How to Make Your Holiday Outfits 10 Times Better Than Last Year's

Yes, it’s that time of year again. The twinkly lights are everywhere, the trees are decorated, and, of course, there are sweet delicacies every which way you turn. But for those fashion girls out there, this time of the year is all about dressing in your holiday best to ensure you finish the year with a bang. Trust us, we know wanting to stand out at your next holiday party or outing is definitely intimidating, but it's a risk worth taking. Luckily, we have some experts here who are going to show you exactly how it's done.

Whether you aim to channel your inner enthusiasm in festive colors or keep your look simple and sultry, the ladies ahead have got you covered. We’re letting some of our favorite bloggers show you how to one-up yourself this year, and thanks to their unique styling tips, you're guaranteed to turn heads at any holiday soirée that might come your way. 

Scroll down to see and shop eight of these unique getups!

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Always Judging

Opt for neutral pieces in satin or silk instead of something bright. Sometimes less is more.

On Courtney Trop: Oliver Peoples x The Row O’Malley NYC Round Sunglasses ($305); Sarah and Sebastian earrings; Veda slip dress and skirt; Marais Slide in Blush ($168); Louis Vuitton wallet.

Pinks as neutrals are a subtle feminine touch. 

Most people would expect a silver metallic skirt, but not this year! 

This shoe will keep you comfortable for hours on end. 

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Aureta

Metallics are definitely making a name for themselves this season, but instead of reaching for that shiny dress, pick up a pair of party pants. 

On Aureta Thomollari: Chanel sunglasses; Balenciaga sweater; Delpozo Metallic Palazzo Pants ($1853); Bvlgari bag.

Shiny is a good look on you. 

These pants are everything. 

A closet is never complete without a pair of black pumps. 

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Collage Vintage

Since animal print continues to prove it's not going anywhere anytime soon, take your chances and wear a wild frock like this to your next soirée. 

On Sara Escudero: Shop Sincerely Jules sweater; Archive by Alexa The Harper Dress ($71).

Bring out your wild side with this maxi.

A black sweater for some everyday layering. 

Add some shine to your look with patent leather booties. 

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Dans Vogue

Dressing festively doesn't always require a formal ensemble. Sometimes a seasonal print and classic coat are all you need to feel full of the holiday spirit. 

On Saray Martín: Young Formula Long Belted Coat ($86) and Multicolored Floral Dress ($43).

Every fashion girl needs a classic black coat for winter. 

Make a statement in seasonally appropriate florals. 

No one will expect you to pair these with your flirty dress. 

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Gabifresh

Remember: A modest skater dress and over-the-knee boots can be the answer to all your problems. This season, shop for long-sleeve dresses to keep you stylish and warm.

On Gabi Gregg: Ava & Viv Women’s Plus Size Printed Easy Waist Dress ($30); Mossimo Black Mariah Over The Knee Boots ($50).

Sweet and sophisticated—what more could you want?

These over-the-knee boots are such a steal. 

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Natalie Off Duty

Who doesn't love a great fur coat? Channel your inner Kate Moss with some statement outerwear that will definitely impress.

On Natalie Suarez: The 2Bandits Dart Earrings ($145); Maximilian Furs Tie Dye Mink Fur Coat ($1795); Staud blouse; The Kooples Leather Zip Front Mini Skirt ($180); DKNY The Softest Fishnet Tights ($20); Valentino Rockstud Noir Ballerina ($995).

The fur coat guaranteed to turn heads. 

A pussybow blouse is perfect for an everyday office look. 

How can you pass on discounted leather? 

Fashion girls are officially obsessing over fishnet tights right now. 

Sophisticated and slightly risqué.

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Happily Grey

Staying comfortable is just as important as looking stylish this holiday season. To achieve this, we recommend opting for dresses that give you shape while allowing room to move.

On Mary Seng: Vintage Yves Saint Laurent dress; Reike Nen Ring Middle Boots ($298).

Finally, a dress to match your glittering personality. 

The color of these velvet booties is to die for. 

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Pandora Skyes 

This vibrant color has never let anyone down, so why not build your entire ensemble around it? By the way faux fur–trimmed jackets and sequined dresses have never looked better together, right?

On Pandora Sykes: & Other Stories Ruby Sequin Dress ($125). 

No words can describe how cool this jacket is. 

Always, always finish the year off with a bang. 

Keep warm and stay stylish. 

If these don't scream holiday, I don't know what will. 

Leopard print is another great way to step up your holiday look. Shop our favorite pieces here



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