Party season is in full swing, which means it’s that time of year when I stand in my closet and use lots of four letter words as I try to find something to wear to the next cocktail party/get together/happy hour/tree lighting.
Like so many things I tend to overthink, I was definitely making holiday attire too big of an issue. Thankfully, one of my fashion savvy associates provided me the ultimate solution with these four words: “Black pants, holiday top.”
Wait. It cannot be that simple. Oh, but it can.
What could be easier and more flattering holiday attire? Black pants – which everyone has in their closet, and a colorful or sparkly top. Pick up several options and you can go anywhere in style.
I chose this Vince Camuto Bell Sleeve Side Lace-Up Blouse that has the on trend bell sleeves and a great looking corset style waist with lace up sides.
Although I had several pair of black pants, I couldn’t pass up these beautiful Ming Wang Wide Leg Pants in wrinkle resistant knit. What I really love about these is the waist. Elastic. Since the blouse covers the waistline I can be comfortable AND stylish. And they’re so… FLOWY. The only danger now is that I’ll be so comfortable I will park myself at the catering table at the parties and never leave. So, if you see me doing that, please shove me aside or I will have to wear elastic waists indefinitely.
There you have it. Put an end to the “I don’t have anything to wear” holiday attire stress with this simple combination. Black pants, holiday top. Rotate blouse colors and pant leg style and you have as many choices as you could wish.
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