5 Easy Holiday Party Outfits
Why not sparkle just as brightly as the holiday lights in festive pieces made for celebrating the season? Whether you’re more about subtle shine or glamorous glitter, there’s a gorgeous party look waiting for you here. But there’s no need to pack away these pieces come January 2—you’ll find plenty of ways to wear them post-holidays.
The Peplum-and-Pants Combo
To buy: CelebBoutique crepe peplum top with crystal embellishments, $110, celebboutique.com. H&M polyester-blend pants, $40, hm.com for stores. nOir Jewelry brass-plated Chrysler Holiday Bracelet with crystal and glass stones, $195, noirjewelry.com for information. Loft faux-suede pumps, $79.50, loft.com.
The Not-So-Basic Black Dress
To buy: Zara viscose-blend dress, $119, zara.com. H&M bead-embellished bag, $60, hm.com. Elizabeth and James gold-plated drop earrings with white topaz accents, $275, saks.com. KiraKira gold-vermeil cuff bracelet (similar to the one shown), $180, kirakira.com. Vince Camuto patent-leather pumps, $110, vincecamuto.com.
The Shimmery Shift
To buy: Banana Republic sequined shift dress, $150, bananarepublic.com. Dressbarn glittered box clutch, $30, dressbarn.com. INC International Concepts gold-plated drop earrings with crystals, $26.50, macys.com for stores. Laylajoy leather-and-crystal sandals, $120, 855-LAYLAJOY.
The Slouchy Sweater and Pants
High comfort meets high style in an eye-catching ensemble that inverts the go-to jeans/dressy top formula. Here, the sweater is all sink-into-it cozy, while the sequined tuxedo pants add luxe structure. For more formal occasions, pair the pants with a sheer black blouse and a camisole. And, yes, the sweater makes a natural mate for jeans.
To buy: Rafaella cotton-blend sequined sweater, $72, rafaellasportswear.com. Rachel Zoe wool pants (similar to those shown), $275, nordstrom.com. Wanderlust + Co. metal-and-resin earrings, $45, wanderlustandco.com. Ivanka Trump leather heels, $135, amazon.com.
The Swingy Skirt
To buy: Kate Spade New York wool-blend skirt, $328, katespade.com. The Limited polyester-blend blouse, $50, thelimited.com. Kenneth Jay Lane crystal clip earrings, $120, 877-953-5264. C. Wonder brass cuff with glass stones, $78, cwonder.com. Inge Christopher satin bag with Swarovski crystals, $235, ingechristopher.com for stores. Betsey Johnson suede heels, $79, macys.com.