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    36 Cozy Outfit Options You Can Wear For The Holidays

    There's a Grinch-inspired sweatshirt in here you're gonna want to see.

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    1. A corduroy overall dress you can easily layer with a long sleeve top, sweater, or T-shirt for a versatile piece that'll work with your wardrobe for multiple seasons *and* the holidays.

    a model in a black corduroy dress with buttons down the middle and a long white sleeve top under it
    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $24.99 (available in sizes XS–L and two colors).

    2. A leopard print cardigan — it may make you want to drop everything and stage an at-home photo shoot with the Christmas tree like the faux-influencer you are.,

    Promising review: "I ordered a Large and I looooove this leopard cardigan. It’s thick so it will keep you warm. I want it in every color! I love the pockets too! Get it you won’t be disappointed." —J.J.

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and 13 styles).

    3. Disney pajamas that'll help fill the void your entire family has been feeling in their hearts if you guys haven't been able to venture to Walt Disney World or Disneyland for the holiday festivities. (Me, it's me. I'm feeling that way).

    American Eagle

    To my dear family members: please know these are pretty much the only thing I want to wear on Christmas this year. Thanks.

    Get them from American Eagle: men's Mickey PJ set for $59.95 (available in sizes XS–3XL), women's Disney PJ set for $59.94 (available in sizes 2XS–2XL and two styles).

    4. A skater dress with a Peter Pan collar to make you feel as devious as Wednesday Addams while also looking fabulous. It's flowy enough to leave you feeling comfortable and not constricted while chowing down on mashed potatoes (ahem, me)., Amazon

    Promising review: "I have been wanting one of these dresses for YEARS. Whenever I saw them in malls or stores they’d be $$$ and never had my size, or be really form-fitting. After reading about every single review on here as well as examining every review picture I decided to get the XL. It fits wonderfully! It’s a little loose still which is great because I’m not crazy on form fitting, it also flatters my short curvy shape. I highly recommend for any spooky girls out there like me who are always in search of a cute dress to wear during fall and Halloween!" —Maureen

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes XS–2XL and seven colors).

    5. A fluffy oversized turtleneck you'll have to stop yourself from wearing every day because it's so darn soft.

    a model in the plush light blue sweater
    Nasty Gal

    Get it from Nasty Gal for $30 (available in one size and three colors).

    6. A velvet camisole you can layer under a snazzy blazer for a polished look with minimal effort.,

    Promising review: "I can't believe how great this top is for the price. Not only is it cute, but it's also comfortable and the fabric has a bit of a stretch to it and does not feel heavy at all." —Alison Wildes

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in sizes XS–2XL and 15 colors).

    7. A ribbed maxi skirt you'll be able to style with SO many things in your closet you may never have to wear pants again. "We're finally free!" —your legs, while kicked up on Mom's coffee table watching The Polar Express., Amazon

    Promising review: "This skirt is amazingly soft, not see-through as far as I can tell, the slit up the side isn’t too high, it’s just perfect. The ribbing is subtle which is nice as well. Plus, it's easy to dress up or down." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $23.02 (available in sizes XS–3XL and five colors).

    8. Pull-on Levi Strauss skinny jeans you honestly will want in every style. Beware: your sister is DEFINITELY going to try and steal these from your laundry basket after you wear them to this year's more casual Christmas dinner.,

    Promising review: "I never write reviews, but these are easily the best jeans I have ever owned in my life and I had to share!!! They fit perfectly in every way to the point where I can't believe these aren't custom-made for me. They are incredibly comfortable without sacrificing the look of real jeans and the tummy panel is FANTASTIC. On top of all of that, these are more comfortable than my leggings. I'm in love with these pants and will be purchasing the rest of the colors to replace every other pair of jeans I own." —Anonymous

    Get it from Amazon for $21.90+ (available in sizes 2–20, in regular, short, and long lengths, and four styles).

    9. A red sweater made of cotton-merino yarn to help you *keep your cool* while staying nice 'n' warm *and* looking quite festive for the holidays.


