Post Halloween and especially after Thanksgiving hits there is a constant opportunity for Holiday parties for anyone with even modest social and/or professional circles. It’s a great time of year to add a touch of glam to an otherwise mundane wardrobe routine. As you’ll see in the up-coming Manifesto, however, we at The Fashion Cult don’t support impulse are trend-driven shopping. Instead, pull together these five basic wardrobe staples to make the season stylish and special.

Essentials include a classic cocktail dress, precious earrings, a decorative clutch, bright or shiny shoes, and a special fragrance. See the full holiday party wardrobe guide at