WHAT TO WEAR FOR EVERY OCCASION OVER THE HOLIDAYS
Tis the season when you feel like your calendar is filled with holiday festivities—office parties, gift exchanges, the list goes on and on. With your busy schedule, shopping for the perfect outfit might be the last thing you have time for, but we are here to help. We’ve put together some fun and festive looks to cover every occasion this holiday season.
FORMAL AND FESTIVE
Have fun playing dress-up this year and pick a look that is red carpet ready.
HIS: Spice up your classic black suit with a pop of color by donning a red satin tie.
Theory Wellar PE Tux Jacket ($695), Theory Marlo P Tux Trousers ($285), Michael Kors Stretch Cotton Slim Fit Button- Down Shirt ($178) and The Men’s Store at Bloomingdale’s Solid Satin Skinny Tie ($59), available at Bloomingdale’s.
HERS: This off-the-shoulder LBG (little black gown) will bring the perfect amount of glamour to any formal occasion, and it’s sure to hug you in all the right places. The sexy and sophisticated look is the perfect canvas to experiment with statement jewelry and stunning makeup.
Aqua Off-the-Shoulder Scuba Crepe Gown ($248) and Sondra Roberts Metal Mesh Clutch ($180), available at Bloomingdale’s; Ranjana Khan earrings ($375), available at Tootsies.
Whether it’s for a fancy holiday office party or a more informal gathering at a friend’s house, with the right outfit you can celebrate in style and still be comfortable.
HIS: Ditch the boring sports coat and opt instead for a burgundy turtleneck, paired with a sleek pair of cozy black denim jeans.
Hugo Boss Nazzaro Turtleneck ($255), 7 For All Mankind Annex Straight Fit Jeans ($189) and To Boot New York Ives Suede Chelsea Boots ($375), available at Bloomingdale’s.
HERS: The fabric of this long-sleeve cocktail dress is super soft and stretchy, but the bib detailing makes it extremely stylish.
Sandro Long-Sleeve Dounia Bib Dress ($470) and Stuart Weitzman Frayed Velvet Ankle Strap High Heel Sandals ($425), available at Bloomingdale’s; JCM London Earrings ($215), available at Tootsies.
BABY, IT’S COLD OUTSIDE
There’s no need to sacrifice style just because the temps are low and you have to don an overcoat.
HIS: A must in these winter months is something you can throw over anything to keep you snug and warm, and this versatile gray car coat is the perfect piece to complement any outfit, from a suit to a wool turtleneck sweater.
Theory Belvin Car Coat ($745), Michael Kors Merino Wool Turtleneck Sweater ($128), 7 For All Mankind Slimmy Luxe Sport Super Slim Fit Jeans ($189) and To Boot New York Ives Suede Chelsea Boots ($375), available at Bloomingdale’s.
HERS: Velvet is undeniably the fabric of the season, and this matching embellished bomber and skirt set also provides that extra holiday sparkle.
BCBG Maxazria Steffe Sweater Heather Grey ($248), Sandro Briny Embellished Velvet Bomber Jacket ($745), Sandro Sandra Embellished Velvet Skirt ($395), Raffaello Bettini Fox Fur & Cashmere Ribbed Pom-Pom Beanie ($98) and Vince Camuto Drista Studded Block- Heel Booties ($229), available at Bloomingdale’s.
CHRISTMAS MORNING PAJAMA PARTY
When it’s time to gather the family in the kitchen to sip hot cocoa, decorate cookies and make unforgettable holiday memories together, nothing beats congregating in your comfiest PJs.
HIS: Enjoy lounging in a fluffy Charter Club checked robe and soft undershirt by Jockey. Being comfortable never looked so good.
Charter Club Printed Robe ($66) and Jockey Supersoft Undershirt ($22), available at Macy’s.
BIG HERS: This cotton holiday ensemble is not only “cozy chic,” it’s perfect for cuddling up to your loved ones on the frostiest of nights.
Lauren Ralph Lauren Printed Cotton Twill Pajama Set ($69), available at Macy’s.
LITTLE HERS: This three-piece PJ set comes complete with a tutu and might just be the only thing your little one wants to wear this holiday season.
Three-Piece Reindeer PJ Set ($26), available at Carter’s.
HAIR AND MAKEUP: Nyssa Green and Indy Butler (assistant), The Green Room Agency
MODELS: Jacob Jon and Lindsey Nation of Factor Chosen, and Tiffany Jones
PHOTOGRAPHY ASSISTANT: Dara Dyer
SHOOT ASSISTANT: Tyler Hayes
LOCATION: The home of Cristina and Quincy Jones
STORY AND STYLING: Abbie Koopote
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna