2021 Holiday Looks Recap

2021’s Holiday Season flew by, y’all! Below, I’m recapping the holiday outfits I shared on IG. Save these looks for 2022 and snag the items now while they’re on sale.

Pro tip: check out sites like Poshmark, Mercari, or ThredUP for after-season items!

Look 1

Such an easy look to replicate! Chunky green sweater with black faux leather trousers topped out with a red lippy and pearl headband. Perfect for holiday parties and get-togethers.

  • Annie Young wearing a green chunky sweater with black faux leather trousers. The look is finished with a red lip and black and pearl headband.
  • Annie Young wearing a green chunky sweater with black faux leather trousers. The look is finished with a red lip and black and pearl headband.
  • Annie Young wearing a green chunky sweater with black faux leather trousers. The look is finished with a red lip and black and pearl headband.
  • Annie Young wearing a green chunky sweater with black faux leather trousers. The look is finished with a red lip and black and pearl headband.

Look 2

Plaid trousers are ALWAYS in during the holidays. I’ve found that you have to buy them early in the season before they sell out. They can be worn in the office for a fun, holiday work look or dressed up for a dinner party.

  • Annie Young wearing a red chunky sweater with red and green plaid pants.
  • Annie Young wearing a red chunky sweater with red and green plaid pants.

Look 3

This red tartan mini skirt was a huge hit on the ‘Gram. It’s a great, affordable Amazon find! I coupled it with a pair of tights and an open-knit sweater, topped off with a longline formal coat. This is a perfect outfit for a holiday date night!

  • Annie Young wearing a cream fisherman sweater with a red plaid mini skirt and black tights. The outfits is completed with a black wool coat, a greet velvet purse and a red lip.
  • Annie Young wearing a cream fisherman sweater with a red plaid mini skirt and black tights. The outfits is completed with a black wool coat, a greet velvet purse and a red lip.

Look 4

A great wear-to-work holiday outfit — and it’s so comfy! Pair a chunky, red & green striped open-knit sweater with a pleated red midi skirt and you have an instant festive outfit.

  • Annie Young wearing a red and green striped chunky knit sweater with a red pleated midi skirt. The outfit is completed with a red lip, green velvet purse, and leopard pumps.
  • Annie Young wearing a red and green striped chunky knit sweater with a red pleated midi skirt. The outfit is completed with a red lip, green velvet purse, and leopard pumps.
  • Annie Young wearing a red and green striped chunky knit sweater with a red pleated midi skirt. The outfit is completed with a red lip, green velvet purse, and leopard pumps.

Look 5

Want to stand out? Grab a lime green sweater and pair it with a darker green satin midi skirt to create a fun, monochrome outfit. I accessorized with a green velvet purse, gold jewelry and added a red lip for some contrast.

  • Annie Young wearing a green monochrome holiday outfit. Lime green sweater with hunter green satin midi skirt. The look is completed with a red lip, velvet green purse, and leopard pumps.
  • Annie Young wearing a green monochrome holiday outfit. Lime green sweater with hunter green satin midi skirt. The look is completed with a red lip, velvet green purse, and leopard pumps.
  • Annie Young wearing a green monochrome holiday outfit. Lime green sweater with hunter green satin midi skirt. The look is completed with a red lip, velvet green purse, and leopard pumps.

Look 6

A red monochrome look to bring out all the Rudolph vibes! Tip: mixing textures and tones is key for a monochrome outfit. I paired a heavy, wine-colored sweater with bright red, satin trousers completed with a red lip and gold jewelry.

  • Annie Young wearing a red monochrome holiday outfit. Chunky maroon sweater paired with bright red satin trousers. The outfit is completed with a red lip, gold jewelry and leopard pumps.
  • Annie Young wearing a red monochrome holiday outfit. Chunky maroon sweater paired with bright red satin trousers. The outfit is completed with a red lip, gold jewelry and leopard pumps.

Look 7

This plaid blazer is a new favorite of mine. You will see it reworked every holiday season! This year I wore it over a black, mock neck top and my go-to AYR “Chiller” jeans. The look was completed with gold jewelry, a green velvet purse, and a red lip.

  • Annie Young wearing a red plaid blazer over a black mock neck top with AYR skinny jeans. The outfit is completed with a red lip, green velvet purse, gold jewelry and black pumps. Great holiday outfit.
  • Annie Young wearing a red plaid blazer over a black mock neck top with AYR skinny jeans. The outfit is completed with a red lip, green velvet purse, gold jewelry and black pumps. Great holiday outfit.
  • Annie Young wearing a red plaid blazer over a black mock neck top with AYR skinny jeans. The outfit is completed with a red lip, green velvet purse, gold jewelry and black pumps. Great holiday outfit.
  • Annie Young wearing a red plaid blazer over a black mock neck top with AYR skinny jeans. The outfit is completed with a red lip, green velvet purse, gold jewelry and black pumps. Great holiday outfit.

Look 8

Want to shine at that holiday party? Grab some gold sequin trousers and pair them with a hunter green, satin blouse. Pop on a red lip and you’re good to go! You can repurpose these trousers for New Years by pairing them with a black, blue, or any neutral color top.

  • Annie Young wearing gold sequin trousers with a green satin button-up blouse. The outfit is completed with a red lip, green velvet purse, gold jewelry and leopard pumps. Great holiday outfit.
  • Annie Young wearing gold sequin trousers with a green satin button-up blouse. The outfit is completed with a red lip, green velvet purse, gold jewelry and leopard pumps. Great holiday outfit.
  • Annie Young wearing gold sequin trousers with a green satin button-up blouse. The outfit is completed with a red lip, green velvet purse, gold jewelry and leopard pumps. Great holiday outfit.

Trousers: Zara Sequin Wide Leg Pants | Ref. 2124/102


Look 9

The most casual look of the bunch but definitely one of my favorites (and worn more than once)! My family loves National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, so when I saw this pull-over on Etsy — I had to have it. I sized up to a large for an oversized, roomy fit and paired it with black leggings and sneakers.

  • Annie Young wearing a cream oversized Griswold's Tree Farm sweatshirt with black leggings.
  • Annie Young wearing a cream oversized Griswold's Tree Farm sweatshirt with black leggings.

Let me know which look is your favorite in the comments!

Is there something missing? What kind of looks do you want to see the next holiday season? Mention them below and I’ll be sure to work them into the next lineup.

UP NEXT: My Favorite Workout/Athleisure Looks and 2022 Spring Fashion Trends

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