Christmas comes but once a year, and you’re going to want to make sure that your Christmas outfit is a real winner – especially if you aren’t going to be seeing any of the party attendees until next Christmas time!
Trying to find the perfect Christmas outfit can be a bit of a nightmare though, especially if you’ve struggled with this in the past.
However, by paying attention to the tips and tricks included below, you shouldn’t have any trouble whatsoever putting together an amazing holiday party outfit that turns heads (and maybe even drops jaws)!
Regardless of whether you’re looking for something glamorous or something subtle, something incredibly festive or just something a little bit classy, you’ll find the insider information below to be incredibly useful.
Let’s get right into it!
The and simple “top and bottom” combo is safe and fun
If you want to look very well put together without feeling like you are dressed too formally, think about going with the peplum and pants combination.
Relaxed without being too casual yet glamorous without being over the top, this is a very sophisticated look that just about everyone can pull off.
It’s not a bad idea to go with the classic black and white colour motif when you decide to go in this direction, either, though you’ll want to add chunky jewellery and accessories (in silver, gold, or Christmas colours) to really help take this outfit to entirely new levels.
You are going to want to add a subtle and simple jacket, blazer, or coat to the mix (especially if you’re going to spend any amount time whatsoever out-of-doors), but make sure that it is smartly selected or you run the risk of looking like you have shown up to a Christmas party in a business pant suit.
That’s not exactly the kind of look that most people are going for!
Here’s a perfect chance for your little black dress to make an appearance
It’s difficult to imagine too terribly many women out there that don’t have at least a handful of “go to” little black dresses, and this is a perfect time for your favourite to make an appearance!
Probably the most versatile of all the addresses that you all, your little black dress can be accessorized to elevate its sophistication level or paired with more simple and straightforward accessories so that it looks sophisticated without being too stiff.
Your shoes and your accessories are going to be critical selections when you decide to go in this direction, so make sure that you are really pulling out all of the stops in these two areas.
After all, the perfect little black dress is more of a blank canvas than anything else – it’s up to you to really pull the whole look together!
This is definitely the perfect option for those that are looking to add a bit of fun and flirty personality to a Christmas party, and is a sure fire way to make sure that everyone knows exactly where the mistletoe is the moment that you step into a room!
You can’t go wrong with an ugly sweater
Sometimes you’re looking for an outfit that is picture-perfect for a very (VERY) casual Christmas party, and in those situations it’s impossible to go wrong with an ugly Christmas sweater.
These used to be the domain of Golden Girls era women and their grandchildren, but today ugly Christmas sweaters have taken on an entirely new life of their own.
In fact, there are even Christmas themed parties built entirely around ugly sweaters, to the point where people are actually rewarded for wearing the ugliest and most outrageous Christmas sweater they can put their hands on.
Sometimes you can even take things to such a level with an ugly Christmas sweater that it’s actually pretty cute and adorable, depending entirely upon the rest of your look, your personality, and the kind of confidence that you bring to the table when you are wearing something like this.
Don’t be afraid of really going above and beyond when it comes to funky patterns, ugly colours, or clashing concepts – the uglier the sweater, the bigger a hit it is probably going to be!
Somebody HAS to be Santa
Every Christmas party should have a Santa Claus, and if you have that kind of playful demeanor you might want to suit up and play the jolly man himself!
This doesn’t mean that you have to go all out and get your hands on a fat suit or one of those gigantic red and white numbers. If you’ve ever seen the television show The Office, you know how effective a “classy Santa” can be – and that might be the kind of direction that you want to take your Santa outfit in.
Obviously, if there is already going to be a Santa at the party you are attending, you don’t want to run the risk of dressing up as St. Nick as well.
In this case, you might want to suit up as one of his elves – which might open up a number of other fun outfit pieces that you wouldn’t have been able to pull off otherwise.
Don’t forget about your pyjamas
If you are hosting this year’s Christmas party, you’re probably looking forward to the end of the night where you get to relax and unwind.
Well, if that’s the case, you’ll want to make sure that you’ve purchased high quality and super comfortable Christmas inspired pyjamas so that you have the perfect outfit to transition to at the end of the night.
The right Christmas pyjamas are going to keep you nice and toasty while helping you really get into the festive atmosphere, and they are probably going to be a lot of fun to wear all winter long.
You’re going to have a lot of different options when it comes time to pick and choose your outfit for this year’s Christmas party.
Take advantage of the tips and tricks above and you won’t have anything to worry about!