We may sing about diamonds being our best friend but Christmas is the perfect time to get your sparkle fix from sequins - which lets face it are a much more purse friendly option anyway.
George at Asda got in touch to see if I'd like to try out one of their party dresses and before I even looked at the range I was confident it wasn't going to be an easy choice, because I know the George dresses well. I have several in my wardrobe, my favourite one being a blue strapless cocktail dress which I wore to a wedding and someone asked me if it was a Karen Millen. A nice compliment for a dress that cost me £6 in the sale!
At the moment there are some amazing party dresses from George with many less than £30 and I say at the moment because they seem to be selling out really fast so if you see something you like be quick!
I chose this gold one (only available online) which at £25 I think is an absolute bargain. This has already gone to limited stock so just in case this isn't in stock for your size I'm going to add some of my top picks from the rest later in the post so read on!
These are the websites pictures of the dress
How I wore it.... not the best picture, my husband is NOT the photographer in the family.... bless......
I'm really in to coloured tights at the moment and thought burgundy would go great with the gold,so managed to track some down in Primark- but I have to say there seems to be a distinct lack of coloured tights on the high street right now.
The dress is lined so it hangs well, I'd say perhaps try on a size down as the 14 was very generous even over my boobs (and that never happens!)
I was also sent some super cute earrings which at £4 are a great little gift or a stocking filler.
My top 3 picks from the rest of the party dress collection are...
If you're after a new little black number for some bombshell wiggle then at £18 this velvet one looks pretty good to me. I'd be teaming this with some killer heels, winged eyeliner, red lipstick and perhaps some hair flowers for a pin up look?
You could go very 20s with this, personally I'd go for a modern 20s take on the hair by waving the front and creating a messy fishtail braid which I'd then pin up in to a side bun (I must do you a step by step guide for this look as it's so easy!)
I think this dress is just so pretty, how would you ever stand still when there's so much to swoosh?
My final pick is this dress which has a 60s party vibe going on (who knows the scene in Mad Men where Megan sings to Don at their house party?)
60s style isn't just about beehives, but I'll always have a soft spot for them but of you're more of a hair down kind of girl some loose waves would look just as fabulous. This would be a one to wear with patterned or bright tights too I think.