While staring into my closet after looking at my borderline-scary holiday party calendar, I became aware of one mind-blowing fact: I do not own any party dresses. Maybe it's because I'm past the age of "going out clothes" (#tbt to my Forever 21-based college wardrobe); maybe it's because I've become boring — a good Saturday night, to me, is binge-watching "The Crown" and ordering in tacos. But whatever the reason, I was not dressed up with so many places to go.
My first stop was ASOS, where I typed "sequin dress" into the search bar and crossed my fingers. Out of the 599 results, I found two strong contenders. The runner-up was a stunning silver-sequined dress with a midi-length fishtail skirt; I ruled it out as being slightly too fancy for my events (though perfect for a winter wedding!). The winner, though, was a sequined slip dress in the perfect shade of green for my skin tone and hair color. The shape is fairly casual, but the high slits allow for an #AngiesRightLeg moment if I'm feeling saucy. I'm going to wear it to the ballet with a black turtleneck and opaque tights, and then for a New Year's Eve party, I'll ditch the turtleneck and go for stockings à la Tom Ford.
Now that it's in my life, I don't know how I've lived this long without a closet full of sequined dresses. Maybe I should look at those other 597 options, too....
ASOS Sequin Plunge Splice Midi Dress, $98, available on ASOS.
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