8 Party-Perfect Outfits for the Holidays

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Shop. Bake. Host. Repeat. This kind of schedule doesn’t exactly leave a lot of time for holiday outfit planning, which might be why you always seem to put it off to the very last minute. Get ahead of the problem this year by lining up any of these eight party-perfect outfits now. Psst, they’re so easy to pull off, we wouldn’t judge you for wearing them every year from here on out.

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1. Faux Fur Jacket + Snakeskin Pants

When your jacket is this bold, it’ll do all the talking for you. Pair it with some on-trend snakeskin pants that you can wear over and over again (with or without the red jacket).

Get the look: Apparis jacket ($325); Raey cami ($163); Superdown pants ($68); Alice + Olivia sandals ($245)

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2. Velvet Dress + Metallic Heels

A velvet T-shirt dress is comfortable and effortless to wear. Throw it on with a festive pair of metallic strappy heels.

Get the look: Superdown dress ($84); Schutz heels ($180)

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3. Sequin Skirt + Oversize Sweater + Midi Coat

Presenting the ideal office holiday party outfit. A sequin skirt jazzes up your everyday sweater and coat so you don't even have to change once the drinks start flowing.

Get the look: Cable Stitch sweater ($60 on Amazon); Madewell coat ($248); Court & Rowe skirt ($129); INC International Concepts heels ($40)

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4. Red Sweater + Printed Skirt + Beret

No color screams holiday quite like red, so play it up with matching crimson from head to toe. Don't want to go fully monochromatic? A printed, twirl-worthy skirt helps to break it up.

Get the look: Halogen sweater ($98); Sandro skirt ($340); Tamara Mellon heels ($425); Acecharming beret ($9)

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5. Oversize Sweater + Statement Flares

Proof that you don't have to wear red or green to look festive as hell. Throw on some sparkly earrings and hit the dance floor.

Get the look: Remain Birger Christensen sweater ($230); Stine Goya pants ($140); Kenneth Jay Lane earrings ($75)

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6. Sequin Midi Dress + Crewneck Sweater

Layer a sweater underneath to make this classic texture feel brand new (bonus points for going all out with a holiday color palette).

Get the look: Topshop dress ($68); Superdown sweater ($58); Nine West heels ($70 on Amazon)

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7. Velvet Jumpsuit + Metallic Handbag

A jumpsuit is arguably the easiest way to make a holiday statement.

Get the look: Vero Moda jumpsuit ($69); Marc Jacobs clutch ($225); J. Crew heels ($278)

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8. Statement Coat + Party Heels

Let your coat steal the attention. It is, after all, one of the most important features of your outfit during the winter months. One word of advice? Just make sure your shoes aren’t competing for the spotlight.

Get the look: Stand Studio jacket ($445); Jeffrey Campbell boots ($185); Alex and Ani necklace ($32)

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