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Top Ten Party Tips…

It is party season once more and many of us have several events to juggle which means we also have several outfits to plan. It can be expensive to keep getting new hot, on trend dresses to dazzle the crowd in so I’ve come up with a few tips to help make an old outfit look fresh, to make the same outfit look different and to generally just rock the party season like a pro!

1. Switch up your Shoes! To give your outfit the edge, team it with some really bright heels. That simple change can make the most casual of ensembles a little more glam. Wearing the same Little Black Dress you wore last year? Bright red heels or cute detailed shoes like these from Kurt Geiger will really make you stand out!

2. Accessorize, Accessorize, Accessorize! Bright, bold, over-sized jewelry can dress up a simple dress and give it some added flare. However, you might rather just accessorize with an embellished bag as it gives the same results.

3. Don’t Crash Diet! Instead make it all about the outfit and find a dress that flatters your body. Crash dieting only makes your first drink go straight to your head and you feel low on energy all day.

4. Dressing for your Body! It is probably the most important factor of them all. If you have legs to die for or a cleavage to make Christina Hentricks envious, make sure you find a dress that shows off your very best feature. This will give you a confidence you’ll radiate all night and you’ll turn heads wherever you go.

5. No need to Freeze! I love to team a cute party dress with a boyfriend blazer or chic leather jacket. Both work to look great and keep you warm.

6. Remember Facebook! A dress can be see-through or underwear shows through and you don’t notice until it is too late. Snap a picture of yourself before you go out to prevent any regrets later!

7. Always have a Back-up! You can never be too careful. A zip might break, you might feel bloated or a sequin could come loose. Having a plan B is always a good idea and saves a big panic on the day.

8.  Pick a drink and stick to it! There is nothing worse than feeling like you made a fool of yourself the night before. Pick a drink at the beginning of the night and keep drinking it. Mixing just gets you more drunk quicker and makes you feel like hell the next day!

9. Hot Hair! There is a saying that your hair is your biggest accessory so make the most of it. Practice before the event so you don’t stress out on the night and play around with different styles. Also pick a hair-do that will best show off your dress. For instance, a strapless number often works best with a chic up-do.

10. Most importantly, have fun! Mingle with friends and strangers alike. Keep conversation light and relaxed. If you look and feel fantastic, your confidence will run through to every aspect of the night!

Do you have any hot tips?? Let me know!

4 responses

  1. dips17

    I love these tips! Thanks for such a great post. Will surely take these in mind when I shop for Christmas!

    November 22, 2011 at 3:06 pm

    • Thanks so much for your lovely comment!! Let me know how you get on :-) xx

      November 22, 2011 at 3:21 pm

  2. Im kinda weird i think. I love playing with my hair the night before i go out to an event. It leaves me with one less thing to worry about the next night. Great Ideas!! :)

    November 22, 2011 at 5:54 pm

    • That is the best way, it means there is no stress on the day and you know exactly how long it will take to make look perfect too!! You’re not weird in the least!! x

      November 22, 2011 at 7:03 pm

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