‘Tis the season for winter merriment and parties galore! As you enjoy and partake in the festivities, be sure to be the best holiday guest you can be. Here, our friends at Irvine Spectrum Center share their gifting, fashion, and etiquette tips for hving a jolly good time and securing an invite to next year's bash.
Skinny fit Suit Trousers, Topman ($120). Nordstrom, Irvine Spectrum Center, 800 Spectrum Center Dr., Irvine, 949-255-2800
A sumptuous tweed texture makes these Topman flat-front trousers a spiffy item to wear to a holiday house party.
Wrap Cocoon Sweater, MaxStudio ($148). Irvine Spectrum Center, 751 Spectrum Center Dr., Irvine, 949-450-1174
Wool and alpaca combine harmoniously in this cozy MaxStudio draped sweater.
When invited to a house party, ask the host and hostess ahead of time if there’s anything you can bring. Even if they say, “Just bring yourself,” come with a thoughtful gift as a way of thanking them for the invitation and for opening their home to you.
Whether you know the guests at the party or not, strike up an easy conversation with anyone present by asking for recommendations on which local restaurants to take your significant other or friends to this holiday season, along with book suggestions to read when you feel like staying indoors.
Smartphone Photo Printer, Prynt ($150). Urban Outfitters, Irvine Spectrum Center, 730 Spectrum Center Dr., Irvine, 949-727-0951
Make the party truly memorable by instantly snapping and printing photos from this Prynt machine.
Aerator Pourer, RBT ($30). Sur La Table, Irvine Spectrum Center, 801 Spectrum Center Dr., Irvine, 949-585-0031
Bring the full flavor of red wines to fruition with this RBT aerator that features a fuss-free spout for clean pours.