With a list of gift recipients as long as Santa’s, Christmas trees costing an arm and a leg, and a credit card bruised from Cyber Monday shopping, spending a paycheck on a holiday party ensemble is simply unrealistic.
But, with the right amount of festivity and fun, a single item can turn an outfit into the perfect look for a holiday party, whether in or out of the office.
Below, a few options that'll make picking your holiday outfit a bit easier.
Topshop: Hanky hem lace midi dress
This midi dress, with gold details and lace paneling, is reservedly festive. $190 at topshop.com (Credit: Topshop)
Chloe + Isabel: Starburst statement brooch
The easiest way to add sparkle and glam to even a basic blouse. $48 at chloeandisabel.com (Credit: Chloe + Isabel)
Opening Ceremony: Alice deep pleat pants
Nice move, fancy pants -- you're going to make a statement and be super comfy all night in these silk-blend metallic trousers. $277 at openingceremony.com (Credit: Opening Ceremony)
Zara: Star earrings with crystal details
No one at the office holiday party can accuse you of despondence if you're draped in giant crystal stars. Earrings $19.90, necklace/choker combo $22.90 at zara.com (Credit: Zara)
Mix No. 6: Asuviel glitter pump
Kick up your heels in these sparklers that put Dorothy's ruby slippers to shame. Effortlessly jazz up a simple outfit. $39.95 at DSW.com (Credit: DSW)