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A festive cocktail dress is always a safe choice for the holidays. This Winter season, spice up your soiree style with these ...
fabulous alternatives. Embellished jackets, sequined harem pants, and pastel feathered skirts are unique and sophisticated pieces that are anything but ordinary. Steal the spotlight at any holiday party with these fab ensembles! On Allison: Elizabeth and James blazer, T.Cyia necklace.
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Party Dress Alternatives: What to Wear for the Holidays
The holiday season brings cocktail parties and festivities galore. This season spiced up your soiree style with anything but the usual party prop. We’re going to show you why men wear inspired suiting, sequined Harlem and feathered skirts can be fabulous alternative.
These looks were inspired by the runways and some of our style favorites including Alexa Chung’s, Chloe Savigny and Jenna Lyons. We’re surprising soiree ensembles are for men wear inspired pieces with a twist. Feminine details like these long draping tassels on a high neck cream blouse are attractive way to pull this off.
Cassidy is wearing black jaguar pants that have an exaggerated hipline and a tight throughout the leg which make for more interesting fit than a standard trouser. Born from the from the Derek Lam runway, pair the outfit with a black crop jacket to get the feeling of a suit. The embellished detailing on this jacket dresses up the look, so look for one that is similar.
A paired basic black, Steve Maden pumps polishes off the outfit and the right color on the lips brings some festive spirit to the ensemble. Sequins are fun way to glitz up an outfit. Try sequined Harlem pant like this by Jenny Packham for your next night out. The pants are both relaxed and luxed. Versace silhouette is accented with sparkles making it totally appropriate for a night out.
To balance off the statement pant, keep the top streamline with a clean black tank. We've accessorized Cassidy in silver chain necklace that stands out against the black. And an edgier open toed shoe like this we found on Endless.com complete this rocker look.
It’s all about the unexpected. Stay warm without pilling on layers by wearing a roomier coat on top and keeping your legs bare. A cape coat is a great way to top off your party look adding both an element of drama and playfulness. We've gone to Rebecca Taylor camel cape with a dark leather belt that keeps you covered while staying on trend.
When you arrive, take off the coat and you’ve got your party ensemble underneath. A lilac skirt with feather and sequined details is girly and elegant. To keep your focus on the skirt, Cassidy is wearing a basic white tank on top. This is a modern version of effortless cocktail attire by pairing the casual tank with a dressy piece.
Remember, you don’t want to look too relax, so pair a strappy Jimmy Choo’s keeps you on your toes. These are great champagne tone that plays up the color of the skirt. You keep in neutral and simple, but in a fun, feminine color.
We hope this party outfit alternative have inspired you to give cocktail dresses a rest this season. And reach for something more original. I'm Allison, thanks for watching ‘That’s how To’.