How To Make Plain Holiday Dresses Look Better For The Season and New Year’s Eve!

By   |   December 17, 2022   |   Lifestyle
Black woman in black dress

Are you looking in your closet and thinking, “how can I make my plain holiday dresses look better for the season?” It’s never easy to choose the right holiday dresses for women. Unless you’ve got A-list money, affording the latest and best dress for every occasion may be prohibitive. Instead, you have to find the perfect dress in your vicinity and budget. 

The good news is that you can find a great dress, regardless of whether you’re heading to a bunch of dinners, a New Year’s Eve party or any other holiday occasion. Whether you’ve chosen a plain dress or something covered in sequins, there is always a way to make your dress look better. Here are our Divalicious tips to make it happen!

Add The Right Jewelry

The first step is to look at the jewelry you have and intend to wear. The plainer the dress, the bigger, brighter and bolder your jewelry can be. We always say, choose a necklace that sparkles. The exact length of the chain will depend on how low-cut your dress is. In most cases, it’s worth going big with the stones and you should consider getting earrings to match. Again, if your dress is plain, you’ll want to go for larger and bolder earrings. Additionally, it’s worth looking at a ring or a collection of bracelets going up your arm. This is a nice detail alongside a plain dress. 

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Upgrade Your Dress

If you’re still concerned about your plain holiday dress, take a look at it and see what you can adjust. You could add a statement belt to cinch your waist or a shawl to add interest at the shoulders. If you are scissor savvy, you can create a slit at the side of your LBD. The littlest of changes can make a big difference and ensure you’re remembered for all the right reasons. Don’t forget, if you can see your shoes with your chosen dress, make sure they are also bold to help enhance your plain dress. 

Choose A Statement Bag

Currently, bold colors are very popular. That means you can add a bright orange or yellow clutch bag to your plain dress. It’s fashionable and accentuates your dress perfectly. In short, it lets people know you’re there without having to go over the top with the dress.

Play Up Your Hair

Another fantastic way to make sure your plain holiday dresses look better is with the right hairstyle. You can plan the perfect look with your hairdresser, watch YouTube videos and look up great NYE hairstyle ideas right here on! There are many different styles to choose from. You need to choose the one that matches your face shape and personal style as well as compliments your plain dress. It will draw attention to you in the most positive light to ring in 2023! 

Turn Up The Makeup

Perhaps the best way to improve a plain dress is to ensure the focus is on your face. Dark eyeshadow with a hint of smoke creates a stunning look. It will make your eyes look mysterious and deep. You’ll stand out at any event and it won’t matter what dress you’re wearing! But, if you want your makeup to look amazing and you’re doing it yourself, take a few practice runs before the big day. This will reduce your stress levels and help the event to go perfectly.  

Feel fabulous and enjoy the holidays!

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