We asked blogger Amanda Montgomery, from Latest Wrinkle, to style one of our holiday dresses 3 ways. Here is what she prepared for us!
It’s that time of year, when we start making our lists while drinking gingerbread lattes, and planning for all the holiday events we have on our calendar. Now while buying a brand new party dress is the perfect way to get you in the spirit for the season, it is important to feel that you are getting the best value out of the dress. Goal: A dress that you can dress up and down to fit all your daily needs, as well as make you the standout at event—sounds too good to be true, right? Penningtons has the perfect dress to take you from a casual day of errands, to the office, and then to your glitzy holiday party.
Nailing the casual cool look starts by finding the right casual piece to dress down this glam dress. I decided to style this dress with a denim jacket—the quintessential casual piece. Completing this day-to-day look, I opted for a knee-high suede boot, and tie choker, creating an edgier look for this ultra feminine dress.
Get this look: Dress, Jacket, Necklace, Boots.
Heading to the office, doesn’t need to be all blazers and dress pants. I love thinking about layers in reverse, by putting the longer layers underneath. Pairing a button up shirt with a sleeveless dress is a great professional look, without compromising on style. I love choosing a simple print, like this stripe shirt, to pair with the bold floral print of the dress. My favourite way to accessorize a button-up shirt, is with a statement necklace under the collar, as well you can try rolling up the sleeves and finishing the look with a watch. Since the dress is navy, I decided on wearing a pair of heather grey tights, and these adorable booties.
Get this look: Dress, Shirt, Tights, Booties, Necklace, Watch
This fit-and-flare party dress is the perfect piece to make you a standout at any event. The first thing you need is a pair of pumps, and some major bling! I also added a little whimsy in, with this adorable bow ring. Also, I should note, this dress has pockets, which is perfect for keeping your phone so you can grab it quickly for any selfie photo opps the party may bring.
Get this look: Dress, Necklace, Ring, Bracelets
When shopping for your holiday dress year, don’t forget to also try out these styling essentials to take your look from the weekend, to the office, and to the life of the party!
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These pictures would not make me want to shop in your store.
Stop making clothes with those big assed ugly flowers on them!! I’m 40, not 400