There’s nothing like a packed December calendar to make you want to splurge on a gold sequined dress…only to have it sit untouched until next year’s holiday-party circuit. (Don’t even get us started on ugly Christmas sweaters.) These items bring the seasonal cheer—but still transition into your regular wardrobe without a hitch.
A dusty teal feels seasonally apt without being too on the nose. Wear it now with metallic heels and statement earrings, then in January with a blazer and boots.
Once upon a time, a velvet smoking jacket was reserved solely for occasions like sipping hot toddies by a holly-strewn fireplace. Thankfully, it’s since become an everyday staple (but still makes a great accompaniment to winter cocktails).
14th & Union ($47)
Shimmery Wrap Dress
OK, we couldn’t resist a little sparkle, especially when it’s on a groovy ’70s-inspired silhouette (the decade that’s so hot right now). Just stick to a neutral color palette—aka no red or forest green—so as not to veer into tinsel territory.
Look, we both know you wore that ironic reindeer jumper exactly once. Next time, opt for more tasteful embellishments that won’t become wasted space in your dresser.
Rag & Bone ($595)
Today, they’re party-ready dancing shoes. Tomorrow, they’re the perfect way to spice up your all-black uniform.
Call It Spring ($64)
Satin Jacket + Trousers
Like a Santa suit, only, you know, flattering. And after the holidays, you have two new separates to pair with whatever you like.