Tag Archives: Party

Fun & Festive

 

Fun and festive dresses for holiday parties this year.

 

Today’s Illustration: Dolly taffeta dress asos, patent pumps Amazon (or $$ asos), gold clutch (or $ Target and $$ Ann Taylor), bow detail gloves aldo, Zara gold accent coat (or $$ here and $$$$ MyWardrobe)left: contrast hem dress Dorothy Perkins, gold stretch flats Ann Taylor right: white sequin panel dress asosred heels asos

I was reading Extra Petite (a fave!) and freaked out when I realized holiday parties are around the corner.  I’m usually so distracted writing cards and gift shopping; I end up throwing together mediocre last minute outfits.  NOT THIS YEAR!!

V.Ng’s company is having a holiday party so I ordered a few dresses from asos to try on.  I decided on the bright and festive taffeta dress.  This silhouette never fails me and should be appropriate since most of his colleagues are our age.  I’m still not sure if I’ll go with the bow sash or swap it out for a black patent belt, what do you think?

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A Whimsical Wedding

 

Anthropologie halter dress and Steve Madden shoes for the perfect woodland wedding ensemble

 

Today’s Illustration: $$ Anthropologie Corduroy Halter Dress, $$ Steve Madden Suede Chunky Heels (or $ Nine West and  $$ Ann Taylor), J.Crew dream cardigan (or $ Target and $$ J.Crew), Zara gold accent coat (or $$ here and $$$$ MyWardrobe), studded cross body bag (or $ DSW and $$ asos), $$$ be mine heart studs (or $ Kate Spade), W.Village street vendor stamped initial necklace (or $$ Max & Chloe)

V.Ng and I just came back from an amazing getaway in Charleston, SC.  We went for my friend’s wedding which was more beautiful than the “Holy City” itself.

I knew from the home-spun invitations and the lakeside venue that this would be laid back.  Most of the weddings V.Ng and I attend are nearly black tie so I had to search for a dress with a little southern charm.

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