42 Christmas Party Themes You'd Never Have Thought Of

Because you can only attend so many ugly sweater parties.

42 Christmas Party Themes You'd Never Have Thought Of
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You already know the drill during the holiday party circuit: ugly Christmas sweater shindigs and Secret Santa gift exchanges, even if they'll all probably be on Zoom this year. But have you ever thought to channel your holiday cheer into more creative outlets, like finessing your pet into a tiny sweater or crafting dozens of decorative baubles with friends? Allow us to ignite your imagination with 42 how have I never thought of this? party options to try this winter, no matter whether your party is with your friends, family, or your office.

Julia Marzovilla
Fashion E-Commerce Editor

Julia Marzovilla is the Fashion E-Commerce Editor at Marie Claire, where she reviews the latest launches from fashion and beauty brands, finds the best on-sale items around the internet, and interviews experts to find the best products in any category to share with her readers. She also creates shopping guides that span every vertical on the site as an expert in everything from the best laptop bags to the best laser hair removal devices.

In her near decade of experience, Julia has both written for several top outlets in the E-Commerce space and worked at major fashion labels. Prior to joining the Marie Claire team, she contributed similar shopping stories to sites such as Bustle, InStyle, The Zoe Report, Who What Wear, and worked as the Trending Fashion and News Writer STYLECASTER. You can find her across the internet at @JuliaMarzovilla. In real life, you can find her creating shopping guides for her friends, cooking or baking in her too-small kitchen, or buying tickets for the next time Harry Styles is in town.

Julia has a Bachelor’s degree in English with a minor in Journalism from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California. She lives in New York City, her hometown.