The Best Christmas Day Outfits That Have An Elasticated Waistband (Because. Chocolate.)

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Best Christmas Day Outfits That Have An Elasticated Waistband

by Aimee Jakes |
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Whether you fall into the glam-dress-to-wear-around-the-house-despite-not-actually-seeing-anyone-except-your-mum-and-sister style tribe or stick to fleecy pajamas - we can all appreciate that your Christmas Day outfit should be able to cater for the 1,001 Quality Street chocolates, you accidentally scoff.

To the individual who made elasticated waistbands a thing - I salute you, hun.

I tried on all the New Look new-in section for an outfit that would still look babein' after my annual Christmas Day binge.


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1. I've Made A Success Of My Move To The Big City

When you go back to your parent's home for Christmas, it's important to remind them you're now successful independent businesswoman who channels executive realness, even on your day off - I dare you. New Look, Silver Glitter Puff Sleeve Jumper, £13.79; New Look, Black Check Stretch Skinny Trousers, £9.99; New Look, Silver Glitter Platform Block Heel Sandals, £17.99

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2. That's A Wrap!

If you're more extra than a pack of Wrigley's gum, then I have found your Christmas day outfit! The playsuit expertly wraps in the middle and will conceal your inevitable turkey-baby. No need to thank me, just get me a Charlotte Tilbury palette or something. New Look, Burgundy Velvet Lace Panel Wrap Front Playsuit, £24.99; New Look, Gold Glitter Strappy Heeled Sandals, £11.49

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3. 'Just Wear A Nice Top'

Christmas Day is the only time where your parents don't get worried when you inhale cheese and a box of sweets in five minutes. It's also the only day when you can wear a cute cami with your jogging bottoms. Revel in it. New Look, Shell Pink Cowl Neck Cami, £14.99; New Look, Burgundy Slim Leg Joggers, £9.99

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4. The Trousers Of Epic Proportions

Stretchy trousers? Tick. Ruffled hem to distract Grandparents from asking when you'll get married? Tick. Great jacket that will go with EVERYTHING? Tick. New Look please, take all my money. New Look, Grey Suedette Biker Jacket, £39.99; New Look, Black Metallic Chevron Ruched Crop Top, £22.99; New Look, Black Frill Hem Trousers, £19.99; New Look, Gold Glitter Strappy Heeled Sandals, £11.49

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5. As Bright As My Soul

How do you make an effort without actually doing so? Dress head-to-toe in one hue. Just ask Gigi Hadid.New Look, Grey Ribbed Batwing Sleeve Funnel Neck Jumper, £22.99; New Look, Light Grey Check Leggings, £19.99

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6. The Sparkly Dress

This is everything you could want from a dress on the day one of the year when you eat 14 roast potatoes. The shape is super flattering and as glitzy as Mark Francis at a Christmas Eve ball. New Look, Black Polka Dot Frill Trim Wrap Dress, £14.99; New Look, Silver Glitter Platform Block Heel Sandals, £17.99

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This article originally appeared on The Debrief.

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