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4 Outfits for Entertaining at Home

4 Outfits for Entertaining at Home

Getting dressed up without having to actually go out is a luxury in its own right: Walking is minimal and weather is no obstacle, which makes picking an outfit a fashion free-for-all. Here, some inspiration for every hosting situation, whether you’re staying in to share dinner with friends, family, or a significant other—plus, a comfort-food recipe to match each one, courtesy of our food editor.

Two-For-One

Apiece Apart’s vibrant two-piece ensemble is the kind of matching set we can really get behind—it works just as hard in your living room as it does on mid-winter holiday on St. Barts.

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4 Outfits for Entertaining at Home

Cioppino

Cioppino is a classic San Francisco fish stew made with tomatoes, fennel, oregano white wine, and a mix of fish commonly found in the Pacific Ocean such as Dungeness crab, mussels, halibut, shrimp, and clams.

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Easy Does It

A single statement-maker like this metallic skirt makes even the most cuddly sweater-and-slippers combo look party-ready, zero effort required.

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4 Outfits for Entertaining at Home

Vodka Sauce

Slightly creamy, slightly spicy, and totally comforting, this classic Italian-American sauce is always a crowd-pleaser.

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Hot Stuff

There may be a blustering blizzard outside, but nothing’s stopping you from going full-on tropical for dinner (or brunch—hello, mimosas) indoors. Floral-printed silk and strappy sandals are a welcome indulgence this time of year.

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4 Outfits for Entertaining at Home

Chicory and Persimmon Salad with Rosemary Vinaigrette

The slightly bitter greens and sweet persimmon balance each other perfectly in this colorful Thanksgiving salad.

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No Loose Ends

For entertaining just your plus one, this incredibly chic jumpsuit is zero fuss and beautifully form-fitting (body-flattering, too), perfect for going from the dining table to the boudoir. The linen rope can come out after your first cocktail—we recommend our tried-and-true Whiskey Thyme recipe. Fun fact: Thyme is an aphrodisiac.

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4 Outfits for Entertaining at Home

Whiskey Thyme

The herbal, smokey, and bitter notes are perfectly balanced in this delicious cocktail. Beware: They’re a little dangerous.

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