Have you ever found yourself trying to figure out what festive season style ideas to add to your wardrobe without overspending or misstepping?
You are afraid that you’ll either over-style yourself with holiday gear or not make your holiday outfit ideas fit the trend!
Stop! Today we will share holiday fashion trends and inspiration for going out before Christmas and during the season so that you can strut your best holiday outfit ideas for the whole month of December!
You don’t need to spend a huge fortune on new clothing to make great holiday outfit ideas, but you can use what you have and be very creative doing so, and we’ll share how!
Our gift to you today is holiday outfit ideas you can use to update and enjoy all season long!
Choose Red For Any Part Of Your Holiday Outfit Ideas
Perpetuate the season of merriment and add red to your outfits from head to toe with:
- a red scarf or gloves
- red heels
- red skirts
- a red jacket
- try a red cardigan
- or a red clutch
Remember, when it comes to Christmas, red is the primary color.
Red is the color of Santa’s costume, and Santa became a Christmas icon thanks to the story of Father Nicholas and the branding of Coca-cola.
Now, for better or worse, red is the color of everything at the festive time of year.
Therefore, whether you love or loathe red, there is no getting away from it at this time of year.
Holiday Outfit Ideas With Subtle Sparkle
Another Christmas favorite addition to any wardrobe and perfectly on trend is sparkle.
You are officially in Sparkle season, so make glimmer, glitz, and sparkle are all the concepts that you’ll want to add to your holiday fashion styling ideas.
- get a manicure and add sparkle to it, from diamond chips to silver and gold
- sparkly dressing bringing on the bling definitely ranks high on the holiday fashion trends that work well
- add sparkling shoes from red to silver or gold, from athletic shoes to heels
- don’t forget to add a sparkling handbag too when you go out at night!
Holiday Outfit Ideas Should Be Practical
The rules of holiday fashion, are the same as this, “sugar and spice and everything nice” with a pop of practicality.
With a holiday such as Christmas, you can use festive season style ideas that last well beyond the season and into other holidays which makes the wardrobe choices practical and useful.
- a plain red hoodie is perfect for Christmas and Valentine’s
- red shoes are great for Valentine’s and Chrismas so use them for holiday outfit ideas too
- green in any shade can be practically used when basic like a hoodie on St. Patrick’s Day and Christmas
- booties are great in white, green, or red and can be worn all through the holiday seasons and beyond
- scarves are practical for any time from October through March, so purchase one that can be worn more than one time in festive colors
- If you need a dress, choose red, green, blue, or winter white dresses with pockets so you can carry your phone and not bring along a handbag!
Accessories Amp Holiday Fashion Styling Ideas
Style ideas have become ever more subtle over the years, and nowadays, there is less is more attitude, especially when it comes to festive styles.
If you don’t want to go all out this year, you can simply add some trims and accessories to an existing outfit to make it a lot more seasonal.
- pantyhose in fun holiday colors
- broaches for winter coats
Using accessories to work out holiday fashion styling ideas is a great way to spend less but fit into the swing of the holiday mood more!
Holiday Fashion Trends Include Festive PJs
There is nothing like a pair of festive PJs to get you in the mood for Christmas.
It can be busy everywhere at the end of the year with gifts to buy, work nights out to attend, and cozy nights in with the family, so make sure you have a nice pair of festive PJs to enjoy in your family home.
Of course, festive PJs don’t have to be covered in bells and buffalo plaid, but they can be pretty simple as long as they are comfortable and matching!
Make your home life cozy, and winter warm this season with festive PJs and nice ideas for nights in, like movie nights and board game nights with friends.
Christmas Sweaters + Holiday Outfit Ideas
So retro, so fun, Christmas sweaters from ugly to cute all have a place in festive season style ideas because they are iconic in their own way!
Open your drawers and if you don’t own a Christmas sweater, get to your nearest thrift store and pick one up!
Christmas is not complete without the obligatory Christmas sweater to wear.
When it comes to Christmas sweaters, there are two ways you can go, you can head down the traditional route and buy ones that have Christmas scenes knitted into them, or you can choose subtle ones.
Christmas sweaters don’t have to be super festive; you can have ones with patterns and Christmas colors instead or a Christmas pattern with non-Christmas colors.
Whatever you choose, a Christmas sweater is an excellent thing to have in your wardrobe for this winter.
Go for Glimmer + You’ll Have Sparkle Too
Glimmer or sparkle?
What’s the difference?
For one thing, sparkle can be sprinkled, but glimmer can’t/ Glimmer can include things like sequin dresses that are perfect for Christmas and special occasions.
That’s why sequin styles are so popular in winter; they are suitable for all occasions.
Sequin styles are glimmer with a difference; there are many color combinations and dress styles to choose from, so find something that suits your sensibility for the festive season.
Again, you can opt for Christmas colors, or you can choose something that is more subtle with accessories.
Pro Holiday Fashion Trend Idea: If you can’t find the glimmer you are seeking, head to a store that offers sewing options and add some of your own sequins to any shirt you own on the pocket or collar for just pennies! Update what you own!
Hair + Holiday Fashion Styling Ideas
When it comes to Christmas nights out, you want to look your best; you also want to look original and not the same as last year.
What you wear is important, but so is the way you style your hair.
So how can you make a hairstyle festive and colorful this year? With a few methods.
- holiday braids with bows on the ends
- hair with sprayed shimmer
- hair accessories that sparkle and glimmer
- more curls or less
- Add hair colors like red or green to your hair
Festive Season Style Ideas For Your Head
Hats and Christmas are a dynamic duo! If you’re a hat person Christmas and winter should be one of your favorite seasons.
Not only is the weather a lot colder in the winter, but you have plenty of reasons to celebrate.
Heading to work nights out and Christmas parties are excellent ways to express your style with a new hat.
Of course, beanie hats are always popular, they are convenient, practical, and stylish, but you don’t have to stick with them all the time if you do add sequins for a bit of bling!
Choose a new hat and put your head into the holiday season!
Now Go Strut Your Festive Season Style Ideas
You’ve got plenty of options now, so dress for fun and use the holiday fashion styling ideas to get creative with your personal style!
Merry Christmas~ DANA XO
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