Christmas party dresses help me make that mental leap into the festive holiday season. You recently saw my sequined dress that is part of my line up . This one was thrifted from Housing Works and Is by Opening Ceremony, a brand I love. I wore it last week to meet Allie of Allienyc.
This is a body hugging dress, but it is comfortable with the stretchy fabric. I love the mermaid style, it lends some drama.
I wore this dress with a plaid cashmere coat by Jill Sander, bought at consignment years ago for less than a Zara one, made in a polyester blend!
Second hand shopping always pays off for me. Below, this photo is a quick one as I was head out!
I added houndstooth tights from a Dollar store in downtown Manhattan .
This dollar store will be out of business soon as Target is moving in. For now it is still hanging on as a rare mom and pop store.
My shoes are from eBay, and they are Naturalizer, a brand that saves me and my aching back well!
Cold temperatures were hard to deal with , so I added a faux fur scarf by Asos, thrifted in East Hampton. Furry stripes were a fun add-on, and also lent some holiday cheer!
I love the Kimberly Hotel in Midtown Manhattan. The restaurant has an alcove that is quiet, and the decor is lovely. Scarlet walls are the perfect backdrop for the Holiday season!
Headline news is so depressing that I truly delight in the cheery mood of the holidays. Dazzling lights adorn the city, and I truly enjoy wandering around the city, just gazing at all of the beauty and spectacle of NYC Christmas displays.
When you think about Christmas party dresses , I bet you don’t think of a black dress !
BLACK IS THE PERFECT CANVAS HOWEVER FOR ADDING BLING, AND IN MY CASE, NOVELTY TIGHTS AND A LONG NECKLACE.
So Christmas party dresses can be whatever you choose, and whatever brings you joy. Paillettes are fun to wear, as are a velvet skirts and a Christmas sweater. Of course you can leave the dress at home and wear a jumpsuit! Flowing trousers are also a good idea as
BABY ITS COLD OUTSIDE!
What are you wearing this holiday season? Also, Happy Hanukah to my readers who are Jewish ! May your season be Merry and Bright!
—— XOXO, Elle——