A classic sweater is pretty much a prerequisite for any holiday soirée, but unless you’re trying to win an ugly Christmas sweater competition, that novelty pullover stashed away in the back of your closet will not cut it this year. This season, thanks to the likes of the Loewe, Prada, and Fendi, graphic fair isle sweaters are essential for cozying up by the fire. Go for a bold holiday sweater hue this season, since it’s never been a better time to try the color of the season: a bright, notice-me red. For a something with a bit of glitz, try a winter sweater with a bit of sparkle, like the black and crystal knit from Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini; or if you’re looking for something with a bright hue, go for rainbow stripes. And once you’ve found the perfect festive threads, head over to our gift guides to discover the best holiday gift ideas for the women, kids, and jewelry fanatics in your life.