Style Guide: Holiday Parties

All right ladies, the holiday season is upon us, which means one thing: It’s time to snag a fabulous holiday party dress! Along with trimmings and tinsel, of course. Whether you’re heading to a family reunion, a chic cocktail party or an office fete, having the perfect party look is essential. Below, I have put together five festive party-friendly looks to get you through whatever seasonal soiree comes your way…

Cool Chick


Paper Crown Bronte Jacket, Paper Crown Sisley Cami, Paper Crown Twain Maxi, Steve Madden Gretta Platforms, Nordstrom Hinge Ring Clutch, Made Brass Rings

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Dancing Queen


Paper Crown Wilde Dress, Marc by Marc Jacobs Katie Turnlock Bracelet, Jimmy Choo Cosmic Platform Pumps, Deborah Lippman nail polish in Nefertiti

Pretty Lady


Paper Crown Tennyson Dress, Topshop Paco Platform Heels, Alexis Bittar Tourmaline Ring

Hot Date


Paper Crown Austen Dress, Giuseppe Zanotti Raso Pumps, ABS Grey Crystal Ring

Gilded Girl


Paper Crown Tennyson Dress, Call It Spring Dajani Pumps, LC Lauren Conrad Crystal Bow Bracelet, Deborah Lippmann nail polish in Single Ladies

Which look are you?

XO Lauren

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Categories: Holiday Fashion, Style Guide
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  • Petra Zeller

    Hi Lauren, I love every single dress. Every look are gorgeous. but I think I would wear Cool Chick, Pretty Lady or Dancing Queen. I love this dress in red and I have it in Navy Garden Bloom. I get it yesterday and I’m really fall in Love with this dress. So pretty :) I think I wear it on Christmas Eve :)

    Thank you Lauren


  • Cherie LaFlamme

    Hey Lauren, I just did a post about some great party outfits this week — check out my sparkly finds: (the Adrianna Papell sequin dress is my FAVE!)

    Also, ombre lips are a great makeup idea for parties! Check it out:

    – Cher

  • Sarah Heckle

    LOVE the “”Hot Date”” dress!


  • Erica Kelly

    Such pretty suggestions!

  • Lauren Hoffman

    Love the second look!

    We did a similar post just a few days ago, check out all the sparkles!! The perfect way to show your confidence …

    <3 Lauren

  • Christine Rosko

    I love the Dancing Queen, Pretty Lady and Gilded Queen collections.

  • Sarah K

    Love the whole Gilded Girl look (and the Raso Pumps). I’ll need to try and snag the Tennyson Dress this season (I’m wearing the Audrey Dress tonight for a date with my hubby). :)

  • Sarah Thaman

    Ooo pretty lady is so my style! Handbag Heaven has a great compilation too! Check out what to wear for the holidays!



  • Kristi Bucksbarg

    Love the gilded girl! So cute! Looking for holiday gifts under $50 check out

  • Shellz

    My faves:Hot date and Dancing queen! Great post LC. I also have a new post up:

  • Stacie Grissom

    Cute! Love the glitter heels! 😀

  • Sofia Bazan

    OMG …Lauren…i loved all the ideas you put on your site…is awesome…i try so hard to put together all outfits…and is so fun…

  • Helen Le

    The Hot Date outfit is totally for this holiday. I love the Guiseppe Zanotti pumps. That shade red is eye catching.

  • Mariana M

    These outfits are so inspiring

  • Melissa Panici

    I would either be the cool chick or the pretty lady. But I love all of these looks!!! Excellent picks Lauren:)

  • ana mantovani

    Love dancing queen and pretty lady!

  • karly goins

    I love every single outfit! I definitely think i am most ‘Hot Date’ though :) Thanks Lauren!

  • Tiffani Stuart

    Dancing Queen is definitely my favorite, I also like Pretty Lady.

  • Katie Howard

    I love the glitter heels. I actually have them and I LOVE them. They also look really good with black jeans, a white tank top and a black blazer. Also they look ood with an LBD

  • Tiffani Stuart

    I also like “”Cool Chick, as well– except I’d change out the shoes to more of a funky spike heel (maybe something w/a splash of color or animal print), and the Maxi dress to some kind of skinny jeans.

