One of the best parts about going to holiday parties is deciding what to wear or treating yourself to a new dress. It’s the perfect excuse to splurge on a fantastic holiday party dress that will wow your friends, family, and co-workers. While it’s fun to dress up, sometimes finding the perfect holiday party dresses can be overwhelming. There are a ton to choose from and you want to pick what’s best for your silhouette and coloring. You also have to take into consideration the theme, venue, and occasion for the holiday party so you aren’t over or under dressed. Here are some helpful tips to make sure you pull off the right look this holiday season.
- Christmas Party Dress: This time of year is one of the only times when dresses in holiday colors isn’t cheesy. Go for Christmas party dresses that play off the traditional Christmas colors of green and red. Take into consideration the weather and make sure you have something to cover any bare areas in case you’re spending some time outdoors in the cold. It’s likely that you’ll be mingling and moving around a lot, so choose a dress that is comfortable and that you can wear again.
- New Year’s Eve Dresses: It’s the night when you celebrate days past and look forward to days in the future, so pick a New Year party dress that is celebratory and fun. Don’t be afraid of sparkles or adorning yourself with jewels and funky jewelry. Even if you don’t wear heels on a regular basis, use this night as a reason to go against the norm. It’s the perfect time to be glamorous and super flirty so don’t shy away from New Year party dresses that accentuate your figure, or is in a color you wouldn’t normally wear!
- Office Holiday Party Dresses: Depending on the type of company you work for, pick an office party dress that doesn’t go against the general dress code policies. Keep it simple and understated as well as comfortable, so you can walk around and talk to people. Conservative colors and keeping skin exposure to a minimum is smart too. You want coworkers to focus on you and what you have to say, not how little you’re wearing.
Most importantly, have fun when picking dresses for a holiday party! Multitask while you do your holiday shopping and keep your eyes open for anything that you think will be perfect for your holiday parties to come.