes and vibrant colors freshen up holiday-standard sequins.
Clockwise from left: Maje blazer, $560; maje.com. ASOS Design Curve dress, $113; asos.com (available in sizes up to 24). Alessandra Rich earrings, $230; modaoperandi.com. Alice + Olivia by Stacey Bendet clutch, $495; shopbop.com. Roxy Earle x Le Château pants, $120; lechateau.com (available in sizes up to 22W). Gabrielle Union Collection at New York & Company skirt, $90; nyandcompany.com (available in sizes up to XXL). Stuart Weitzman boots, $598;stuartweitzman.com. Antonio Melani skirt, $149; dillards.com.
Grab a Going Out Coat
Jazz Up You Jeans
Switch to Luxe Flats
Ditch the Dress—Wear Pants!
These compliment-magnet looks stand out in a room full of basic LBDs.
1. Suit Banana Republic blazer ($199) and pants ($99); bananarepublic.com. (available in sizes up to 20). Blouse Babaton for Aritzia, $88; aritzia.com. Bag Mango, $60; mango.com. Boots Nicole Saldaña, $495; nicolesaldana.com.