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What to Wear on Christmas Day, Because ‘Tis The Season For Style

No matter what the festive occasion, we have you covered.

So Christmas is next month – yes, next month – and it’s time to finalise those festive finishes that will make your holiday a special one. 

You’ve nailed the presents, the tree has been put up and expertly decorated but you’re forgetting something… Your carefully curated Christmas Day ‘fit of course! 

We all celebrate the Yuletide season differently, and whether you’re an all-out glam affair type of family or like to play it more low-key by the beach, we have found the perfect pieces to shop ahead of the big day so you can be the Christmas main character. 

So let these inspire your styling choices or perhaps end up on your list to Santa! Read on to find our favourite pieces we will be wearing this Christmas. 

What to wear on Christmas Day 2023 

The best Christmas Day dresses 

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& Other Stories Ruffle neck linen midi dress, $169, The Iconic

This festive midi dress is perfect for any Christmas occasion, dress it up for office holiday parties with a pair of strappy heels or dress it down with sandals for a laidback lunch on the big day. 

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Calypso dress in Gelato Stripe, $249, Mister Zimi

Lightweight, flattering and stylish, this candy coloured off the shoulder maxi will be the talk of any Christmas event and will keep you cool under the Aussie sun. 

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SNDYS Rosa midi dress, $119, The Iconic

Go for a feminine moment with the Rosa midi dress that is adorned with delicate floral motifs and encapsulates that Euro summer spirit these holidays. 

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JACANDMOOKI Reece dress, $179, The Iconic

Ideal for laidback Christmas days, this 100 per cent cotton dress looks stylish and elevated but won’t leave you uncomfortable as the day gets hotter. Pair it with some chunky sandals and you have yourself a winning ‘fit. 

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The best Christmas Day sets 

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Penelope two-piece set, $109, Petal & Pup

The perfect combination of stylish and comfortable, made from 100 per cent cotton this chic set is high on our list for Christmas Day. 

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Katie bow crop top, $109 and Jana bow mini skirt, $149, Meshki

Whether you’re someone who takes Christmas dressing seriously or has a festive party or formal event lined up this year, wrap yourself up in this adorable set that’s bound to make everyone wish you were their ultimate gift under the tree.

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RSVP satin cami, $44.99 and RSVP satin slip, $69.99, Cotton On

This stunning set makes a great look for those balmy summer nights and is the ideal combo and sultry and sweet.

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Florent vest, $79 and Florent pants, $99, Runaway The Label 

The ultimate Christmas cool girl ‘fit, this set is laidback yet elevated, comfortable to wear all day long and can work for a multitude of occasions and dress codes across the entire festive season. 

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The best Christmas Day tops 

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Aere Linen Bloom strapless top, $120, The Iconic

Bring some summertime glamour to your outfits this Christmas with this stunning sculptural crop that can be paired with anything from shorts to skirts or even jeans for a more casual look. 

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Topshop Stripe wrap top, $97, ASOS

If you’re on the coast and expecting a cooler breeze come Christmas we love this lightweight long-sleeve wrap top that we would pair with some baggy jeans or a denim mini. 

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Laila linen tank, $59.99, Forever New

The perfect tank for a casual Christmas, the light lime colour adds a touch of festive spirit and is ideal to be worn with some breezy linen pants. 

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Bianca strapless top, $59, Petal & Pup

Style this versatile ruched strapless top with anything in your wardrobe to easily elevate and add a touch of sophistication to your outfit. 

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Best Christmas Day skirts 

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Cataline skirt in palm green, $188 (was $269), Faithfull The Brand

This stunning maxi skirt is made from responsibly sourced linen and makes a stunning addition to any summer wardrobe. We’ll be styling this on Christmas day with a white tank for a laid-back yet effortlessly chic look. 

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Dion natural boucle mini skirt, $109.99, DISSH

Boucle is the fabric du jour and we love this summery mini to wear all season long. You’ll find us throwing it over swimmers and paired with some chunky sandals or thongs on Christmas Day. 

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Knot detail skirt, $49.99, H&M

Lean into the holiday energy with this sarong-style midi skirt that you can simply throw on and instantly look chic and poolside cocktail-ready. 

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Dazie Second To Midnight sequin midi skirt, $79.99, The Iconic 

Make a statement at the Christmas party with this eye-catching sequined skirt that is sure to turn heads. 

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Best Christmas Day shorts and pants

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Ronadi shorts, $69, Petal & Pup

ICYMI: boxer shorts are no longer just for bed, they’re officially the It Girl short of the summer. This Christmas you will find us rolling out of bed already wearing these and throwing on a t-shirt and sneakers. 

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Amelia Pants in Retro, $159, Mister Zimi

You can never go wrong with a pair of printed linen pants, these add some colour to your day and look effortlessly cool thrown over your swimmers on hot Australian days. 

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Mid-rise denim shorts, $39.99, Glassons

A pair of good denim shorts is an essential, and at under $40, you can hardly get a better deal than this pair from Glassons. 

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