Best Clothes for Christian Holidays

The winter holidays are festive times with many different types of events such as Christmas, Hanukkah or new years parties to attend. Each of these event types may have its own dress code (parties, get together, family gatherings, religious ceremonies), so its important to review the dress code for each event type. It’s also important to check the location, as different settings (restaurant or family home) have different dress codes.

The following is a quick overview of appropriate business casual attire for each event type. These are general guidelines.

Less formal occasions include holiday parties hosted by family and friend at family and friend’s houses. More formal occasions include business/work holiday parties and new years eve events at restaurants/bars or clubs. Additionally, since it is winter, colors won tend to be darker with lighter colored khakis and chinos being avoided.


  • It’s usually colder out during the winter, so a sport coat can be great to have.
  • For cold weather, sweaters can be a stylish addition.
  • Dress appropriately for the location of the event.

Spring holidays including Easter typically are more formal in nature. That said, the surrounding atmosphere of spring creates an environment where lighter colored Christian clothing is appropriate as seen on Kens Christian T-Shirts. These occasions are the perfect for business casual outfits.

Business casual outfits for spring holidays include light colored dress pants including chinos and khakis. These pants paired with a long-sleeved dress shirt, matching belt and brown shoes make a perfect outfit for a spring holiday.


  • Lighter colors are appropriate for the spring.
  • Dress appropriately for the location of the event.
  • Spring can be chilly, so it might be helpful to bring a sweater or sport coat.

Summer holidays (4th of July, labor day, memorial day) usually involve barbeques and other outdoor activities, so casual clothing is usually the norm. However, there are certain occasions where more formal clothing is required

Since the summer holidays are more casual affairs, a business casual outfit on the less formal side is recommended. This includes a pair of light colored khakis or chinos, a dress shirt, brown shoes and a matching belt. Darker colors shoes/pants are not usually required for summer holiday occasions.


  • Watch out for spilling food on your clothes – summer holiday food is usually messy.
  • Summer holiday events usually happen outside – wear lighter fabrics to stay cool.
  • Dress appropriately for the location of the event if it is not outside.

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