What Do I Wear to a Cocktail Party?

How do I dress up for a cocktail party?

By Sylvia from Los Angeles, CA

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April 29, 20110 found this helpful

This link may help you decide what type or style of clothing to wear to the party.

http://www.ehow  ktail-party.html

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April 30, 20110 found this helpful

I would recommend a street length party dress, along with a nice pair of heels. Nothing that looks extremely formal, just a nice informal party look.

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May 2, 20110 found this helpful

I would go to a thrift or consignment store and buy that "little black dress" that will come in so handy many more times.

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May 9, 20110 found this helpful

I'd say something colorful or sparkly would be appropriate... lame fabric, perhaps. I went to a ROTC ball once in a silver lame pantsuit. However, I was able to get a very pretty hunter-green velveteen cocktail dress at a thrift store many years later. I wore that for several semi-informal party situations. If you prefer slacks over dresses or skirts, choose something that looks just a little fancy. Don't forget to accessorize! A scarf or any jewelry that you'd wear "for special occasions only" should be right. And have fun...

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