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Most holiday fashion guides steer you to an endless queue of sequin dresses, but Elle UK has a great alternative. We seem know a disproportionate number of women who hate dresses with an unholy fervor, and they could get a lot of use out of a feature like this. There are several cute trousers and other options to inspire party looks that range wildly from the chic to the chemically addled. Please note: Most of these looks are spot-on, but if you wear the formal shorts over the faux garter-and-stockings, you will look ridiculous. [ElleUK]