How to Wear Holiday Colors–Without Looking Tacky

We all have those "Did I really wear that?" moments. Let's not repeat, so stay on-trend this season with our style guide. Read on to learn how to incorporate red and green into your holiday outfits without looking like an elf.

Faux fur scarf in green photo

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Green Faux-Fur Cowl

As fun as a reindeer-and-santa print scarf can be, keep it simple and chic with this faux fur scarf that can be worn all winter long. The super-soft fabric is oh-so cozy, and the deep green color can adapt to almost any outfit combination. Stay warm and stylish with this cold gear accessory we love. ($20; target.com)

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Red knit poncho with turtleneck photo

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Red Knit Poncho

Ponchos add sophistication to your winter style, and we have our eyes on this knit poncho from Nordstrom. The turtleneck keeps you warm, while the loose fit allows you to layer without getting too hot. You'll still look festive at all your holiday gatherings thanks to the rich red color. ($345; nordstrom.com)

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Green cocktail dress with sequins photo

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Green Sequin Dress

Have a holiday party coming up? This sheath cocktail dress is just what you need. The shine from the sequins adds a fun flair to your party attire. Wear your favorite pair of strappy heels and head out the door. Choosing your party dress just got a whole lot easier with this made-for-the-holidays outfit. ($158; nordstrom.com)

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Red cocktail dress with slit photo

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Red Cocktail Dress

All eyes will be on you when you step out in this red cocktail dress. Accessorize it with dainty jewelry and dangly earrings to add some shimmer and shine. We suggest pairing it with a faux-fur cream bolero to ward off the winter chill. If you're looking to make a statement at your next formal holiday soiree, look no further than this dress. ($189; macys.com)

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Wide-leg pants in green photo

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Green Wide-Leg Pants

We are obsessed with these green pants. This wide-leg pant in a rich spruce green can be dressed up or down. Pair them with some flats and a comfy sweater, or dress them up with heels, a bodysuit, and a jacket for a stylish night out. ($75; modcloth.com)

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Red sweater with bell sleeves photo

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Red Bell-Sleeve Sweater

While it is officially sweater weather that doesn't mean you have to opt for a boring piece. Instead, spice up your style with this knit sweater. The sweater is available in both brown and red, but we especially love the red option for the holiday season. Bell sleeves + sweater = add to cart. ($118; anthropologie.com)

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