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6 high-sheen Christmas outfits

By: Julia McEwen / Photography by Carlyle Routh

Carlyle Routh Author: Canadian Living Credits: Carlyle Routh

Fashion

6 high-sheen Christmas outfits

By: Julia McEwen / Photography by Carlyle Routh
Make an entrance, no matter your holiday party, in one of these sheen-stealing Christmas outfits!

Woman in metallic blazer and red shirt
Like a boss
Break away from the tried-and-true LBD for something more masculine but equally elegant. Inspired by Yves Saint Laurent's Le Smoking suit, this updated chic ensemble has just the right amount of sparkle.

Blazer, $240, bananarepublic.ca. Top, $195, and shoes, michaelkors.ca. Pants, $70, gapcanada.ca. Bracelet, delilahkbridal.com. Clutch, reiss.com.

Woman in vest and tweed trousers
Midas touch
On the hunt for the perfect outfit to take you from the office to a holiday party? These tailored workplace staples are dusted with gold, garnering you just enough attention.

Vest, $50, and pants, $50, marshallscanada.com. Top, $10, and earrings, hm.com/ca. Watch, swarovski.com. Shoes, jcrew.com.

Woman in metallic bomber jacket and fringed skirt
Golden girl
Do sequins give you flashbacks—and we don't mean the good kind—to the '80s? Update the look by embracing glitz with an unexpected statement piece—in this case, a letterman jacket.

Jacket, $118, guess.ca. Top, $40, hm.com/ca. Skirt, $160, bananarepublic.ca. Earrings, delilahk.com. Rings, thomassabo.com.

Woman in purple strapless jumpsuit
Jump to it
Dresses not your jam? Get inspired by the return of the '70s with this streamlined aubergine jumpsuit. The classic sweetheart neckline on this swoon-worthy onesie offers a powerful girl-meets-boy update.

Jacket, $148, guess.ca. Jumpsuit, $545, reiss.com. Earrings, baublebar.com. Shoes, ninewest.ca.

Woman in sequinned tank and black culottes
Sweeping statement
These textured culottes may look like a skirt, but they're, in fact, super-wide-legged trousers. Think of culottes as a midi skirt: Always wear them with heels (if you're under five-foot-six, you may look stout in flats) and keep your top streamlined and tailored.

Top, $70, rw-co.com. Pants, $205, bananarepublic.ca. Earrings, thomassabo.com. Necklace, rebekahprice.com. Cuff, baublebar.com. Ring, express.com. Bag, aldoshoes.com. Valentino shoes, theseptember.com.

Woman in silver dress and grey fur stole
Precious metallics
If you have magpie tendencies but think rhinestones and sequins are too brash, try a mesmerizing metallic fabric. Daring yet elegant, this flirty cocktail dress is Betty Draper meets Judy Jetson.

Faux-fur stole, $100, lechateau.com. Dress, $150, marshallscanada.com. Earrings, express.com. Bracelet, swarovski.com. Rings, thomassabo.com.

Read more:
16 holiday cocktail dresses under $200
15+ holiday jewellery items that will dazzle

This story originally appeared in the December issue of Canadian Living.

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