Feeling Festive| Christmas Party FOTD and OOTD


So what does a girl wear to her Christmas party? Never mind that! What does a girl wear to her first Christmas party at a company where she is still trying to impress and make a good opinion? This was my dilemma last week. Usually I would be the first to whack on a tight dress, get my tanned legs out and put on my stiletto heels, but when I work in an office in a very rural location, where my nearest cocktail or champagne bar is at least 70 miles away, I had to second think my attire. I still wanted a look that was glam, but maybe not as sexy as I normally aim for.

I decided to based my outfit around my sparkly shoes from Moda In Pelle which I love with all my heart! Look how amazing they are! They were the pair I wore for my mum’s wedding, and I think they are perfect for the festive season. I paired it with a matching glittery clutch bag from TKMaxx.  After I chose my shoes and bag I was stuck; I have a million dresses in my wardrobe, even more so now I have lost a dress size, but couldn’t decided which one was appropriate. So like you probably all have done, I ended up sat amongst all my clothes after having a hissy fit about how “I don’t have anything to wear!” I know a little black dress would of looked great but I wear black dresses to work everyday, so wanted something with a bit more colour. So after trying on all of my dresses I finally settle on the above lilac one from H&M. at first I thought of it as a more summery dress; more fitting for a wedding. But after trying it with the shoes and bag I thought it was perfect; sophisticated, girly and festive!

My works Christmas Party was a great success. We all went to a local hotel to have an all expenses paid for dinner and drinks, plus a little disco. It was a nice change to see my work colleague outside of the office, and we all had a great night; Sunday was evidence of that! Lets just say I had a few too many glasses of wine!

What did you, or are you wearing to your Christmas Party this year? Anything sparkly like my shoes?


19 Comments Add yours

  1. This dress is a gorgeous colour, suits you so well xxmaddie-elizabeth.blogspot.co.uk


  2. You look beautiful 🙂 That colour is amazing. xx


  3. Mie Nielsen says:

    OMG those shoes are to die for. you have great taste and that dress is so pretty on you. I am actually not going to any christmas parties this year.artofmi3.blogspot.com


  4. Cat0805 says:

    Thanks Maddie. Think it would look better with a tan lol 😀 xx


  5. Cat0805 says:

    Aww thankyou so much darling. What did you wear to your Christmas do?


  6. Cat0805 says:

    Haha they are amazing aren't they!! They are definitely some of my favourite! Aww that's a shame, you'l have to get dressed up on Christmas day or New Years eve to make up for it 😀


  7. Alex says:

    gorgeous!!! love your dress. xx


  8. Cat0805 says:

    Thankyou. It only cost around £15 aswell so was a little bargain 😀


  9. Gorgeous dress. Looks fantastic on you. I am certainly you impressed everyone.


  10. In love with your sparkly shoes!If you like, check out my latest post?Jess XOhttp://www.mindbodyshop.blogspot.com.au/


  11. Cat0805 says:

    Thank you, I hope I did 😀


  12. Cat0805 says:

    They are amazing aren't they! Perfect for Christmas 😀 I will definitely check your post out xx


  13. you judged it just right, glam and sophisticated! x


  14. Cat0805 says:

    I hope I did, thankyou 😀 xx


  15. You look lovely hun great Christmas outfit!.pocockins.blogspot.comSophiexx


  16. Cat0805 says:

    Thanks Sophie. What are you wearing to your party? x


  17. Lovely outfit 🙂 Jessxxxwww.sittingprettyvintage.blogspot.comCheck out the Christmas giveaway too (: ! http://sittingprettyvintage.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/christmasgiveaway.html


  18. Cat0805 says:

    Thanks Jess 😀


  19. Imoan says:

    OMG you look stunning and love that dress… Still wondering what to wear for christmas. http://imoanswordrobe.blogspot.com.au/


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