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5 hottest holiday trends to try this season, from the TODAY Style Squad

It's time to get in the holiday spirit!
/ Source: TODAY

If you love all things sparkly, velvet and bejeweled, this is your time of year!

When it comes to fashion, the holiday season is all about making a special statement. From glitter to rhinestones to pearls, there are so many fun, festive and fashionable ways to get in the holiday spirit.

Our TODAY Style Squad — Lilliana Vazquez, Jill Martin and Bobbie Thomas — shared its favorite holiday trends that will having you looking fabulous well into the new year.

Lilliana's picks:

The holidays are a great time to make a bold statement with embellishments. If you're into the classically feminine look, be sure to try pearl accents. For those, who want to be a little more glam, try rhinestones instead.


1. Pretty pearls

These aren't your grandmother's pearls. This trend is all about adding subtle pearl details to everyday items so they go from ordinary to extraordinary.

Marled by Reunited Cutout Embellished-Sleeve Sweater, $69, Neiman Marcus Last Call

Cutout top
Neiman Marcus Last Call

Kate Spade New York Imitation Pearl Earmuffs, $78, Shopbop

Pearl earmuffs

Aaronita Open Toe Sandals, $89, Nine West

Nine West

Kelly Pearl Stud Cross Body Bag, $50, Topshop

Pearl bag

2. Rockin' rhinestones

A little glitz goes a long way. For the girl who loves to shine, Vazquez has some fun ideas for how you can make a sparkly statement.

Duchess Silver Rhinestone Mid-Calf Boots, $90, Lulus

Rhinestone boots

Report Cache Black Shimmer Slouchy Rhinestone Boots, $90, Lulus

Black boots

SB-Haven, $69, Betsey Johnson

Embellished slippers
Betsey Johnson

Embellished Knit Hat, $70, Ann Taylor

Embellished knit hat
Ann Taylor

Sparkly Dangle Earrings, $20, Zara

Sparkly dangle earrings

Faith, $99, Closet Gold

Closet Gold

Bobbie's picks:

It's time to get your sparkle on. From clothes to beauty products, just about everything is getting a touch of sequins or glitter this holiday season.


3. Stylish sparkle

A little sparkle never hurt anybody. The holidays are a great time to break out all things sequins and shine on everything from sweaters to slippers. Thomas says the key to rocking any sparkly look is to dress it down and use it as a way to update your everyday wardrobe with a dash of disco.

Dress the Population Charlie Sequin Jumpsuit, $298, Nordstrom

Sequin jumpsuit

Halogen Sequin Pencil Skirt, $89, Nordstrom

Sequin pencil skirt

Sequin Shift Dress, $150, Eloquii

Sequin dress

Sweater with Colored Sequins, $50, Zara

Sequin sweater

Steve Madden Daisie Black Multi Glitter Pumps, $89, Lulus

Glitter pumps

Ombre Sequin Slide Slippers, $78, Anthropologie

Sequin slippers

INC Yeldie Slippers, $30, Macy's

Sequin slippers

Skinnydip Liquid Glitter Journal, $19, Urban Outfitters

Glitter notebook
Urban Outfitters

Sequined T-Shirt, $26, Zara

Sequin t-shirt

4. Shimmering beauty

The sparkle trend is literally popping up everywhere this holiday season and it's making a big splash in the beauty world in everything from skin care to lip gloss.

#GlitterMask GravityMud Firming Treatment, $69, GlamGlow

Glitter mask

GalacticCleanse, $36, GlamGlow

Galactic Cleanse

Memebox I Dew Care Disco Kitten Mask, $18, Ulta

Disco Kitten Mask

Glitter Pop Eyeliner, $20, Too Faced

Glitter eyeliner
Too Faced

Glitter & Glow Liquid Eye Shadow, $24, Stila

Stila Glitter Eye Shadow

Omg! Over Mascara and Glitter Liner, $24, Ramy

Glitter liner and mascara

Cosmic Gloss Lip Glitter, $19, Fenty Beauty by Rihanna

Lip gloss
Fenty Beauty by Rihanna

Pat McGrath Labs LiquidLust 007, $75, Sephora

Pat McGrath LiquidLust

Jill's picks:

Velvet is one of the hottest trends this winter and it's perfect for the holiday season. A touch of velvet is the easiest way to give any outfit a luxe twist.


5. Luxurious velvet

It's the most wonderful time of year to break out the velvet. From shoes to bow ties, you can give your favorite a outfit a festive touch with this soft, rich fabric. And if you really love the trend, go all out with a head-to-toe velvet outfit.

Wrap Dress, $20, H&M

Wrap dress

Velvet Flared Trousers, $50, Zara

Velvet trousers

Quilted Velvet Jacket, $149, Zara

Velvet jacket

Velvet Loafers with Bow, $40, Zara

Velvet loafers

Velvet Sneakers with Bow, $60, Zara

Velvet sneakers

High Heel Velvet Ankle Boots, $60, Zara

Ankle boots

High Heel Velvet Ankle Boots with Pearl Beads, $70, Zara

Pearl ankle boots

Velvet Over the Knee High Heel Boots, $50, Zara

Velvet boots

Apex Velvet Racing Striped Bags (Available in additional colors), $89, Lulu Dharma

Lulu Dharma

Morocco Velvet Choker, $48, Nissa

Velvet choker

Morocco Velvet Choker, $52, Nissa

Velvet choker

Orion Choker, $48, Nissa

Velvet choker

ZigZag Velvet Choker, $20, Nissa

Zigzag choker

Violetta Choker, $56, Nissa

Velvet choker

Scarlett Stoned Choker, $56, Nissa

Scarlett choker

Fawn Choker, $56, Nissa

Velvet choker

Calvin Klein Burgundy Velvet Bow Tie, $40, Men's Wearhouse

Velvet bow tie
Men's Wearhouse