'Tis the Holiday Season!!
It's that time of year! Fashion, food, drink, and other tips for enjoying the holidays.
Go bold and super festive for a dinner party, playing with fabrics and shapes that wouldn't fly for the office. "When I think of the holidays, the color gold instantly comes to mind. This look would be great for an intimate dinner party." - blogger Sazan Hendrix Rochas blouse, $975, matchesfashion.com; Edie Parker clutch, $1,295, neimanmarcus.com; Tory Burch sandals, $295, nordstrom.com; Anine Bing skirt, $499, aninebing.com
Something miraculous happened: Puffers were featured on the fall runways at Vetements and Balenciaga—both under the reign of Demna Gvasalia—and finally, the functional jacket was deemed cool. Now, whether you're down for the fashion or the function, find a puffer jacket that fits your style from our selects below. Stella McCarrtney Ink Marcelline Coat, $1,554; stellamccartney.com
Sure, a sequin body-con dress could be considered stereotypical for New Year's Eve, but if you can't wear it then, when else are you supposed to bust out a metallic mini dress? Give in to the holiday with our roundup of shimmery slips, velvet wrap dresses, and more of our favorite party picks, here. Zimmermann Adorn Metallic Plunge Dress, $1,600; zimmermannwear.com
Sure, a sequin body-con dress could be considered stereotypical for New Year's Eve, but if you can't wear it then, when else are you supposed to bust out a metallic mini dress? Give in to the holiday with our roundup of shimmery slips, velvet wrap dresses, and more of our favorite party picks, here. Reiss Ricami Sequin-Embellished Midi Dress, $660; reiss.com
December means the onset of holiday parties galore! And that means lots of being on your feet in glittery heels that kill your feet. Not anymore. Check out our list of COMFORTABLE and pretty heels that actually won't make you hate your life. Beauty doesn't always have to be pain. Tory Burch Delphine Metallic Pump
Sick of the usual silver, sparkly dress and glitter for New Year's Eve outfits? Take a look at our suggestions on different looks for various NYE celebrations! For a formal dinner, try this look! We're big supporters of fancy pants on red carpets, so you'd be right in assuming the same applies to formal events. Choose one in an elevated material, like these pair in sparkling lamé, then style it with a frilly bodysuit and shiny accessories. Daya by Zendaya Lace Bodysuit Oscar de la Renta Silk-
Contrast Matte With Sparkle "If you're torn between a matte and sparkly lip for holiday, you can get both," says Melluso. Start with matte lipstick applied straight from the bullet, she advises. To intensify the shade, create two to four layers: After you swipe it on, lay down one ply of tissue on top of lips and dust with translucent powder—a touch of it will go through the tissue and set the color. Repeat. Finally, "shimmery lip gloss in the center gives the appearance of more volume," says M
This beautiful Hermès bag is definitely worth investing in. Subject to tough love on the daily, your bag should be built to withstand slinging, stuffing, and shoving. Stay away from counterintuitive thinking: A better constructed (and therefore more expensive style) can survive the abuse, far outlasting its bargain-bin counterparts. Hermès Picotin Lock 18, $2,675; hermes.com
Office holiday parties, Secret Santa exchanges, tree trimming gatherings, New Year's Eve—you're holiday party calendar is stacked and we get it. To take the stress out of getting ready for all of these events, we've rounded up 35 of our favorite dresses on the market. Sequined minis, velvet wrap dresses, simple shifts, and everything in between. Topshop Cross Front Maxi Dress, $115; topshop.com