For Him • Jacket: Allan, $555 • Slacks: Apollo $235 • Shirt: Eton, $235 For Her • Gown: Agil by Pronovias in holly green, $925

Fashion – Dress to impress

There are only a few occasions in life where you get to dress like you are going to the Oscars

  • Nov. 20, 2014 5:00 p.m.

December is one of my favourite months of the year because all of the holiday parties allow you to dress up in head-to-toe Hollywood glamour.

There are only a few occasions in life where you get to dress like you are going to the Oscars and a holiday party or New Years bash is one of them.

It used to be that you had to be a movie star to dress in a glamorous gown but now the expediency of fashion trends from the runway to the masses has allowed just about anyone to look and feel red carpet ready.

Taking off to the big city in order to get access to beautiful evening wear is a thing of the past, especially when you have a wide selection right here in Victoria.

If you have an event or party to attend over the holidays I highly recommend heading over to Blush Bridal Boutique and Outlooks Menswear.

Blush Bridal Boutique carries a wide variety of evening and cocktail dresses for all occasions. A large selection of the gowns at Blush Bridal Boutique come in up to 90 different colours, so if you have a specific colour in mind be sure to stop by to check out the wide array of gowns and accessories that they have to offer.

Victoria is considered to be casual and laid back when it comes to fashion, however there are plenty of options when it comes to men’s formal attire like Outlooks Menswear. This men’s speciality boutique is a one stop shop for men’s suiting and formal wear. Outlooks’ knowledgeable staff will assist you in finding the perfect suit.

I found the German-made Digel “Move” suit provides a great fit and a cosmopolitan young look.

Looking fabulous for the holiday season has never been so easy.

Do you have a

styling conundrum?

Send your questions to

laurajaneatelier@gmail.com

 

 

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Duncan’s Big Stick lights up red to signal COVID’s devastation of the arts

“COVID-19 has been truly devastating to the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre”

Pandemic reunites 2000s era Victoria rock band The Origin

Saanich musicians recording for first time since 2008

From Nanoose Bay to the bookshelf, Howard the Gnome now a children’s book

Vancouver Island author explores Howard’s move down-Island

Nanaimo country singer releases new music video

‘Adrenaline’ is the second single from Joel Lee’s upcoming debut EP

Nanaimo’s Western Edge Theatre returns to the stage in Port Theatre debut

Theatre group presents ‘2 Across,’ described as a ‘middle-aged romantic comedy’

Authors nominated for Victoria Book Prize awards

Finalists for 2020 announced in two categories

Three Nanaimo-area writers up for CBC non-fiction prize

Sheila Brooke, Vicki McLeod and Rachael Preston make 35-person longlist

Join Black Press Media and Do Some Good

Pay it Forward program supports local businesses in their community giving

Resident Alien returns to Ladysmith for filming in early October

New SyFy series back after spring filming interrupted by COVID-19

Island author launches literary podcast with Canada Council for the Arts grant

Shelley Leedhal will air 10 episodes of “Something Like Love” over 10 weeks

Nanaimo’s Cinefest film festival to be held online this year due to COVID-19

CineCentral Filmmakers Society’s annual festival to feature films made in 48 hours

Most Read