13 Holiday Party Outfits Inspired by the Most Stylish TV Characters of All Time
When you're watching your favorite TV show characters on Netflix, chances are you're cozied up in PJs, and the last thing on your mind is a night out. But admit it — the reason you got so hooked on series like Sex and the City, Scream Queens, and Gossip Girl has a lot to do with the amazing outfits you're inspired by in each episode.
So, for the occasions you're in need of a standout look — like all those holiday parties you've got coming up — why not look to the ladies who know best? The Carrie Bradshaws, Olivia Popes, and Betty Drapers of television have become known for their iconic style. Just read on to choose which persona best speaks to your own wardrobe, and then shop the look!
Fashion-forward, edgy-meets-girlie, and just downright cool. Belt it up and hit the town in your highest heels.
A bold-colored, head-turning dress with intricate embroidery.
Prada Metallic Floral Dress
Prada Metallic Floral-jacquard Midi Dress - Red ($1,315, originally $2,630)
Marina Rinaldi Dylan Sleeveless Floral Jacquard Sheath Dress
Marina Rinaldi Dylan Sleeveless Floral Jacquard Sheath Dress, Plus Size ($451, originally $1,290)
Embellished with standout details or floral appliqué.
For Love & Lemons Botanic Strapless Dress
Frock and Frill Allover Premium Embellished Fluted Hem Detail Skater Dress
Printed, flowy, and prom queen-like.
Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini Women's Star-Print Silk Georgette Maxi Dress
Missoni Sleeveless Metallic Dress
City Chic Rose Print Maxi Dress
Serena van der Woodsen
Slightly sexy and formfitting.
ASOS Edition Bonded Velvet Ruffle Long Sleeve Midi Dress
Princess-like, bright, but sophisticated.
Temperley London Imperium Silk Dress
Temperley London Imperium lace-embellished silk dress ($1,582, originally $2,260)
Maya Plus Embellished Yoke Maxi Dress With Cap Sleeve
Maya Plus Embellished Yoke Maxi Dress With Cap Sleeve ($57, originally $143)
Textured, floaty, polished — something that screams, "Chanel!"
Alice + Olivia Alice Olivia Philomena Feather Dress
Alice + Olivia Alice Olivia - Philomena Feather-embellished Cady And Lace Mini Dress - Blush ($626, originally $895)
Lisa Perry Foxy Feather-Trimmed Wool Shift Dress
A '90s-style silhouette, like this cheongsam dress, to get you noticed.
Printed, sequined, and colorful.
Tracee Ellis Ross for JCP Glow Short-Sleeved Dress
Christopher Kane Floral Dress
Mature, elegant, and works with a strand of pearls.
Zac Posen Floral Fit-And-Flare Cocktail Dress
Xhilaration Fit & Flare Holiday Dress
A short chiffon minidress with '70s-style details like bell sleeves.
Calvin Klein Plus Size Bell-Sleeve Sheath Dress
A cape dress, of course!
Self-Portrait Cape Monochrome Pleated Gazar Cocktail Dress
Calvin Klein Plus Size Popover Crepe Dress
Lady Mary Crawley
A shimmering, demure gown that could come straight out of the 1920s, accessorized with gloves.
True Violet Tiered Longer Length Midi Dress in Tulle
Mac Duggal Embellished Crochet & Jersey Gown
Marchesa Embellished Tulle and Stretch-Faille Gown
Marchesa Embellished Tulle And Stretch-faille Gown - Claret ($693, originally $990)