    I'm a big fan of everything that comes from Madewell — especially their sweaters. They are suuuuper soft and snuggly but always look a touch more refined than a standard oversized sweater.

    Get it from Madewell for $98 (available in sizes 2XS–2XL and three colors).

    10. A fleece pullover to pay tribute to one of your family's favorite holiday flicks — why not start a new tradition filled with cozy clothing instead of dressing to the nines just to stare at the same people you see every day?

    a model wearing a maroon sweatshirt with quotes from the grinch on it
    myohmysupplyco / Via

    My Oh My Supply Co. is a small business run by two incredibly talented ladies — one of whom is a member of my team at BuzzFeed, Ali Faccenda, and Lindsey Whalen. They create magical apparel you'll definitely want to add to your own collection of Disney items. You better believe I already ordered this and will be wearing it on Christmas Eve.

    Get it from My Oh My Supply Co. for $37 (available in unisex sizes S–2XL).

    11. Spanx faux leather leggings you can wear on days you want to appear more ~edgy~ but still feel like you're lounging in comfy clothes.

    a model in the faux leather leggings
    Spanx / Via

    I splurged on these last year. I don't know why I waited so long! They're super soft on the inside, edgy on the outside, and just freakin' fabulous. If I venture to any family gatherings this holiday season you better believe you'll find me in these bad boys. I love pairing them with an oversized sweater for a look that's stylish but still cozy.

    Get them from Nordstrom, Spanx, or Amazon for $77+ (available in sizes XS–3X).

    12. Ugg's classic ultra mini booties to keep your feet feeling pampered all day long — they deserve it after all the baking you've done for this occasion!

    Heather Braga / BuzzFeed, ugg / Via

    I recently got these Ugg minis and have been wearing them as my "work shoes" now that I WFH full time. They're the perfect mix between a slipper and an actual shoe, so I can continue to wear my comfiest clothes to "the office" (my kitchen table) but also feel like I've somewhat transitioned into work mode for the day. They're super soft, as all Uggs are, and honestly just make me happy! They are true-to-size so no worries about sizing up or down.

    Promising review: "These are the first pair of Uggs I have ever purchased, and they do not disappoint! I am short (5'0") so the taller classic Uggs have always felt a little awkward or bulky for me. The ultra mini is just what I've been looking for, and I've been wearing them daily (even though it's still hot out). I'm considering a second purchase! Definitely worth every penny!" —Lexi T.

    Get them from Zappos for $139.95 (available in sizes 5–12 and four colors).

    13. Old Navy pajama pants — because would it even be the holiday season if you didn't force your siblings to match you on Christmas Eve?

    Old Navy

    At least in my family it wouldn't be! My sisters and I have been taking turns deciding who gets to choose the pattern each year, but we've stuck to our tradition of matching holiday pants for a long time now. Yes, we're all in our mid-to-late-twenties but it's still more fun (now more than ever) to be silly and dress up in matching outfits.

    Get them from Old Navy: flannel pants for $10 (available in sizes XS–2XL and 15 styles), thermal-knit pants for $12.50 (available in sizes XS–2XL and 18 styles).

    14. An elegant sweater you'll feel like a genie granted you with thanks to its lantern sleeves and various special detailing.


    Promising review: "My new favorite sweater. Incredibly soft. Super cute design. Love the sleeve detail. I received so many compliments on this sweater. Fits exactly as expected." —Triple Blessed

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes 4–10 and eight colors).

    15. Stretchy jeggings that'll look like denim but feel like leggings — what more could you want in a pair of pants?

    Heather Braga / BuzzFeed, American Eagle

    These "dream jeans" are *so* stretchy and soft that I prefer them to pretty much any other pair in my closet. As seen in the photo above, I was able to comfortably get on the ground to pet a pup without any issue (priorities). They don't cut into my waist — if I was capable of doing a cartwheel, I could definitely do one in these. I love them so much I sent a few pairs along to my sister who is also now obsessed.

