The holidays are just around the corner. The cold weather has kicked in, holiday decorations are up in the stores, gift shopping is underway, and party hostesses are gearing up, as well.
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Parties are so much fun, but challenging for the hostesses, especially when it comes to changing from a kitchen outfit to a party outfit. Normally, the hostess is the last one to get dressed because she’s busy preparing the meals.
If you’ll be hosting a party or two this season, here are six Thanksgiving outfit ideas that will let you easily transition from your kitchen persona to the glam life of the party!
Idea #1: Try on a tunic
Wear simple pieces that are easy to put on and remove, such as tunics. Tunics also add a flair of femininity and dressiness, not to mention a fun autumn feel with knit textures and cowl necks.
Idea #2: Wear a glamorous pair of leggings
Just like tunics, leggings are easy to wear and style. You can wear one of the tunics above and match it with any of the fabulous leggings below.
1. Bar III Metallic Coated Mid-Rise Leggings, $49.50; 2. Style&Co Metallic Pull-on Leggings, $24.99 | Original $42.50; 3. INC International Concepts Faux Leather Inset Leggings, $39.99 | Original $59.50
Idea #3: Wear skater or bodycon dresses
If your occasion requires you to be a bit dressier, here are some simple but fabulous sweater dresses you can change into in no time. If you’re a careful cook, you could even wear an apron over one of these and be ready to party in five seconds flat!
Idea #4: Accessorize with fashion jewelry
You can never overdo fashion jewelry this season, and a statement necklace is easy to add to your outfit after the cooking is complete. Accessorize with the most fashionable statement necklace you have in your closet or pick out something new from my choices below.
1. Monet Red Crystal and Marcasite, $38; 2. Bold Elements Gold Tone Textured Disc Statement Necklace, $28; 3. Monet Gray Crystal Gold Tone, $48; 4. Bleu Crystal and Tassel Link Necklace, $38; 5. Monet Three Row Pearl, $40
Idea #5: Wear fashionable but comfortable shoes
Shoes are crucial to any outfit, most especially a party outfit. But if you’re doing the cooking and the hosting, you’ll want a comfy pair to keep your feet going. If you’re hosting a home party, here are some comfortable yet fancy shoes you can wear to match your sweater dress or tunic and leggings.
1. Vera Wang Embellished Flats, $29.99-$34.99 | Original $59.99; 2. Style&Co Mid-Shaft Booties, $39.75 | Original $79.50; 3. Chelsea & Zoe Fringe Ballet Flats, $39.99 | Original $69; 4. Sidekicks Foldable Ballet Flats, $34.99-$39.99 | Original $44.99; 5. Juicy Couture Sequin Ankle Bootie, $69.99 | Original $99.99; 6. Anne Klein Thrya Pumps, $70.99 |Original $79
6. Put on a fancy apron
Finally, what’s a hostess with the mostess without a fun and fancy apron to celebrate the holidays at your house? Check out the apron selections below. Even if you’re wearing the simplest outfit for your party, these aprons will pop it off and make it look fun and festive!