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What to Wear to Your Company Christmas Party

Get That Special Holiday Look


When choosing an outfit for your company Christmas party, you have to consider a variety of factors including if the event is formal or black tie, its location and time of day. You want to dress up, but not wear anything too sexy. Cynthia Nellis, About.com's guide to Fashion, offers terrific tips for dressing for special occasions.

Once you have found the perfect dress, you can experiment with accessories. Here are some fabulous ideas for what to wear to your company Christmas party.

Silver Strappy Sandals

J.Renee Melina T-Strap Sandals
Courtesy of Endless
You can really go wrong with a pair of high heel metallic strappy sandals. They will add a touch of shine to even the most simple dress. These J.Renee sandals from Endless are a terrific choice, featuring a crystal-studded T-strap. They are priced at under $50.
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Patent Slingbacks

BCBGirls Allego Slingback Pumps
Courtesy of Zappos
If you are looking for a black shoe instead, a pair of patent peep-toe slingbacks is a wonderful option. These shoes from BCBGirls are classic and sophisticated. They feature a 3 3/4-inch curved heel and glossy shine.
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Crystal Chandelier Earrings

Nadri Crystal Briolette Chandelier Earrings
Courtesy of Nordstrom
Add some sparkle to your look with these stunning earrings. The Nadri drop earrings feature Swarovski crystals set in rhodium or 18k gold plating. At under $100 a pair, you can't beat this deal!
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Snowflake Pendant

Sterling Silver CZ Snowflake Enhancer Pendant
Courtesy of Jewelry Impressions
Snowflake jewelry is perfect for your Christmas party. This dazzling pendant features sterling silver and sparkling cubic zirconia. It's beautiful yet affordable - under $100 from Jewelry Impressions.
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Beaded Clutch

La Regale Sequin Bead Clutch
Courtesy of Endless
Of course you will need a fabulous bag. Select a clutch that is small but not so small that it can't hold your keys, cellphone, a compact and lipstick. This La Regale clutch is very pretty. It features a delicate bead and sequin design. This bag is just $31 from Endless.
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Fur Cape

Fox Unlimited Fur Chiffon Cape
Courtesy of Neiman Marcus
When the weather is chilly, you don't want to put on a thick jacket when dressing up. Instead, consider splurging on an evening cape. A cape is dramatic and sophisticated. This fox fur cape from Neiman Marcus is beautiful.
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Anything Red

Loro Piana Stola Nuvola Tiare Wrap
Courtesy of Bergdorf Goodman
Get in the Christmas spirit by wearing red. Red accessories can add a blast of color to any outfit. Choose from red jewelry, handbags, belts, shoes and other red accessories.
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