We all love a flirty holiday dress (or two), but to really stand out this season, I’m test-driving tuxedo suit dressing.

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November 21, 2013

It’s November, guys. If you haven’t started thinking about what to wear for Thanksgiving dinner, it’s time. And all-day football doesn’t mean you can chill out in sweatpants and your fraying Jeremy Shockey jersey (sorry to break it to you). While all that food makes comfort a priority, there’s a right way to do it. Try nicer jeans or cords, a sweater or blazer, and fall colors.

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Need more ideas? Check out Esquire‘s list. Then, once you’ve found your best look, top off the holiday with these tips for getting the most enjoyment from your cocktail.

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By Jess Huckins, Staff Writer

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November 7, 2013

I’m in a holiday state of mind, and there’s no stopping the Christmas music or screenings of Love Actually until the (very) end of December. That goes for my wardrobe, too, but instead of overdoing it with a head-to-toe holiday ensemble, I’m sticking to this tried-and-true winter pattern: plaid.

For the office
A basic plaid scarf gives a festive look to work attire, while keeping you warm on the weekday commute.

For running errands
Throw on a plaid blazer with your favorite pair of jeans, and you’ll never miss wearing your yoga pants to the grocery store. (Well, almost never.)

For girls night out
Avoid a too-country look by pairing a plaid top with a bold statement necklace. Dark wash jeans and heels elevate the outfit to not-quite-casual, perfect for a day or night out with the girls.

By Melissa Mann, Staff Writer

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November 10, 2012