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Here's How to Pull Off Chic Holiday Looks for Your Upcoming Parties

The trick is in pairing your shoes with the right bag.
Here's How to Pull Off Chic Holiday Looks for Your Upcoming Parties

If you're stumped for holiday party OOTD ideas, we feel you. After all, 'tis the season to outshine, and a bit of clever pre-fête planning can do wonders for each grand entrance you'll have to make. You can't go wrong when you take cues from these ever-stylish girls and what they wore at the Charles & Keith and Preview Girls Club's Holiday Soiree:

Amina Aranaz-Alunan

Amina Aranaz-Alunan's texture play was a tasteful, restrained cocktail of finishes: Observe how she threw a high-collared velvet blazer over a shimmering knit, an auburn satin slip skirt, and plush midnight-tinged stilettos. Though she's clearly big on subtly luxe, sensuous fabrics, she's also got a taste for miniatures—spy the microscopic little top-handle she toted!

Velvet stiletto heels, Mini dome pouch; both CHARLES & KEITH

Bianca Roque-Brandner

In our country of near-eternal summers, it's more than easy to get away with showing a hint of skin even during the holidays, and Bianca Roque-Brandner had the winning formula down pat. We're liking her muted play on token Christmas hues via a beribboned, bloom-brocaded Rhett Eala top, forest green chunky-chained bag, and strappy sandals.

Front knot tie stiletto sandals, Square chunky chain handle crossbody bag; both CHARLES & KEITH

Andie Javelosa

Evergreen is the word, declared Andie Javelosa, who turned an on-trend utilitarian vibe dainty with a stem-baring minidress silhouette. She's proven that matching your purse to your shoes, an age-old nugget of fashion wisdom you may consider dated, still works! The key is in choosing modern shapes like a dual-pocketed flap and chain-adorned ankle boots.

Mini trapeze cross body bag, CHARLES & KEITH

Wanda Chen

Wanda Chen was the easiest to spot, wearing a flirty, polka-dotted babydoll frock. She punctuated her look with pristine white mules and a roomy croc-embossed trapeze that'll easily transition from seaside to city, zero sweat.

Croc-effect top handle trapeze bag, CHARLES & KEITH

Take cues from these women and steal the spotlight at every party by turning heads with sleek, stylish accessories. For the trendiest holiday looks, you'll never go wrong with shoes and bags from Charles & Keith. Check out the new collection here and follow Charles & Keith on Facebook and Instagram for more fashion inspo.

This article was created by Summit Storylabs in partnership with Charles & Keith.