We all want to be festive during the holiday season, but with the financial crunch, it's hard to find a sparkly dress that will fit our budget. The best bet is to spruce up your LBD with a little bling, in the form of a brooch. Gone are the days of feeling like pins are fussy little things, only fit for grandma's or the ladies-who-lunch set. We've gathered up the best and brightest brooches around—these picks are sure to seriously up-the-ante of any Holiday outfit.
Above, from left: Escama Studio brooch, $25, available at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum; Alex & Chloe Dark Crystal Broach, $58, available at Alex & Chloe.