Dress the Part: Short vs. Long Holiday Dresses

The most festive time of year almost always calls for a new dress or two. Whether your agenda is chock full of holiday soirees and Broadway shows or charity galas, choosing an outfit is always a tiny bit stressful. When is it appropriate to wear a gown? When should you stick to a shorter hemline? Here, all your fashion conundrums are answered.

Charity Galas & Black-Tie Weddings
The season of giving is upon us, so it’s not a surprise when a gala or even a fancy New Year’s Eve black-tie wedding invite finds its way to the mailbox. Go for a floor-skimming black or navy dress and you’ll get the most mileage out of it. Not only will you be able to wear it again and again, but it will look entirely different just by switching up the accessories.

Holiday Parties, Dinner at the In-Laws, & Broadway Shows
The most common seasonal fetes usually call for a shorter sheath, which, thankfully, are very easy to come by. For everything from hosting holiday dinners to heading out for a Broadway show, you can never go wrong with a figure-flattering number. Try adding an embellished belt for a festive kick or long sleeves to omit the need for a sweater.

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By Brianna Lapolla, Staff Writer

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November 11, 2012