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.
Scroll through the gallery to discover our Dos and Don'ts of Festive Fancy Dress >>