Beyond the LBD: Black Pants for Holiday Outfits

If you don’t own a pair of black pants, stop reading and get a pair! These versatile fashion stalwarts deserve a special place in your closet because you will reach for them again and again this holiday season. A sleek pair of ankle-length pants can be dressed up, dressed down, worn to a casual dinner or your work holiday party. Black pants can easily adapt to your holiday style!


Office parties can be tricky but this outfit is elegant and chic with a dressy casual vibe. It can translate to many different office venues — lunch, dinner, and/or cocktails — by simply putting together CP Shades velvet pants, a sophisticated silk blouse by BCBG, and cashmere topper that pulls the entire ensemble together. Keep the jewelry simple; these teardrop earrings by Sheila Fajl lend a modern flair to a fantastic outfit.


Bust out the black leather skinnies, ladies! Whether your pant is Spanx faux leather leggings or Paige black coated denim, top them in style with a crushed velvet blazer by Waverly Grey. The color is phenom and apropos for the holiday season.


Not all holiday get-togethers require a look bordering on cocktail style. Have fun with your outfit and add a bit of kitsch! The beautiful, embroidered red lips on this adorable cashmere sweater by Lauren Moshi speak the holiday lingo of peace, love, and happiness. Black pants add a modern edge to dress up the sweater yet doesn’t remove its comfy vibe.


Of course there is the classic black pant and blouse combo. Don’t be shy: pick a brilliant color to make a statement! This sublime top by Elie Tahari can top your favorite black pants and pair with your best stilettos!

Who knew black pants can help delete holiday stress!


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1 Comment

  1. Avatar Jaime Stephens says:

    Yay for black pants. I wear them nearly every day (I have many different styles!)

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