The One Accessory You Need to Win at Holiday Dressing

Updated 01/31/18

We have plenty of stressful things to worry about this season: Are our visiting in-laws assuming they're staying with us? Can we pull off attending two parties in one night? Does giving gift cards as gifts make us seem awesome or lazy? The one thing we don't need to be sweating is what to wear to all these holiday events. Which is why this year we're all about festive yet practical looks that can be thrown on with minimal effort.

The finishing touch on all of our go-to wares, whether it's our "plane" outfit or our glam soirée getup is the chic new Tory Burch Hybrid Smartwatch. You'll notice it looks way more elevated than any of the digital fitness timepieces you've ever owned, and it does way more than just track your steps and sleep. To show you what we mean, we've rounded up the outfits we're planning to wear for every seasonal occasion and we're filling you in on all the things the Hybrid Smartwatch can do.

Need a little outfit inspiration? Go into the holidays without the added stress by preparing your closet with these five festive looks.

For That Office Potluck You AlmostForgot

office party outfit

Work-party attire can be a challenge: It's just as easy to enter into too-risqué territory for a nighttime affair as it is to look too casual during the day (we're looking at you, tacky Christmas sweaters). For the inevitable office potluck party that no doubt will appear on our calendars with 24 hours' notice, we'll opt for a sophisticated spin on festive apparel.

Our go-to trousers, turtleneck tee, and roomy tote are still fair game, but we'll finish off the look with a velvet blazer and pumps in a spirited berry hue. 'Tis the season, right? We're keeping our jewelry minimal, with just a chic navy-and-gold watch making a statement on our wrist (don't get us started on how much we're loving this color combo—especially with a tiny pop of red on that heel). Now all we have to worry about is what patisserie to pop into on the way into work…

For That Inevitably Long Day of Flight-Hopping

stylish aiport outfit

Going on vacation during the holidays is fun, but spending the day in crowded security lines and airport lounges? Not so much. Comfort is key on a long travel day (if we're being honest, we'll likely end up sprinting through the terminal), so you'll find us in our favorite sporty-chic leggings, an oversize sweater, and walkable metallic sneakers.

Other essentials include a zip-up tote to hold all our in-flight reading materials (and that puffer jacket we really wanted to pack but just couldn't fit in our tiny carry-on). Our ToryTrack watch is a lifesaver on travel days too: Beyond just reminding us when to head to the boarding area—which, by the way, it does with a vibrating notification—it also tracks our water intake so we can remember to stay hydrated at 40,000 feet.

For That "Low-Key" Dinner Party You Know Your Friends Will Dress Up For

We've all been told "It's just us—dress casual" when we've asked friends for their dinner party's dress code and then lived to regret believing them. There's a certain formula to outfits that feel elevated yet effortless, and it consists of three things: black, great denim, and on-trend accessories.

Skinny jeans and a lace top always read chill but sophisticated, especially when paired with an of-the-moment faux-fur coat. A gold bracelet watch with a boyish vibe brings a modern feel to the look, which we love juxtaposed with elegant earrings. A silver-and-gold crossbody ties the color palette together seamlessly.

For That Fancy Affair Your S.O. Scored a Plus-One To

cocktail party outfit

We happen to love our party pants even more than we love our sweatpants, so for those occasions when the dress code is crystal-clear (and it happens to read "cocktail attire"), we plan to fully embrace the excuse to dress up. Instead of the expected LBD, though, we're leaning toward jewel-tone dresses that are just as rewearable.

A cozy emerald topper (we'll say it again—faux fur is back) and luxe black accessories tie together this evening-ready look. And think again before you reach to take your watch off—the slim gold band makes this one elegant enough to wear with your fancy getup. Stack with a statement gold bangle for an instant wrist party.

For That Holiday Shopping Date With Your Stylish Bestie

brunch outfit

We love our best friend, so when she invites us to go holiday shopping on a Saturday morning (aka peak mall mayhem), we say yes and pull on this weekend-approved outfit. Since brunch will likely be suggested at the last minute (now we're talking), we need an outfit that's comfy enough to schlep around in all day but still chic enough to hit that new café we've been wanting to try. Think eggs benedict–ready stretchy denim, stylish flats, and a super-soft knit.

This combo is really just a few steps up from our pajamas, comfort-wise, so we may actually refrain from giving our friend a hard time about the early wake-up call. Maybe. We'll elevate this look with on-trend statement earrings, a polished backpack (to keep our hands free to hold shopping bags), and our Tory Burch smartwatch—we might be skipping the gym, but we can see how many steps we got in on the ToryTrack app. Genius.

Stella McCartney Velvet Blazer $1675
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Tory Burch Hybrid Smartwatch in Navy Leather $250
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Marc Jacobs Printed Pants With Wool and Cotton $399
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Tom Ford Medium Tote $2390
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Zara Satin Court Shoes $56
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Topshop Long Sleeve Fine Funnel Neck Top $25
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H&M Padded Jacket $60
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Tory Burch Hybrid Smartwatch in Navy and Ivory $250
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Tory Sport Color-Block Leggings $125
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Mango Ribbed Edges Sweater $80
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Rag & Bone Rb1 Low $325
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ASOS Bershka Glitter Tote Bag $48
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Zara Multicoloured Faux Fur Coat $149
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Tory Burch Hybrid Smartwatch in Stainless Steel and Ivory $295
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Rebecca Taylor Velvet & Lace Top $425
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Tory Burch Brooke Embossed Bootie $398
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Frame Le High Skinny Front Split Jeans $219
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Fendi Kan 1 Mini Leather Shoulder Bag $1980
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Baublebar Mariela Hoop Earrings $42
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Mango Lapels Faux Fur Coat $150
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Tory Burch Hybrid Smartwatch in Stainless Steel and Navy $295
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Tibi Celestia Satin One Sleeve Bias Dress $850
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Zara Nubuck Crossbody Bag With Chain $119
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Kenzo Eye Bracelet $189
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Prada Platform Sandals $885
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Topshop Faux Fur Collar Coat $125
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Tory Burch Hybrid Smartwatch in Navy Leather $250
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3x1 Shelter Austin Cropped High-Rise $265
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Tory Burch Clara Flat $428
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Everlane The Cashmere Square Turtleneck $150
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Kara Bottle Green Shearling Small Backpack $495
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Laruicci Chain Link Earring $198
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Holiday festivities already on your mind (and your calendar)? You'll want to pick up a Tory Burch smartwatch to pair with all of your stylish outfits this season.

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