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Trends to Wear for the Holiday Parties + 7 Ways to Wear Them

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Did you catch my last post about different ways to wear plaid for the holiday season? In this post, I’m going to do a quick overview of trends to wear for the holiday parties and give you some ideas on how to wear them!

7 Ways to Wear the Trends for the Holiday Parties

1. Sequins
Yes, I have to start off with a holiday favorite: sparkles!! People will probably tell you to tone it down by wearing it in smaller pieces, but I am all for an all-over sequin outfit.

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2. Fur & Feathers
I’m combing two here because they’re pretty close to the same thing. I’d be happy if I could add some fur and feathers to my everyday outfits, but I don’t go places every day that warrants that fancy of an outfit, so good thing holiday parties do happen.

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3. LRD (little red dress) 
It’s like the LBD (little black dress), but more fun and eye-catching for the parties. These dresses will look great with some black accessories.

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4. Velvet
I’m loving velvet so much this season. I even wore my own velvet dress to a fashion show I recently attended. It’s soft, luxurious, and full of the holiday spirit (who knew a dress could do that much? ;)) It doesn’t have to be a full on outfit, but could be as simple as a shirt or shoes.

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5. Plaid
Plaid is a big holiday trend and instead of talking on about it I’ll just direct you to my last post.  But I can’t go on to the next one without giving you some gorgeous inspiration 🙂

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6. Metallic
Pretty much the sister of sparkles and for those that like some shine without being too much “out there.” To avoid looking like a robot, head to toe metallic is probably not the best idea. Stick to wearing it in smaller pieces, like a skirt.

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7. Lace
Lace is so delicate and pretty and such a classic piece that you can never go wrong. I’ll take a lace dress in every color, please! Though I do have a black one that I feel so fancy in.

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I can’t just choose one favorite from this list, because I think they are all magical (is that too dramatic?), but either way there’s just something so fun about getting all fancy!

Enjoy your parties ladies!

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