Unless there’s a black-tie affair, wedding or prom on the horizon, the holidays are the one time to bust out the glitter, glimmer and gold. Sure, it’s easy to throw on a sparkly dress and call it a day (there’s a seriously cute one on this list!), but why not mix it up with some unexpected bling?DRESS

LC Lauren Conrad Lurex Jacquard Fit & Flare Dress (on sale for $38.40) at Kohl’s

Sometimes, tried-and-true is simply the way to go. Reach for this adorable metallic number as a replacement for the Little Black Dress. (Save 15 percent on your purchase with Kohl’s coupons.)

LC Lauren Conrad Lurex Jacquard Fit & Flare Dress from Kohl's



Rock Candy Beaded Mini Skirt (on sale for $53.40) at Arden B.

Shimmying and shaking are in the near future for those brave enough to don such an eye-catching mini. (Get $10 off orders of $50 or more with Arden B. coupons.)

Rock Candy Beaded Mini Skirt at Arden B.



HeyBaby ($89) at Nine West

Positively two-faced, these heels are business in the front and party in the back. (Kick up your heels for Nine West coupons.)

HeyBaby peeptoe pumps from Nine West



Deborah Lippmann Limited Edition Rock This Town Set ($42) at Neiman Marcus

Don’t neglect your nails! With tons of eggnog and cider being passed around, all eyes will be on your digits, so give ’em something to talk about. (Save on your fancy fingers with Neiman Marcus coupons.)

Deborah Lippmann Limited Edition Rock This Town Set



Cesca ‘Rickee’ Stud & Skull Frame Clutch ($42) at Nordstrom

Editors know better than anyone that the best accessories only have to look expensive. This chic piece of hand candy totally fits the bill, and we won’t tell anyone that it’s a complete steal. Shhh. (Save on sparkle and shine with Nordstrom coupons.)

Cesca 'Rickee' Stud & Skull Frame Clutch from Nordstrom



iPhone 4 Bling Case ($10) at Kikkerland

This is the best 10 bucks you’ll ever spend. Go ahead and buy two—the case doubles as the ultimate Secret Santa gift. (Get 15 percent off your purchase with Kikkerland coupons.)

iPhone 4 Bling Case



Twenties Feather Hair Band ($26.39) at ASOS

Bad hair days are not convenient during social season, but they do happen! Thankfully, no one will even notice a mane mishap with such an exquisite headpiece covering it up. (Brush off bad deals with ASOS coupons.)

Twenties Feather Hair Band from ASOS



Rhinestone Embellished Peplum Silk Top ($98) at Bebe

This top boasts three on-point trends: sheer, peplum and an embellished neckline. In fact, there’s so much going on up top, you can probably get away with your favorite jeans on bottom. (Stay snazzy with Bebe coupons.)

Rhinestone Embellished Peplum Silk Top at Bebe



Fabulousness: 5 Neutral Eyes ($39.50) from Mac Cosmetics

A general rule is that a lady should never touch up her makeup in public; however, packaging this pretty was made for showing off!

Fabulousness: 5 Neutral Eyes from Mac Cosmetics



Tina Jeweled Collar Necklace ($19.90) at Alloy

Bejeweled, removable collars are the must-have accessories of the year. They add a certain extra something to T-shirts, sweaters or the dress that’s worth a discreet, repeat wear. (Get 20 percent off your purchase with Alloy coupons.)

Tina Jeweled Collar Necklace at Alloy