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A Guide to Men's Holiday Party Outfits

Posted Nov 1st, 2022 in All News, Fundamental Style, FW 2022, Holiday, Personal Style, Style Knowledge, Winter & Fall

Deciding what to wear to holiday parties can be daunting and this holiday season is going to be busy. We want to help you arrive in style - read our guide to men's holiday party outfits to ensure you look your best throughout the holidays.

A Guide to Men's Holiday Party Outfits, King & Bay Custom Clothing, Toronto, Canada

Our Guide to Dressing Well for the Holidays

Whether you're attending a work holiday party or a gathering with family and friends, it's always important to know how to dress for the occasion. We have the perfect looks for men to wear to all the holiday parties they're RSVP'ing yes to and some have been featured in our Fall Winter 2022 Collection.

Holiday Occasions & What Men Should Wear

Casual Holiday Party

A dark pair of trousers paired with a white button-down shirt is a great look for this type of event. Denim is an acceptable casual option which means jeans paired with a luxurious cashmere or wool sweater is also a great option. Since it's the holiday season, it's worth putting effort into your outfit - even if the party is just a casual one. 

Formal or Black Tie Holiday Party

Traditionally, men wear dark-coloured tuxedos with bow ties and pocket squares to black tie events. To elevate your look, consider a silk or velvet tuxedo. For an even more distinguished look, consider a King & Bay custom smoking jacket. Pair your custom smoking jacket with a black bow tie, formal trousers with patent oxfords or Prince Albert slippers for a refined, classic look that will undeniably make statement.

Cocktail Holiday Party

Typically, cocktail attire is elegant and casual. Pair dark colour trousers with a navy, grey, or black blazer and elevate your look by adding accessories. Consider pocket squares or a tie as a nice touch to help complete your look. Don't be afraid to wear blazers with patterns and colour as this will help make your outfit more festive and unique.

Office Holiday Party

If you were invited to a work holiday party but the invitation didn't include the dress code, you can't go wrong with a smart casual style. You can wear a business suit or pair a blazer with chinos. Collared or knitted polos are suitable options for the inner layer because they look great with dark trousers. Ties and accessories may not be required however, adding accessories really helps to complete your overall look and will set you apart from your coworkers. 

Regardless of the type of holiday party, we encourage men to plan their outfit ahead of time. If you're ever in doubt about what to wear, a custom suit from King & Bay is the perfect solution. We also proudly design custom linings - so you can add a personal, festive touch to your custom jacket.