This festive season is all about optimism. Cross your fingers for Santa to bring you a tuxedo dress
‘Tis the season to be jolly. This is literally the whole point of Christmas. OK, not literally – but pretty much, since in this chapter of late capitalism the tale of Bethlehem effectively functions as the backstory to Elf and outdoor skating rinks. The point of Christmas is merriment, togetherness, gratitude and hope. And the point of party season is to get the festivities started as soon as possible, via the squad’s Secret Santa and annual drinks tradition.