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How to Style a Sweater For a Holiday Party

Figuring out what you are going to wear to a holiday party can be stressful. With that said, you can never go wrong with a women's sweater. But then, you have to figure out how you want to style the sweater with your whole outfit. The stress of it all is seemingly overwhelming and never-ending. Not to worry! If you"re stumped on outfit ideas, here are a few tips we"ve come up with to help you style your sweater.

Add a Statement Necklace

What better time to show off all your statement jewelry than during the holiday season? If you can decorate a tree, you can decorate yourself with a myriad of different jewelry pieces. No matter what you decide on wearing, fewer looks beat the sweater and statement necklace combination. Whether you"re wearing a V-neck or a turtleneck, an eye-catching, bedazzling necklace will add another level of festivity to your entire outfit.

Or Statement Earrings

Maybe you"re just not a statement necklace kind of gal. Maybe statement earrings are more your style. If you"re really in the holiday spirit, go all out with Christmas-themed earrings. Otherwise, the statement earrings and sweater look can be completed with earrings that you wouldn"t normally wear somewhere like the hair salon or the grocery store.

The Iconic Sweater and Scarf Duo

When you have no idea how to style your women"s sweater for a holiday party, you can never go wrong with this iconic duo: a cashmere sweater with a chunky knit infinity scarf. You can stick to neutral colors or go all out with festive greens or reds to put you in the holiday mood.

The Monochromatic Outfit

If you feel confident enough to attend a holiday party where you"ll be munching on appetizers and sipping colorful cocktails and do it all while wearing a fully white outfit, then we are seriously impressed. If you know for a fact there"s no way you could survive a holiday party dressed all in white without getting at least 15 stains on your outfit, then we absolutely understand that. You can play up the monochromatic look with any color, be it white, beige, two different shades of red or green, or whatever else you come up with. Matching a sweater with the same color bottoms is one way to create a memorable and stylish holiday party outfit.

With a Pleated Skirt

If you"re feeling nostalgic for a different time–something very vintage and glamorous–a pleated skirt may be just what you need. There"s something quite elegant and soft about the combination of a cashmere sweater and a pleated skirt. You"ll be the Grace Kelly of your next holiday party.

Over a Shirt

Add another layer to your outfit by throwing a sweater over a long-sleeved shirt. It could be denim, it could be plaid, it could be a blouse. It"s up to you what top you want to wear beneath your sweater!

Under a Jacket

If you"re still in the autumn season and your next holiday party has more of a Thanksgiving vibe than a Christmas one, pair your sweater with a denim jacket. It"s a casual look, but it gives off serious "I"m all about autumn" energy. If you do decide to go with a denim jacket, you can finish off the look with blue jeans or black jeans.

A Chic Neck Scarf

Maybe you"re not in the mood to wear a big bulky scarf over a sweater. Maybe that"s too much warmth, especially if you"ll be indoors where it"ll already be nice and toasty. If that"s the case, style your cashmere sweater with a chic, vintage-style neck scarf. It"s elegant yet playful and is a unique accessory in modern times, one that will make you stand out as a particularly fashion-forward guest at the party.

With White Denim

Whoever invented the phrase, "Don"t wear white after Labor Day," clearly limited themselves when it came to holiday party outfit ideas. One easy way to put together a holiday outfit is to pair a colorful sweater with white denim bottoms. The white on the bottom will really make the color of your sweater pop.

Contrast Bright With Dark

You can go the opposite route of white denim and stick to women"s black jeans instead. With a look like this, you can combine a bright-colored sweater like blue, evergreen or a rich red, and it will add a flattering contrast to the whole outfit.

Finishing off With a Little Sweater Inspiration

In closing, we"ve included a short recap on some of the best sweaters that can be worn at a holiday party. A V-neck cashmere sweater of any color will look lovely with white denim or black jeans. If you"d rather wear a skirt, then a V-neck cashmere sweater can be worn beautifully with a pleated skirt. To complete that vintage look, add a red neck scarf and you"re all set for the party!

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