At Home With Lorraine Kelly 2017 - 91
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aking sense o a dress code can be
di cu t so when an invitation arrives
or a b ack tie dinner cocktai or even a
er garden arty it is natura to
anic s ight y over what to wear. on t
anic though i you an your accessories in advance
you can instant y trans or that b ack u suit you ve
worn to death the ru y skirt hidden at the back o
your wardrobe or the axi dress that swa s you. he
right iece o ewe ery not on y adds g a our but
worn the right way can engthen a neck ine ake you
ook s i
er and draw attention to your best arts.
he words b ack tie wi create both excite ent and
ear within ost wo en. though an o ortunity
to dress u is exciting the sco e or what to wear is
so vast it can be so ewhat daunting. hatever you
choose to wear though you need to be e egant and
the sa e goes or your ewe ery.
ry not to overdo it at a b ack tie event as your
ewe ery shou d be c assic and si
e advises sty ist
ay e inkoff whos ce ebrity c ient ist inc udes
ynthia Nixon Minnie river and e en Mirren.
s a or er sty ist or Tatler arrods and Vogue
UK ay e knows on y too we what works on the
red car et where any o her c ients have turned
u in their best b ack tie attire.
your dress is si
e you can ake a state ent
with your ewe ery but i you have a atterned out t
kee your accessories si
e. stra ess to ca s
or dro earrings which wou d
the s ace between
shou ders and ace and i you are wearing a dress
with a high neck ine ut on a arge cuff which wi
he to draw the eye down.
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resses tend to be shorter than or b ack tie wear and
you can de nite y get away with a s art trouser suit or
u suit or a cocktai arty. gain what ewe ery
you wear de ends on the co our o your out t.
ccording to ashion and ce ebrity sty ist ache
avis who has dressed the ikes o aisy owe E e
Mac herson and nna rie i you an to wear a
bo d co our then stick with a cute air o earrings and
a atching brace et. owever i you o t or a itt e
b ack dress nothing is as e egant and ti e ess as a set
o ear s and i your out t has a unging neck ine its
a ways nice to work a neck ace she adds.
ne ace to nd the er ect neck ace is
ewe ery .co which has the ost stunning
co ection o ge s. he crysta endants wi add a
dra atic ook to any ong evening gown.
his is uite a tricky dress code as retty uch
rovided o course you ook s art.
e it a work arty business eeting or dinner with
the a i y you can be bo d with your ewe ery i
you ee your out t is a bit ain.
ts a ways nice to wear a iece o state ent
ewe ery at a or a unction as it akes you stand
out ro the crowd and i ost eo e are wearing
b ack a o o co our is er ect says ache . here
is a great trend or costu e ewe ery now and even a
vintage neck ace wou d work great on or a attire.
SUMMER GARDEN PARTY
his ty e o event sti re uires a bit o dressing u
but being ess or a than the above eans you can
get ore creative with your ewe ery and o t or
ieces that are bright and cheery. hink su
boho trends advises ache . ong tasse neck aces
are right on trend and i your out t is white you can
show it off with so e tur uoise beading.
Miss Mi y s oria co ection has so e b oo ing
great ieces. usters o co our u flowers wi suit a
ain dress whi e a so o flower or ea on an extension
chain wi nish your out t off er ect y. rings are
your thing an a ua resin stone shows off your ive y
side. heck out iss i y.co.uk
ay e adds that stacked u bang es are a so worth
investing in. t a su
er garden arty you are a ong
riends in a casua environ ent so be un with your
ewe ery but i you don t have the con dence to be
bo d ick one ite to ex eri ent with.
ro a a i y outing to the schoo run you can sti
accessorise with ewe ery even when dressing down.
heres no need to wear anything too bo d but
so ething retty and si
e wi a ways ook nice
even when running around in a tracksuit says ay e.
i y har ed ewe ery i ychar ed.co has
e yet sty ish neck aces. hink horseshoes trees
and hearts in ster ing si ver or ated go d and rose.
theres one thing a gir shou d invest in or
everyday wear it shou d be a si
e go d or si ver
ne neck ace adds ache . heres a great trend at
the o ent or ear ieces too such as go d hoo s
and dia onds earrings which can be is atched
together. t adds a unky ook even i youre at ho e.
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