Article written by Elly Bethune, Co-Founder of 9th & Elm
It’s that time of year again – New Year’s Eve is just around the corner! You know what
that means… you start to panic, and think, “I have nothing to wear!” Don’t fret ladies,
we’re here to help you put some trendy, yet classic, outfits together!
Chevron Sequin Mini Dress
Even if sequins aren’t usually your thing, step outside of the box this season, and try it!
You’ll shine at the party, and look very on-trend for the season. Not only are sequins hot,
hot, hot, but the chevron pattern is extremely popular too. It makes this dress the perfect
dress for any holiday party! Put that LBD on hold this year, because let’s face it, it has
had its turn many times in the past, and this season you’re going to shine!
Plus, forgo the jacket, because this dress has sleeves! Pair it with some subtle bling, like
the Iceberg Rose Cuff or earrings by Tiffany Rose Designs. Break out some amazing
black pumps with this little number – and don’t forget about those toes and nails. I would
recommend Big Apple Red by OPI. After all, you are stepping outside the box, why not
go all the way!
This is the perfect dress if you just want to add a little sparkle this season. The dress is
form fitting in all the right places. The material is very stretchy, so it makes it easy to
move and, most importantly, dance the night away. The sleeves are full-length, so no
worries on a jacket here either! Plus, a jacket would cover up the best part of the dress:
the baby sequins that detail the sleeve. Rock this dress with a large cocktail ring, some
glitter or sequin heels, and an over sized stud set. I would recommend a metallic gold nail
here to compliment the sleeve. All around, if you were invited to only one, or ten, holiday
parties this year, this is a must-have for this season.
Loving the leather trend this season!? Me too! This dress is for the very girly girl, with its
poplin collar, tight waist bodice, and a-line bottom frame. But the leather gives it a more
cool-feel and accents the dress in all the right places. I would wear black opaque tights
with this little number, with an over sized cocktail ring and some killer shoes or booties.
This dress would be awesome with a black leather bomber jacket, to give it that little
leather extra touch, or a classic black blazer with a roll-up sleeve to add some bangles.
And let’s not forget the color of the dress: red! Hello! What are you waiting for? You
have found the perfect dress, now let’s get some black nail polish and call it a day. But
not before you do an over sized Carrie Bradshaw bun and smoky-eye to complete the
ensemble. Ahhhh…the outfit is now complete. Now go find that prince to keep you
company while watching the ball drop. And most importantly, don’t forget to seal him
with a kiss.
Giveaway begins: Dec. 18, 2014 at 11:00 am CST
Giveaway ends: Dec. 31, 4014 at 11:00 am CST
– Winner must reside in the United States or Canada
– Winner will be chosen at random by us, and will be notified by Jan 2, 2015