What to Wear to Thanksgiving Dinner

The big meal is prepped, the dining room looks like something out of a magazine, and you’re hopeful everyone will be on his or her best behavior. All that’s left is to choose an outfit that looks festive and still manages to keep you comfortable over the course of the day. If you’re still stumped on what to wear to Thanksgiving dinner, here are several outfit ideas that look as fabulous as they feel.

If you’re spending the day with family at home, think loungewear with a stylish twist. Style a soft cardigan, like this slub knit from UGG Australia ($98), with a simple tank and a pair of relaxed Old Navy faux wool pull-ons ($34). They’re classy, but feel more like pajamas than corporate attire.

On the other hand, you may need to dress up a bit more if you’re entertaining a crowd at home. Keeping the same comfort goal in mind, opt for a chic sweater dress, like this NY Collection colorblock version ($29.99), that can be easily glammed up with a statement necklace (and worn with leggings if you want to keep it more laid-back).

Headed to the in-laws’? Look for classy takes on basics, like this LOFT lace shoulder sweater ($79.50) with this A-line lace skirt from LC Lauren Conrad ($34.99).

If you’re hanging with the girls this Turkey Day, consider it an opportunity to break out the nontraditional attire. This draped faux fur vest ($99.99) from 5/48 is sure to be the envy of the group, especially when paired with sleek jeans and a long-sleeved top. Cozy and chic? Perfection!

Some Thanksgiving day plans extend well beyond the football game and dinner and spill into the midnight hour. For those of you with Black Friday shopping on the agenda, step into your comfiest gear: think a puffy jacket, comfortable pants, and a pair of warm UGG Cardy boots ($149.95). The knit material is as soft as your favorite sweater.

In an absolutely dire, I-have-nothing-to-wear situation, make do with something tried and true. Your favorite jeans, paired with a soft sweater, like this Mossimo V-neck ($17.99), are easily dressed up with a pair of delicate hoops and ladylike flats. You’ll look pulled together—effortlessly.

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