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December 2017

THE PARTY EDIT

Entrance-Making, Head-Turning Fashion For All Those Festive Fêtes

With New Year’s Eve fast approaching, and a slew of parties behind us, we’re not only providing tips, tricks, and possibilities for what might be your biggest party of the year—we’re also giving you options for festive fêtes to come. 

What we’re most into now and for the year ahead: pairing party looks with winter white. The important add-on here? Just be sure to add an element of sparkle.

Another recipe for party perfection? We believe there’s nothing more impactful than the combination of a killer dress and shoe. We’re talking entrance-making, head-turning, memorable looks that are twice as nice because they make it just so easy to get dressed. There’s not much more needed when you’ve got a statement shoe and dress waiting to be teamed up and worn together.

If you don’t own one already, a smaller or evening bag in black is well worth the investment. It’s absolutely essential to have a great one on hand not only because it will be your grab and go for nearly any formal occasion, but it will be a lifesaver for those times when you need to dress up a pair of jeans or any number of other outfits than need a bit of help feeling more special. There’s nothing worse than pairing your big slouchy hobo with a dressier look because you will have literally killed all your effort to “step it up” with this choice in accessory. A rule to remember when getting gussied: it’s in the details.

Another important piece for your closet? A special shirt, an embellished blouse. Another great trick for getting formal fast: we call it "party on the top". By adding black capris, a wide leg trouser, a pencil skirt—you can be party ready in minutes.

Two other items we count on when we’re feeling festive? A great pair of earrings is our choice in jewelry not only because statement earrings are having a moment right now but because they add instant impact by lighting up the face and drawing attention to makeup in the form of a bold or glossy lip, or shadowed, lashed, and lined eye. Also: don’t overlook the evening coat or jacket. Many of us stock our closets with outerwear that provides warmth from the cold, but please pay attention to the fancier options on the rack. A coat with ruffles and beading, in satin or sequins, fur trim or dramatic lapel-- can add a wonderful extra touch to full-on formal, totally elevate a look made up of basics, and provide a solution for another fashion don’t: throwing a sporty coat or jacket on over a look that says luxe. -TR

Style With Winter White

Tibi structured bell sleeve pullover
Tibi $495.00 DETAILS
Solace london maja one shoulder top
Solace London $395.00 DETAILS
Max mara brando trousers
Max Mara $675.00 DETAILS
Derek lam ruffle skirt
Derek Lam $716.00 DETAILS

$150 AND UNDER


H m flared pants
H&M $39.99 DETAILS
J. crew tulle trim top
J. Crew $128.00 DETAILS
Topshop ruffle tie mini skirt
Topshop $50.00 DETAILS
River island cold shoulder tie sleeve swing dress
River Island $84.00 DETAILS

KILLER DRESS, KILLER SHOE

Self portrait metallic fil coupe   mini dress
Self-Portrait $445.00 DETAILS
Christian louboutin tres frais satin red sole sandal
Christian Louboutin $945.00 DETAILS
Cushnie et ochs sasha one shoulder mini dress
Cushnie et Ochs $1495.00 DETAILS
Stuart weitzman the aces boot
Stuart Weitzman $898.00 DETAILS
Zimmermann ruffle cold shoulder dress
Zimmermann $695.00 DETAILS
Jimmy choo hanover glitter 65mm bootie
Jimmy Choo $995.00 DETAILS
Misha nonoo elena dress
Misha Nonoo $375.00 DETAILS
Carven rosa mules
Carven $275.00 DETAILS

$150 AND UNDER

Topshop button front striped mini bardot dress
Topshop $50.00 DETAILS
Forever21 pleated trim pointed pumps
Forever 21 $28.00 DETAILS
Dorothy perkins sequin bodycon dress
Dorothy Perkins $55.00 DETAILS
Public desire cleopatra embellished heeled sandals
Public Desire $56.00 DETAILS
H m coated t shirt dress
H&M $24.99 DETAILS
  other stories satin pumps
& Other Stories $125.00 DETAILS

