With the holidays around the corner your social calendar is quickly filling up! Every fashionista must know what the hottest trends are, so you show up in style. Whether it’s a casual or formal dress code, you want your outfit to shine. Here are the season’s top holiday trends and tips on how to achieve them.
Perhaps your getting together for a gift exchange, or maybe a holiday-inspired winter getaway. For this keep it seasonal and comfortable with flannel shirts (try a little red to stay festive) or mock necks worn under down vests with a faux suede shell, all paired with skinny jeans or cute corduroys in neutral colours such as grays, winter white, or navy. If you really want to get seasonal, try a fun winter sweater with snowflakes or a holiday character on the front.
Shop: Markus Lupfer’s Santa Claus sequine merino wool sweater ($400)
For all your holiday cocktail parties and dressier soirees channel the 30s with sequined and fringed dresses in shades of metallic silver and gold or black. Dresses with embellished shoulders are great for those who still want to channel the era, but are more conservative when it comes to sparkle. Or if you are feeling more adventurous than usual, invest in a shimmer dress with an art deco print. Keep hemlines above the knee to capture this look. For accessories try jewel embellished or sequined purses, antique or heirloom looking brooches, strings of pearls and fur stoles.
Shop: H&M White Fringe Dress ($59,95)
When it comes to the holidays soft knit cashmere sweaters are always a safe and luxurious way to go. Pick a holiday inspired shade, such as red, maroon, green or a metallic blend, or keep it neutral with winter white. Pair your sweater with a beautiful knit scarf or a holiday inspired pin and your ready to go for an intimate and low key holiday dinner party, or an intimate gift exchange.
Shop: J.Crew Cashmere Turtleneck Sweater in Red ($230)
When you need to kick it up a notch for a holiday soiree and don’t want to wear the familiar LBD, try a dress or a tailored pant suit in a luxurious jewel tone. Rich plums, maroons, emerald greens, gold and sapphire are excellent choices to channel the evening atmosphere and keep your style classy without hitting the tacky holiday side. Look for dresses in a style that flatters your body type. For pantsuits try the trendy tuxedo style and pair with a sequined camisole for a luxe finish. Finish off with a killer pair of heels to get your dance on.