You Can Party Pretty

A little black dress or Tuxedo suit is always perfect for the party scene, but who says holiday dressing has to be so cut and dry.


From slinky dresses to bright jackets, here are some not so basic ideas for this Holiday Season.

Come out of your comfort zone and put on something bold and sparkly.

Metallics: Never gets tired, always pair with simple jewelry.

Pantsuits: Love the simplicity of this mix, If the whole suit is too much ease in with the jacket paired with a different skirt or trouser.

Velvet: A staple and purple is so lovely

Leather: Make a statement

Back to black: While wearing black to a holiday party may not seem revolutionary, this mixture is all about proportions. All about the flared pant.

Party Pretty At Forty Five

Slip Dress: I love the simplicity of this look. Try pairing it with a simple white shirt for a whole new vibe.

Sparkle Factor: Check out the sequins bold and bright.

Whatever your budget, this is the time to let yourself shine. We all deserve to #PartyPretty this holiday.

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Shop The Looks

DE LA VALI Clara sequined tulle midi dress

SIES MARJAN Terry belted crushed-velvet blazer

EMILIA WICKSTEAD Birch off-the-shoulder cloqué midi dress

MAGDA BUTRYM Amsterdam silk-satin trimmed crystal-embellished velvet blazer

NICHOLAS Simone belted silk-satin maxi dress

16ARLINGTON Strapless feather-trimmed sequined tulle midi dress



Kathy Patellis-Schmidt
Kathy Patellis-Schmidt


Kathy Patellis-Schmidt is a Professional Fashion Stylist with vast experience from the Fashion Industry. Through her business, she empowers women by helping them create a stylish, elegant and timeless wardrobe and find their perfect personal style.

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