The time of the year is here again, where lovely invitations for swank cocktail parties, corporate office celebrations, sweet family gatherings and black tie soiree’s are popping up in our in boxes, real mailboxes and Facebook messages. Which, also means knowing the keys to picking out just the right styles for each type of party. Dresses are easy pieces that do all the work for you, with shoulder crystal details, lacy fabrics, and pretty prints, slip into one, put on your heels, and walk out the door effortlessly chic.
Office parties can be tricky, a classy and modest look is always best. Dresses with a retro print feeling are on trend and are work appropriate with a cap sleeve. Holiday inspired jewel tones with a bit of embellishment and ruffle detail will dazzle your co-workers. Complete the look with a metallic clutch to show your fun side.
Black tie soiree’s exude elegance and don’t always require a full length gown. If you are feeling it is a must, a fitted mermaid style is stunning and completed with a cropped jacket. Details like one shoulder strap and bows in a rich brown tone are gorgeous and definitely worthy of repeating at another black tie. Doll up a simple black lace dress with sparkling chandelier earrings and a cocktail ring.
Visiting family for a warm house gathering doesn’t have to mean sweat pants and t-shirts. Tis the season to get dressed up. Cashmere dresses are still so cozy worn with a pair of riding boots. Find comfort and style in a fabulous Missoni knit dress or try a laid back cool dress like a long maxi dress .
Trendy holiday cocktails with friends on rooftops or at hidden street bars, is the time to let loose and have fun with your style. Golden metallic dresses bring back the 70’s but paired with platform black pumps create a modern feel. Super short florals print styles are definite attention getters, give it a rocker edge with a cropped leather jacket. To keep it basic and simple try a little navy gathered dress or muted leopard print dress.
There is no question with these striking styles you will be the center of attention. Be inspired for the holidays and add a little glam to your fabulous festivities.