Ideas for Holiday Party Outfits That Make You the Star


By Kylie Ora Lobell

It’s almost time for your office’s, friends’, and family members’ holiday parties. However, while you’re ready to get into the spirit and have a great time, your closet isn’t quite stocked for the season.

Gold and glitter are festive, so that’s the name of the game for holiday party outfits. Depending on your personal style and comfort level, you can glow from head to toe—or just go for a couple subtle twinkles.

If you asked Santa for Christmas outfits without considering that they’d actually be arriving after you needed them, you can have a look at these ideas:

A Gold Dress
If you tend to dress more conservatively, but are always intrigued by flashier styles, the holidays are the right time to wade into those sparkly waters. To start, look for black or warm white sweater dresses with some metallic thread woven in.

If you’re bold enough for holiday party outfits that really stand out, however, check out the One-Shoulder Twist Drape Dress by Halston Heritage. It will make a statement and give you the freedom to move around and dance all night long. You’ll be partying into the new year in style.

A Gold Choker
Whether you’re dressing cozy, classy, or crazy, a cool gold choker like the Choker Necklace Dog Collar by Ky & Co will add glamour and pull together your holiday look. Chokers are all the rage right now, and this yellow gold tone mesh chain will make that special dress pop.

An Embellished Pair of Heels
You may buy a gold dress or have other ideas for Christmas outfits in your wardrobe, but you might not have the shoes to match your holiday spirit. You can bedazzle something you already own with clip-on earrings or broaches, or you can pick up a pair of chic pumps like the Ashby Women’s Suede High Heels from Daya by Zendaya. They’re dressy, versatile, and provide a tasteful amount of sparkle.

A Sparkly Cross-Body Purse
Your Christmas outfits and holiday party outfits just aren’t complete without a cute purse to complement them. Look for something on the smaller side with a little glitter and a cross-body strap (so that you don’t have to awkwardly look for a place to put it while you eat chips and dip).

This Synthetic Cross-Body Satchel by Anne Klein is small and easy to carry, and will look great with whatever you decide to wear. This bag will serve you well throughout all your holiday parties and into New Year’s Eve—and beyond.

The Daya by Zendaya Ashby Women's Suede High Heels will help you look chic at every party you attend. Click here to scope them out at Kohl's!


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