Wednesday, December 2, 2015

A Classic Holiday Look







I am a big fan of a LBD (little black dress). When I saw this bow back version from Nordstrom, I knew it would be the perfect holiday dress! It's well-made and a fun, classic cut. I think it would make a great dress for Christmas mass or a holiday work party since it is cut conservatively and looks great with pearls. As far as sizing, It runs generously, so I would suggest sizing down at least one size. I accidentally ordered the wrong size and Nordstrom's customer service was so quick in exchanging the sizes. 

I got these red pumps a few weeks ago and I am loving them. I don't usually love red, but a pop here and there makes the holiday season so much more fun. Plus, I think they look fabulous worn casually with black skinny pants (as seen in this Instagram) and they are on sale under $80! If red is not your thing, they come in a ton of other colors, too! In general, I think a colored shoe is a great way to break up a neutral outfit. In this case, I think the red pumps made this LBD a little more special for the holiday season. 

I topped off the look with these black Tom Ford sunglasses. I love them because they are very Jackie O, don't you think? I aways wear my RayBan aviators but I wanted something totally different and a little more dressed up, I think these definitely do the trick. 


Scroll through the above widget to see some of my favorite dress picks. Any of these would be such a great option for any type of event this holiday season! If you're looking to dress up your cocktail dress even more, adding a bold red lip or loose curls can really elevate the look a few notches! I also love the idea of adding a bright clutch. 

Thank you to Nordstrom for sponsoring this post! 

7 comments:

Lauren said...

That is a really good LBD! Love the bow detail!

Lauren,
http://www.atouchofsoutherngrace.com

Dana said...

Amazing! Love the Tom Ford's on you too!

Pink Champagne Problems

Anonymous said...

Cute dress. Could you wear a regular bra?

Summer Wind said...

Anonymous,

Yes! I am wearing a regular strapless bra!

Jasmine Riel said...

AHH that dress is just so adorable! And loved how you paired it with those red pumps - the perfect holiday outfit!

Jasmine | The Sixth Disney Princess

Kathryn Byers said...

Simple and elegant holiday look. Stunning!

xx Kathryn
www.chicandshimmer.com

Daily Sports Golf said...

Perfect LBD for the Holiday season, love the bow detail on the back and those shoes are amazing, great pop of color.

 

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