It’s holiday party time!  Everyone is making their way to holiday lunches, dinners, office parties, and evening soirées.  Take the stress out of your holiday attire by viewing our ideas below. You may conveniently have something in your closet but we are here to help if not!

Luncheon or Work Party

You want to be festive but not overdone.  Plus, working in the Washington area may require a more conservative dress when attending evening office celebrations.  A perfect way to balance the work/fun dress dilemma is to add a bit of fur.  This poncho will make you look and feel absolutely delightful!  The fur detail at the neck and sleeve makes for an elegant appearance.  Plus, it pairs equally well with pants or a pencil skirt.  The poncho can definitely transfer from the office to a cocktail party in an elegant fashion.  It is simple, effortless, and sophisticated.

Holiday Show

You can dress like you normally would for any old theater production but why?  ‘Tis the season to celebrate, so have fun with your wardrobe!  Break out this beaded sensation from Joie.  It is a chic stunner that is smart and classy for any occasion.  The elegant beading of the blouse will make the outfit require minimal, if any, accessories…one less thing to think about!  A beautiful wrap will ward off the chill of the theater and any post-theater activities planned.

Cocktail + Dinner Parties

Go all out for these merry occasions!  You can’t go wrong with black and gold…it is a bold color scheme that demands attention.  If you need a little understated elegance, this dress by Julie Brown is one you will reach for again and again.  The design is classic, and the smooth, silky fabric looks and feels exceptional. 

An added “wow” will be yours in this gold and black metallic knit dress by Michael Stars.  As mentioned in a previous post, this dress will fit, hug, and shape your body while remaining comfortable the entire evening.  It doesn’t need much in the way of accessories except for black strappy sandals or pumps.   If you haven’t noticed yet, we are all about simplicity this season, streamlining your fashion choices, reducing stress, and making s