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Holiday Party LBDs That Don't Make Us Yawn

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    We've professed our love for Raquel Allegra twice before, and her intricate, earthy styles have pulled us in yet again.

    If you're looking for something slightly unconventional for all of your end-of-the-year bashes, this SoCal star's holiday '11 collection is just the ticket. Forgoing the usual sequins, metallics, and cranberry reds that are ubiquitous around this time of year, Allegra instead opts for soft and cozy neutral tones. She also offers plenty of LBDs that don't skimp on sex appeal, thanks to some ethereal shredding that drapes oh-so-alluringly on the body. Seriously, can we talk about how crazy-gorgeous this deconstructed strapless black dress is? Speechless.

    If the thought of wearing such sheer pieces in these chilly temps scares you, don't fret. As the lookbook illustrates, Allegra's shreds look fabulous paired with turtlenecks, layered under thick, cozy sweaters, and worn with some seriously badass lace-up boots. To sweeten the deal (and help you put that winter bonus to good use), you can now shop these pieces online at the designer's brand-new e-commerce store. We know you want more, so click through to check out the super-rad outfits that might just put all other holiday looks to shame.
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