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It's the holidays - the most wonderful time of the year. Parties for hosting, marshmallows for toasting, caroling out in the snow, etc, etc. But why do we care, and what does one wear? Of course we all like to look festive for Christmas parties, throwing on sequins and red dresses - really doing ourselves up. I went to a couple events, and, for the first big buffet I went for a big high-waisted skirt. I found it at a thrift store a couple years ago, and sewed two snaps in the waistband, so it's expandable. It's a great deal of material, so I save it for special occasions or when I'm in a particularly flashy mood, but I find that I wear it most around the holidays. I keep it simple with black, my necklace, and my tall boots. A bold lip sets the whole thing off. It's simple, comfortable, but still interesting enough to merit complements at a holiday party. The holidays are a big time – a series of days with high expectations attached. Expectations are a sure-fire way to set yourself