A: I love a versatile dress that can be worked at multiple occasions; that way you get more for your money! And this dress is perfect because not only is it (deceptively) simple, it has a classic silhouette and a length and neckline that won’t show all your lady parts to your colleagues. So how would I take this look up a notch? Add a bit of bling: a jeweled headband, bedazzled belt, or this necklace (this one can easily go day-to-night). Or you could try an armload of sparkly jet bangles, a couple of rhinestone cuff bracelets, or some eye-catching earrings and a statement ring. The key is balance: choose a few accessories carefully. For example, you could do the headband, bracelets and ring, or the belt, cuffs and ring. Finish the look with a sleek, chic topknot, cat-eye makeup and a red lip and nails, plus a black satin or sequined clutch (not the tote you carry every day to the 9 to 5), and black satin pumps.
Be sure you’ve practiced walking in your shoes ahead of time so there are no tumbles on the dance floor; roughen the soles by walking across a sidewalk several times to give them more “grip”. If you’re not sure about baring your legs, add a pair of opaque tights (patterned may be a tad much with your accessories this time). Et voilà! You’re done fab one…now get your party on!
Note: This is not the dress the reader wore, but it’s very similar. And the model pictured is not me.
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