Yeah, yeah, yeah… I know it’s a bit early for that cloying holiday cheer, but while the anticipated melee known as the Christmas season gives me hives, great holiday fashion more than makes up for it- moreso since plaid, velvet, and taffeta have been updated for a fashionista’s pleasure.

So, without further adieu, here’s a taste of Holiday that will shake you out of your Scrooge-like stupor:

Banana Republic silk jersey bubble dress, $128, all Banana Republic stores and

Ingwa; Melero moon dress, $300,

Rachel Roy Karen high neck dress, $585,

Karen Zambos vintage couture drape dress, $346,

Rebecca Taylor washed georgette dress with belt, $394,