The new year is right around the corner and like many people, we’re excited to bring this somehow chaotic, but nevertheless, very eye-opening year that was 2021 to a close. After nearly two years of celebrating the holidays from home and dreading what has happened and what’s to come, people are finally straying away from the comfort of loungewear (I say this lightly) and are more than thrilled to throw the biggest and most festive holiday bashes, which also means we’re searching for the right outfits to party in.
Luckily for you, 2021 introduced a lot of eclectic and fun party-ready fashion trends that you absolutely must add to your going-out wardrobe, like form-fitting catsuits (as seen on Hailey Bieber ), colorful suiting, and embellished shoes. This year also brought back some fan-favorite holiday party outfit ideas from years past, like velvet pieces and dazzling metallic ensembles, all of which are guaranteed to add elegance and vibrance to of your winter celebrations.
Check out 11 of our favorite holiday party outfit ideas and trends to shop for 2021, ahead.
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When it comes to holiday fashion ideas, feathers always make the very top of the list as a must-have trend. While this airy and light material can be daunting to wear at first, it’s actually a lot easier than you think. Ease into the look with just feathers as a trim detail, and after the holidays, if the look has become your favorite, upgrade to full-on feathered garments.
Elevate any of your party looks with feathered bottoms, best worn as a mini skirt from Rebecca Minkoff or as a pair of cropped silky trousers like Commando . Feathers also make a great statement top as you can wear them all over or opt to add just a touch of it to a satin camisole. If you’re feeling a bit daring, you can even dedicate an entire ensemble to making feathers the life of your outfit (and the party), like Karen Miller’s suited mini dress with feather detailing on the hem. Holiday Party Outfit Idea & Trend No. 2: Going-Out Pajamas
We haven’t fully let go of the comfort of loungewear, so who said you can’t wear your pajamas out to parties? Over the course of two years, loungewear has completely evolved into actual outfits that you will have you looking comfy and equally festive for all of your holiday celebrations.
If you’re aiming to go a bit casual this year, Sleeper has an endless supply of fun pajamas, including a must-cop lavender set that is adorned with feathers at the bottom. But any silk set works for just about every party, like a bright cherry red silk two-piece or a cream-colored set. You can even opt for a comfortable dress, such as Deiji […]