It's always fun to dress festive for the holidays but hard to justify spending money on something you may only wear a few times. Wouldn't it be nice to add some must-have pieces to your wardrobe that are perfect to wear to any holiday soiree AND most of the year? Check out my list of favorite fashion finds that work double duty!
1. Ripley Rader Cuff Neck Backless Halter Jumpsuit, $220
Timeless elegance meets modern chic with this jumpsuit by hot LA designer Ripley Rader. The fabulous one-piece halter is gathered with elastic at the waist and backless to the waistband. Shown below in navy and also available in black and oxblood.
2. Dannijo Vala Clear Crystal Necklace, $414
Dannijo, the cool sister-duo known for their statement jewelry pieces, created this gorgeous handmade bib necklace. The silver plated snake chain is braided with Swarovski crystal strands and a crystal bib that falls approximately 17" long so it hits the neckline at the perfect spot. Celebrity fans of this special bauble include Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Fergie.
Alice+Olivia's faux-fur jacket has an exotic texture and is cropped at the waist. It's the perfect chic, little jacket to wear over a dress for the holidays or with a sweater and jeans for a casual night out.
4. Valentino Rockstud Flap Clutch, $1,995
The Valentino Rockstud Flap Clutch is a smart investment piece to add your collection. The studded detail adds an edge to a classic bag that is perfect to wear from day to night. It has three compartments that fit your essentials and a wrist strap so you are hands-free for cocktail parties!
5. Ramy Brook Robi Jacquard Dolman Sleeve Jacquard Top, $325
This beautiful silver-grey jacquard top is a must-have from Ramy Brook's collection! The shape of this top with its dolman sleeve is flattering on every body type. Dress it up with some fab jewelry, black leather pants and you're ready for any party!
6. Mason by Michelle Mason Long Sleeve Ponte Dress, originally, $542, on sale for $329.
Update your LBD with this gorgeous fitted one by Mason by Michelle Mason. The pretty lace on the neckline, sleeves and back expose just enough skin to create a look that is understated and sexy at the same time. This is a great go-to dress for holiday events as well as any cocktail or dinner party.
7. Essie Collection Thin Bangle with Triangle Pave, $65 each<
These thin, elegant bangles look special for a party when you pair them together in three colors (gold, rose gold, and silver). They also look great stacked with other bangles you may have, or alone for every day. Sold separately at $65. Set of three, $195.
8. Proenza Schouler PS1 Leather Ankle-Strap Sandal, $595. On sale for $417.
The elegant one strap sandal by Proenza Schouler with its signature urban chic hardware can be worn with just about anything from dresses to jumpsuits to skirts and jeans. The ankle strap is so feminine and pretty and the 4" stiletto heel is a perfect height! Bonus: They are made with soft, Italian leather and are super comfy!
I love the toe shape and the hardware!