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Women's Holiday Outfits

You’ve got decorations to hang, gifts to buy and parties to RSVP to, but in the midst of all that holiday planning, you can’t forget a very important
question—what are you wearing? We’ll help you answer that with simple-to-replicate holiday outfit ideas that serve up comfort and cheer.



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Be a little extra.


The festive season and excess often go hand in hand
(looking at you, people who bake three kinds of Christmas
cookies) and we think your outfits should get in on the fun,
too. How much you turn up the style volume, however, all
depends on the destination. Dressing for your office work
party? Shine bright in a metallic midi dress layered under
an oversized blazer, or try a feather-trimmed jumpsuit for
a chic tailored vibe. Hosting a holiday soirée of your own?
Throw on a sequin-covered number or figure-flattering
mini dress in a rich jewel tone, like ruby red, amethyst or

Pick a statement top.


If head-to-toe holiday isn’t your thing, we have good news.
Paired with the right top, even your everyday basics can
be worn for Thanksgiving dinner or the Christmas Day gift
exchange. It’s all about the little details that make a
bodysuit, button-up or blouse feel a little more special.
For example, you can lean into all-over volume by styling
your favorite wide leg pants with an impactful top—think
puff sleeves, flowy fabrics and extra chunky knits. And
speaking of fabrics, nothing feels more seasonally
appropriate than silky-soft velvet. We love a sleek,
one-shoulder velvet top paired with dark wash denim or a
faux-leather mini skirt.

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Invest in a sweater dress.


(Or several, actually.) There’s a reason why sweater
dresses are in vogue year after year, and we’re chalking it
up to their blend of comfort and effortless style. Here,
you’ll find endless sweater dress options for every festive
occasion on your calendar this season. You can’t go
wrong with a black sweater midi dress, gold jewelry and
red lipstick for a low-key work event. Or, pair a textured
mini sweater dress with knee-high boots for a look that’ll
fit right in at the holiday pop-up bar.

Let your coat be the look.


As far as we’re concerned, the cold doesn’t have to get in
the way of a good ’fit. Make your NYE party entrance in
statement outerwear that demands attention, like a plush
teddy coat, sequin trench coat or elegant wrap coat. Just
add sheer tights and heels (or tall boots) and glam
earrings for that extra dash of festive flair.

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Put your best foot forward.


And this time of year, we’re in full-on boots mode. No
matter your aesthetic, we have the perfect pair to match
every look (and occasion). Going out for date night? Tuck
a cozy turtleneck into faux-leather pants, and finish the
outfit with heeled booties. Taking holiday pics with the
fam? Opt for a sleek sweater dress and tall boots—you
can even go metallic if you’re feeling extra festive.