Holiday Dressing

22 Glam Holiday Party Outfit Ideas

Whether you’re throwing a holiday party or attending one, looking festive will help get you into the Christmas spirit.  If you need a little inspiration for what to wear, here are 22 glam holiday party outfit ideas to celebrate in style!

1.  Velvet Top

Holiday Party Oufit l Black Velvet Scalloped Top and plaid pants l styled by Fabulous After 40

The one fabric everyone associates Christmas with is Velvet. Even Santa’s red suit is made of luxurious fabric, making anything velvet the perfect party piece. This pretty scalloped top worn with a pair of plaid pants is a lovely Christmas party outfit. Dress it up with metallic shoes for a special holiday evening.

2. Sequin Shift

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Sparkle like the Christmas tree in a sequin holiday party dress. This shift style is comfortable to wear ( especially if you feel you have a bit of a midlife middle) and can be worn for New Year’s.

3.  Satin Blouse

Holiday Party Outfit | Red-Satin-Top,| styled by Fabulous After 40Some holiday parties are very casual, so if you want to wear jeans but still look festive, then a pretty satin top is perfect on top. This cowl neck style is particularly pretty and so gorgeous in this Christmas red.

4.  Bell-Sleeve Dress

Holiday Party Outfit l Green Bell Sleeve Dress l styled by Fabulous After 40Christmas bells and Christmas sleeves…They go together! The cute bell sleeves on this festive green sweater dress make for a great holiday party look.

5.   Brocade Pants

Holiday Party outfit l green pants, black black blouse l styled by Fabulous After 40

Next to velvet Brocade is a popular holiday fabric and this time of year you’ll see all kinds of rich, brocade holiday pants that look great with a silky blouse or crisp shirt.

6.  Lace Pants

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Lace pants are another popular type of holiday party piece. These look fab with plaid shoes and a metallic clutch.

7.  Sweaterdress

Holiday Party Outfit-Red-sweaterdress-with-slouchy-black-suede-booties-Christmas is a cozy time of year, and the coziest holiday party look is a cute sweater dress, especially if you can find one in red.

8.  Velvet Dress

We talked about velvet and pretty bell sleeves. This dress has both! This classic holiday party dress is elegant and modern, with a style that looks good on just about anyone.

9.  Winter White Look

Winter white is a gorgeous holiday party look, especially if you live in warmer weather. I love white combined with taupes and shades of gold. It’s vibrant and magical by the Christmas tree.

10.  Sexy Heels

Holiday party outfit l satin halter top, black pants, high heels l styled by Fabulous After 40

Holiday party time calls for some sexy heels. Go a little higher, and don’t be afraid of some cool details like buckles, sparkles, or shoes with bling.

11.  A Cozy Wrap

Holiday Party Outftit l Fur-Wrap-Black-Pants l styled byFabulous After 40

A snuggly wrap with faux fur trim can look super glam at holiday time and make something as simple as black pants and a black top look like a million bucks.

12.   Palazzo Pants

Wide, flowy black palazzo pants are always chic for cocktail parties. Pair it with a silver top and accessories, and you are ready for some holiday cheer.

13.  Sequin Skirt

Holiday-party-Outfit | Sequin skirt, Red-Satin-Tie-Blouse | styled by Fabulous After 40

Sequin pencil skirts are all the rage and look fabulous by the fire worn with a pretty satin top.

14.  Something Sheer

Holiday Party Outfit l Green Blouse, black pants and bag l styled by Fabulous After 40

Tops or dresses with sheer insets add some mystery over the holidays.

15.  Metallic Pants

Holiday Party Outfit l Metallic pants with black lace top l styled by Fabulous After 40

If you are bold enough, metallic pants are a real head turner this time of year. Wear them with a lacy blacktop for a sophisticated, stylish look.

16.   Lace Top

Holiday Party Outfit l Black Velvet Pants, red lace top l styled by Fabulous After 40

Everything is lovelier with lace, especially around December 25th. This gorgeous burgundy lace top is all you need to jazz up a pair of black dress pants.

17.   Bow Blouse

Holiday Party Outfit l Black lace pants with white bow tie blouse and jacket l styled by Fabulous After 40

For office holiday parties that happen right after work, all you need to do is switch out your shoes, earring, and bag to these below to get an easy after-five work party looks.

18.  Velvet Pants

Holiday-Party Outfit |Red Velvet jeans, lace top | styled by Fabulous After 40Velvet jeans come in hand when you go somewhere casual, but you want to look dressed up. Pair red velvet jeans with a black lacy top and pretty embellished flats.

19.  Glam Accessories

Party ready means it’s time to pile on the accessories. Go for the gold or the silver and turn up the shine with some extraordinary accessories.

20.  Festive Stripes

Candy cane stripes will put a smile on your face this time of year. This cute top is an excellent example of a holiday party top that you can dress up or down.

21.  Silky Wrap Blouse

Holiday-Party-Outfit-l-Red-Satin-Wrap Blouse-black-pants-A wrap style is always flattering and especially at Christmas if you wear one made from a silky material in a festive color.

22. Lace Crochet Top

Holiday - Red Eyelet Scallop Top

Lace and crochet say are timeless like Christmas and make for a pretty, feminine top to wear with velvet black jeans.

And there you have it…21 Festive holiday party outfits that are easy to wear and easy to copy! Have I given you some good ideas? Want to see more? Check out this other inspiring line-up of Holiday party looks.

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