Few occasions pose as many dress-up conundrums (and downright breakthroughs) as the holidays. One might think a good party dress and some glittery heels might take us across the finish line, but c'mon…what's the fun in that? As with "back-to-school" time, Fashion Week, first dates, and last calls, the holidays — with all of their glorious opportunities to preen and pick at hors d'oeuvres — are just the time to toss out the old rule book and take some sartorial chances.
If you're the girl all your friends go to for party-dressing advice (and we believe you ARE), why not do them a little extra proud this year? To help you along the way, we've crafted a hit list of essentials for holiday dressing 2012. From our basic office-party-to-after-party outfit to the New Year's ensemble of your dreams, there's a little something on this list for everyone. But, most importantly, it's a time to have fun with your fashion, so pop open some of that Prosecco and get your very own holiday lookbook on lockdown.
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