Christmas Day 2020 if definitely going to be different to what we’re used to, with families split by social distancing rules and support bubbles.
The unconventional year has seen some incredibly creative fashion trends, and Christmas is the perfect way to show off a new style.
Here are 10 Christmas Day outfit ideas for every type of occasion.
The Classic Christmas Outfit
There are some things that will never go out of style around Christmas, and the colour red is one of them. A festive bright red that pops against a snowy background is the perfect go-to outfit for anyone on Christmas Day.
This red satin playsuit from Miss Selfridge, £45, is ideal for Christmas Day with the family, with long sleeves to keep you warm in winter.
The Christmas Day Co-Ord
If you struggle knowing how to put an outfit together, a co-ord is an easy cheat method to look put together. Whatever combination you go for – skirt and blazer, trouser and top, shorts and jumper – wearing a co-ord guarantees a good outfit.
This co-ord top, £28 and skirt, £25 from In The Style will keep you looking cute and feeling comfy this Christmas, and is so versatile it guarantees to be more than just a one-time-wear, and is available in sizes 4 to 24.
Suited and Booted
Power suits have gained popularity over the last few years, with tailored suit sets being seen on women as much as they are on men. It’s Christmas, and time to relax, so go for an oversized blazer and trousers to help loosen up a classic look this festive season.
This two piece set, £114.98 from Topshop combines tailoring, satin and Christmas colours to create the ideal festive suit.
The Leopard Print Lover
We all know that one person who will try to wear leopard print at any occasion, so why should Christmas be any different?Take the traditional black and gold and elevate it for Christmas by switching in some red.
Puffy and oversized sleeves are having a moment too, so combine the trends with this dress from Topshop, £29.99.
Sassy in Sequins
Sequins for Christmas is almost as groundbreaking as florals for spring, so bypass the sequin lad and go for a daring sequin suit to really WOW at the dinner table.
This two piece set, £113.90, from NA-KD is sure to brighten the room and the mood this Christmas. After all, its hard not to party when you’re dressed like a disco ball.
The Centre of Attention
It may be Jesus’ birthday, but this dress is going to put you at the centre of attention. A guaranteed talking point to help those awkward silences with the grandparents, go bold this Christmas to make up for all the missed opportunities to dress up this year.
With feathers, a diamante belt and that bold pink colour, there’s no doubt that if you want to make Christmas all about you, this dress, £55, from ASOS is the one to do it in!
There is nothing wrong with using Christmas as an excuse to stay in your pyjamas all day, but why not treat yourself to a pair that could almost pass daytime clothes when you run to the shop?
Black Tie Event
From pyjamas to evening gowns, everyone does Christmas Day differently. If you’re going all out, turn to a maxi dress or occasion wear in a festive colour to make this Christmas extra special.
The tulle hem detail on this forest green dress from ASOS, £70, adds movement that’s sure to make you want to dance the night away.
The Satin Dress
Satin dresses will always go down well at Christmas, and are an easy way to look and feel festive. Keep it Christmassey with a red, green, silver or gold piece, and look for ruched details for a flattering fit.
If you want to step away from the typical satin slip dresses, look no further than this high neck ruched dress from I Saw It First, £30.
The Christmas Jumper
It would be criminal to not include a classic Christmas jumper on a Christmas Day outfit guide. Christmas jumpers are like marmite; you either love them or hate them, especially as they get ‘uglier’.
Embrace the ugly jumper by transforming yourself into a Christmas tree with this jumper, £28.80, from Vencano.
Whatever you wear this Christmas Day, make sure you take is as an opportunity to step away from the sweatpants and feel fancy, fresh and festive.