Holiday Fringe & a Party Dress Giveaway!

Happy first Friday of December! 
For most of us, this weekend kicks off the ever-so-exciting holiday party season.
To celebrate the season, I’m teaming up with one of my all time favorite designers, Yoana Baraschi, to style three pretty party dresses and give away the one I’m styling today to one very lucky reader! 
Giveaway details are at the bottom of the post, but until then, I’m talking all things holiday parties & dresses.

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The holiday season is probably the one time of the year we
can all get away with wearing sequins, sparkles, beading & fringe all at
once. (Give me any excuse to get dressed up fancy schmancy, and I’ll take it!)
When it comes to dressing up extra fancy, I resort to the
one and only Yoana Baraschi.  What I love
most about Yoana Baraschi’s party dresses (& everything she makes really)
is how unique all of her pieces are.  For
one, have you ever seen a party dress quite like this one before?! I have not!
The intricate textiles & details in her feminine designs are all beautifully
crafted – whether they be embroidered, beaded, lace, or fringe. Yoana Baraschi’s
designs have that something extra (extra) special that you don’t see anywhere
Which is just what you want for a holiday party right?
Because nobody wants to show up at their company’s annual holiday party and
spot someone else wearing the same dress! 

When your party dress makes such a statement, minimal accessories
are key.
To play off the gold 
beads in this dress, I paired it with gold metallic heels, a simple rose
gold bracelet & a black/ gold clutch. 

yoana baraschi dress c/o // anthropologie heels (similar) // henri bendel debutante clutch c/o // monica vinader fiji friendship bracelet (available in HTX at Nordstrom) c/o
If you’ve fallen in love with this Gatsby-esque party dress
as much as I have, well you are in luck! I am teaming up with Yoana Baraschi to
give one lucky reader her very own Nirvana Beaded Fringe Dress. (valued at $459!)

The giveaway will run until Sunday, December 13th with the winner
contacted on Monday, December 14th. She will get to choose her size
& her party dress should arrive just in time for Christmas and New Year’s
Good luck to all who enter!

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I’ll be rocking this dress on Saturday night at my husband’s
company Christmas Party.  This year’s
theme is The Roaring 20s … and this dress could not be more perfect!
Hope you all have a great weekend, and as always, thanks for
stopping by the blog! 
photos by lauren beatty

  • That is a gorgeous dress! FAve part about the holidays is the food and all the décor!

  • I love decorating the tree and seeing other people decorations

  • I love all the holiday parties! And the decorations. And the family time. And the food. And…I guess I just love everything about this time of year 😉

  • This dress is amazing!! It looks so good on you!

  • leslie

    Setting and decorating the dining room table so family and extended family can eat together. It is the one time of year that we use nice dinnerware.

  • I love spending time with the family!

  • What I love most is spending time with friends and family in joyous settings.

  • Loving this dress! Stunning. I love getting dressed up for holiday parties and celebrating with family and friends.

  • Love the dress on you! Just entered and crossing my fingers lol!��

  • Love the dress! My favorite thing about thr holidays is getting to spend time with friends and family.

  • Nice dress! I love it, and you look stunning!

  • I love spending time with loved ones!

  • meghan b

    Love time with my family and the spirit of people!

  • Gorgeous dress! Perfect for the upcoming holidays.

  • What a beautiful dress! I hope you rock it at all your family parties 🙂

  • I love old traditions with family and friends and making new ones each year. Beautiful dress!

  • I love baking and decorating with my family.

  • This is a great dress, perfect for the holidays! You look gorg too!! Thanks for sharing!

  • So cute on you! I could never pull off fringe.

  • This may sound weird, but my favorite part of the season is the smells! :). The Christmas trees on the sidewalks and the holiday candles I can't use any other time of year!!

  • What a fun holiday dress!
    I love getting dressed up for fancy functions.

    xoxo, Jenny || Breakfast at Lillys

  • I love the cold weather!

  • I love spending time with my family and all the yummy food 🙂

  • I love most about the holiday season that it only happens once a year.

  • I love spending time with family. 🙂

  • I love being around family. We live a state apart from EVERYONE (seriously everyone) on both my husband's and my side of the family. Its hard. So any time with family is priceless.

  • I love spending time with family and friends!

  • I love the "magic" of Christmas!! The feel of the time of the year and the smiles and joy all around us!