Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Take Your Holiday Dressing Up a Notch, Part 2

When I post photos of gorgeous vintage evening gowns and party dresses here on my blog or on my Facebook or Pinterest pages, one of the most common reactions I get is, "Why don't we dress up like this any more?" It is a shame that our society has become so casual that a pair of jeans and a t-shirt will suffice for most social occasions. Instead of bemoaning that fact, however, why not become part of a change back toward more formal dressing? An easy way to start is to amp up what you wear to all the holiday parties and get togethers you'll be attending in the next month. This week, I'll be looking at ways to accomplish that.

A great way to add drama to your holiday party wardrobe is to wear a hat.  I know, I know.  It takes guts to wear a hat these days.  But I can assure you that when wearing a hat you'll exude confidence and allure.  Every man in the room will think you are interesting and want to talk to you.  Every woman in the room will envy your sense of style and wish that she had done the same.  And you'll hear the phrase, "I love your hat!" over and over and over again.  Try it!


The Working Home Keeper said...

I've started wearing and collecting vintage hats. You're right, it does bring lots of positive attention and adds a little something to even the simplest of dresses!

Mary Ellen
The Working Home Keeper

garofit said...

That peacock hat is amazing

Sheila said...

I'll be wearing a hat to my company's Christmas party this weekend! I totally agree with you on dressing up!

Mad Scientist said...

Whilst I love the hat in the first photo, I think that the last one is the only one that you could wear with modern clothes.
Do you have any suggestions as to hats for those who don't wear vintage clothes?

Couture Allure Vintage Fashion said...

Ooooh, I don't agree! I think any of these hats would work with jeans and a pretty top or a modern black dress!

The Style Crone said...

Yes, these hats would work today! I would love to have any of these beauties perch in my hat room!

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