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
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
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
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)

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Zara: Star earrings with crystal details

No one at the office holiday party can
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
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)