Here Are the 30 Coolest Holiday-Party Fashion Finds of the Season


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The holiday season is upon us, and so are the parties that are landing on our calendars. Whether you're headed to an office party, a New Year's Eve event, or anything in between, there are likely many festive dress codes to go along with them. If you're in the mood to shop for new-season pieces to get you in the spirit of the holiday season, I've narrowed in on the best finds.

Every holiday season, we see new takes on holiday staples, including pieces constructed from luxe materials such as velvet, sequins, and high-shine satin. This time around is no exception. What is particularly noteworthy are the directional ways designers are interpreting them and the fresh silhouettes we're seeing. Brands such as 16Arlington, Prada, J.Crew, and Reformation have especially strong pieces worth noting. Ahead, shop the best holiday-party fashion finds to add to your closet right now.

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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 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.