When it comes to Christmas in the office, there's only one thing trickier than sticking to the tiny $10 Secret Santa budget – dressing for your work Christmas party.
For some reason, our workplaces love to have us head out straight after work, making it near impossible to find an outfit that's both office- and party-appropriate. Sometimes a fancy lunch is planned and our shirt and trousers combo just doesn't seem festive enough.
Sure, you could bring a change of clothes and get dressed in the bathrooms, but often, we're so busy meeting our end-of-year deadlines that we just don't have the time. Or we're in such a rush to get to the champagne, we just can't really be bothered!
If you're stuck on an outfit that will work for both day and night, start with these tips:
We put these tips to the test with three work party looks!