  • fiorela vorpsi

    definitely gilded girl

  • Mariella

    I’m definitely Dancing Queen! I love the combination of red and nude, perfect for Christmas Eve!

  • Rebecca Kelsey Sampson

    I really love the last Paper Crown dress you showed in this post. So classic. I’m not sure what I’ll be wearing for holiday parties this season yet.

    Kindness is the best accessory,

  • Kimmy S

    I am obsessed with all of these! I am particularly in love with the Cool Chick, it’s so me! I am hoping to snag that entire outfit for Xmas this year (hopefully it will be an early gift to myself so I can actually wear it to a few parties!). Love these posts Lauren!

  • Alba Cuci

    “”Hot Date”” for sure!

  • Karmele Garcia

    Gilded Girl all the way :)

  • Elisee prummel

    I’m a Dancing queen and a Gilded Girl they are totally me!
    I love the combinations that you made, it looks fantastic.

  • Kimberly

    I like the Pretty Lady and the Gilded Girl. Xx

  • Jennifer Sellen

    omg i love them all but i think i am the pretty lady… that is so something i would wear!!!

  • Claire Coppersmith

    Cool Chick and Pretty Lady are my favorite(:

  • Melissa Riollano

    I LOVE the Pretty Lady look. sooooo me! :)

  • Vivien Harmat

    I love the dancing queen :)

  • Kiwi

    Dancing queen and glided girl for suree:)))

  • Meghan Baker

    I am not sure which one i am but i like glided girl and pretty lady :)

  • Gabriela Mina

    Pretty Lady would be my top pick!!!!!

  • Gabi Fortes

    Hi lauren, do you have interest to sell “”paper crown”” in brazil?

  • semen ozgunes

    Dancing Queen and the Gilded Girl are my favorite

  • Annette Falt

    Lovely! Do you have any shoes without so high heel to present? I just hurt my ankle and have to pass this Christmas with all high heels :/

  • gina pensavalle

    I love the outfits you put together!

    Also, can you delete the spam people posting comments!! LOL

  • Sarah Iles

    I want every pair of shoes on here and love the flower patterned dress!

  • Emily Edwards

    I love the Pretty Lady look!

  • Gosia Q

    Pretty Lady definitely!

  • Nathalie

    I LOVE the outfits! My favourites are Dancing Queen and Gilded Girl, so lovely!

  • carena klerkx

    Dancing Queen and Gilded Girl and Pretty lady are look cute. X

  • Alexa Aavarinne


    I’d definitely pic sequin dress, but that wasn’t an option so I’d probably go with the dancing queen :)


  • Lana Lanaa

    My favorite looks are Pretty Lady, Gilded Girl and Dancing Queen…..sooo cute…

  • Shannon Vesik

    Gilded girl! Love the gold sparkly shoes :)

  • mask

    Dancing queen and Gilded girl

  • Letitia Asare

    Dancing Queen and Gilded Girl are totally me!

  • Victoria Evans

    i love Pretty Lady, such my style x

  • Lesli Olson

    I love the pretty lady! wonderful!

  • Jade Schreuder

    OMG, i’m so in love with the shining shoes #gildedgirl

  • soupforthegirlysoul

    Gilded Girl and Dancing Queen are totally something I would wear! LOVE them <3

  • Saskia Mes

    Pretty lady like :)

  • Ivana Ilovska

    uuuuu I’m the cool chick definitely! Always innovative and unexpected styled outfits! Other ladies try to copy but cannot keep it up with me 😉

  • Abby Lorene

    I really like how the Gilded Girl looks pretty and chic, but effortless at the same time. And the Dancing Queen would be cute for a party or such.

  • Rosie Waldherr

    I loved all of them, but specially the Gilded Girl…loved the sweet girly colour of it =D


  • Valerie Lynn

    Pretty lady :) love them all though!


  • Joanna Rumelt

    Love all the options!



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