Holiday Outfits for Everyone: An Inspirational Guide

In addition to being a special time to gather with family and loved ones and enjoy some well-deserved rest and relaxation, the holiday season also brings several occasions to dress up for. The plethora of events will most likely fill up your calendar and put a strain on your fall/winter closet. From office parties to family get-togethers to special dinners, there will be no shortage of events for which you need to muster up your best winter- and relative-approved holiday look. But if you're feeling stumped about how to style your next ensemble, there's plenty of inspiration from the street style stars. Whether you're a minimalist who prefers pared-back styles or a trendsetter seeking something new and bold, we've rounded up some last-minute holiday outfit inspiration for just about every style. Keep scrolling for chic holiday outfits to try out this season, and consider your winter wardrobe set.

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Spice up any holiday outfit with pops of red.

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Go bold in a head-to-toe monochrome look.

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When considering what to wear with your holiday sweater, never underestimate a striking pair of statement jeans.

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Don't be afraid to mix and match unexpected pieces. A festive cardigan looks extra cool worn with a two-piece suit in a contrasting color.

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A maxi skirt in a cool fabrication—like patent leather—is an exciting winter-appropriate piece. Top it off with a shearling coat, and you're ready to go.

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If in doubt, a two-piece suit looks effortless and chic when pared back with a plain blouse or T-shirt. Choose an unexpected color to make an even bigger fashion statement.

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Oversize slacks look especially chic when cropped and worn with mules. Top off the look with a cable-knit sweater and long coat to stay warm.

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Argyle prints are always a hit during the holidays—whichever way you wear them.

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A chic blazer with a colorful statement skirt and boots is a surefire hit at any party.

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Top off an all-black ensemble with a velvet robe or blazer in an eye-catching color.

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Pair a tailored blazer with an A-line skirt for a sophisticated look that adheres to any dress code. 

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A simple sweaterdress never goes out of style. 

This post was published at an earlier date and has since been updated by Andy Karp. Next, see more party outfits to get you through the holidays.