When most people think of holiday parties, they imagine sparkling dresses and glamorous gowns. But there are those of us who may not be comfortable hobnobbing with co-workers at the office shindig or drinking champagne with friends at the annual Christmas Eve soiree while wearing a festive and frilly LBD. Have no fear — there are plenty of party-worthy pants looks out there guaranteed to turn heads. From topping off an all-black ensemble with a season-appropriate red hot jacket to incorporating dazzling accents like fancy veils, we’ve rounded up 12 pant-based holiday party outfits sure to get you in the holiday spirit.
As passionate about feminism as she is about fashion, Morgan C. Schimminger spends much of her time writing and editing pieces on everything from celebrity style to the fight to keep funding for Planned Parenthood. She earned her bachelor’s degree in English from the University of California at Berkeley and a master’s degree in publishing from Rosemont College. Morgan has contributed to a variety of publications, including StyleBakery, Uptown, metro.pop and Sister 2 Sister. Every week for theFashionSpot, she profiles the Top 10 Best Dressed Celebs and provides a daily dose of stylish stars via Look of the Day.