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Dress for Less: Holiday Party

  Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 8:15 AM   |    Post a Comment     Tagged:,,, 
Before I get to my post, I wanted to let you guys know I listed an awesome BRAND NEW DKNY cozy on eBay, bid or buy it now here! I bought 2 at TJ Maxx because the price was so good, I figured one of my lovely followers might enjoy it.  If you win/buy it now let me know and I might include a little something extra in the package :D
This time of year is full of holiday parties so we need a bunch of outfits to wear for all the parties.  You can obviously recycle looks for multiple events, but why not use them as an excuse for more cute outfits? (I'm wearing the same thing on Christmas and Christmas Eve [my Theory dress] ;) which are the only holiday parties I have, but if I had more places to go I would totally get this look.)  

So here's a nice affordable look you can add to your holiday wardrobe!  I went for a twist on the classic LBD with a sequin and lace dress (the back of the dress has some lace on the shoulders) and finished it off with some pearl/light pink accessories!  The best's only $84!!!
I don't like using Forever 21 too much for these anymore but its a good place to get cheap jewelry and stuff.  It doesn't last as long but the price is right ;)
(I'm not saying I don't like Forever 21...I'm just still a bit angry at them for their dumb return/exchange policy and I know some people dislike them for the quality)
Dress - Yumi via ASOS $37.93
Heels - Forever 21 $19.80
Ring - Forever 21 $4.80
Earrings - Forever 21 $5.80
Tights - ASOS $7.76
Clutch/Wallet - Forever 21 $7.50
TOTAL: $83.69

Better Heels - ASOS $51.72
(the total with these instead of the others is $115.71)

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  1. beautiful!!!! perfect combo! :)

  2. There was a sequined black dress just like that in a second hand shop for £8, and I sooo should have bought it! ; (

  3. Great post! God I love ASOS, best site ever!


  4. I love the gold accent pieces contrasting with the black sequin dress - it all makes for a really sophisticated look. And I'm off now to check out that item you listed on ebay.

    xoxo ~ Courtney

  5. why am i such a sucker for sequins? i saw the dress and i was like OMG SHINY :) x

  6. I love that dress! It would be perfect for a holiday party.

  7. i love that sparkly dress!!!!

    Rinz @

  8. w. f21 you get what you pay for, so i know i'm not getting investment pieces. usually just what's trendy

  9. Classic and lovely look! I'm a big fan of LBD's (especially sequins ones :) )

  10. What a perfect little clutch! The dress is gorgeous too!!

  11. i love the rococo-esque gold earrings!

  12. Whoah an entire outfit for under a $100. pretty bomb

  13. I love that dress! And the earrings/ring!!!
    Tamera xo

  14. Wow under $100! Impressive! Great look, very versatile.

    Thanks for the comment

  15. im going to get the shoes from ASOS! love it :) thanks for recommending! XXXX ♥

  16. The sparkly dress is fabulous!

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  18. I'm not a big F21 fan for the horrid really have to be choosy there, but this is a beautiful outfit you've put together!!

  19. Can't say no to sequins so i'm defintely feeling this dress. This is such a nice look you've put together :)


  20. Love that dress! I need something just like it for NYE!!!

  21. I really love the glitzy dress...really pretty!!!

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  22. Lovely accessories! So cool that I have a dress almost like that ;)

  23. Eeep! Totally in LOVE with that dress! I have a soft spot for sequins...

  24. Great post, that would be an adorable outfit : )

  25. this is such a cute fun party look - you always do such great dress for less looks x

  26. I really love the combination. It is perfect.

    B* a la Moda

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  28. love this ensemble and seriously such a great price!!

    thanks for sharing :) and thanks for stopping by Bikinis & Passports , love all your sweet comments!!

    xox Vicky
    Bikinis & Passports

  29. Great earings!!!

  30. That dress is awesome, perfect for a holiday party, and new years as well!

    I know what you mean about f21 jewelry -- half the time a day later it's gone! so annoying.

    Chic on the Cheap

  31. Sequins are all over right now for the Christmas season. :D It's like adding flair or gleam to any bland outfit.

  32. Beautifully

  33. I love sequins for the holidays!

    I really really want this Sequin Bed Jacket from Victoria Secret, but the price is too much for one item! Can you find one for less? Below is the link.



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