-SLH East Coast Fashion Editor:
Tis the season for companies all over to start hosting their holiday celebrations. The office party is an interesting mix of showing off your fun side and the opportunity to network and mingle with all levels of coworkers from coordinators to C-Levels. Nothing makes a faster first impression than how you look and carry yourself at these types of events. The key to a great office party look includes keeping these things in mind – Classy, Fun and Comfortable.
Here at SLH we’ve put together our Holiday picks for great office party looks that hit all of these and some!
1 – The Classic Cocktail Dress: The beauty of the holiday cocktail dress is that it’s just as at home at a friendly casual venue as it is at a formal event. When in doubt, this is your huckleberry! Dress it up, or dress it down. Here are some of our favs…
Mad for Metallics
Shop This Look : Thalia Sodi Metallic Pleated Dress in Gold, Venus Woman’s Plus Metallic Detail Dress, Halston Heritage Halterneck Flared Cocktail Dress, Connected Plus Size Tiered Textured Dress, Venus V-neck Plunging Party Dress in Gold
All Sequined Up
Shop This Look : Charlotte Russe Sequins Bodycon Dress, Dress The Population Ombre Sequin One-Shoulder Dress, Adrianna Papell Cold Shoulder Beaded Dress in Cranberry, Tahari ASL Sleeveless Velvet Sequin Sheath Dress
2 – The Long Formal: This is where decked out meets deck the halls. The long holiday gown was made for upscale venues – and often has the price tag to show it. Trust us though, there are options that won’t break your bank and still look like a million bucks – here are a few…
Shop This Look : Dress The Population Karen Mermaid Gown, Love Squared Sleeveless Knotted Maxi Dress, Mac Duggal Embellished Taffeta Ballgown, Dress The Population Teresa Bodycon Gown, Xscape Brocade Bell Sleeve Gown in Black & Champagne, Pisarro Nights Beaded Mesh Gown
3 – The Fancy Pants: Dressing up doesn’t have to mean “dress” at all. Crushed velvet pantsuits are a major trend right now, along with the classic LBT (Little Black Tux). Think a suit is too matchy-matchy? Embroidered cigarette pants with a festive top can be just as stunning. These are some combos we think are haute holiday worthy…
Shop This Look : Talbots Tie Front Velvet Smoking Jacket, Rachel Roy Curvy Sequin Top, Talbots Lace Ankle Pant, Calvin Klein Plus Size Tuxedo Pants, SUGARFIX by BaubleBar Tassel Earrings, Jessica Simpson Elepina Dress Sandal
Shop This Look : 7th Avenue Tie-Front Velvet Jacket, Bar III Sequined Top in Copper, Veronica Beard Ramsey Wide Leg Velvet Tuxedo Pants, St. John Collection Velvet Floral Burnout Pants, Simply Vera Wang Faceted Marquise Cluster Drop Earrings, Jewel Badgley Mischka Alexandra Embellished Pointed Toe Evening Pumps