New York may have the tree at Rockefeller Center, and plenty of festive holiday pop up bars and restaurants, but when it comes to over-the-top merry displays, London seems to have us beat. At that and dinner parties, fancy dress, wine consumption, and the ability to pull off hats at formal events. 

Click through for some seasonal shots that will have you booking a trip across the Atlantic before the month is through!

[Photo via @worldofcassi]