6 Tips To Rock Holiday Hues Without Looking Like A Christmas Tree

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Rock the reds & greens without blending into the holiday office decor!

Oh, the holidays. They're filled with brunches and dinners and parties and cocktails; it's practically non-stop from now until January! With so much to prepare for, you don't want your outfit be a last-minute thought. Here's six fabulously chic ways to get int0o the spirit of the season without looking like you're part of the décor! 

The Touch of Red
Red is such a strong, passionate color, definitely perfect for any holiday party. The good thing about red is that a little can really go a long way. A scarlet bag, cherry heels, or a deep red lip can help add a little Christmas spirit into any outfit.

Style tip: A scarlet bag, cherry heels, or a deep red lip can help add a little Christmas spirit into your outfit.

Get this look: dress, blazer, heels

The Touch Of Red

The Winter White
Winter white isn't the same as that crisp, clean white from the summer months. It's more of a softer, off-white color. Beiges and creams also look great together during cooler months. These lighter colors are sophisticated and can make for the perfect holiday brunch outfit. Just make sure to slip some travel-sized stain removal into your bag! Winter can be a messy time of the year.

Style tip: Beiges and creams look great together during the cooler months. Feel free to mix and match from different shades of white.

Get this look: sweater, pants, coat, heels

The Winter White

The Masculine-Feminine
Incorporating a couple masculine pieces into a dressier outfit is a great way to look stylish and cool at any seasonal affair. Leather (or faux leather) moto jackets look great with dresses and long skirts. And an updated pair of booties or ankle boots adds the perfect final touch.

Style tip: With men-inspired items, make sure they are tailored for your body. You want to look stylish, not sloppy.

Get this look: skirt, top, jacket, booties

The Masculine-Feminine

The Subtle Sparkle
Holidays are the perfect time to incorporate sequins and metallic fabrics to your outfits. The shimmer and shine bring the right amount of glitz to the scene.

Style tip: Just like with animal prints, too much sparkle can be very overwhelming! Stick with one (or even two) statement pieces to keep your look from drifting into the what-not-to-wear category.

Get this look: dress, cardigan, necklace

The Subtle Sparkle

The Monochromatic
If you're looking for a bold statement, head-to-toe color can be the way to go. This all red look will make you stand out at a party!

Style tip: Add pieces with texture when sticking with one color palette; it will help add interest and dimension to the look.

Get this look: sweater, pants, coat, heels

The Monochromatic

The Animal Print
Animal prints are always in season during the winter months. They're also considered a neutral color, meaning that your leopard print heels or cheetah spotted clutch will look great with any holiday ensemble you put together.

Style tip: When playing up the animal print, keep other aspects of your outfit simple. If you go overboard with the jewelry or makeup while sporting animal print, you run the risk of looking tacky!

Get this look: dress, heels

The Animal Print

 

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