With the holidays fast approaching, we are getting more cocktail and formal dresses for the ladies (pants too!)  and velvet, colorful Sport Coats for the men ordered in! Festive chic or Holiday Dressing is the season we are entering.. and we couldn’t love finding the perfect look more! What does Formal Chic mean exactly? Or Festive? Well, we are are shopping away, we hope the below will get you inspired!
Make this Holiday Season a Runway.


This emerald green, silk, one-shoulder gown would be the elegant choice for the FORMAL event on your calendar.  Finish this off with a strappy sandal and statement jewelry.  Going into winter and the holidays, we love a velvet dinner jacket for the men.  This one from Ralph Lauren is on trend being double breasted.  You can finish the look with the matching pant.


We love doing pants for evening when it calls for more of a COCKTAIL CHIC attire. This silk one-shoulder blouse in rust is the perfect pairing and really dresses up the black pants. A gold strappy heel and matching statement earrings elevate the look, and can we talk about the pop of green velvet Tom Ford clutch?! Swoon! Ready for a fabulous evening!

When the invitation calls for festive chic, this is an opportunity to really lean into your personal style. Feel confident in reaching for something that feels a little “extra” or “dramatic” as this is what the festive chic invitation call is all about.  This beautiful and bright belted crepe kaftan fits the bill! To finish her off, we paired the look with a festive pearl earring, a novelty clutch by THE Sophia Webster and velvet pumps for a bit of texture. And of course, the temperatures are a sleek black coat is a must when you make your entrance!

Holiday is quickly approaching and calendars are filling fast! Please reach out to your Wardrobe Therapy stylist to book!

Keep Making Everyday a Runway!

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Elizabeth Bean Smith

Elizabeth is the Founder & Co-Owner of Wardrobe Therapy. She founded the company in 2006 for individuals seeking help with their personal style and image.

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