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.
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
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
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
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