Hi everyone! I can’t believe it’s already Christmas Eve, this year went by so fast. The holidays are officially in full swing with everyone I know finishing up last minute preparations for Christmas and New Year’s Eve. Thankfully, I’m ready for tomorrow but I still don’t have an outfit for New Year’s Eve picked out yet. I find that the outcome of a NYE celebration is a good indicator of how the year will go and it’s always great to start on the right foot. Why shouldn’t that be a stylish foot?
That being said, for the first time on Lost In Reverie, we have a guest blogger! This post is brought to you by Elly, the amazing co-founder of 9th & Elm. Elly has put together three looks for NYE that will make you the centre of attention for all the right reasons.
Your Holiday Guide: What to Wear this NYE
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!
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 tomove 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 colour 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.
How amazing does Elly look in all of those dresses?! Since I know you’ll all be dying to recreate the looks for yourselves, and tis’ the giving season, I’ve teamed up with 9th & Elm to give you guys a coupon site-wide. Use the code COZY10 at the checkout and you will get 10% off your purchase. The discount is applied at the checkout. Happy shopping!