Here, I’m wearing a long sleeve cocktail sheath dress with an embellished neckline by Badgley Mischka, in a dark sapphire shade that I must say I do not wear nearly often enough. I loved it the second I spotted it at Nordstrom, and really love how effortlessly a sheath dress can work for elevated holiday party style, especially one with long sleeves in winter. Part of what gives this dress it’s stunning shape is the fact that it’s made of scuba-crepe sheath, which also works well should I decide to snorkel at the end of the evening.
Of course, you’ve got to love a dress that makes its own jewelry. This festive embellished neckline means business, if the business at hand is a holiday party. That means the remainder of your accessories can be understated and also super easy to figure out. (Thanks, dress.) As far as footwear, you’ll have to pry these Christian Louboutin glittered leather pumps away from me at the end of the evening. They’re just so dazzling and the heel height is conservative and comfy. I might start wearing them around the house and I don’t care what kind of side-eye the baby has for me.
With religious holiday celebrations, opt for something classic, conservative, and in this case preferably bejeweled. Below, a few more of my favorite options from Nordstrom for toasting to the holiday and winning all the chocolate coins from all of your friends.