    Promising review: "These are pretty jeans. I am usually an XS/0 but since they are stretchable I figured I'd go a size down and these fit perfectly. They fit just right, I love how they stretch and how comfortable I feel in them all day." —Sandra

    Get them from American Eagle for $44.96 (available in sizes 000–24, in short, regular, and long sizes, and seven styles).

    16. A chic sweater starring an asymmetrical hem, long enough to cover your booty so you can wear your leggings to the first night of Hanukkah without hearing "those are NOT pants, I can see your whole butt!", Amazon

    Promising review: "Ordered a small in the white version of this sweater and holy cow! I intend to buy this in black as well, so impressed. This sweater is incredibly soft and stretchy and comfortable. It does run slightly large in my opinion, however, I wouldn't order a size down. This has been washed several times since I ordered it and I am impressed with how it's held up. 10/10 would recommend to a friend! Great value for the money spent." —Elizabeth

    Get it from Amazon for $33.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and 28 styles).

    17. And the aforementioned opaque leggings you'll find yourself gravitating to every day as they'll easily go with pretty much all of your cold weather wardrobe. Sweatshirts? Yep. Sweaters? Sure! Jackets? Also, a yes.


    I am wearing these leggings right now as I write this. They are soft, not too thick, and are not at all see through. In fact, the only thing I asked for last Christmas was three pairs of these leggings — and urged my mom to get them for my sisters as well. I'm a big fan!

    Promising review: "Wow! I was extremely skeptical of these leggings considering they’re a 'one size fits all' type of deal. I am 5-foot-5 and curvier. I was worried they were going to be too tight or see-through. However, that’s not the case! They are not see-through even after three washes so far. They are extremely soft and comfortable. The only thing I noticed is they are more of a muted black compared to some of my other leggings but it’s barely noticeable. I liked them so much I ordered a second pair. Def would recommend!" —nichole campton

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in one size and plus size and in 22 colors).

    18. A chunky knit turtleneck you'll totally be able to get away with wearing to your family's annual holiday card photo shoot. You're welcome!,

    Promising review: "I've been searching for a black, chunky knit turtleneck sweater. I usually don't order clothes from Amazon but took the risk based on the other positive reviews. This fit the bill 100%! It is exactly as shown — a bit oversized, which is the style, but not completely without shape. It looks great tucked into jeans or with leggings. The neck lays nice and the fabric is warm and soft. I would definitely recommend this sweater and would reorder!" —Jacqueline

    Get it from Amazon for $33.96+ (available in sizes S–XL and 42 styles).

    19. Or an oversized alpaca sweater with ribbed detailing you can count on to pair nicely with your favorite jeans for a cozy outfit option you can rock while making a gingerbread house.

    a model in a blush pink sweater

    Promising review: "LOVE this sweater and have purchased it in more than one color! The feel of it is amazing, it's very warm and cozy, and looks absolutely GREAT. Works extremely well for both casual and more dressy occasions. Highly recommend it!" —DMC28

    Get it from Everlane for $95 (available in sizes 2XS–XL and 13 styles).

    20. Patterned fishnet stockings that'll make you want to ~show a lil' more leg~ even if you're headed to a family affair. Sorry, Grandma.

    four different legs showing the different patterns of tights

    Promising review: "The fabric is really, really soft and goes back to the original shape even after wearing them for the whole day. The instructions included are pretty straight forward for washing and keeping them. I love their packaging, which is quite classy. The pattern doesn't have big holes/netting hence it doesn't show much of your skin so I feel they are perfect for work and formal meetings. I love these tights!!" —Anshika Goel

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in four styles, and find a similar plus size version for $14.99+).

    21. A chenille sweater, so soft you'll never want to take it off. You might as well start referring to it as your second skin once you hit *add to cart*.

    a model in the pink chenille sweater
    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $20 (available in sizes 0X–3X and four styles).

    22. A velvet maxi dress featuring flutter sleeves that'll make you feel so elegant you might just want to wear it once a week (and I think you should!).


    Get it from ModCloth for $199 (available in sizes S–XL, and two styles).

