Disclaimer: Some of the links below are affiliate links. At no extra cost to you, I will earn a small percentage, which will help offset the costs of consistently bringing you style information at no to you on this site! Thanks for your support! At one time or another you’ve probably gotten an invitation to a wedding or party with a dress code such as Black Tie, Black Tie Optional, Formal, etc. Those are hard enough to remember, but what about when the invitation says Black Tie Creative, Festive or Casual Chic? As a Denver wardrobe consultant, I help my [..] read more
From Gala to House Party-what to wear
Whether your holiday plans include black-tie galas, dinners and cocktails with good friends, or intimate family gatherings, this time of the year provides us with a chance to look and feel more special in our clothes. In this e-Style tip, you will find all kinds of tips for holiday dressing, from all out glam to cozy and casual! Gala When your invitation reads, “black-tie,” it’s time to amp it up! Long formal gowns are common; however, cocktail dresses are acceptable also. Go for very dressy fabrics, such as taffeta, velvet, satin, and sequins. If your dress is simple, have fun [..] read more
Jeans for a Holiday Party?
The other day when I was surfing for fashion sites, I came upon the cutest U-Tube video. It was three British women all in their early ’20’s discussing whether jeans are appropriate for holiday parties. What are your thoughts? They came to the conclusion that you shouldn’t wear jeans to a holiday party for the following reason: “Jeans and dressy tops are so 2001.” This struck me as funny! 2001? Really? (Well, perhaps in England.) Nordstrom and even Net-a-porter.com show almost everything with jeans. “It’s really the only time of the year that you really get to dress up.” I [..] read more