Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Getting Holiday Party Ready (Giveaway!)










One of the things that I love the most about the holiday season is all of the parties and events that happen. So many excuses to get all dressed up! As much as I love lounging at home in my casual clothes, there is nothing I love more than dressing for black tie or a cocktail party! 

I had ordered the navy gown in the photos above for an event I have coming up and wanted to shoot it prior to actually wearing it to the event. I'm SO glad I tried it on a few weeks before because I realized I needed to wear something underneath the gown to smooth everything out. The dress is so clingy/form fitting and the low/open back threw me for another curve ball...what to wear underneath?!


Luckily, Maidenform had sent me their Smooth Foam Cup Slip. I tried it on and it was almost as if it was made for me! It's exactly what I needed. I really think this slip is something every woman should have in their arsenal. There have been so many times where I've put something on with weird straps/open backs, etc. and I am always at a loss as for what to wear underneath!

When you put the slip on, it looks like you're wearing a little black dress- it's tasteful and modest and sucks you in (but still super comfortable)! The fabric is quality but really thin so it doesn't add any extra 'bulk'. It also has removable straps that you can rearrange in 7 different ways and a super low back that doesn't get in the way of backless/open back designs.

I have tons of backless dresses because that is a style I love, so having the smooth foam cup slip makes me excited to wear my dresses more often and confidently. I now totally understand why celebrities and models are always wearing shapewear! Thank you to Maidenform for sponsoring this post, all opinions are my own. 

Giveaway:
Want to win your own Smooth Foam Cup Slip?! Simply leave a comment on this post letting me know what party or event you are looking forward to where you'd get use out of this slip! The winner will be chosen on Friday November 25th!

50 comments:

Elizabeth D. said...

You look STUNNING in the dress. Would love the slip for the multiple holiday parties that I am going to especially for NYE.
xo elle // https://splashofpreppy.com

Taylor Howell said...

This slip will be perfect for a black tie wedding I will be attending next month!

Veronica Urbaniak said...

I recently bought a dress that I LOVE but was having the same issue as you - the low back threw me off. I have a wedding to go to this winter that this would really come in handy for! :)

Janice Darlyne said...

That shapewear looks perfect! I don't currently have anywhere I'd wear it because I've always avoided those types of dresses because I didn't have the right shapewear-but I'd get shopping if I won it! PS you look amazing in that dress!

Olivia Luko said...

I have a charity gala in Dallas that I am on the hunt for a dress for (hello Black Friday!). I will definitely need a slip as well! Your dress is absolutely stunning!

Kayla Pelletier said...

About to take some fun christmas engagement photos today! Would love a new slip ! you look like a goddess sydney!!

Stephanie said...

I would use it for our annual family Christmas party!

Stephanie C said...

I would definitely wear it for our annual family Christmas party!

Stephanie
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Stephanie C said...

I would definitely wear it for our annual family Christmas party!

Stephanie
http://asparkleinthesuburbs.blogspot.com/

cpr. said...

Would be perfect for an upcoming wedding!

Katie Troyer said...

I am in a ZTA wedding on December 17 and I'm on the hunt for something to wear underneath my bridesmaid dress!

Meaghan said...

Love that gown and the maidenform slip is such a cool product! I think that would come in particular use during the holiday season but also for winter weddings.

wendy said...

what a great find!
One of my bffs has a milestone bday coming up in DEC and i'm super excited to celebrate with her.

Megan said...

Would love this for my Christmas party!

Dana said...

You look STUNNING girl!

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Chrisy said...

Sydney this look is so gorgeous!! That second picture looks like a Chanel ad or something; so glam and timeless ♥ I'd love the slip for a New Years Eve party this year--it'll be my first NYE in Dallas, and I've been hunting for the perfect dress to make up for the fact that this will be my first holiday with my family a few states away, and to still make the New Year special. Having the slip would only help my confidence and make the evening all the more memorable.

Kate R. said...

I'd wear this under my dress at my best friend's wedding!

Erin W said...

Black Tie NYE wedding - perfect!!

