Style 24-7: Holiday Dressing

Ease into this season by donning your perfect black-and-white look and jewels for a festive occasion.

ESSENCE.COM Dec, 06, 2012

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A classic look will work for the holiday or any day. Black sequins and sleek tuxedo trousers will carry you well beyond the season.

Top, Calvin Klein, $60, Tuxedo pants, Shoshanna, $285, Earrings, Roberta Chiarella, $168, "Checkerboard" bangle, Joan Rivers for QVC, $126, "Oval Crystal" bracelet, Kenneth Jay Lane for QVC, $80, Clutch, JustFab, $40, Stiletto sandals, Colin Stuart for Victoria's Secret Catalogue, $148,

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A classic look calls for classy accessories. Traditional pearls and an elegant watch will do the trick.

Watch, Movado, $650, Necklace, Carolee, $45, Lord & Taylor. Earrings, Betty Carré, $55,

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A swanky cocktail dress paired down with flats and fab accessories will make you one hot hostess.

Dress, Guess, $138, Cardigan, Rachel Rachel Roy, $119, Headband, American Apparel, $14, Earrings, R.J. Graziano, $35, 212-685-3737. Necklace, $75, Bangles, $50, Flats, Michael Michael Kors, $79,

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Simple but eye-catching accessories will elevate your at-home appearance.

Earrings, Claire's, $11, Bracelet, Technibond, $100, Necklace, Skinny by Jessica Elliot, $80,

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Bundle up in chic separates!

Vest, Coldwater Creek, $90, Sweater, Forever 21, $23, Earrings, R.J. Graziano, $35, 212-685-3737. Scarf, Gap, $35, Boots, Boden, $268,

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Layer your accessories like your garments and pile on fun bangles.

Earrings, Vince Camuto, $48, Bracelets, Liz Claiborne, $20–$24,

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The right LBD goes a long way for any occassion.

Earrings, $95, Necklace and bracelet, R.J. Graziano, $85 and $55, 212-685-3737. Necklace, Sara Designs, $330, Bangle, Kenneth Jay Lane for QVC, $53, Clutch, Jessica McClintock, $62, Platforms, Zigi soho, $72,

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Go glam with baubles and cocktail rings to spice up simple style.

Ring, Express, $35, Earrings, Swarovski, $320, Necklace, Loft, $40,


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