1.      Don’t wear clothing that doesn’t fit your personal style or make you feel confident.  You won’t feel festive or fun!


2.      Don’t wear seasonal clothing or accessories.  I’m sure there are many of you out there who would like to argue this with me but seasonal clothing takes the sophistication and modernity away from your look.  Does dressing like a tree, a jolly man, or a reindeer really speak to your personal style?



3.      Stay away from clothing that is too revealing or too skimpy.  By the way this rule applies throughout the entire year but it never hurts to mention it again.  Holiday parties do afford us an opportunity to show more personality with our wardrobe, but be careful how much you show, especially if you are attending an office party.  To stay safe go for pretty, not sexy.  You’ll be surprised you can sneak in the sexy without being too overt. 


4.      Don’t overdo the shine and embellishment. If you are as shiny as a x-mas tree you are wearing too much.   Adding shine or embellishment is a great way to make your wardrobe look more dressy and festive.  But too much isn’t necessarily a good thing.  Don’t let all of your clothing stand out.  You should pick one piece that plays the lead role, all the others should play a  “supporting role.”



5.      When in doubt, don’t underdress.  It is always better to be overdressed than underdressed.  Usually when you are overdressed you can simply take off your bling earrings or change your shoes and your outfit will be perfect.  If your  unsure of how you should be dressed for an event put a pair of more casual earrings in your purse to change if you arrive and feel overdressed or bring a cashmere cardigan to swap out for your beaded wrap.


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