Styling 101: Cocktail Attire

The Little Black Dress is the perfect choice for a cocktail party – Not only is it a timeless style, it’s also easy to personalize your look with bold, eye-catching jewelry and accessories.


{Jewelry can be shopped online at Sasha Maks Vintage, pieces will be available at The Factory through Summer, or you can contact for additional details & private appointments}


{Caity: Dress – Diane Von Furstenberg, Heels – Giuseppe Zanotti & Clutch – Ted Baker, and Sasha: Top – Chaiken & Capone, Lace Pencil Skirt – Anna Sui & Ankle Boots – Costume National}


{Photos by Jennymay Villarete of J. Villarete Photography – Jewelry & Jewelry Styling by Sasha Maks Vintage}

This dress is one of my favorites – It’s a universally flattering style, a simple silhouette that I can easily accessorize or dress up, and the lace overlay gives it a little boost. But if a cocktail dress isn’t your style then try a two-piece look like Sasha’s, her lace pencil skirt and tiered black top are chic and the textures & fabrics give her a flapper-esque vibe.

What’s your go-to look for a cocktail party?

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21 Responses to Styling 101: Cocktail Attire

  1. Bonjour!
    joli post!
    j adore ces looks!

    Angela Donava

  2. Beautiful cocktail chic!!!

  3. Love your sultry look in the first pic lady! Very beautiful!


  4. great tips – love your outfit!!

  5. Black is super chic

  6. That’s exactly what I like

  7. Black has always been a great companion. Lately I’ve been leaning towards the brighter side like white or yellow =)

  8. LBD is so handy.. You can wear it absolutely anywhere and especially formal parties. Accessorizing a LBD is the best party because you have the full control to set the mood according to the occassion. You look so stunning and I love Sasha’s lace skirt.. xx 🙂

  9. You all look gorgeous in this shoot! Love the looks. You are a natural model!


    • Awww! You’re too sweet! Thank you for the Monday morning smile. <3


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