What to Wear for Thanksgiving Dinner: 35 Cute Ideas


While imagining the lots of turkeys you'd eat at the thanksgiving table, make sure you're making plans to put an outfit together for the Thanksgiving scenario. You can plan the perfect thanksgiving outfit in harvest hues or solid colors. What to wear for thanksgiving dinner partly depends on the event setting. Would it be a casual family dinner or a formal dinner with guests asides from your extended family?
The very common fall staples such as over-the-knee boots, sweater dresses, chunky knits, scarfs, and leather jackets are quite functional in styling your thanksgiving looks. Here are some of our outfit selections that you can purchase to play up your fashion game at this year's thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving Dresses

1. Comfy Thanksgiving Outfit for Women – A Knit Sweater and Dress Combo

    Dixie Knit Sweater Two Piece Dress

    A sleeveless knit dress and pullover sweater is a nice fitting for when you'd be stuffing at the table. The dress is airy and warm for the season, plus, it looks effortlessly chic for thanksgiving.

    2. What to Wear for Thanksgiving 2022 – A Fit n' Flare Dress

    Isarra Knit Sweater Dress 

    This year's feast isn't going to be without a cute look and the fit and flare style is both flattering and comfortable. You can dress it up with zero effort just by pairing it with over-the-knee boots and statement earrings.

    3. Women's Thanksgiving Outfit – A Sleeved Midi Dress

    Lyla Knit Sweater Dress

    Fall workwear that also serves for the thanksgiving looks is certainly a great idea for the year's feast. This dress comes in a ton of hues for you to rock the traditional fall colors or celebrate your fave tones. 

    4. Girly Thanksgiving Fashion Looks – A Fuschia-Colored Belted Dress

    Keagan Belted Knit Sweater Dress

    While giving thanks for all the year's blessings, looking good in a sophisticated dress is a double win. The belt is removable to provide comfort when you have finished feasting on the turkey. We recommend pairing it with a neutral coat and white boots to beat the cold.

    5. How to Dress for Thanksgiving Dinner – A Sexy Mesh

    Lorelei Halter Cut-Out Mesh Dress

    Not sure how to wear confidence and embrace femininity in your style, this halter dress does both. It creates the perfect look for when you'd be faced with so many personal questions from your extended family.

    6. What to Wear for Thanksgiving – A Fall-Hued Shirt Dress 

    Elletra Pleated Shirt Dress

    From the pleated waistline to the balloon sleeves, the features of the dress are capsules for every fashionista's wardrobe. Create a festive stylish look by layering with a mix of heavier fabrics and stepping into sock booties. 

    Sweaters & Cardigans for Thanksgiving

    7. What Should I Wear to Thanksgiving Dinner – A Turtleneck Sweater

    Mickaela Knit Turtleneck Sweater

    When it's not too hot and not too cold, this turtleneck top becomes functional. With the breezy wind and changing colors, you can't go wrong by picking a cozy sweater that matches your style for thanksgiving.

    8. What to Wear to a Thanksgiving Dinner A Loose-Fitting Cardigan 

    Miranda V-Neck Cardigan

    Create a suave outfit for family thanksgiving by combining this slouchy sweater with crisp leather pants or your favorite pair of leggings. 

    9. Thanksgiving Dress Women's – An Oversized Knit

    Rya Loose Knit Cardigan

    Looking for plenty of room and stretch? Go for the lantern-sleeved knit cardigan. You'll be so thankful for this dress after you've had 3 plates of Thanksgiving food without looking like it.

    10. How to Dress for Thanksgiving Day A Chunky Sweater

    Illias Wool Sweater

    Because turtlenecks are so easy to dress up or down, you can't afford to miss this ensemble. The ideal pair for this wool sweater is pants and specifically denim. Complete the look with strappy sandals or fur mules to define your fashion looks.

