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January/February 2013

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ne Fashion the tips All Wrapped Up Cozy and chic��can go together with these tips for cold-weather holiday style. Tip No. 1 This tank dress is perfectly appropriate���even in chilly weather���and the color is beautiful.��If the weather turns, be sure you have an option like these simple and sophisticated dress boots. Tip No. 2 This simple and stylish black satin jacket is perfect over any holiday outfit and sets you apart in a sea of pashminas. Search through your closet for inspired alternatives to top your frock. coral dress, ��plenty by tracy reese, $260, coco collection; ��sam edelman boots, $275, sole amour calvin klein satin jacket, $39.50, boston fashion house; �� rhinestone necklace, $28, ruby slipper 36 nshoremag.com January/February 2013 REV_NSJanFeb13_NE_Style.indd 36 valentino sequin pumps, $288, madam had���em Tip No. 4 Remember to elevate your outerwear for your entrance.��Beautiful accessories like this hat with rhinestone accents and rich faux fur scarf turn your simple coat in to a statement. scala wool hat, $20, essencia salon & spa; faux fur scarf, $24��, pretty poppy Tip No. 5 If you can���t bear the cold on a truly bitter night, simply bundle up in a beautiful sweater (cashmere is so chic) and pile on the accessories.��This necklace makes any look�� feel instantly��more festive. Photographs by Glenn Scott arriving flawlessly to a��New Year���s party in a blizzard takes style and smarts.�� Wraps and layers are essential during the holiday season, but it���s important to think past the pashmina.��Play up your own sense of style by using other items from your closet to top your frock:��tuxedo jackets, rhinestone cardigans, and embellished Chanel-style jackets. �� It���s fine to show some skin at dressy holiday parties���even on icy nights���so don���t shy away from strapless and tank dresses and tops.��Your layering pieces will keep you comfortable, and rooms often get quite warm during crowded parties. Evenings out and festive parties��call for��equally upbeat outfits, so think color��and��shine. Stay away from too-literal color selections (no red-green combinations), but any beautiful color combination, such as purple and red, will portray��a��rich,��festive look. ��The details of your night out will dictate your shoe selection.��If you plan to valet the car, by all means, wear your most beautiful sequin shoes, but if you foresee walking an icy path, have an alternative ready.��A classic black boot works with most holiday dresses��and keeps the look clean, sophisticated, and weather-appropriate. ��If you hate hosiery and it���s a mild night, do bare legs.��More likely, however, you���ll need something warmer.��Nude hose are great for dressy looks���just be sure to choose a toeless pair for open-toe shoes. Sheer black and subtle prints are sleek and elongate your silhouette when paired with darker colors. Save opaques for daytime and more casual occasions. ��Lines at the party entrance mean that you���ll be seen in your outerwear.��Make sure to have an appropriate, simple coat that you can dress up with beautiful accessories that add color or shine.��A great fur scarf or rhinestone broach elevates the look. ���Aricia Symes-Elmer Tip No. 3 Peeptoes and strappy sandals are appropriate as long as they���re practical.��No snow and ice to traverse?��In that case, choose shoes for their style! �� bauble necklace, $28, pretty poppy where to buy it? see page 16o. 11/20/12 4:13 PM

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