The invitations are pouring in, and Christmas and New Year’s Eve are just around the corner, which means it’s time to don your happiest holiday party outfits as you set out to celebrate the season with family and friends.
This year, though, you don’t have to sacrifice style for compassion because we’ve rounded up three of the hottest cruelty-free holiday party outfits that, unless you share the details (which we totally hope you do), no one will ever know the difference between what we’ve chosen and a designer outfit you’d by from a department store.
Whether you’re attending a Christmas cocktail party, the annual office shindig, or ringing in the New Year with your besties, we’ve got an outfit for every occasion. Many of the designers featured are kind to animals and the planet, which is a great way to end the year if you ask us – by consciously including the welfare of our furry friends and natural resources in your thoughts as you embark on a new beginning full of positive vibes.
The remaining holiday events are just around the corner, so let’s get started!
1. Golden Girl
The outfit pictured here is perfect for the modern woman who wishes to celebrate in style, and could easily go from the office to a variety of holiday occasions. The simplicity of the black and white palette really allows the golden accessories to shine. Its neutrality also lends a lot of versatility and offers the ability to play with the addition of color, whether in the shell top, shoes, or the jewelry and clutch it’s paired with. Wear this to cocktail hour, dinner, the company Christmas party, a New Year’s Eve party, and so much more.
The booties keep this outfit from looking too stuffy, while the bold black and white stripes lend a contemporary and whimsical vibe to an otherwise plain pencil skirt.
Clockwise from the top: Relux Sustainable Jacket $82.68; Nama Brass Fringe Necklace $180; Vegan Dance Card Gold Clutch $28; Vegan Dannie by Beyond Skin Bootie $199.99; Fair + True Sustainable Skirt $82.68; Skunkfunk Organic Cotton Vest Top $20.06.
2. Posh Print-cess
Whoever said that holiday party outfits are relegated to the typical red, green, black, gold, and silver was so wrong. And we’re here to prove it. This gorgeous blue floral and botanical print jacket adds such a sophisticated yet unpretentious vibe to this ensemble. Layered simply with a flowing black tank, grey pants, and wedge boots, this is an outfit that might already be somewhere in your closet, you just haven’t realized it yet. Wear this to a tree decorating party, holiday gift exchange, night out with friends, or a homey dinner party.
The key to any great party outfit is to accessorize smartly, which we’ve done here with the mock mother of pearl clutch and the fluffy, face framing and eye-catching feather earrings.
Clockwise from the top: Fair + True Floral Print Blazer $66.14; Flock Together White Feather Earrings $15; Vegan Of the Pearl-essence Silver Lucite Clutch $46; Vegan Tamara Covered Wedge Bootie $139.99; Komodo Fair Trade Herringbone Trousers $77.17; Go Green M by M Sustainable Eco Vest $30.87.
3. Silvery Siren
Again, there’s no reason to shy away from color when it comes to dressing for holiday parties. This stunning pink lace dress is a show stopper. With the black velvety pumps and festive accessories, you’ve got a winning combination. To really bring this look into the winter weather season, and keep your legs warm, be sure to layer a pair of black tights underneath this dress and pair it with your favorite coat. Wear this to a New Year’s Eve soiree, formal brunch, company holiday party, dinner, drinks, and so much more.
The jewelry and clutch are what really elevate this dress to party status level by adding some much needed sparkle, shine, and texture.
Clockwise from the top: Fair + True Fair Trade Square Shoulder Lace Dress $82.68; Astute Courtier Silver Rhinestone Earrings $11; Vegan Destined for the Arena Beaded Clutch $52; Vegan Margaret Velvet Pumps $99.99; Rotating Prism Silver Rhinestone Necklace $28.
We hope you’ve enjoyed our holiday party outfits post filled with beautiful eco-friendly and cruelty-free finds. What did you think about our choices? Any big holiday plans this year – what will you be wearing? Let us know on the EcoSalon Facebook page!
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