The holidays aren't even over yet, but in this fete-packed week, we have to admit: We're already sick of wearing our little, sequined skirts and going-out dresses. Maybe, as Cher Horowitz once said, it's because our party clothes are so binding. Whether you're experiencing similar fancy-frock fatigue or are a dyed-in-the-wool tomboy who hasn't worn a dress since school-picture day, now's a very good time to become acquainted with the party pant.
Sleek, modern, and so much warmer than tights, these trousers should be a no-brainer, right? But, since it can be tricky to make the style feel as dressy as a short, spangled number, we put together our eight best tips to make these fancy pants feel truly glam. Party wear doesn't have to hurt — we promise.