Holiday dressing doesn’t always have to involve a dress. If you’re like me, the complexities of staying warm in a dress can be a challenge for winter-occasion dressing. Thus, enter festive yet sophisticated pant looks that are best-dressed material.
Tailored trousers or party pants are a polished and unexpected way to spin formalwear for cold weather. Think velvet pants, metallic trousers, or embellished slacks for a comfortable but still opulent party ensemble that will have fellow invitees asking about your look. If a grandiose pair of pants is too overstated for your style then there are other ways to dress up more classic trousers from a shimmery clutch to a glitzy top to feather-adorned heels.
For inspiration, I’ve sought out six outfit ideas that will have you hanging up your gowns and sliding on your slacks. And of course, the best pieces to get the look. Keep scrolling for outfits that will have you RSVPing yes.