The Cut’s Advent Calendar: 16 Days to Go!

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Should you be in need of some inspiration for a Santa-themed bar crawl this holiday season, look no further than this vintage photo of Joan Crawford. The acclaimed actress (and subject of the scathing book Mommie Dearest) dons a sexy yet jolly outfit that would, in reality, be terribly stained by a trip down the chimney. Topping off the body-hugging bodysuit are some spectacular (and on-trend) furry cuffs around her wrists.