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As far as holiday treats are concerned, we can often expect the typical fare: sugar cookies, candy canes, and more spiked cider than we can shake a mistletoe at. But, when it comes to party gear, sometimes the same is true. There are certain sartorial conventions that we expect to see every. single. year. at those annual bashes. And, truthfully, it's time to zhuzh them up a bit.
But, don't write off those kooky knits, super-shiny fabrics, and cocktail dresses just yet. We've dreamed up nine ways to style them that are completely party-time-worthy and ready for the dance floor. We promise there's no holiday déjà vu ahead.