Holiday Dressing in the Little Black Dress

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Holiday parties are in full effect starting this weekend and I must say, I sort of steer clear of them because of the pressure to have a different outfit for each event. Do you also feel that way? Maybe it’s because I’m usually taking photos of my outfits but I feel like I can’t really wear the same outfit unless it’s maybe a family event or one with super close friends. In the case that I need multiple dresses for the season, I like to stick with a budget. Usually, $100 is my max budget for one dress but if it’s a reeeaalllly nice dress and my cost per wear can get under $20 then I’ll jump on one a little more expensive.

If you’re also looking for some holiday dresses this season, I’ve selected 20 beautiful black dresses starting at $30 and all under $200!

Here’s what I look for when shopping for a holiday dress:

  1. Is it black? Obviously.
  2. Does it have pockets? Not a must but it’s always a bonus. I never know what to do with my hands.
  3. Can I match any of my current jackets with it?
  4. Is it made of a breathable material? I hate to sweat at a party.
  5. Make sure it’s not see-through. Do the photo test!
  6. Can I wear it again?
  7. Can I dress it up and dress it down? Not always the case but another bonus.

The dress in my photos is from BCBGMAXAZRIA and a little over budget. I got to sport this LBD for a segment on Novus TV with Robson Street to be aired soon!

Are you heading to any holiday parties this season??

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BCBGMAXAZRIA Delphina Feathered Jacket dress | Steve Madden Stecy heels

Photos by Meagan.

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