Jade Baumgarten said...

Such a pretty look! This slip would be perfect for my upcoming office holiday party where a cute holiday dress is a must!

Jade Baumgarten said...

Such a pretty look! This slip would be perfect for my upcoming office holiday party where a cute holiday dress is a must!

Jade Baumgarten said...

Such a pretty look! This slip would be perfect for my upcoming office holiday party where a cute holiday dress is a must!

Jade Baumgarten said...

Such a pretty look! This slip would be perfect for my upcoming office holiday party where a cute holiday dress is a must!

Jade Baumgarten said...

Such a pretty look! This slip would be perfect for my upcoming office holiday party where a cute holiday dress is a must!

Stephanie Coppel said...

Would love this for a holiday wedding!!

Jubilee said...

I have a low back dress for New Year's Eve! This would be perfect!

Amy Mucci said...

I would love this for my family's annual trip to the holiday pops!

Caroline Tumbas said...

Oh yes pick me!!!!!!! I love this dress on you! Perfect fit. Have a wedding on NYE and I can't find anything to wear! Need the slip for my non existent dress (:

Heather Sweet said...

Ah this is such a great share - definitely appreciate the advice! I would love to wear the maidenform slip to a rooftop NYE event in LA!!

MJ Moore said...

I have never been able to figure out what to wear under low backed dresses! I'd wear this slip to a New Year's Eve party!

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Meredith James said...

Your outfit is to die for, truly gorgeous! Definitely starting to debate getting a slip like this, I'd love to wear it around the holiday parties here in DC

ajhartnett said...

Such a great idea! I have a black tie NYE wedding that I will be attending and could use all the help after the holidays!

Rachel Thelen said...

Great idea! I would wear one under a backless dress I have to a new year's eve party.

Lael Hoegen said...

I'm getting married 12/17 and have lots of other celebrations so I would wear all next month, on my honeymoon and for holiday parties!

Lisa L said...

My wedding! That slip would be just what I need underneath my wedding dress.

Sarah Harrison said...

Love love love!! Could use this for my wedding rehearsal dinner!!!

Emily R said...

I would wear it to my holiday ball next week!

DP said...

I would love to wear this slip for New Years... now I will just have to find that little black dress :)

DP said...

I would love to wear the slip for New Year's Eve... now I will just have to find that perfect LBD! :)

Michelle Wilkinson said...

I love this look! I would wear it for New Years Eve. There is a dress I have been looking at but didn't know what to wear under it!

Megan Meldrum said...

Would LOVE this for numerous black dresses I will be wearing throughout the holiday season! Love this :)

Clancy MacDonald said...

We are going on a family cruise and I feel like this would be perfect for some of my black tie evening wear!

Emily said...

Love this idea! And your dress is beautiful! I have a black tie gala for the Boston Junior League in the spring and this would be great to have!

Christy F. said...

I've been meaning to comment for a few days because- girl- your back looks amazing! I think you need to share your back/arms workout! Maybe you have- I'm a newer reader in the last year.

Anyways, I'd love to enter the contest too! This would be a shoo-in for any black tie event!

Happy Thanksgiving!

H Yates said...

After 2 kids, this slip is calling my name! Would love to win and wear it under my New Years Eve outfit :)

Rachel Shussett said...

I love this! I have a bunch of holiday parties coming up, as well as my younger cousin's bar mitzvah. I purchased a dress with an open back and have been trying to figure out how exactly to pull it off with a bra and this is literally the answer to my prayers. I would definitely use it a lot!

Julie Mayo said...

I would wear it to my 25th birthday celebration on the 17th!

Kelsea said...

The dress is stunning on you! I would wear the slip for New Years Eve in Manhattan this year.

Claire Thaler said...

I have so many sorority events that I would love to have a slip like this for. We are ALWAYS having to dress up.

Leah said...

I would love this for my holiday work party!

PreppyPinkInCT said...

That dress is gorgeous! The right undergarments can truly make or break your attire! Would love to try this! Thanks for the tip! Happy holidays!

 

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