By Jennifer Davis
Updated Dec 15, 2012 @ 9:30 am
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Instead of slipping into your favorite little black dress for your next holiday party, take a chance with color. Ilaria Urbinati, stylist to stars like The Vampire Diaries' Nina Dobrev and Krysten Ritter, suggests bright hues like red. “You can’t ever go wrong with red, but punches of unexpected colors like royal blue, kelly green, fuchsia, or orange really stand out, too,” Urbinati told “You wanna get kissed under the mistletoe, so don’t cower in the corner in an LBD!” Point taken!

Click through the gallery to get more inspiration on what to wear this season from Hollywood’s best stylists.