You can’t ignore it–the holidays are here! Now is the time to gather all your white elephant gifts, ugly sweaters, holiday ale, and cheery attitude for any of your pending festivities. Let these holiday classics provide you with more than just warm fuzzies, by taking a little outfit inspiration for any/all occasions filling your calender.
IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE (1946)
Occasion: The Fancy Dinner Party
Inspiration: Mary Bailey, wife of George Bailey (main character)
The Look: Perfectly coiffed hair, rich velvets, classic pearls, and glitter shoes.
Attitude: The best things in life are free.
MIRACLE ON 34th STREET (1947)
Occasion: A Holiday in The City
Inspiration: Susan Walker
The Look: Festive felt hat, fur-trimmed peacoat, gloves, knee highs, and Mary Janes.
Attitude: Wishful thinking that anything can happen.
A CHRISTMAS STORY (1983)
Occasion: Home for the Holidays
Inspiration: Ralphie Parker
The Look: Knit beanie, smart specs, casual flannel, and warm weather accessories.
Attitude: I’m preparing for the best of times and the worse of times–but I will be comfortable.
EDWARD SCISSORHANDS (1990)
Occasion: White Christmas Snow Date
Inspiration: Kim Boggs
The Look: Snowy white dress and sparkly trinkets.
Attitude: I just want to cuddle under magical falling snowflakes with you.
HOME ALONE (1990)
Occasion: The Unexpected Holiday Alone
Inspiration: Kevin McCallister
The Look: Fair isle beanie, knit sweater, thick utility jacket, and boots.
Attitude: I made my family disappear? *raises brow + smirk
THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS (1993)
Occasion: The Not-So-Festive Christmas Party
Inspiration: Jack Skellington
The Look: Smoky eyes, dark suit set, matching bow tie, and patent oxfords.
Attitude: I’ll celebrate Christmas, but on my own terms.
THE SANTA CLAUSE (1994)
Occasion: Secret Santa Party / Holiday Toy Drive
Inspiration: Scott Calvin
The Look: Anything red and a Santa hat.
Attitude: Giving is receiving.
THE GRINCH (2000)
Occasion: Christmas in the Mountains
Inspiration: Cindy Lou Who
The Look: Festive hairdo, ear muffs, winter coat, and lots of red accessories.
Attitude: I just want to spread the holiday cheer!