    11. Thanksgiving Outfit Women A Stunning Sweater

    Rory Turtleneck Oversized Sweater

    Get ready to be the chicest at family thanksgiving in an oversized fall edit. You can skip the knee-high boots and wear yours with platform boots since the long sleeves and knit material are there to keep you warm.

    12. What to Wear for Thanksgiving Dinner – A Knit Crop Attire

    Sylvie Cut Out Knit Crop Top

    There's always room for the short sleeve outfits even though fall has its faves as the long sleeve lengths. The cut-out detail in front creates a fun outlook in your thanksgiving attire. You can pair the top with hunter-green, chocolate brown, or warm beige corduroy pants or jeans. They all look great for casual thanksgiving dinners. 

    13. Dressy Thanksgiving OutfitsA Faux Fur Look

    Mally Faux Mink Fur Cardigan

    What we love about this cardigan is that it provides all the warmth you need for the season while adding crisp notes to the look. 

    14. How to Dress for Thanksgiving Day – The Goldilocks Attire

    Kaylani Mohair Cardigan

    Recreate 'Goldilocks and the three bear story' this 2022 when you spend thanksgiving in a mohair cardi. 

    15. What to Wear for Thanksgiving 2022 – A Cute Pink Set

    Lauren Ribbed Knit Sweater And Skirt Two-Piece Set

    For every kind of celebration, you'd be attending or hosting for thanksgiving, be it fancy soirées or informal get-togethers, this set will be the perfect thanksgiving outfit idea. 

    Thanksgiving Jackets and Blazers

    16. Outfit Ideas for ThanksgivingA Cozy Sleeveless Vest

    Serena Down Vest

    We love sleeveless vests with padded designs like this one. It's made with great quality and can be paired with all your fave fall staples.

    17. Thanksgiving Fits this 2022 – A Leather Jacket

    Darllin Black Vegan Leather Button Up Shirt

    If your fashion style features an edgy fashion taste, don't hesitate to do you in a simple but perfect button-up Jacket. Feel free to throw on any shorts or jeans that feel convenient for you.

    18. Thanksgiving Dinner Staples – Two-Toned Aviator Jacket

    Miya Vegan Leather Aviator Jacket

    Is it the white faux fur lining or the Vegan Leather exterior? Let's not even get started on the wrist buckles cause what's there not to die for on this dashing aviator jacket?

    19. Fashion Looks for ThanksgivingA Modish Blazer 

    Bijou Shearling Leather Blazer

    A perfect blend of warmth and elegance all in one blazer. The peak lapels of the attire amp up the wow factor and the flap side pockets - they are everything about hip and stylish.

    20. Cute Outfits for ThanksgivingA Chunky Set

    Kolliey Puffer Two Piece Jacket And Skirt Set

    For the IT-Girl that likes to look fashionable at any event, this puffer jacket and matching mini skirt is a versatile and cute option.

    21. Casual Thanksgiving Looks – A Luxe Wool Coat

    Verona Wool Coat

    Be it casual thanksgiving or a formal one, this wool coat is multifunctional and can be dressed up or down to fit in for various events. 

    22. What to Wear for Thanksgiving Dinner A Padded Leather Jacket

    Windbreaker Crop Padded Vegan Leather Jacket

    Not only do we have the sleeveless padded vegan leather jacket, but also, we have the sleeved jacket in a cropped fashion. The zip-up closure and snap buttons ensure that you feel warm whenever you put it on.

    Bottoms - Pants

    23. Thanksgiving Outfit Women – Loose Straight Jeans 

    Suvi High Waisted Straight Jeans

    While sorting through your fall outfits and boots, a high-waisted stunner is one you can find in any season. You can keep the look simple by pairing it with neutral autumn colors or go full-on gorge with brighter tones.

    24. What to Wear for Thanksgiving 2022 The Perfect Flare Pants 

    Luna High Waisted Flare Bandage Pants

    For ultimate comfort, you should go for a sweater set. But if you can't get that, opt for these bandage pants. Pair it with a chunky sweater and a blazer for extra layers during the holidays. 

