It’s that time of year where no matter where you are or what religion you do or do not observe, you will probably be participating in some sort of holiday dinner or celebration. If you are in the US, you’ve already had one this season.
Now, I’ll admit, my family is pretty casual when it comes to our holiday outfits, but it is always nice to dress up a little bit. Here are a few options for your holiday fest.
If you are a formal crew, or your mom makes you wear a jacket to family events, you can still mix it up. Different colors or patterns on your jacket make it a little more personal. You can switch out a tie for a pocket square, which keeps it formal, but not formal. Just make sure your shirt is crisp and everything is clean.
If you still want to look nice, but don’t want to go full suit, there are three basic go to’s: The Cardigan, The Blazer over a T-Shirt, and the Sweater.
A cardigan or blazer instantly dresses up a t-shirt, but are still comfortable. Also you probably already have one in your closet. A sweater is cozy and grown up and totally no fuss.
But, let’s be honest, there is one choice that stands above the rest. It walks the line of cozy and formal and it is hard to mess up.
What is this unicorn? It’s a button-down shirt under a sweater.
(Normally I crop pictures, but there was no way I was getting rid of those animal balloons)
If you don’t believe me, that this look is great for almost anyone, check out this testimonial:
Happy Holidays, whichever one you celebrate!