The 12 Dos and Don'ts Of Festive Fancy Dress Illustrated By Christmas Crackers Including Katy Perry, David Beckham & Kylie Minogue

24 December 2013 by

GALLERY >> The 12 Dos and Don'ts Of Festive Fancy Dress

DO stick to your signature style

Katy Perry plays on her retro look as she steps into the role of Mrs Claus.

DON'T be a slutty Santa

In the middle of the day. On a main street. Really Audrina Patridge!

DO snuggle up to Mr Claus

They may have had an unconventional relationship, but Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee got all traditional during the holidays.

DON'T just wear a hat

Sticking on a Santa hat doesn't make you Father Christmas you know Snooki.

DO get rock 'n' roll

Sequins, Lycra and fur - Katy Perry's got it all going on.

DON'T be a Yeti

Could someone tell Kylie Minogue that Big Foot wants his coat back?

DO dress down

Mariah Carey wears a leather, hooded Santa jacket and high waist jeans. We can see Rihanna rocking this seasonal streetwear look any day now.

DON'T forget to wear clothes

We recommend you avoid shimmying down chimneys in your undies like actress and former Page 3 Girl Linda Lusardi.

DO pay homage to your idol

Frankie Sandford of The Saturdays attended a Christmas bash last year as Posh Spice. Both she and Victoria Beckham have a lot in common after finding fame as a member of a girl group and finding romance with a footballer.

DON'T think we'll forget this so easily

Speaking of VB's hubby, here's David Beckham back in the day when his fashion choices were decidedly dodgy.

DO think outside the box

Katy Perry is the festive fancy dress queen. After tiring of sexy Santas she's moved onto sultry snowmen.

DON'T wear a shell suit

This advice is valid all year round Justin Timberlake, but especially at Christmas.

We've only just gotten over Halloween and already there's an expectation to pull together fabulous festive fancy dress outfits for Christmas and New Year's Eve bashes. What more do the party gods want from us, eh!? If you’re racking your brains to come up with an inventive yet glamorous costume then take a look at our 12 Dos and Don’ts inspired by some of our favourite flamboyant stars.

Some less than creative celebs (ahem, Audrina Patridge) simply follow the lead of Lindsay Lohan in Mean Girls and squeeze themselves into sexy Santa getup. Even more boring than the red-Latex clad masses are the flaky types who stick a festive hat on their heads and call themselves Father Christmas.

We’re awarding the prize for the best festive fancy dress to Katy Perry who goes for it guns blazing. Whether she’s retro Mrs Claus or a happy-go-lucky snow woman, the pop star is certainly the leader of the Christmas pack.

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