Posts tagged "holiday parties"

10 Holiday Party Dresses Under $50

The window for finding a perfect holiday party dress is closing in as the season heads ramps up, but the good news is that last-minute shopping means last-minute sales! We’ve all spent a brutal amount of money on gifts and emotional eating this December, so if your wallet’s in pain, take a peek at these…

Claire Hannum / December 17, 2014

Hot Links: Jen Aniston Says She Was A “Dumpy” Teen, Plus The Guys You Meet At Holiday Parties

Jennifer Aniston, recently named “Hottest Woman of All Time” by Men’s Health, claims she was a “dumpy teenager.” So was I. I wonder if this means I’ll win an award for my sex appeal someday? [Starpulse]
Ahh yes, the guys you’ll always meet at holiday parties this time of year. The question is, which do you make…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 19, 2011

Style 911: I’m Meeting My Boyfriend’s Parents At Their Holiday Party

My boyfriend had the bright idea to introduce me to his parents for the first time at their annual holiday party. Fortunately, the party is taking place at their home so it’s more casual than formal. Unfortunately, I have no idea what to wear. Please help me! – Beth
Wow! That’s a doozy. You’re…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 8, 2010

Why You Need To Buy That Party Dress — Right Now

Have you ever come across a gorgeous formal dress while shopping for, say, a pair of work chinos? Maybe it’s a little sequin shift hanging on the sale rack that catches your eye. Maybe there’s only one left and it’s in your size. Maybe the mere sight of it makes you squeal with glee, but…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 8, 2010

Single For The Holidays: Tips For Making It Fun

As if the holidays aren’t already depressing enough, they can be just a tad bit more depressing when you’re single. There’s no one to buy gifts for, and worse, no one to buy gifts for you. Worse still, after the gift-giving holidays are over, there’s no one to kiss on New Year’s Eve.

Well,…

Stephanie Sims / December 22, 2009

Cracking The Dress Code On Holiday Parties

Black tie. Creative black tie. Cocktail. Casual Chic. We’re guessing you have an idea of what half of these dress code terms mean, but the other half is rather confusing. Dress codes are not only becoming more popular, but are also becoming more obscure. “It used to be it was either no dress code at…

Annika Harris / December 17, 2008

Your Holiday Party Excuse Generator

Sure, it’s the season of twinkling lights, favorite classics on TV, batches of cookies, and pitchers full of eggnog, but it’s also the season of those dreaded soirees with people you’d like to never spend another evening with, wine-soaked or otherwise. Whether it’s an office party you’d love to get out of, an ex who…

Wendy Atterberry / December 15, 2008

Crave: Lacework Clutch

So you can’t afford to buy holiday gifts and a new outfit for a holiday party you’re planning to attend. What’s a girl to do? Snatch up one of these really cool clutches from girlbyAileen and some coordinating costume jewelry to instantly update your little black dress. Handcrafted from Amy Butler Lacework, this clutch look…

Annika Harris / December 11, 2008

The Last 31 Days Of 2008: Try A New Recipe

My BF has been trying to persuade me to cook for him lately because he often cooks for me. I’m not really interested in cooking, so I know it would mean a lot to him if I made the effort. I’ve decided to prepare this recipe for vegetarian lasagna because it fits all his dietary…

Annika Harris / December 6, 2008

Dating Don’ts: How Not To Become A Party Pariah

Though I can’t remember his name, I can still recall the face of the guest who whipped out a handful of Ziploc bags as a long ago Christmas party was winding down. “Do you mind if I take some of these cheese puffs home with me?” he half-asked, shoving the leftover snacks into a bag.

Judy McGuire / December 4, 2008

The Frisky Guide To Dressing For Holiday Parties

You’ve probably been invited to at least one holiday party so far, and unless you live in a nudist colony, you can’t go to it naked. Here’s what we think you should put on this month if you want to impress your boss without showing him your boobs, dazzle your boyfriend’s family, or get festive…

Catherine Strawn / December 3, 2008

How To Get Your Eggs Nogged At A Holiday Party

It’s hard not to get smitten with someone at an open bar, especially if you’re single in December. The tricky thing is that a lot of the holiday parties are for business, so pleasure would have to be a secret bonus. However, the seasonal soirées bring about the best time to finally go for that…

Simcha / December 2, 2008

Crave: Vintage Flower Studs

Every girl needs a little sparkle in her life, and these earrings provide the right dose–not too much and not too little. They definitely have an elegant vintage feel without the vintage price tag. These flower earrings are perfect for holiday festivities because they kind of look like snowflakes and a little razzle-dazzle is alway…

Annika Harris / November 11, 2008

Cheapskate: Old Navy’s Party Clothes

I was just having a look at Old Navy’s website — it’s one of the few stores I can shop at lately without feeling guilty about spending money — and I was shocked by how totally cute their holiday clothes are this year. They’re perfect for all the parties that will be filling your social…

Catherine Strawn / November 4, 2008