    25. What to Wear for Thanksgiving – Denim Pants 

    Harlow High-Waisted Jeans

    Go casual and comfy in a denim fix. You can add a touch of elegance to the fit with a pair of white heels or flats and a neutral top. Feel free to add layers over the top to beat the cold.

    26. How to Dress for Thanksgiving Dinner – Lace-Up Front Closure Leather Pants

    Marcela Vegan Leather Pants

    You'll definitely bring some edgy feeling to thanksgiving with leather pants. The best part is that they go with lots of other fall sweaters and jacket colors.

    27. Women's Thanksgiving OutfitStriped Wide-Leg Pants

    Zebra Print Wide Leg Pants

    Tap into the wild side of life with an unconventional animal print style. Opt for an oversized top cloth and cute booties to achieve a comfy yet stylish Thanksgiving look.

    28. How to Dress for Thanksgiving Day – Glam Denim

    Jessica Straight Jeans

    These straight jeans are cute for sure and perfect for fall. Plus, you can wear them beyond thanksgiving and into winter and probably summer. Let's just say it works around the clock.

    29. Thanksgiving Dress Women's – Roomy Jeans

    Skylar Wide Leg Jeans

    Throughout the holiday, you'd want to wear these jeans for casual outings. It offers a lot of room for anyone who doesn't want to go for form-fitting attires. Extra points if you style with booties in the pumpkin colorway.

    30. What to Wear for Thanksgiving – Ivory Jeans

    Patricia High Wasted Jeans

    A trendy look in high-waisted jeans, crop tops, and white sneakers is a good idea. To make this attire suitable for all fall events, especially thanksgiving, you may want to go for oversized tops or add on extra layers.


    31. Stylish Thanksgiving OutfitsA Mini-Length Skirt

    Ciara Vegan Leather Skirt

    If you're feasting in style, then you might need to prep up the look a bit with chunky boots or heels that are to die for.

    32. Dress for Thanksgiving – A Pencil Satin Skirt 

    Annika Satin Skirt

    We know you want to look cute, so you can go full-on fancy when you pair it with non-restrictive jackets, sweaters, and heels.

    33. Dressy Thanksgiving OutfitsA Plaid Skirt

    Elodie Plaid Skirt

    You can play up the color factors to add visual interest to the overall look. Extra tip - wear the classic look of the oversized sweater and this skirt by pairing it with cute tights and knee-high boots

    34. Thanksgiving Fashion Looks – A Classic Leather Skirt

    Arlene Quilted Leather Skirt 

    You would look well turned out at any thanksgiving in this leather skirt; whether you're feasting with family or friends. 

    35. Thanksgiving Dress Women'sA Plaid Mini Skirt

    Ottoline Plaid Mini Skirt

    Given the chill factor of the season, you can add layers over the top in a creative way.

    We're sure that by now you're already saving up the perfect thanksgiving outfit. Before you go off this page and head on to buy them, below are some common questions on thanksgiving attires that we thought to tackle.

    Frequently Asked Questions:
    What Clothes are Worn on Thanksgiving?
    Most of your fall staples can fit in for thanksgiving dinner. This may be a pair of jeans, a knit dress or cardigan, a power suit, a sweater, or a jacket.
    What is the Best Color to Wear on Thanksgiving Day?
    You can go for solid colors like black, burgundy, blue, gray, or brown. Or, you can style your dresses in fall hues such as warm beige, rust, chocolate brown, and hunter green.
    What Color Represents Thanksgiving?
    The original colors worn at the harvest feast of 1621 are most closely associated with Thanksgiving. These are brick red, burnt orange, yellow, and all shades of brown. Hence any clothes in these colors are appropriate for women to wear as thanksgiving outfits. Looking fashionable on thanksgiving day shouldn't cost you an arm and a leg. Over here at SunsetFashionLA, we prioritize quality and customer satisfaction. You're sure to get stylish budget-friendly clothes and accessories you love without breaking the bank. Stick around to explore more outfits in our fall collection.
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