What to Wear to Any Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving Fashion

Turkey Day is arguably the best holiday, I mean you’re main objective is to eat as much food as possible, does it get much better than that? The only stress of Thanksgiving day is fielding awkward questions from family members about your love life and what you’re going to do after school.  Oh, and figuring out what to wear! There are many different types of Thanksgiving dinners and deciding what to wear depends on what kind of dinner you are going to. Some dinners are spent at home, while others may be spent at a restaurant or Friendsgiving. As Turkey Day approaches, InStyle has helped us style five outfits corresponding to each type of dinner that you may be attending this year.

At Home:

Comfort is the most important factor for lounging at home. This year, go for an oversized sweater paired with PJ-like bottoms for a look that is cozy yet fashionable. Dress up your look with a bold timepiece and a cute pair of loafers.

Meet The Parents:

Meeting the parents is always a big step for both you and your significant other and making a first impression is important. This year, stick with a classic dress in a rich holiday color. Try adding a gold clutch and bejeweled booties to add a pop.


Spending Thanksgiving with your closest friends calls for an outfit that is both casual and stylish. Nothing beats a chunky turtleneck. Add a statement shoe like this black bootie with metallic detailing.

Out To Eat:

If you are going out for Thanksgiving dinner, pair a tailored black pant with a white oxford and sweater on top. You never know who you might run into out on the town, so add a pop of color to this classic outfit with an exciting bag or shoes.

Family Reunion:

Holidays are a time to reconnect with family you haven’t seen all year. This Thanksgiving, go for a black sheath dress with gold detailing that will really impress your relatives. Pair this outfit with a statement earring and classic black pump; now you’re ready for family pics.

 – Brittany Bell

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