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‘Tis the Season: Dos and Don’ts of Holiday Party Etiquette

‘Tis the Season: Dos and Don’ts of Holiday Party Etiquette

Anna Hennings | AdminSecret.com



Whether it’s a company bash, a family gathering or a personal, after-hours shindig, it’s undeniably holiday party season. You might be gearing up for a whole slew of functions, or perhaps just one, but be sure not to leave without considering what behavior is appropriate for each.




How to Dress

Choosing your attire for holiday parties might be one of the hardest steps in preparation.

The most important thing to consider when planning your outfit is who will be there. Will your boss, your CEO, or your in-laws be eyeing you — making silent judgments about whether or not your dress is too short or you’re showing too much cleavage? Does your attire need to be kid- or pet-friendly? Definitely take all these factors into account before leaving the house.

If your manager will be whipping out her Christian Dior platform peep-toes, then you, too, can let loose a little. Don’t hesitate to ask around and hear about what others are wearing. But in general, you might want to follow a few simple rules:

1. If you’re wondering if it’s too low-cut, too short, or too flashy, it probably is.

2. When in doubt, go with a little black dress.

3. Don’t pair super high stilettos with a mini dress or mini-skirt.

4. Don’t mistake “festive attire” for “costume party.”

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