- Illustrations by Mr Antony Hare
- Words by Ms Jodie Harrison, Editor, MR PORTER
From festive fêtes to bacchanal brunches, the months leading up to the new year can sometimes feel like one long hangover (and let's face it, that's probably because they are, since nothing makes coping with extended family, awful yuletide music, dodgy office parties and short, cold days, easier than a stiff drink or six). But with our handy guide presented here, there's no excuse for not looking your best before, during and after the festivities. Click through the gallery, above, for some grooming pointers, or continue reading, below, for some sartorial suggestions.