Thanksgiving and fashion aren’t two terms that necessarily go together. But in our pursuit of living our lives as stylishly as possible, we went looking for the perfect outfit to wear at the Thanksgiving table that a) looks good and b) doesn’t leave you struggling to unbutton your pants at the end of the meal. So we turned to a professional: Phoebe Philo, former head designer of Celine and all-around chic age-defying woman.
Her outfit breaks down into five key parts. You’ll need an oversized sweater that still has some structure to keep it polished. Phoebe’s is a turtleneck, which is the It Knit of the season, but if that seems a little too warm for you then don’t be afraid to swap out for a crewneck. This Acne Studios sweater is a good dupe, and this H&M one is extremely wallet friendly.
Next, you need comfortable pants. More specifically, you need pull-on pants. This year we’re reclaiming the term from something outdated to something utilitarian and chic. J.Crew’s velvet pants fit the bill perfectly. These Madewell pants are great too. You need a statement sneaker, like this neon accented and snakeskin Cortez. Or these glitter swoosh Reacts. You need an oxblood tote, perfect for stuffing with stuffing and a magnum of natural wine. Cuyana makes an amazing one, and so does Bottega Veneta. Finally, throw a coat on and you’ll be good to go. You can go sharp and tailored with this black coat from Cos, or soft and puffy with a chic puffer from H&M.
You’ll be best dressed at your table for sure.
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