Why should Mariah Carey have all the fun? The All I Want for Christmas singer is famous for her festive season outfits – and rightly so. December 25 is the one day of the year you dress to the nines for lunch with loved ones without feeling OTT.
After all, much like the classic red and white ensemble Santa wears, the right outfit can make or break your Christmas mood.
It might feel like you need Christmas miracle to find the perfect look that will see you through a long day of breakfast with the parents, lunch with the in-laws and rounds of drinks with friends, but rest assured, it can be done.
Mariah askide, who better to seek style inspiration from than well-dressed A-listers with stylists to solve any December outfit woes?
All of the celebrity photos below were been taken in the past forgnight. It appears bright colours, splashes of red and shimmering accessories are making their fashion nice list this year, so keeping scrolling to get inspired for your Christmas day outfit 2018.
1. HAILEE STEINFELD
Steinfeld makes a strong case for wearing florals on the 25th with this outfit. Finding the balance of being festive without going overboard is a fine line that she appears to have mastered, done so, by pairing thigh-high boots with the matching print to her dress. While the summer heat in Australia would mean foregoing the coat, this look would definitely be a statement-making ensemble to get you through an eventful day.
2. KATE BOSWORTH
With the press roadshow for Bosworth’s upcoming movie Nona in full swing, her style has been extra inspiring of late. While she has worn a number of gorgeous, and very Christmas appropriate, styles this striking aqua suit is one of her best. With its ’70s flare and bright pop of colour, this look could be made for getting in the merry mood. If you’re day is filled with sophisticated affairs rather than living-room gift reveals, the tailored silhouette will have you dress-code ready without compromising the festive spirit.
3. RITA ORA
She has the voice of a (Christmas) angel, isn’t scared to make bold fashion statements and looks incredible right now, so British-rose Rita Ora serves as the perfect inspiration. This red number is particularly festive, especially with the dazzling crystals hanging from her ears and décolletage. While her Prada coat and shimmering stockings make a holiday-ready pairing, for a hot, sandy Christmas in Australia the jacket would be better swapped for a dress with similar print.
4. IRIS LAW
As the daughter of former actress and fashion designer Sadie Frost and award-winning actor Jude Law, we imagine Iris Law has quite the star-studded gathering at Christmas. Someone who spends their holidays exchanging gifts with the likes of Kate Moss (her godmother) and other famous alumni, is certainly worth looking to for style inspiration. This navy-blue tweed-jumpsuit is a look we think Moss would approve of. It’s the type of outfit that is suited to any type of occasion with the simple change of an accessory or shoe, but capped-sleeves and a shorter pant length would make this look more weather appropriate for an Aussie Christmas.
5. LEOMIE ANDERSON
While it’s hard to picture what the holidays are like for a Fenty Beauty model, social activist and Victoria’s Secret angel but we imagine, it would surely involve lots of festive outfits similar to this. Anderson has included the classic element of the ‘ugly Christmas sweater’ into her look by skilfully clashing her cardigan and under shirt print; paired with a leather mini skirt and chunky boots, this look is emulating all kinds of festive chic.