Velvet Dinner JacketPreppy guys have always known how to inject a touch of whimsy to their dress without looking foolish. After all, it takes savoir-faire to pull off a pair of lime green trousers embroidered with lobsters.

The way they do it is by following a certain formula: Only one eccentric item per outfit, with everything else standard kit.

This is a great approach to take when breaking out the festive attire for holiday parties. Pair one “party” item with the regular workhorses from your wardrobe, and you’ll have the perfect combination of holiday style with relaxed nonchalance.

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