7 Cool-Girl-Approved Outfit Formulas For Holiday Parties

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We cherish celebrating the holidays with friends and loved ones, but that doesn’t mean we want to do it in matching outfits. To help you stand out from the crowd, we’ve put together seven ensembles that are as holiday-appropriate as they are unique. Whether you’re trading red for green, miniskirts for trousers or stilettos for mules, we guarantee you’ll look both festive and fashion-forward.

Cool-Girl-Approved Holiday Outfit Formulas

Photographer: Jason Maughan

Model: Marta Pozzan

Hair and makeup: Glamsquad

Art director: Christian David

Stylist: Nicky Deam

A Victorian-inspired white cocktail dress is an unexpected choice for winter parties. Top with a tailored tuxedo jacket, add a cozy cashmere beanie and finish with a gothic lip and slick patent shoes for a bold result.

Tyga Pumps

$395

ASKA

Paix Dress

$285

Dôen

Olivia Cable Knit Hat

$100

Soia & Kyo

Hutton Tuxedo Blazer

$395

Rachel Zoe

Infuse your holiday attire with Penny Lane vibes. Layer a psychedelic Lurex knit under a sequined dress for vintage flair. Finish with a nubby coat and strappy heels.

Tee Patent Sandals

$298

Rachel Zoe

Hawk Patchwork Shearling Coat

$2,760

Ulla Johnson

Joletta Sweater

$328

Diane von Furstenberg

Havita Embellished Slip Dress

$898

Diane von Furstenberg

Alix Micro Crossbody

$650

3.1 Phillip Lim

Temper an icy ensemble of blue, gray and white with a bold red lip and a lizard-print clutch.

Crystal-Embellished Two-Piece Pump

$1,750

Rene Caovilla

Bella Faux Fur Coat

$600

Shrimps

The Gloss Pant

$325

AYR

Silk Trim Sequin Sleeveless Top

$825

3.1 Phillip Lim

Positano Large Clutch

$1,565

Elisabeth Weinstock

Buck conventional holiday trends and opt for a sculptural midi dress in emerald green. Pair it with vibrant blue pumps, a multicolored bag and drop earrings.

14K Yellow Gold And Diamond Pear-Shaped Earrings

$1,185

Anne Sisteron

Jane Pavé Link Ring

$95

Rachel Zoe

Soleil Mini Chain Shoulder Bag

$650

3.1 Phillip Lim

Charged Up Dress

$230

C/Meo Collective

TREVA2 Velvet Pump

$248

Donald J Pliner

Cozy doesn't have to mean casual. Try a pleated metallic skirt with an embellished, color-blocked turtleneck finished with bold earrings for festive flair.

Rosalind Crystal Embellished Metallic Leather Sandals

$495

Sophia Webster

14K Yellow Gold, Blue Apatite And Diamond Triple-Drop Earrings

$3,645

Anne Sisteron

Pleated Midi Skirt

$3,420

Delpozo

Embellished Turtleneck Sweater

$3,000

Delpozo

Summer's cult off-shoulder trend is reimagined in sumptuous silk. Try pairing your top with a statement choker, satin clutch and high-waisted velvet trousers.

Zoey Custom Necklace

$100

Dylanlex

Satin Foldover Clutch

$128

Diane von Furstenberg

The Velvet Corduroy Legging

$188

AG

Niki Top

$360

Circus Royalty

Use winter's requisite layers as an excuse to mix prints of varied sizes and textures. Team a blouse with wide-leg trousers and top with a silk bomber in complementary hues. Add flair with a velvet belt and fuzzy mules.

Tryna Top

$515

Isabel Marant

Genuine Kalgan Shearling Mule

$565

Brother Vellies

Embroidered Printed Cotton Bomber Jacket

$550

Isabel Marant

The Mick Pant

$325

Cienne

Velvet Belt in Burgundy

$30

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