I live for any excuse to get all dolled up for a big night out on the town. Every step from creating a smoldering nighttime makeup look to choosing the best outfit for the occasion is so much fun. In fact, I sometimes find myself looking for even more reasons to step out in my evening wear! However, if you’re not used to putting together dressy looks, the entire process can be daunting. Since it’s likely that you’ll be invited to at least one formal this season, I thought I’d share a few of my favorite pieces for a chic night out look!
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Silky, slinky pieces were made for a night out because they make you stand out in a group of basic dresses. When I first spotted this cami and metallic skirt, I knew they were the perfect match for a night out look. The combo is show-stopping for cocktail events, late weddings, or layering in the fall.
A Balance of Bling
Depending on your outfit and the vibe you are going for, a little bit of jewelry goes a long way. If my outfit makes a statement in itself, I will wear more minimal pieces that complement the look. For instance, this silk top and lustrous midi skirt already provided a little bling, so I went bare on accessories. A pair of diamond studs or small hoops would add just the right amount of shine to wrap the whole outfit together.
Nothing makes me feel more feminine and sexy than a pair of heels to really elevate an outfit. There is something so empowering about a minimal sandal that highlights the hero pieces of a look. No matter what, a pair of classic evening shoes in a neutral color is definitely a must in every woman’s wardrobe. However, it is important to wear a pair that feels comfortable, especially if a majority of your night involves standing and socializing!
Luckily, mini bags are trending so there are loads to pick from on the market. A small, evening clutch will add that extra touch to your night out look. Plus, when going to an event, the last thing I want to do is to carry around my giant tote bag filled with all my day-to-day stuff in it. A clutch that comfortably fits your phone, keys, card holder and some lipstick is all you really need. I always love a bit of gold hardware on my bags.
Once you have acquired these key pieces, you will be ready for any glamorous evening out! Although these are just little touches, they really do make a huge impact on the overall aesthetic.