‘Tis the season of holiday parties! The bashes never stop in the big lead-up to Christmas and New Year’s Eve―and making all those appearances can put a serious strain on your wardrobe. After all, it’s a challenge to keep coming up with looks that are festive and fabulous every single time. But we’re here to help: if you’re tired of all the Christmas-y red and green fits, we looked to some holiday films to inspire a new party look for you!
From something glamorous and dressy to the cozy and casual, we’re taking a look at some of our favorite holiday movies and outfits of all time―and making them wearable for your soirees and parties this season.
We can’t get enough of Cameron Diaz’s incredible and never-ending suitcase of outfits! Chic and sophisticated, take inspiration from her evening wear by opting for this white tiered dress perfect for your holiday dinners.
Not all of us will be able to successfully reunite with our soulmate through the power of destiny, but what we can do is dress like Kate Beckinsale in this Central Park scene. Make it more wearable by opting for this puff sleeve blue top with box pleat neckline detail. Ice skating skills not required, wink wink!
THE FAMILY STONE
Meredith, played by Sarah Jessica Parker, may have had a hard time winning over her soon-to-be-in-laws, but her prim and polished outfits always measured up. Since it’s the holidays, we’re taking inspiration from this suit skirt and adding a festive flair with a plaid knit texture. Pair it with a festive clutch and classic heels and you’re off to a candlelight holiday dinner!
It wouldn’t be Christmas without a cheesy romance movie, and this one exceeds our expectations―from the on-screen chemistry between Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding, the London setting, to the famous green coat! Make this piece more wearable to your holiday parties by form of this green dress, and who knows you might just find yourself a date who is totally alive and well (spoiler alert!).
THE PRINCESS SWITCH
Featuring Vanessa Hudgens in three distinct roles, this fun holiday film provides wardrobe inspiration no matter what your personal style happens to be. If you’re more of Princess Margaret whose style is impeccably regal and polished, you will definitely gravitate towards this pink tweed number perfect for your holiday lunch invite.
FALLING FOR CHRISTMAS
Whether you’re a seasoned Lohan fan or meeting everyone’s favorite leading lady for the first time, there’s plenty to be said about this feel-good film, not to mention the dreamy clothes. One of Lindsay’s lavish looks in the film was an over-the-top red jumpsuit when she was living it up as an heiress. Go for a more relatable yet ravishing look with this charming lace dress that screams festive and sophisticated in one.
Classic holiday movies have a tendency to put anyone in a festive spirit. Now is the perfect time to look at our favorite holiday films through a new lens and take tyle inspiration from some of our all-time fave flicks. No matter what your holiday vibe is, there’s a polished look fit for you.