7 Cool-Girl-Approved Outfit Formulas For Holiday Parties


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



Paix Dress



Olivia Cable Knit Hat


Soia & Kyo

Hutton Tuxedo Blazer


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


Rachel Zoe

Hawk Patchwork Shearling Coat


Ulla Johnson

Joletta Sweater


Diane von Furstenberg

Havita Embellished Slip Dress


Diane von Furstenberg

Alix Micro Crossbody


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


Rene Caovilla

Bella Faux Fur Coat



The Gloss Pant



Silk Trim Sequin Sleeveless Top


3.1 Phillip Lim

Positano Large Clutch


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


Anne Sisteron

Jane Pavé Link Ring


Rachel Zoe

Soleil Mini Chain Shoulder Bag


3.1 Phillip Lim

Charged Up Dress


C/Meo Collective

TREVA2 Velvet Pump


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


Sophia Webster

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


Anne Sisteron

Pleated Midi Skirt



Embellished Turtleneck Sweater



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



Satin Foldover Clutch


Diane von Furstenberg

The Velvet Corduroy Legging



Niki Top


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


Isabel Marant

Genuine Kalgan Shearling Mule


Brother Vellies

Embroidered Printed Cotton Bomber Jacket


Isabel Marant

The Mick Pant



Velvet Belt in Burgundy


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