The holiday season means many things: spending time with friends and family, presents, shopping, overeating, Mariah Carey's Christmas album... But let's not forget one of my favorite parts, dressing up for holiday parties!
I know sparkles and sequins are very 'holiday' when it comes to fashion, but this year try and take it up a notch with a dress that is embroidered/beaded in a fun pattern, rather than the usual entirely sequin 'birthday girl at a club' dress. (Although I really don't have a problem with those when they're tasteful!) The one I'm wearing here is from a brand called Needle & Thread, which I bought at Nordstrom. It is hand embroidered/sequined and was originally about $390, but I got it on sale for about $180!
I also love the holiday season for wearing fun accessories like these color blocked Louboutins I'm wearing that have an adorable bow at the back of your ankle. Genie is also wearing some really fun gold chunky heels. PS: Check out details on her outfit here!
As for accessories, with a statement dress like these you don't really need any! Maybe just a simple ring or stud earrings which you could use to bring out a color from the pattern on your dress.
Also, don't be afraid of going fun and quirky when it comes to the design of your dress! I really love the playful ones from H&M shown below.