The New York Stock Exchange is reflected in an ornamental ball on the last day of trading before Christmas in the Manhattan borough of New York.Reuters

Carrie Bradshaw from Sex and the City once said: "I like my money right where I can see it: hanging in my closet." It's Christmas time and here's another reason to dress up. And what better way to make an impression than dressing up like an A-lister.

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While the question "what do I wear" plagues a lot of us on a regular basis, too many choices can at times be overwhelming as well. So here we list out seven classy and fun outfits – à la celebrities – that you can wear to that oh-so-exciting Christmas party that you have been waiting for.

Kendall Jenner
Kendall JennerReuters

Little Black Dress

Versatile, elegant and easy to carry off, the Little Black Dress or popularly called LBD never goes out of style. Pair it with strappy heels or pumps, a clutch purse and statement jewellery and you are good to go. In case you are aiming for a more casual look, a leather jacket will add to the charm.

Leighton Meester
Leighton MeesterReuters

Little White Dress 

An elegant variation to the LBD, the LWD is something that has of late become a celebrity favourite. The outfit is a regular at red carpet events and might just be the perfect thing for you this holiday season.

Anna Kendrick
Actress Anna Kendrick arrives at the 57th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California February 8, 2015.Reuters

Pant Suit/Jump Suit 

Another one of our favourites, pantsuits and jumpsuits fit almost all occasions. You can wear them to formal parties as well as a fun, casual party with your friends. You can also opt for cape blazers instead of the conventional ones.

Elizabeth Banks
Actress Elizabeth Banks arrives at the 2012 MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles, June 3, 2012.Reuters

If you are not very comfortable with pantsuits, jumpsuits are the perfect alternative. And they come in a a variety with playful cut-outs and delicate lace designs.

Kristen Stewart
Actress Kristen Stewart arrives at the Hollywood screening of her movie "On The Road" during AFI FEST in Los Angeles, California November 3, 2012.Reuters

Crop tops

Crop tops have been ruling the fashion world for a while now. In solid shades as well as patterns, these tops are easy to style as they look good with trousers, skirts, jeans, as well as shorts. Turtle-neck crop tops are all the rage, especially in cold weather. To give it a formal touch you can pair the outfits with heels and for an edgier look, try them on with casual flats and sneakers.

Jennifer Aniston
Actress Jennifer Aniston poses during a media event to promote her latest movie "Horrible Bosses", at a hotel in London July 20, 2011.Reuters

Shift dress

Shift dresses are comfortable and not too formal and look great paired with knee high boots or sandals. 

Bella Hadid
Model Bella Hadid presents a creation from the Michael Kors Spring/Summer 2017 collection at New York Fashion Week in Manhattan, New York, U.S., September 14, 2016.Reuters

Mid-length dress

A mid-length dress might sound like the most boring choice to many. But when paired with casual sneakers – off-duty models swear by this – they make for some very cute looks. Pairing them with oversized vests too is a good idea.

And if you want a more formal look, throw on a cape jacket, some ornate jewellery and a pair of strappy heels 

Heidi Klum
Heidi Klum arrives at the UNICEF Playlist with the A-List karaoke benefit event at the El Rey Theater in Los Angeles, California March 15, 2012.Reuters

Skinny leather leggings

If you are not the dress-loving kind and live in pants, a pair of black skinny leather leggings is your saviour. Paired with a shimmery top, blazer and pump shoes, this outfits screams stylish-chic. Add a neutral shade clutch purse for that added glamour.