How to dress for a holiday party


Do you wonder how to dress for a holiday party? Here we give you some good tips on what to wear to a holiday party! Here you can also find some stunning examples of holiday party outfits!


Eva Longoria looks lovely in this black pencilskirt with a black blouse with white polkadots. This outfit is great for a holidayparty with family as well as at the office.

  • Shoes: Christian Louboutin
  • Clutch: Ted Baker
  • Earrings: Ora Latina
  • Lipstick: L'Oreal, fairest nude

What to wear to a holiday party

Who doesn't love holidays. Holiday parties are celebrated at work or with family and are often lots of fun! Especially since it gives you an amazing reason to wear that special party outfit!

  • Most holidays, like Christmas and New Years eve require an outfit that is more fancy than you would usually wear, so go off in search for pretty dresses, skirts, blouses and jackets in dressy fabrics like silk and satin.
  • Holidays do not ask for attire that is too revealing. Instead go for something sophisticated and chic with cocktail length skirts and dresses and tops that do not show too much cleavage. Also make sure that your outfit is flattering on your body shape. This is our best tip to help you looking fabulous! Click here for more information on how to dress for a holiday party for your body shape!
  • Wear seasonal colors and go for some beautiful high pumps or ankle boots in a color that matches with your outfit.
  • Don't forget to wear some pretty accessories to finish off your look. For a sophisticated look we'd recommend not to overdo it. Take one centerpiece like a beautiful necklace or eyecatching earrings and keep the rest of your accessories simple.
  • Make your hair look at it's best and do wear some makeup to look even more fabulous than you already are and your ready to go!

Amazing examples of holiday party outfits

Sandra bullock looks fancy and chic in this gold glitter dress finished off with a black jacket. This is a perfect outfit for a special holiday like Christmas or New Years eve!

  • Shoes: Ash
  • Accessories: Polyvore
  • Clutch: Karen Millen

Erica Campbell is an amazing example that a fuller figure cannot withhold you from looking fabulous. With a dress like this you will certainly steel the show at a holiday family event in the evening.

  • Shoes: Oscar de la Renta
  • Clutch: Diane von Furstenberg
  • Bracelet: John Lewis
  • Earrings: Oscar de la Renta

Relevant tips and ideas on how to dress for a holiday party

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Dressing for your body shape is a must if you want to look good. Click here for more information and pictures of outfits for a party for your particular body shape.

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