As the holidays approach, our inbox gets slammed with a glutton of parties of every stripe. For every “ugly sweater” party you politely decline to attend there’s bound to be a cider-fueled soiree highlighted on your calender that wanders into more formal territory. While some guys may take their eggnog a bit too stiff and show up in full-on Clark Griswold attire, why not tone it down just a bit in the name of class. This slim, two-button black wool suit from John Varvatos Star USA is a subtle touch to a season wrought with yuletide prints and patterns. Still, yearning to express your festive cheer? How about letting your tie or scarf do the caroling? Otherwise, what would Johnny Cash do?