Workday to Soirée: Getting Party Ready in 15 Minutes or Less

Denise M. Caldwell
Fashion & Beauty Expert

From workday to soirée, getting party ready in 15 minutes or less. 

Denise's quick fix guide to transform after work

 

Holiday parties filling up your schedule this season? There's a foolproof way to nail your looks every time. From workday to soiree. Tips on creating your signature holiday look for during the workday and then after. 

Model 1:

 Dress up your signature black blazer by adding a decorative and feminine bottom

Blazer & Dress: Charming Charlie charmingcharlie.com

Hair accessories: decorate your do! Pendants, headbands, ribbon, broaches, and even trendy tiaras. 3-5 items in each category.

Broaches: Monet $15-25 JCP.com

Tiara and Pearl Hair Pins charmingcharlie.com $10-$24

Patterned and decorative tights and hosiery: will keep you warm and also stylish

Avenue  $15 avenue.com

HUE $13-$18 hue.com

Model 2:

From cubicle to cocktails: the little LBD

Dress & Jacket: Avenue avenue.com

Statement jewelry: shimmer, sparkle and shine. Statement pieces that can instantly dress up your little black dress

- chandelier earrings, bold necklace or collar, cocktail ring

Mix It Up $15 - $25 JCP.com

Avenue $18-$25 avenue.com

Charming Charlie $10-$15 charmingcharlie.com

 

The best hands-free bag to wear to the party: cute bag that's a pop of color or pattern to wear to the party. Instead of holding a chunky clutch, when you could be holding a flute of champagne or cup of eggnog.
Belle Sky $25 JCP.com

Liz Claiborne $28-$35 JCP.com

Charming Charlie $35 charmingcharlie.com

Model 3: 

Transform and dress up your slacks with a pop of color

Top & Pant: JC Penney jcp.com

Put a belt on it: the waist clincher that nips you in and adds glam. Can be a decorative piece or shiny satin. Adds a little ump while keeping you slender

Charmingcharlie.com $12-$25

 

Shoes- party heels that will take center stage. 2-3 pairs for display. red lipstick & a pair of high heels are the sexiest way to vamp up any outfit. 

Call it Spring $48 JCP.com

Shoe Dazzle $49.99 shoedazzle.com

BooHoo $60 boohoo.com

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