These H&M Pieces Are Editor Must-Haves—Here’s How We’re Wearing Them

I love my co-workers. They’re inspiring, hardworking, fun, and—you guessed it—they have impeccable taste. What’s the best part of working with them? Knowing I have access to their closets. It’s true—we’re always willing to lend something to one another, whether it’s a pair of heels for an event, a perfume for a date, or a dress for a vacation. With the holidays in full swing and a calendar booked with parties galore, it’s helpful to know that I have plenty of closets to raid if I need an extra piece or two to put together an outfit.

Want to see the pieces our editors are wearing for all of this season’s festive events? Keep scrolling to see four looks from H&M (our go-to affordable, on-trend shopping destination) and what we have to say about them. Plus, see the hot-ticket items we’re borrowing from each other (and returning, we promise).

“I’m just excited to be getting dressed up this year since last December I mainly stayed in pajamas. (Well okay, maybe that wasn’t so bad.) While I normally go straight to the dress section on any website when I’m looking for something “fancy,” this time around, I’m really into the suiting trend. I love how cool this sparkly top looks underneath an oversize blazer and trousers. And paired with heels, it’s just the right amount of dressiness.” — Anneliese Dominguez, Fashion Editor, Branded Content

“I’m really taking advantage of dressing up this holiday season, whether it’s for a New Year’s Eve party or just an intimate dinner with friends. My looks are leaning a bit fancier than usual—because why not? Take this outfit, for example. The satin fabric of the dress paired with the beaded handbag and crystal earrings makes this look feel just the right amount of festive. Plus, I love the pop of color during a season that often includes lots of neutrals. I always rely on a classic black blazer and over-the-knee boots for styling just about all my winter ‘fits, and this one is no exception.” — Michaela Bushkin, Senior Fashion Editor, Branded Content 

“I’m a classic girl, and there’s nothing I love more than a black and white outfit. This season, I’m coloring outside of the lines and adding a pop to my look with a bold, kelly-green longline coat and a pair of tall boots.” — Nayiri Mampourian, Senior Fashion Editor, Branded Content

“Truth be told, I’ll never say no to a classic A-line dress and pumps. Regardless of the occasion, you’re guaranteed to look chic and elevated. I love satin during the holiday season, and this champagne color feels festive and feminine. I would wear this to an office holiday party or a gift exchange with my close friends.” — Aniyah Morinia, Associate Editor, Branded Content