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15 Christmas Dinner Outfit Ideas I'm Borrowing

One thing that's more stressful than making the actual Christmas meal is, you guessed it, planning and executing an impeccable Christmas dinner outfit. But fret not—there's still ample time to prepare and perfect the evening menu and outfit, and we're here to explain how.

To help you get some ideas for chic, Christmas dinner ensembles, we turned to our vast network of fashion girls to see what they've been wearing. And just as expected, their looks didn't disappoint. While some have a hint of red, others carry just the right amount of sparkle. All of them, of course, hold an air of elegance. From that fiery red satin dress to a slip skirt–and-sweater combo, these are the Christmas dinner outfits you'll want to re-create this holiday season. Read on to see the looks and shop key pieces. 

Style Tip: If you're looking for a chic and simple outfit, you can't go wrong with a printed dress and boots.

Style Tip: Another foolproof Christmas dinner look is a slip dress with a warm coat over your shoulders.

How to dress for a holiday dinner

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@modestmira_

Style Tip: Give a monochromatic look some edge with a classic black crewneck sweater.

Polished outfit for a Christmas dinner

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@aimeesong

Style Tip: Want to master the look of casual polish? Wear a zip-up sweater with tailored pants in monochromatic hues.

Silk outfit for formal dinner

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@handinfire

Style Tip: A long sleeve dress and heels are the perfect way to dress up.

Style Tip: If you want to take the black-and-white approach, you can always wear a two-tone jacket with a black miniskirt.

Comfortable outfit for Christmas dinner

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@sabinasocol

Style Tip: A cable-knit cardigan will give your ensemble the perfect touch of coziness.

Timeless Christmas dinner outfit

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@alessandragl

Style Tip: Feeling festive this year? Sport a rich, red dress with a pair of semi-sheer tights.

What to wear for a Christmas dinner

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@ada_oguntodu

Style Tip: If you want to wear pants, opt for a PVC pair and style it with a double-breasted blazer.

Style Tip: If you happen to be putting together an outfit at the last minute, a good combination to keep in your back pocket is a button-down shirt and leggings.

Style Tip: Looking to stay casual and cool for your dinner? A graphic sweater with black jeans is all you need.

What to wear for holiday meals

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@himichelleli

Style Tip: For the maximalist out there, style a tie-dye long-sleeve shirt underneath a silk slip dress. And if you need an added layer, throw a chunky knit cardigan over your look.

Cute outfit for Christmas family dinner

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@nycbambi

Style Tip: If you're having a simple meal, a classic sweater with sneakers in a similar shade will look put together without feeling over the top.

Style Tip: Update your T-shirt and jeans combination with a simple leather shirt.

Colorful Christmas dinner outfit

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@nnennaechem

Style Tip: And if you're feeling bright, you can't go wrong with a colorful sweater and an equally colorful coat.

This story was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated.

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