Thanks to Vogue, we were able to find the three commandments for Thanksgiving fashion. These commandments will help you stay comfortable for the evening with family and friends while still allowing you to enjoy yourself with this feast of a holiday. To view the full Vogue article, along with all nine of their "best looks," click here.
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, let me share a gourd of wisdom with you: It’s not always easy to stay stylish when there is a literal cornucopia of decadent, autumnal offerings staring back at you from the holiday table. And even if you don’t indulge on a normal basis, Thanksgiving is that guilt-free occasion where overindulging is expected—and celebrated. This also means that anything overly
Leave Room for Seconds: The first stage of Thanksgiving usually involves multiple rounds of eating. This calls for maximum comfort, the look should be relaxed and loose. “A shapeless silhouette with pleats is the perfect expanding dress for your stomach,” says Vogue.com Market Editor Kelly Connor. “While an oversize plaid flannel dress is basically an elevated version of those times you borrowed your beau’s shirt in order to unbutton the top button of your jeans!” Pro tip: Make sure whatever you choose is cozy enough to fall asleep in.
Highlight your Assets: Another trick to holiday dressing? Be sure to highlight the body parts you’re most proud of. Don’t be afraid of anything form-fitting or revealing, as long as there is a balance. Think a short A-line skirt paired with a loose, long-sleeved turtleneck to show off the legs, or a tight, collared knit with a pair of Empire-waisted trousers (they are more forgiving than you think).
Camouflage: And, for the final stretch (pun intended) of the holiday, make sure you employ the usage of sartorial camouflage. This means embracing the beauty of optical illusions. “Vertical stripes are everyone’s best friend,” says Connor. “While a color-blocked dress will slim and trim, anything with a panel down the sides will help flatter.” So go eat, drink, and be merry!