Always Invest In A Black Evening Bag

Alexander wang ryan mini dust bag
Alexander Wang $325.00 DETAILS
Loeffler randall attache   clutch
Loeffler Randall $275.00 DETAILS
Ted baker giant knot clutch
Ted Baker $401.00 DETAILS
Saint laurent kate monogram velvet clutch bag
Saint Laurent $1750.00 DETAILS
Clare v. bow embellished glittered clutch
Clare V. $235.00 DETAILS
Badgley mischka aurora clutch
Badgley Mischka $199.00 DETAILS

$150 AND UNDER


Barneys new york minaudie  re
Barneys New York $150.00 DETAILS
Rebecca minkoff leo clutch
Rebecca Minkoff $97.00 DETAILS
  other stories embroidered velvet clutch
& Other Stories $75.00 DETAILS
J. crew velvet foldover clutch
J. Crew $88.00 DETAILS
From st xavier meryl box velvet clutch
From St Xavier $110.00 DETAILS
Whistles clutch
Whistles $99.00 DETAILS

PARTY ON THE TOP

Alice   olivia saba one shoulder ruffle top
Alice and Olivia $375.00 DETAILS
Zimmermann maples ruffle neck top
Zimmermann $210.00 DETAILS
Victoria  victoria beckham sequined crepe top
Victoria, Victoria Beckham $540.00 DETAILS
Rebecca taylor malorie embroidery   taffeta top
Rebecca Taylor $395.00 DETAILS

$150 AND UNDER

River island tulle wrap bandeau crop top
River Island $70.00 DETAILS
H m sequined top
H&M $34.99 DETAILS
Mango polka dot velvet blouse
Mango $25.99 DETAILS
Bcbgeneration long sleeve crushed velvet bodysuit
BCBGeneration $78.00 DETAILS

Statement Earring


Two other items we count on when we’re feeling festive? A great pair of earrings is our choice in jewelry, not only because statement earrings are having a moment right now, but because they add instant impact by lighting up the face and drawing attention to makeup in the form of a bold or glossy lip or shadowed, lashed, and lined eye.

Mounser half shell hoop earrings
Mounser $350.00 DETAILS
Sachin   babi lulu hoops
Sachin & Babi $325.00 DETAILS
Dannijo xenia earrings
Dannijo $495.00 DETAILS
Lele sadoughi confetti crystal comb earrings
Lele Sadoughi $248.00 DETAILS
Lionette by noa sade tahiti snow fern drop earrings
Lionette by Noa Sade $368.00 DETAILS
Alexis bittar elements encrusted swinging clip earrings
Alexis Bittar $325.00 DETAILS

$150 and under

Kenneth jay lane crystal leaf drop clip earring
Kenneth Jay Lane $140.00 DETAILS
J. crew crystal chandelier earrings
J. Crew $65.00 DETAILS
Mango faceted crystal earring
Mango $7.99 DETAILS
  other stories chain tassel earrings
& Other Stories $39.00 DETAILS
Shashi tassel earrings
Shashi $50.00 DETAILS
Mignonne gavigan meredith beaded tassel earrings
Mignonne Gavigan $150.00 DETAILS

The Evening Coat

Sachin   babi kingsley jacket
Sachin & Babi $895.00 DETAILS
Jocelyn fifi blue bolero
Jocelyn $395.00 DETAILS
A.l.c holloway sequin trench jacket
A.L.C $995.00 DETAILS
Sonia rykiel quilted velvet coat
Sonia Rykiel $360.00 DETAILS
Tory burch celeste
Tory Burch $449.00 DETAILS
Banana republic bell sleeve coat
Banana Republic $198.00 DETAILS
Amanda wakeley textured satin wool coat
Amanda Wakeley $801.32 DETAILS
Jack wills torrington checked dolly coat
Jack Wills $179.00 DETAILS

$150 and under

Topshop grid checked duster coat
Topshop $150.00 DETAILS
H m oversized coat
H&M $139.00 DETAILS
Topshop sequin embellished kimono throw
Topshop $110.00 DETAILS
H m faux fur jacket
H&M $99.00 DETAILS
Gap crushed velvet tie belt duster
Gap $114.97 DETAILS
Dorothy perkins belted coat
Dorothy Perkins $119.00 DETAILS
Lush textured satin wool coat
Lush $35.40 DETAILS
Dorothy perkins faux fur collar belted coat
Dorothy Perkins $119.00 DETAILS