20 Holiday Essentials Every Girl Needs

Donna Karan has always said it’s about seven easy pieces, so we’re exploring the idea of creating a capsule wardrobe for holiday and narrowing our holiday outfitting down to thirty easy pieces. What is holiday outfitting you ask? You know, the work Christmas party, the December weekend day drinking fiasco, the family Chanukah party…they’re all scenarios that call for a special sort of wardrobe. That wardrobe is festive, sexy and jolly all at once, and includes both a sequin dress and velvet shoes in the same sitting. Why? Because the holidays make us crazy, but usually crazy in a good way…

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