When you open your
mailbox inbox to find an invite to a black-tie function, chances are your entire wardrobe flashes before your eyes. Because, while a formal affair almost always guarantees a good time, it’s really only enjoyable if you have something appropriate to wear. You don’t want to be the girl who shows up in something too casual do you? That’s one way to be the talk of the party — for the wrong reasons.
But, don’t fret. Whether you’re headed to a swanky charity event, spiffy cocktail soiree, or elegant weekend wedding, we’ve culled gorgeous gowns, knee-length frocks, and sleek tuxedos (remember: you don’t always have to wear a dress) that will instantly get you black-tie ready, no matter your budget. And, if you don’t find yourself on a guest list right now, the 16 looks ahead serve as primo inspiration for when you do. Go on, it's just like prom night — except the pics will be way less embarrassing.
Now that “ugly,” comfort-first shoes are the new normal (or, rather, the new normcore), we’ve been reintroduced to brands that haven't been in our wardrobe rotation for some time. While Birkenstocks and Tevas deserve plenty of cred, one of our favorite shops is making damn sure we don’t forget about one of the read
While many of our recent hair DIY tips have involved styling tricks to change up your texture, this one is all about embracing those gorgeous, natural curls. We're coming up on the most humid time of year, and naturally textured hair is definitely not immune to frizz — quite the opposite, in fact. So, it's beyond read