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MCLV Style: Cocktail Attire

One of the staples every woman should have in her closet is a great cocktail frock.

A dress that always makes you feel great when you slip into it – Whether you’re heading to an event, out for a drink, or to dinner with friends.

Cocktail Dress Animal Print Cobalt Blue Cleopatra Collar Vintage Handbag San Francisco Fashion Blogger Street Style

Black & Blue Cocktail Dress – ASOS

Patent Leather Pumps – Giuseppe Zanotti

Jeweled Cleopatra Collar – JCrew

Oversized Gold Cuff – BCBGMaxAzria

Cocktail Dress Animal Print Cobalt Blue Cleopatra Collar Vintage Handbag San Francisco Fashion Blogger Street Style

I have a lot of black & white in my closet so I jumped at the chance to add this black & blue animal print dress to my collection. I love how the pop of cobalt blue gives the print a really eye-catching quality.

Cocktail Dress Animal Print Cobalt Blue Cleopatra Collar Vintage Handbag San Francisco Fashion Blogger Street Style

{Photos by Lydia Hudgens Photography}

And the simple silhouette also means that you can spice it up with accessories like this bold J.Crew collar necklace a la Cleopatra and my favorite oversized BCBGMaxAzria gold cuff that I’ve nicknamed Xena.

The important finishing touch for any evening look is the perfect little bag. I always walk out the door with a smile on my face when I carry this black vintage beaded clutch that my grandmother handed down to me. It’s definitely one of my favorite heirlooms!

Do YOU have a favorite cocktail dress?

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Studio 15: Cocktail Dressing

The cocktail dress is a year-around staple for parties and events. From flirty little minis to elegant long-sleeved midi lengths – There’s the perfect style for any occasion and any weather.

Holiday Part Cocktail Dress Little Black Dress LBD San Francisco Fashion Blogger New York City Street Style Studio 15 NYC

Dresses – Studio 15

Heels – Charles David

Bracelets – BCBGMaxAzria

Sunglasses – Calvin Klein

Holiday Part Cocktail Dress Little Black Dress LBD San Francisco Fashion Blogger New York City Street Style Studio 15 NYC

There are little black dresses, and there are little black dresses.

These are the latter.

Holiday Part Cocktail Dress Little Black Dress LBD San Francisco Fashion Blogger New York City Street Style Studio 15 NYC

{Photography by Simon Dawes}

It’s all about the details. Anyone can wear black, but a dress with lace, holographic insets, cut-outs, and a fabulous, flattering silhouette is what takes your style to a whole new level.

How do YOU like your cocktail dresses?

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