It is the time of year in New York City when, along with the crisp chill, thoughts of holiday fun fill the air. The moments between Thanksgiving and the celebratory activities of welcoming the New Year bring with it an abundance of festive party activities. Holiday party time is here to celebrate the season of joy. Whether an office celebration or gatherings with family and friends, part of the holiday fun is dressing up for the occasion. The tree is up in Rockefeller Center and the store windows are dressed in their festive holiday finest, cheering people on to discover their next party outfit.
2075 86th St.
Brooklyn, NY 11214
Effie’s Boutique is all about having fun and being dressed to the nines for that special holiday party. With an emphasis on dressing one’s best to arrive in sensational style, Effie’s Boutique showcases a special “Effie’s Boutique dress of the week” at its Brooklyn store. Looks that sparkle are always a good bet, and toss in some metallic and lace for some celebratory fun. Depending on the event, discover a sleek party dress or fashion-forward gown. Find the perfect long or short dress in elegant black or an eye catching color with a dash of sparkle and pizzazz to be the belle of the ball at the New Year party.
New York, NY 10013
“The party starts now” is what Topshop shouts on its website. Seasonal separates and dresses are ready to dress anyone for fun party time. Hot trends for the season can be found at Topshop. Find everything needed to dress for a party from the tootsies on up. Faux fur and shiny metallics along with on-trend velvets are ready for any party activity. Check out Topshop’s beautiful GALLOP Brocade Pumps to finish off the perfect holiday attire.
Oh So Dressy
46-01 108th St
Corona, NY 11368
To show up in the finest of party statement dresses, one only needs to make a stop at the aptly named Oh So Dressy. This is a go-to store for all that is dressy, including weddings and proms, so the employees are at the ready to fit every woman in a beautiful dress to make a splash on the holiday dance floor. Fitted bodices, one-shoulder options and strapless styles delight with extra beaded sparkle.
1025 Lexington Ave.
New York, NY 10021
Looking to have all eyes on you when you walk through the doors at the party? Then head over to Jackie Rogers for a classic dress to make a stylish statement. Jackie Rogers caters to the famous who know where to shop. Expect to spend some more for fashion at this chic establishment, but one also gets more for their money with custom clothing fittings included in the price. “Sophisticated elegance” is the phrase that best describes Jackie Rogers.
125 2nd Ave.
New York, NY 10003
If looking to showcase your inner bombshell, head over to Enz’s. Wonderful dresses are ready for parties in old-world classic fun with style channeling the glamour of the 1930s through 1950s. Finish off your new look with the perfect shoes and accessories designed to give a nod to the stylish days of classic eras. While there, dress up your guy to match your flair for fashion so you can make a statement as the best-dressed holiday couple.
Carol Ruth Weber began her career as a Theatrical Costume and Set Designer and segued into the world of Interior Design. As an interior designer she has twenty-eight years of experience in all phases of the business. You can read more of her work on Examiner.com and she can also be contacted at WeberLifeDesign.