Not sure what to wear to that holiday party or perhaps to ring in the New Year? Well, not to worry — here are 10 holiday fashion must-haves to help you celebrate the holidays in style. From the perfect holiday dress to embellished sweaters, you can never go wrong with any of these pieces.
1. The Perfect Holiday Dress 1 of 10
We all know about the LBD (Little Black Dress), but why not try something different this holiday season? Try a dress in a bold hue, like burgundy or cobalt blue.
2. Pumps 2 of 10
A peep-toe pump is a classic yet stylish option that works wonders with any outfit. For a dressed up version, look for materials such as satin or sequins to add some glitz to your step.
Photo: Ivanka Trump
3. Statement Necklace 3 of 10
For some instant glam, a statement necklace is sure to do the trick. It's also a great way to dress up any outfit without spending a lot of money on a whole new wardrobe.
Photo: Juicy Couture
4. Bold Lip Color 4 of 10
Have potential beaus form a line to the mistletoe by looking for a lipstick in a bold color such as burgundy or wine, which can add an extra punch to your outfit.
5. Leather Skirt 5 of 10
Leather is sure to make a statement any way you wear it. Look for pieces with leather accents, such as a pencil skirt. Pair it up with a feminine blouse and pumps for a festive holiday ensemble.
Photo: Ralph Lauren
6. Embellished Sweater 6 of 10
Embellished sweaters are all the trend right now. You can wear yours with an A-lined skirt and pumps for a dressed up version, or with jeans and boots for a family get-together. Keep the rest of your ensemble simple and let the embellishments speak for itself.
Photo: Dorothy Perkins
7. Clutch 7 of 10
Nothing completes your holiday outfit more than a clutch. This season, look for metallics, such as silver or gold, which are always on trend.
Photo: David's Bridal
8. Bangles 8 of 10
Slip a little sparkle into your outfit with a pair of glittering bangles. It's the perfect accessory to dress up your outfit.
9. Sequined Blouse 9 of 10
Not ready to break out a sequined minidress? Then go for an eye-catching sequined blouse instead. Top it with a pair of leather or black skinny jeans and some booties for any of your holiday get togethers.
Photo: Rhyme Los Angles
10. Brocade 10 of 10
I personally love brocade for the holidays. It's an easy way to welcome in the holiday spirit. Try a lush texture in a pair of pants paired with red suede pumps.
Read more of Carmen’s writing on her fashion blog, Viva Fashion.