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 (opens in new tab) shindigs and Secret Santa gift exchanges (opens in new tab), even if they'll all probably be on Zoom this year. But have you ever thought to channel your holiday cheer (opens in new tab) 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
E-Commerce Editor

Julia Marzovilla is the E-Commerce Editor at Marie Claire, where she covers everything from the latest beauty and fashion launches and sales to celebrity outfits and news. She also creates shopping guides that span every vertical on the site. 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 STYLECASTER. In her spare time, Julia can be found creating shopping guides for all of her friends, spending too much money on yet another pair of black boots, and cooking in her far-too-small kitchen.