Holidays & Occasions

Get a dose of seriously stylish holiday inspiration from InStyle. From spooky, celeb-inspired Halloween costumes, to editor-approved Mother's Day gifts guides to amazing grilling recipes for your 4th of July party, you'll find everything you need for your next holiday bash. Plus, we have you covered for other special occasions including red carpet worthy hairstyles for any holiday get-together and the gift to suite anyone on your list.

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Almost 200 Unique, Editor-Approved Gift Ideas for the Toughest People on Your List
As we leave our Zoom gatherings behind and begin to meet friends IRL, it's time to celebrate a return to normal. And if "normal" means being faced with an inordinate amount of occasions to give gifts, and finding everyday tasks like gift shopping hard, and stress shopping for yourself instead, don't fret! Treat your favorite people — the more difficult to buy for the better — to some spirit-lifting color and sparkle with these brilliant gift ideas featured in our magazine. You'll find selections for minimalists, trendsetters, homebodies, and more. Plus a bonus section devoted to under-$50 finds. No matter your budget or particular present-finding problem, the solution awaits, ahead. 
The Specific Pleasures of Spending a Holiday Alone
Whether you’re doing it by choice or by circumstance, a solo holiday can be sweet when you consider these upsides.
The Best (Non-Material) Gifts to Give Yourself This Holiday Season
Mental health pros share the most meaningful "gifts" to set yourself up for personal growth in the year ahead.