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10 Things NOT to Wear to Your Work Holiday Party


December 21, 2009

What Not to Wear #4:
Fashion from Another Era

Why Not?

Do you have a dress in your closet you’ve been saving for decades? It might be a good idea to keep it there. A high-profile party planner in D.C. recently saw a woman who walked into a party in a red strapless dress with a full, hoop skirt complete with ruffles and diamond accents. Scarlett O’Hara meets Snow White is not a great professional look.

Try This Instead

Bold colors and tasteful fashions can do just as much to draw attention- positive attention, that is. Selecting one statement piece for your holiday party attire is a great move, but stay away from selecting too many daring pieces to wear together.

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