Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Holiday Party = STRESS.

So, this Friday, Hubby is taking some of his top employees to a fancy restaurant, and they are bringing their significant others, which means *I* get to go to the party as well. This is the first time I'm meeting most of them. First impressions, and all. I'm getting my nails done that morning. I have an apppointment at the Aveda salon to get my hair and makeup done right before.

So, my stress? CLOTHES. I need an outfit. And frankly, I don't want to look dumb. Here's the problem: I don't know what people wear to parties anymore. Usually, in years past, there's been an easy look. Velvet, or satin, or something simple. These days, people accessorize to the hilt, and I'm at a loss. Do I wear boots or open-toe dressy shoes? Dress pants or dressy jeans? Layers or one great top? AUGHHH!!!!!

One of my friends is taking me shopping at Southpark tonight, and I am supposed to find a head-to-toe outfit, in TWO hours.

I am beyond stressed. This makes it ZERO fun. Usually I like shopping, but the pressure is too great.

Maybe I should have Thing Four cough in my face and I'll be too sick to go. Would that be a lame move?



Devon Ellington said...

You can't go wrong with dressy pants, a fabulous top, peep toe pumps, and simple, but elegant jewelry. it says Classic and Classy without bowing to trends, and, as long as everything is in colors that you look and feel great in, you are going to wow them.

If anything, go trendy with unusual earrings or an one-of-a-kind bracelet.

Wish I was there to help you shop! Enjoy.

Devon Ellington said...

Oh, if it's snowing or raining, skip the pumps and go with boots. As long as they're comfortable.

Anonymous said...

I'm with Devon!


Michelle Miles said...

You should wear what you're comfortable in and to hell what everyone thinks. Of course, this is strictly my opinion. :D

Unknown said...

Dressy jeans with boots, and layers. I've seen lots of cute scarves lately too, I love em.

Good luck!

Aimee said...

I'd totally have hubby dress you. He's the retail guy, right? Let him play Ken to your Barbie (a la Toy Story 3).