Trend Feature: Office Party Wear

The holiday parties are just about to begin, if they haven't already. Instead of just doing a Trend graphic I will be doing articles each Monday on what to wear for various functions. This week's theme is the Office Party!

For a daytime party held in the office, you want to keep it work appropriate while punching up your day to day look. I like prints for this because they give a little zing without being too distracting. Remember, the louder the print, the fewer the accessories and vice versa.

White after Labor Day is perfectly fine.
Add a long black sweater coat for warmth.
Streamlined accessories keep
the focus on your dress

For a more casual work environment
add a structured jacket to this jersey dress.
To add spice to a quiet print add
some splashy jewelry.

For a nighttime work event, remember to keep it classy. You still have to work with these people in the morning. Shimmery fabrics are great as long as they are kept simple. When all else fails a modern three piece suit is always acceptable.

If you're going to do "green" try an
evergreen or sage. 
If you're going to show leg,
keep the top simple and covered.

A long necklace and fun
shoes keep you from looking
like part of the wait staff.

All clothes past Empire pieces and models.