Holiday Dressing Decoded: What to Wear to a House Party

The wreaths are hung, the trees are trimmed and the greeting cards have gone out. The stores are stocked with sequins, glitter and velvet. All that’s left to do is dress for the party and clink glasses brimming with bubbles.

But with a slew of invitations arriving in your mailbox, dress codes can be difficult to decipher. We’ve got outfit ideas and tested tricks to let you focus on the fete instead of your frock.

If you’re off to a house party, a cozy sweater paired with silky pajama pants can feel party perfect with jeweled ear jackets, a metallic watch and a crystal bracelet that will catch the candlelight. If you feel your best in jeans, try deconstructed denim worn with a shimmering top and an armful of stacked sparkly bracelets.

Click through the gallery below for our top picks to get you through holiday party circuit in style, no matter where the season takes you. Check back next week for the best looks for your office party.