    23. A stylish but *oh-so-comfortable* off-the-shoulder jumpsuit that'll make you feel like you're wearing a onesie but with a lil' extra flair. It is the holidays, after all.

    a model in the jumpsuit in burgundy

    I have a sweater and joggers from Culpos x INC (yes, as in Olivia Culpo and her sisters) and they are unbelievably soft!

    Promising review: "OMG BUY THIS, buy it in every color! It's so soft, so comfortable, and so flattering! I followed Olivia's advice on IG and sized down from my usual Medium and got a Small (for a more fitted look), and it's PERFECT! Seriously worth the hype. I live in this now." —Madeleine

    Get it from Macy's for $39.99 (originally $89.99, available in sizes M–XL and three colors).

    24. A festive sweater you won't be able to describe as anything but dino-myte and will help you convince your family to wear "ugly sweaters" for every holiday from now on.

    a model in a white sweater with bright green dinosaurs framed by blue zigzags and red dots

    Get it from ModCloth for $69 (available in sizes XS–XL and 1X–4X).

    25. A super soft sherpa cardigan to wrap yourself up in so you can feel like you're snuggled in a blanket even when you're busy wrapping gifts.


    Promising review: "Nice oversized sherpa cardigan. Warm and has pockets! Works great for cool summer nights under a tank or in between layers during fall and winter months. Size down if you want this to be more fitted." —Becky Wolz

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in sizes S–2XL and 31 styles).

    26. Durable Lucky Brand booties so you can look fashionable without breaking an ankle, which is #goals if you ask me.

    Heather Braga / BuzzFeed,

    I have these babies in both black and toffee — they are a staple in my winter and fall wardrobes. I'm not sure what I'd do without them, honestly. They're so versatile and truly so comfortable. I'm not a girl who is very comfortable in heels, so the fact that these have a TEENY tiny block heel I can walk around wearing without feeling like I'm going to teeter over is a game-changer. I often refer to them as my 'adult' booties, since they make me feel like a refined, classy lady. I love that they have two side zippers, making them super easy to get on and off. They fit true to size and I'd recommend them to anyone looking for a basic bootie to wear throughout multiple seasons.

    Get them from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in sizes 5–12 and 39 styles).

    27. Or classic ballerina flats with an elastic strap to make you feel so elegant whether you're wearing them with a ballgown or your favorite jeans.

    Promising review: "Fits true to size. I wear a 6.5 and have a narrow foot and high arch. These shoes have a little extra padding so it is a perfect fit and they are comfortable. They look adorable and are so versatile. I usually don't wear flats because they make my feet hurt due to my high arches, but these were great and you can't beat the price." —Erica Bolanos

    Get them from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in sizes 5.5–11 and 27 styles).

    28. A festive Taylor Swift sweatshirt for you and the sibling you can count on to stay up with you until midnight to wait for Santa to arrive.

    IdeasByArianna / Etsy

    I have this sweatshirt and cannot wait to wear it all throughout the holiday season. It's very cozy and, of course, pays tribute to my favorite artist. You can find me and my sisters wearing these while singing to Taylor's holiday album. We also decided to mix things up this year and get additional sweatshirts from this small woman-owned biz that say "presents, Santa, cookies, snow, and reindeer" to pair with festive PJ pants.

    Get it from IdeasByArianna on Etsy for $41.60 (available unisex sizes XS–5XL and three colors).

    29. Or an embroidered crewneck, perfect if your family's holiday tradition includes settling in front of the TV to watch cheesy (but wonderful) Hallmark holiday movies.

    five sweatshirts in red, blue, grey, maroon, and green that says "christmas movie season" with a tree next to it
    BlairLambDesign / Etsy

    If it's not about a successful businesswoman visiting a small town in Vermont and falling in love with the man who runs the local coffee shop... I don't want it. Blair Lamb Design is a woman-owned small business with tons of cute embroidered options you can invest in for *all year* not just during the holidays.

    Get it from BlairLambDesign on Etsy for $25+ (available in sizes S–3XL and seven colors).

