Just because you’re getting dressed up for the holidays doesn’t mean you have to quit your denim. Need proof? I uncovered 10 chic holiday party outfits you can wear with jeans, including one that I’m personally vouching for. The trick lies in pairing your jeans with pieces that are decidedly festive and serve to elevate your look.
As I mentioned, I’m very behind holiday outfits with jeans since I’m somewhat of a denim enthusiast. For some parties this season, I’ve been wearing dark jeans with a feather-embellished top, an outfit formula I noticed cool fashion girls like Giorgia Tordini and Raissa Gerona wearing as well. Other tricks lie in adding sparkling jewelry or heels, special tops constructed of satin or ones with sheer balloon sleeves, or a statement outerwear focus. Ahead, see 10 holiday outfits with jeans and then shop each of the looks for yourself.
Simply add a feather top like Giorgia Tordini's to make your outfit feel festive.
Here, I followed Tordini's lead with a similar outfit combo—swapping out her pink top and blue denim for black versions.
Raissa Gerona also proves that this is a winning outfit formula, with the addition of crystal earrings.
Another holiday outfit trick for jeans? Dress up your outfit with a killer pair of heels.
Crystal-adorned heels dress up this blazer-and-jeans look.
But also shiny metallic heels.
You can also throw a luxe coat over jeans and a tee.
Want to go the cozy route? Add an elevated knit top.
Topping off jeans with a silky satin top always does the trick.
Or you can try a beautiful sheer statement top.
Kristen Nichols is the Associate Director, Special Projects at Who What Wear with over a decade of experience in fashion, editorial, and publishing. She oversees luxury content and wedding features, and covers fashion within the luxury market, runway reporting, shopping features, trends, and interviews with leading industry experts. She also contributes to podcast recordings, social media, and branded content initiatives. Kristen has worked with brands including Prada, Chanel, MyTheresa, and Luisa Via Roma, and rising designers such as Refine and Tove, and her style has been featured in publications including Vogue.com, Vogue France, WWD, and the CFDA. Before Who What Wear, Kristen began her career at Rodarte, where she worked on assistant styling, photo shoots, and runway shows, and at Allure, where she moved into print and digital editorial. She graduated from the University of Southern California, where she studied art history and business, and currently lives in New York.
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