First, there was Friendsgiving. And now? The annual Yankee Swap. Mixed in with all those office parties and family get-togethers, this fete should be the most fun to dress for. Rue Assistant Stylist Emma L. shows us how it’s done.

Looks for the Holiday Circuit

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December 11, 2013

Here at Rue, the holiday party is somewhat of an epic event. Amidst dancing and cocktailing, it’s a chance for us fashion-obsessed Bostonians to take style risks at the party level – knowing no matter the outcome, our efforts will earn us instant respect from our peers. Cue 16 must-see suggestions for the holiday outfit from Vogue.
Vogue's Top Picks for Party Season

Metallics. Hair jewels. Jumpsuits. They even suggest gluing mini sequins to eyelids to amp up the glam factor.

Bottom line? For one night only, nothing is too over-the-top.

Read about all 16 style suggestions at

By Julia Ivins, Staff Writer

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December 7, 2013

It’s that time of year again (if you can believe it). Now comes the question of what to wear to all those holiday parties. Don’t panic. From black-tie galas to girls’ nights out, just take a cue from the outfits below. Then get to celebrating.

3 Festive Holiday Looks

Black Tie
‘Tis the season for galas. Because you’ll be standing, sitting, and dancing all night, opt for a pleated floor-length gown or a fit-and-flare skirt. You’ll appreciate the easy movement of these silhouettes after dinner and cocktails.

Girls’ Night
This time of year, every outing should feel festive. Relaxed enough for brie and wine at your best friend’s house but dressed-up enough for dinner or drinks, red says, “Let the celebration begin.”

Cocktail Hour
An LBD is always classic, but lace, brocade, and fur help you stand out and add just enough whimsy to make the look holiday-ready. Now, assume your spot underneath that mistletoe.

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By Brianna Lapolla, Staff Writer

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November 19, 2013