Hi friends! I had to make some returns at Anthropologie this weekend, so I took the opportunity to try on three beautiful holiday party dresses.
NOTE: The lighting in the dressing room was horrible…so the pictures aren’t the best quality.
So this one you’ll probably either love or hate. As soon as I saw it, I knew I had to try it on. This is the Somerset dress that Anthropologie is known for and they carry year round in various patterns and textures. Two of the dresses I tried on, are Somerset.
I’m dying to add some metallic to my closet. The material is so soft and “slippery”. Not a stiff fabric and it would be beautiful paired with a faux fur cropped style jacket. (use code COAST15 on jacket) I wear and XS in these dresses. And side note: the lighting in the dressing rooms is awful!
This is the second Somerset dress in velvet. This dress comes in three solids and a print velvet. Last year this dress was uber-popular and Amazon came out with a crazy good duplicate for it. I’ll share a photo of one I ordered so you can see for yourself.
This gold dress is the Amazon version of the Anthro dress and it is gooood. Last years version came with the little pearl closure that you could remove, so I assume it still does. It’s great for adjusting the neckline. If you’re taller, you might like this one better because it’s longer than the Somerset dress. I have to say it’s a great deal and quality. This would be a fabulous wedding guest dress for the holidays or winter in general.
This dress is a cute dress and much shorter. It would look good paired with boot or booties, and I think a western style/cowboy boot would be a really cute option. You could also add a sheer tight and black boots like they show on the website. If you check the website photo, you can see the dress has a print in it that’s also green. It’s slightly longer in the back, and has pockets. Yes, it’s green, but you could wear this all winter long if your winters aren’t too harsh.
SHOP VELVET DRESSES
There are so many beautiful holiday party dresses out there. I wish I had someplace to go that called for a dress, but we don’t have anything on the agenda…as of yet.
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