WHAT TO WEAR: Fancy Date Night

What to Wear

Award season has officially begun and we all know what that means: fashion, fashion and more fashion! As a Style Guru and fashion enthusiast, watching the red carpet segment is like watching a live runway take place. I happily sit on the couch, gasping and unfortunately sometimes cringing, at the television screen. Then the inevitable happens and I get the sudden urge to dress up myself. So naturally, I suggest a fancy date night to my boyfriend or even my best friend. This Fashionista served as the perfect inspiration as she donned an all-black outfit that had touches of leather and sparkle: a lethal combination!

To recreate this look for your fancy date night, you have to start with the right dress. This Fashionista has a leather bodice on top that flows into a chiffon skirt. If the length is a tad short for your preference then substitute it for a maxi dress that also has a leather bodice. Since chiffon is involved we don’t want to appear like we are going to a wedding or dance. So instead of a wearing strappy heels, opt for black ankle boots with a heel. This option is slightly less formal but still appropriate for a fancy attire. Since the detailing on the dress and shoes already make a statement, I would keep the jewelry to a minimum. A few bangles and a simple ring should do the trick. Style your hair with soft curls and your look is complete.

One Simple Change: Wear your dress to a formal by simply switching ankle boots for a strappy heel.


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