    30. A pair of casual cotton linen overalls you'll be able to get away with this year if you're celebrating at home with only your immediate family., Amazon

    Promising review: "I just wanted these for kicking around in the garden and they have worked great for that... so I own three pairs now. They're lightweight and good for warmer days." —C. Zittel

    Get them from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes S–3XL and in four colors).

    31. A retro-styled fleece Patagonia jacket that'll have anyone looking both cozy and cool during the holidays *and* ensure you have the perfect outfit the next time a snowstorm rolls around.

    Patagonia, Backcountry

    I bought my husband one of these as a surprise last Christmas and it's one of his favorite pieces of clothing. It's super snuggly and plush, and the detailing on the zippers and pockets adds an extra pop of color. Patagonia jackets last forever — I can't recommend it enough.

    Promising review: "Love the Retro-X, I’ve been wearing Patagonia gear for over 20 years and am always impressed by the workmanship, quality and longevity of their products. This recently purchased Retro-X jacket does not disappoint. Patagonia is the best!!" —Bruno L.

    Get it from Patagonia for $199 (available in men's sizes 2XS–2XL and five styles) or get it in blue from Backcountry for $199 (available in men's sizes XS–2XL).

    32. A classic plaid blanket scarf to add some *pizzazz* and warmth to your holiday style.

    Amazon, Heather Braga / BuzzFeed

    I have one of these scarves and love wrapping it around myself on cold days for an extra layer of warmth *and* an added touch of style. They usually contain a whole bunch of colors in it so a single scarf coordinates nicely with an array of my outfits.

    Promising review: "This is a lot nicer than I thought it would be: it's really really soft and because it's so big, it's warm too if you wrap it around your neck a few times. It's also really versatile: the first time I wore it I ended up using it as a blanket. I wear it nearly every day and have gotten a lot of compliments on it. I might get another one (or two). Love this thing." —madison

    Get it from Amazon for $13.59+ (available in 38 styles).

    33. A T-shirt or sweatshirt in honor of your favorite football team, because the NFL doesn't stop just because Santa Claus showed up! Convince your football-loving family to show their team spirit this year in the most comfortable way possible instead of shoving yourselves into tights and button-down dress shirts.

    a flat lay of clothing including a new york giants tee and an eagles sweatshirt
    americaneagle / Via

    I have both a sweatshirt and an oversized tee from American Eagle's "Tailgate" collection. I've been wearing them every Sunday since football season started and don't see why you (and I) can't do so during the holidays — especially if your family's beloved team is on! Just cross your fingers for me because I'm a NY Jets fan and it has been...a tough time.

    Get them from American Eagle: New York Giants tee for $34.95 (available in women's sizes XS–L), Philadelphia Eagles pullover for $59.99 (available in women's sizes XS–XL), and check out the entire collection here

    34. Velvet scrunchies to easily dress up your just-rolled-out-of-bed hair on Christmas morning when you *know* your parents are going to be snappin' pics of you opening your gifts.


    Promising review: "The scrunchies are very soft, very strong, and stretchy, and surprisingly smell pretty good. They can make an outfit more interesting even by just wearing them on your wrist. 11/10 would recommend." —Torence H.

    Get a pack of 10 on Amazon for $6.99.

    35. An oversized blanket sweatshirt you might as well just wear to Christmas dinner and New Year's Eve as well — it's fitting for 2020's vibe.,

    I gifted one of these to my sister and she is OBSESSED. Her and my other sister have actually been fighting so much over it that I need to order another one. It's so freakin' soft and snuggly they'll never want to take it off!

    Promising review: "My teenage son lives in sweatpants and a sweatshirt when he's home. Even in the summer. He loves to be comfy so I knew this would be perfect. I was right. He has yet to take it off in the past few days!" —amoretto

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in 14 styles).

    36. And a poncho that'll turn you into an actual Christmas tree — perfect if you're in the market for something comfortable to wear...though I can't speak to how it'll fit into your *comfort zone*.

    a model in a green poncho with tinsel around it and fake plush ornaments
    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $39.99.

    Saying goodbye to the fancy holiday outfits our parents used to make us wear like:

    20th Century Fox

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