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The 6 Do's and Don'ts of Plus-Size Holiday Style

The 6 Do's and Don'ts of Plus-Size Holiday Style

What will you be wearing this year to holiday parties, office celebrations, and NYE? Whether you're heading to a family gathering or an after-work office cocktail soiree, use these style tips and lessons to dress your very best during festive season.


DON'T be afraid to get into the spirit of the season.

Even if you'CE1603-blkred-front2-wmre heading to a casual holiday party, don't forget to have fun with seasonal accessories, like Santa hats!

DO indulge in one of this season's must-haves—a sexy lace cocktail dress.

One of this year's biggest trends in evening wear is lace. Look for lace dresses in a whole range of silhouettes and styles. Sydney's Closet has something to flatter every figure this season.

DON'T be afrholiday styleaid to wear white.

Break those after-Labor Day rules this winter—white is meant to be worn year-round. To avoid looking too bridal, choose a shorter length dress that's body-conscious and features minimal embellishments.

DO go all out—especially if you're going somewhere special.

There are plus size dressonly a handful of occasions in a lifetime that call for floor-length princess gowns. Besides weddings, your prom, formals and the occasional black-tie gala, the holidays are a good opportunity to dress to the nines.

DON'T wear a bright white bra underneath your colorful dress.

Just because you can't see your underwear in the mirror at home doesn't mean it won't show up in flash photos later on. When in doubt, err on the side of neutral lingerie—or match your underlayer to your outerlayer. If all else fails, wear a slip or camisole.

DO rock your little red dress.

While we always love a classically perfect little black dress, this winter, go a little bolder with vibrant and festive red. There's something about a little red dress that feels modern, bright and optimistic—especially around the holiday season!