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A party dress styled 3 ways...

Sunday, November 25, 2012

A few weeks ago Most Wanted & voucher codes contacted me with a challenge. To style a Christmas party dress so that it could be worn for other occasions. To show that a pretty dress doesnt have to hang in your wardrobe all year round only to be taken out for the specialist of events.
Now Im a sucker for any kind of Christmas challenge and pretty much two thirds of my wardrobe I wear day or night. I dont really separate the two. I thought this challenge would be easy but I thought wrong!
After looking at the rails of body con, sequin covered, shiny dresses that just arent 'me'. I finally landed on this beauty. Firstly this is how I would dress it for a Christmas party, with some festive wine coloured tights & high gold heels.

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Dress from Oasis c/o vouchercodes, Necklace from Miss Selfridge c/o vouchercodes.
All other items from my wardrobe.

I styled it for a casual cinema date with a long knit cardy, snood, thick tights & boots.
For work I threw over a cropped jumper and teamed it with some flat velvet loafers.

Im really pleased with these different looks, and think there are many other ways I could re-work this dress. Maybe with a polka dot blouse over the top and tied in a knot? I hope you guys like this post & hopefully its maybe inspired some of you to re style a party dress you have..

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23 comments

  1. This is a brilliant post. I love this all three!
    J
    http://lifelovesand.blogspot.ie/

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  2. I think the stripes are gorgeous and so versatile. I don't really have anything party wear in my wardrobe, must try and find something suitable for the festive season! xxx

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  3. You've really shown the versatility of this dress and I especially like how you've mixed up the different stripes for the work look.

    P.S. I WANT YOUR HAIR! It's kinda like mine, but better :)

    Jo x www.woobered.com

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  4. Your new striped dress is so pretty! I just love it all styled up for a party. Those maroon tights are a gorgeous color and I love the heels too.

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  5. i love these outfits. my fav is the office one. also lovvvvvving the colour of those tights! xxx

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  6. This is something I should do more often! I love the wine red tights with those gold shoes :) I like the dressed down outfits too

    http://adventureswithcupcake.blogspot.co.uk/

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  7. I really like the casual looks you styled it for- the colour of the cardi id gorgeous
    Daniella x

    http://daniella-r.blogspot.co.uk

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  8. The dress is lovely and I love how you have styled it, especially with the burgundy xx
    Love from Ella @ Belle Vintage

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  9. I love the choice of dress and the fact you've Christmasfied it with the tights and shoes. It's such a good idea as I'm not sure I'm particularly a sequin dress kinda girl either.

    Elise x

    http://www.letterfromelise.blogspot.com

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  10. I really like all three ways you've styled this dress! Yay for versatility :)

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  11. I love these type of posts! I love all the looks especially the first one with the burgundy tights it looks so nice paired with the dress! xo

    Maydoll

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  12. oh cute! I love the last one and how casual you made it!

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  13. This dress is so pretty, you look gorgeous! The first look is my favourite!

    http://alittlebitunique.blogspot.co.uk/

    x

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  14. The party look is definitely my favourite, I love the colour of your tights! xo

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  15. that is a super cute dress and each way you styled it is great but the office look is by far my fave

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  16. love the post! can only espire to be as successful as you!
    http://justsomegirlblog.blogspot.co.uk/

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  17. Wow. That dress certainly has a lot of variety. Love all the ways you styled it.
    XOXO

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  18. I love seeing all the different dresses that people chose and this one is lovely!

    Maria xxx

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  19. That is one very cute dress. I love the variety of your looks, the purple tights work really well too :)

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  20. what a versatile piece! love the first outfit and your casual style too. you're so pretty! if you enjoy my blog too, would you like to follow each other? xo jess
    www.stylizedluxe.blogspot.com

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