The cocktail dress.
Apparently after having kids nothing goes back to the same place and some parts get smaller while others get bigger. (and let me tell you the parts that got bigger are not ones I wanted to...)
So I feel like I'm starting from scratch here and I have no idea what is going to look good and what I'm going to like on myself. I'm lucky that most of my holiday events aren't until closer to Christmas but I'm still getting down to the wire here.
I narrowed down some of my favorites that I'm hoping will work for multiple parties:
Top Row: WAYF V neck blouson dress// DVF Zarita dress// BB Dakota Roselynn sequin// Adrianna Papell sequin tulle// Lucy Paris laser cut dress// Soprano bow back dress
Bottom Row: Loft scallop lace dress// Xhilaration fit and flare dress// Forever 21 Pleated Dress// Eliza J Metallic Knit Sheath
I think my top two choices are the Soprano skater dress and the Loft scallop lace dress. I still haven't decided if I want sleeves vs sleeveless. Since one of the parties is at Kyle's boss' house I will probably opt for a more conservative dress for that one which is why I have that DVF dress in red on here. I think red could be so much fun but they also have hot pink and navy that I love too. I'm just not sure I want to splurge on that for only one wear but I also think it's a dress I will keep for years.
I picked up that Target Xhilaration fit and flare dress today and I'm not sure the gold will work with my skin but it's so much cuter than I expected and currently on sale for $19 which is a steal.
I tried last year's BB Dakota sequin dress on but still had too much baby weight to lose which is why I added it back to my list this year, both that and the Adrianna Papell are at my local Nordstrom so I'm going to give them a try this week.
I'm finally getting my hair highlighted this weekend and I've busted out my favorite St. Tropez sunless tanner to get ready!
Wish me luck! Do you have any of these dresses above? Do you have a go to black dress that you love? Are you holiday party ready this year?
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