I’ve had a lot of requests for more casual holiday style this year, and I get you. My life is pretty casual too. I always like to have a festive sweater in my closet that I can throw on with jeans and feel instantly dressed up and holiday ready.
So today I’m sharing an outfit I put together with just that kind of sweater… and I’m also rounding up a bunch of other fun options at a variety of price points for your casual holiday outfit inspiration!
This shimmer v-neck sweater from LOFT pretty much the definition of casual holiday style. It has a relaxed fit, a modest v-neck, and just a touch of shimmer. The metallic bronze color is a bit unexpected but still holiday-appropriate.
In a see of red and black, this sweater will set you apart without making you stand out… if that makes sense.
This sweater is 27″ long, so not as short as some sweaters this season. I left mine untucked because I thought it looked best with the ribbed split hem, but you could give it a front-tuck if you want to make it shorter.
It runs true to size (I’m wearing my usual LOFT small, for reference) and it’s currently 40% off!
This is why I say to take pictures of your outfits and then compare them. For some reason, you see things in pictures that you may not see in the mirror.
Rather than a clutch, I carried a luxe leather shoulder bag, because when I go to a friend’s house or a casual event, I usually want to carry more things than a clutch can handle. Either works, it just depends on your needs and preferences.
I realize the price tag on this bag is steep, but it does go on sale. I got mine for 30% off during the Tory Burch Fall Event, and it’s an elegant and timeless bag that I hope to have for many years.
This is how I like to do casual holiday style. I’d wear this outfit wear out to dinner with friends during holiday season, to Christmas events at church, and even for New Year’s Eve! It would also work for more casual office parties.
shimmer sweater // similar jeans (option) // similar pumps // earrings // similar necklace // shoulder bag (option)
Shop More Festive Sweaters
I believe it’s for VIP members only, but it’s free to join their VIP program, and you always get an additional 5% off your purchases with that membership, so I highly recommend it.
Many of the sweaters below come in more colors than what is shown here, so be sure to click through to see all your options!
Did you like this post?
Subscribe to get email updates! In addition to my most recent blog posts, you’ll receive exclusive newsletter content like special sales, my newest favorite finds, and an occasional peek behind the scenes — all delivered right to your inbox. PLUS you’ll be automatically entered for a chance to win a $100 gift card each month!
This post contains affiliate links. When you shop through my links, it helps support my business (at no additional cost to you) so thank you!
photos: Alison Cornell