Not all Christmas parties require black-tie attire, but there's no doubt you'll want to wear something that feels a little more special than your everyday ensembles. Holiday gatherings have no set dress code—just show up in something festive (a given) and comfortable, and get ready to sip on some hot chocolate, listen to holiday tunes, and indulge in some sweet treats while surrounded by your closest friends and family.
If you need some advice on exactly what makes a great Christmas party outfit, let's break it down. As mentioned before, there are no set rules to follow, so allow yourself to get creative and wear something that's uniquely you. Of course, it never hurts to wear pieces rendered in two festive colors—red and green.
Ahead, get some ideas of Christmas party outfits with our roundup of fashion girl–approved looks that are cool, festive, and, most importantly, super easy to emulate.