You’re brining the turkey. Pies are in the oven. And that stack of potatoes is ready to be mashed. But your outfit? It’s the one thing you’ve left up to chance this Thanksgiving. Lucky for you, Rue stylist Alexandra R. has some expert advice for what to wear on Turkey Day.

Rue Stylist Outfit Advice for ThanksgivingThe almighty sweaterdress should be the go-to Thanksgiving outfit for a busy hostess. “Ditch the heels and wear your sweaterdress with comfortable smoking slippers or flat ankle boots,” Alexandra advises. If you’re looking to offset the inherent casual nature of a flat shoe? “Dress up the look with a big statement necklace.” Even with an apron on, you’ll still look chic.

By Chrissy Makkas, Staff Writer

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November 27, 2013

Turkey. Pumpkin pie. Football. The ultimate lounge day is almost here. And if there’s one thing you should take into consideration when dressing for Thanksgiving, it’s comfort.

In an effort to still look presentable for the extended fam you only see a few times a year, sweatpants are off the table. But luckily, Rue stylist Chrissy B. chose an outfit and did all the styling work for you.

Guys' Thanksgiving Style

Photographer: Darren Setlow

“Go for classic denim, a relaxed button-front (to hide a full belly), and comfy yet refined chukka boots,” Chrissy recommended. “Tie the whole thing together with a canvas or leather belt so your mom will think you look finished.”

Copying her outfit pick verbatim is totally acceptable. We won’t say a word.

By Brianna Lapolla, Staff Writer

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November 20, 2013

From the huge turkey dinner to post-meal lounging, Thanksgiving is all about comfort. If I could wear my pajamas all day, I would. But at my house, holidays are a big-extended-family kind of affair, so I have to look presentable.

My go-to tends to be a flowy dress – Rue stylist Caroline M.’s pick – but this year, I want to try something different. So I checked in with another Rue stylist, Chrissy B. for some expert advice on how to infuse my look with a little more edge while also keeping comfort a priority.

Thanksgiving with an Edge: Outfit Advice from a Rue Stylist

“A cozy sweater, boyfriend jeans, and flats,” Chrissy recommended. “You’ll look like you made an effort, you can move comfortably, and that turkey-filled belly is well-hidden.”

If that’s not something to be thankful for, I don’t know what is.

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By Chrissy Makkas, Staff Writer

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November 13, 2013

Thanksgiving. It’s the most anticipated feast of the year. With three weeks to go, I’m already daydreaming of my mother’s pecan-and-raisin stuffing. Food abounds, but given the acutely calculated average of just 4,382,834 calories per Thanksgiving plate? Style… doesn’t.

Having a difficult time picturing myself in anything but an oversized sweatshirt of shame, I consulted Rue Stylist Caroline M. for a little expert advice.

Thanksgiving Outfit Advice from a Rue Stylist

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By Julia Ivins, Staff Writer

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November 6, 2013