An LBD For NYE! December’s Style Not Age

December 27, 2021
An LBD For NYE! December's Style Not Age, Bastyan black cowl neck dress, Quiz black and silver shoes

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas! We’re now in that weird period of limbo where it could be any day of the week and all routine has gone out the window. At least we now know that there won’t be any further restrictions introduced in England this year, so we can plan to celebrate the New Year with friends. We’ve been invited to a small gathering at our friends’ house nearby. Although I will dress up a bit I won’t be wearing heels because we’ll be walking there and back. The New Year’s Eve outfit I put together for this month’s Thrifty Six theme would be more appropriate for a casual get together: warm, comfortable and sparkly!

You can’t go wrong with an LBD for NYE!

However, if we were going to a more formal party this dress would definitely be in the running. You can’t go wrong with an LBD for NYE! Of course, you don’t have to go for all out glamour with a black dress; a simple lurex knit dress with tights and boots (like this one I wore for NYE a few years ago) is a less formal option while still being suitably dressy. A shirt dress would be another good alternative. Although I don’t wear black much these days, it does make getting ready much easier than the usual colourfest I typically go for. You can use it as a blank canvas (or should that be black canvas?) and really go to town with accessories. I’ve chosen silver accents for this outfit, but any metallic hue would work equally as well. If like me, you don’t wear black much, adding texture to an outfit – such as lace, faux leather, satin or velvet – can make it more interesting and compensate for a lack of colour.

An LBD For NYE! December's Style Not Age, Bastyan black cowl neck dress, Quiz black and silver shoes
An LBD For NYE! December's Style Not Age, Bastyan black cowl neck dress, Quiz black and silver shoes

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An LBD For NYE! December's Style Not Age, Bastyan black cowl neck dress, Quiz black and silver shoes
An LBD For NYE! December's Style Not Age, Bastyan black cowl neck dress
An LBD For NYE! December's Style Not Age, Bastyan black cowl neck dress, Quiz black and silver shoes
An LBD For NYE! December's Style Not Age, Bastyan black cowl neck dress, Quiz black and silver shoes
An LBD For NYE! December's Style Not Age, Bastyan black cowl neck dress
An LBD For NYE! December's Style Not Age, Bastyan black cowl neck dress, Quiz black and silver shoes

Bastyan dress (old) | Quiz shoes (old) | Papaya clutch (Matalan, old) | Accessorize earrings (old)

Let’s take a look at how my stylish friends are wearing their LBDs for NYE!

Jacqui has chosen a very chic lace dress teamed with metallic sandals and festive red nails. See more of Jacqui’s outfit at Mummabstylish.

Gail has opted for a spot print dress and berry-toned boots. Head over to Is This Mutton? for all the details.

Anna is wearing a gorgeous vintage Gina Bacconi dress that she bought in a charity shop. What a fabulous find! Read more about Anna’s outfit at Anna’s Island Style.

Like Gail, Hilda has also chosen a spot print dress, teamed with tights and sandals. Swing by Over the Hilda for all the details.

What will you be doing for New Year’s Eve? Will you be partying or staying at home? I hope you can stop by tomorrow for the Style With a Smile link up post – the last one of 2021!

This is where I link up!

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6 responses to “An LBD For NYE! December’s Style Not Age”

  1. Jacqui Berry says:

    What a great easy-to-wear dress Emma, it looks so very stylish and very comfortable at the same time. Another fab challenge looking forward to a great year for SNA.. Happy New Year to you Emma. Jacqui x

  2. Michelle says:

    This is a lovely look, Emma. Have fun at the New Year’s Eve party!

    Michelle
    https://mybijoulifeonline.com

  3. Anna Parkes says:

    This is indeed a dramatic change from your bright and colourful outfits, but for that very reason it really works. You carry off this understated look with such style Emma, especially with your model girl figure!

    Happy New year!
    Anna x

  4. Beautiful look! I love the drape of your dress and those shoes! They are gorgeous, love the silver cap toe!
    Happy 2022!
    thanks for linking!
    jess xx
    http://www.elegantlydressedandstylish.com

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