1 of 18
The How Do You Know knows a mini dress with corset boning highlights a petite frame, confidently posing in Zac Posen at the film’s L.A. premiere. While an LBD is always holiday-appropriate, added flair – like adorable ribbon detailing! – can help you stand out this season.
2 of 18
What says New Year’s Eve better than a metallic mini? If you opt for this sultry style, like at her 22nd birthday celebration in Las Vegas, make sure the rest of your look does not upstage the attention-grabbing style.
3 of 18
A sparkling bodice, dramatic bow and a tiered skirt? It’s a perfectly festive mix! When pairing these elements, follow the Blue Valentine lead and keep make-up light and fresh, like she did to match her Azzaro at the film’s N.Y. premiere.
4 of 18
There is no better time than the holidays to add drama to your evening style. The top model shines in a sparkling negligé and silk overcoat at the N.Y.C. Blue Valentine screening. For a more reserved take on the look, opt for a longer dress!
5 of 18
perfectly toes the line between sexy and sweet in a shimmering ZSpoke by Zac Posen halter dress, minimal accessories and light make-up at the 58th annual BMI Country Music Awards. While a halter cut dress is a universally flattering silhouette, this sultry style should be reserved for nighttime affairs.
6 of 18
Red is the ultimate holiday hue! Sims ramps up the festive color in a sequin trimmed Marchesa tunic and black tights at the 5th annual Fashion Delivers gala in N.Y.C. Like Molly, try recycling your favorite summer heels by pairing them with opaque nylons.
7 of 18
SARAH JESSICA PARKER
The is as inventive as she is on-trend, cleverly layering a costume necklace over a one-shouldered LBD and fun nylons. Try mixing and matching unexpected pieces this season!
8 of 18
The Glee star is quickly becoming a fashion plate, proving that printed minis are party perfect at the TV Guide Hit List 2010 party in Hollywood. For a fancier look, try pairing your technicolor frock with contrasting costume baubles.
9 of 18
Stand out in a citrus hues like , who pairs a tangerine shift from her own line with pretty round-toe pumps at the International Herald Tribune Heritage Luxury Conference in London.
10 of 18
A printed, strapless dress with pretty pleating is perfect for nighttime holiday revelry. pairs her graphic Jason Wu mini with gleaming pin curls, smoky eyes and satin pumps at the Toronto International Film Festival.
11 of 18
If you prefer to splurge on well-made basics, take a page from , who opts for streamlined elegance at the Hollywood premiere of Latinos Living the America Dream.
12 of 18
Mixing and matching this holiday season allows you to play up pieces you already own. The burgeoning style star cleverly pairs an animal print frock with ombré platforms and a complementary bib necklace at the boutiques.com N.Y.C. launch event.
13 of 18
Brighten up the holidays in a jewel toned frock with unexpected details like the songstress’ amethyst apron frock, which she pairs with Dolce & Gabbana mary janes at her London fragrance launch.
14 of 18
Sometimes, holiday dressing is about pairing one or two statement pieces with classic wintry basics. Kourtney allows her gilded tulip skirt to pop, pairing it with a black mock turtleneck, matte tights and her favorite Christian Louboutin Sweet Charity satchel while out in N.Y.C.
15 of 18
The starlet parties like it’s Studio 54 in a razzle-dazzle strapless mini and metallic peep toes at the Escada store opening in Munich, Germany. Sequins are the perfect holiday pick-me-up!
16 of 18
Part tasteful shine, part graceful draping, the actress chooses the perfect holiday dress from Marchesa – and expertly pairs it with jewel-toned heels! – for the N.Y.C. premiere of Night Catches Us.
17 of 18
For a more laid back look this season, try punching up basic skinny jeans with silk separates, chunky gold jewelry and a colorful handbag. Bell looks chic and comfortable in a plum Etro blouse and a turquoise clutch at the Beverly Hills Decades of Denim launch party.
18 of 18
A draped frock in a flattering hue is the perfect gift to give yourself this holiday season. The svelte star looks undeniably chic in a gathered burgundy wrap dress at the Happy Hearts Fund’s Land of Dreams event in N.Y.C.
The Most Creative Ways Celebs Are Dressing for the Holiday, From Festive to Fa-La-Lunacy
Love on Top! Beyoncé Models Short Shorts and $10K Saint Laurent Boots on Private Jet with JAY-Z
Love Her Outfit: Star Style to Steal