The 2012 holidays are upon us. And so are invitations to gatherings big and small, private and public, personal and work-related. What does a girl wear? Is it time to pull out that LBD again and are you going to wear it to everything? We hope not! There are so many delightful options at your disposal. For example? Metallic looks were a serious trend not only for Fall 2012 but Spring 2013, too. That means invest in pieces now and you'll have plenty of time to don them for the rest of the year. Or, if full-on investment pieces are going to cramp your gift-giving efforts, consider taking some fast fashion and DIY inspiration from our most coveted heavy metal pieces. Then alight on your parties (fashionably late, of course) in head-turning style.