Have a white party to attend? Here are two great looks that are guaranteed to get you there in style… Whether you want to splurge, spend a little or do a little bit of both, these styles give you a great put together look that will definitely make heads turn.
The White Party Splurge outfit features a 1920’s inspired Marchesa white silk crepe dress for ($4,735 stylebop.com). This look is great for a white party because it shows off your legs and nicely toned arms without being too revealing. The drop V in the back adds the perfect touch of sexiness to this beautiful dress. Added elements such as the silver-toned embellished neck and hem lines and tonal ostrich feather trim give it a look of elegance and luxury that is undeniable. This dress also features a hidden back zip closure. Paired with white satin Sergio Rossi high heeled sandals ($1,480 saksfifthavenue.com) accented by a cascade of Swarovski crystals and an Alexander McQueen white calf leather ‘Skull’ box clutch featuring silver metallic embellishments and a silver-tone skull top clasp fastening for a touch of sparkle and glamour. This look would not be complete without some dazzling jewelry. These Tiffany and Co. drop earrings ($6,700 tiffany.com) and Christofle sterling silver bracelet ($1,280 christofle.com) add just the right amount of sparkle.
If you are not looking to break the bank, but would still love a great White Party look for your upcoming summer event, this Steal look is the one for you. Starting with a white Charlotte Russe bodycon dress that features an embellished neckline and mesh cutouts, this dress is sure to be a show stopper. It gives a great deal of interest and style without being too over the top. Like the Splurge outfit, attention to detail is key here with the embellished neckline and strategically placed sexy (but not too sexy) cut outs that show off your great figure but is not too revealing. These white strappy Aldo sandals ($120 aldoshoes.com) and ‘Outlaw’ embellished white purse ($71 celebboutique.com) give just the right amount of attitude without being too much. To add a final touch of sparkle these gold Claw earrings ($16 urban outfitters.com) and gold chloe+isabel bracelet ($48 chloeandisabel.com) are the perfect accessories.
As you get ready for your upcoming White Party or Summer event, remember some key elements.
1: Pay attention to detail. When you are a a party where everyone is wearing the same color, it can be tough to stand out. Pay attention to the little details in your outfit to take it to the next level.
2: Accessorize, accessorize, accessorize!!! Get some bling, add a little color or even some funky details. Sometimes the smallest details can be the icing on the cake.
3: Have fun! When you are going to any type of event, the best thing to do is to have the best time of your life. Go out with some of your girlfriends and make it a night to remember!
As you prepare for your night take some tips and tricks from each of these outfits and get there and be noticed!
featuring Alexander McQueen
Here is a great summer look for the lady that wants to stay cool in the summer heat, but also not show off too much skin. And this complete look can be yours for just over $100! This pale pink cropped top paired with a patterned maxi skirt that has a deep side split to accent those gorgeous legs that you’ve been working on all winter and spring. Black beaded earrings and a black and white beaded bracelet are great items to accessorize. A neon yellow wristlet gives a nice pop of color. Black and beige espadrilles give this look a dressy flair without making it look too casual.
$59 – houseoffraser.co.uk
$55 – only.com
$195 – vanmildert.com
The perfect work look will chase away those spring blues when you have to stay inside on a beautiful day. This fresh, floral ensemble is guaranteed to have you dreaming of better and brighter days.
Starting with a smart white linen blend blazer, you have the perfect layer to place over those beautiful flowing and sweet lace camisoles that are great for this season. The L.K. Bennett Rumford One Button Blazer ($380; lkbennett.com) is a blazer that has a minimalistic silhouette perfect for the boardroom or to wear over a cocktail dress after work. Created with sleek lapel detailing, front pocket stitching and a textured linen blend, this blazer will definitely keep you looking both put together and fashionable. With cropped sleeves, this blazer makes it easy to showcase statement wrist wear. To add an element of movement and texture, this Frill Front Singlet from Ally Fashion ($12.00; allyfashion.com) was added. This shell, with its soft fabric and frill design are sure to keep you looking feminine while providing an interesting element to go with the white linen blazer. To complete the clothing ensemble, this Dolce & Gabbana Floral Printed Textured Pencil Skirt ($1,295; brownsfashion.com) is the perfect finishing piece. In the world of business, pencil skirts for women are the perfect blend of femininity and power. This multi-coloured floral print is made on a cotton-blend material accented by an elasticated white waistband with scalloped trim, exposed zip down back, and a white stretch panel at the rear. The skirt also features a silk lining.
Any work ensemble is not complete without a few accessories. Starting with these Neutral Faceted Hammered Chandelier Earring from White House Black Market ($40; whitehouseblackmarket.com), they will make you sparkle without being distracting. These shiny, hammered goldtone drop earrings sparkle with wire wrapped iridescent drop crystals. They are handcrafted with nickel-free and lead-free metal. Next we have one of my favorite items, this Camilla Dietz Bergeron, LTD. Cartier 18K Rose Gold “Love” Bracelet ($6,000; modaoperandi.com) This vintage Cartier “Love” bracelet is a classic everday piece featuring Cartier’s iconic screw motif and oval shape in 18K rose gold. It is simple enough for everyday, but also bold enough to make a statement. Features a hidden closure and created with 18K rose gold. What is a better way to be on time than with this Fossil Women’s White Dial Gilt Leather Watch ($95; bluffly.com). Stand out in the boardroom with its Stainless steel case, gilt leather strap, white dial, and scratch resistant mineral. The large numbers make it easy to tell the time at a glance, but are also beautiful enough to blend with the rest of this outfit.
To top it all off, we are not complete without the perfect pair of shoes and bag. The Chanel Pink Quilted Caviar Large Classic 2.55 Double Flap Bag ($4,950; 1stdibs.com) is a great accessory for taking you from daytime lunch to after work socials. It features silvertone hardware, a front flap with CC turnlock closure, half moon back pocket, interwoven silvertone chain link and pink leather adjustable shoulder strap. The classic pink quilting is enough to stand out in a crowd, but does not overpower the rest of your ensemble. And last, but certainly not least, be prepared to step out in style with these Office Just Right Stilettos ($105; office.co.uk) in Nude. A classic style with its classic round-toe court, covered platform and stiletto heel this nude color is a wonderful way to step into those beautiful spring days.
All in all, this is a classic, yet powerful look for work. Guaranteed to give off the look of femininity and style without taking away from the fact that you are the heavy hitter at work.
$12 – allyfashion.com
$380 – lkbennett.com
$1,295 – brownsfashion.com
$105 – office.co.uk
$4,950 – 1stdibs.com
$40 – whitehouseblackmarket.com
$6,000 – modaoperandi.com
$95 – bluefly.com