Brunchers and eggnog sippers: Step away from the reindeer sweater! A cardigan (Marc by Marc Jacobs) in a flattering longer length serves the same purpose but with more refinement, and gets more use throughout fall and winter. "Coziness is key for the holidays," says Katie Lee, author of The Comfort Table: Recipes for Everyday Occasions. "Sequins add a little fun to a traditional Fair Isle pattern." Lee, who will publish her first novel next year, keeps the look simple with dark boot-cut jeans (J Brand).
Shirt, Gryphon New York. Necklaces, Camilla James and K. Amato. Cuff, Express.