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Trending – Little or Long Black Dresses

Trending Black Dresses - Thurley Fables Mini Dress
Fables Mini Dress by Thurley.

Unless you have been living under a rock, you will probaly know about the Time’s Up movement that was the big talking point of the 2018 Golden Globes red carpet. The Time’s Up campaign saw the majority of the women attending, walked the red capet wearing black, in solidarity with those that have suffered sexual harrassment or abuse, in the entertainment industry.

Some of the women helping to raise awareness were Oprah Winfrey (who wowed at the ceremony with an inspirational and powerful speech), Viola Davis, Angelina Jolie, Jessica Chastain, Meryl Streep, Natalie Portman, and Kerry Washington, amongst many others. Brave whistle blowers who have finally found the strength to come forward were homoured for their bravery, which was rather moving, and porbably meant a lot to women all over the world.

If you want to show some solidarity with the Time’s Up movement, you could wear a black dress, or tailoring for your next beg event or social occasion.

Stunning Black Dresses

There are so many great black dresses available through the Xwalker affiliate website, to suit all price ranges and budgets. Hopefully, you will gain some valuable black dress inspiration, from my selection of favourites.

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1. Harlow One-Shoulder Flounce Midi Dress, Elliatt; 2. Harla Contrast Ruffle Midi Dress, Adelyn Rae; 3. Embroidered Sleeve Dress, Scotch & Soda; 4. Sayen Bodycon Midi Dress, Solace London.

There are plenty more…

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1. Lace Layered Maxi Dress, Trendyol; 2. Naomi Mini Dress, Free People; 3. Alexander Dress, Twist & Tango; 4. Ellen Dress, Therese Lindgren.

Oh, go on then, a few more…

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1. Nevin Sequin Mini Dress, Elizabeth & James; 2. Three Quarter Sleeve Party Dress, Aqua; 3. Faustine Midi Dress, Boss; 4. Packard One-Shoulder Dress, Likely; 5. Claire Deep-V Mini Dress, For Love Lemons.

If this doesn’t give you some black dress inspiration, I don’t know what will. Which one is your favourite? I’m in love with the double-breasted blazer style dress…so cool and edgy.

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New Year Glitz Under $100

Frill Sequin Top by Glamorous
Frill Sequin Top by Glamorous  РJust $57.77

Hi all, it is good to be back, well for a few days at least, before the endless cheese eating and merriment continues once again. Did you all have a wonderful Christmas, spend with family and friends? I certainly did, and it gave me a rare chance to dress in a pretty dress, which had gorgeous bell sleeves.

Another chance to get all fancy comes in a few days with New Years Eve. The one day of the year, where it is socially acceptable to go to the local pub/bar in a full length sequin gown. How great is that?

It may not be too late to grab ourself something glitzy for the New Year celebrations. With many online sites offering next day delivery, you can have that new sequin dress in your wardrobe before you know it. So get clicking, and get you fabulous piece of sequin glitz and start celebrating.

Gorgeous Glitz Under $100

I just love a bit of sparkle I do, I’m like a magpie. I’ve taken a look through Xwalker, and found some sparkling deals…

Bargain Sequin Glitz for New Year - Under $100
1. Disco Heaven Beige Sequin Jumpsuit, Lulus$68; 2. Supernova Light Blue Sequin Star Print Romper, Adelyn Rae$83; 3. Sequin Maxi Dress, Passion Fusion$50.37; 4. Lookin’ Slick Black Multi Sequin Long Sleeve Bodycon Dress, Lulus$62; 5. Notorious Pewter Sequin Maxi Dress , Lulus$96.

How about some finishing touches?

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1. Giselle Sequined High Heel Sandals, Kendall and Kylie$97; 2. Rose Sparkling Bow Ring, Pandora$75; 3. Hint of Sparkle Scarf, Michael Stars$48; 4. Solid Glitter Resin Clutch Bag, Neiman Marcus$50; 5. Queenie Sequin Earrings, Baublebar$38.

However you celebrate, I hope you have a very Happy New Year.

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Christmas Countdown – Little Black Dresses Under $100

Can you believe we are now in single figures, on the Christmas Countdown. I’m starting to feel exciting now, especially since I have started wrapping the presents I have thoughtfully chosen. But, as I was wrapping and attaching bows, I realised that I hadn’t treat myself to anything for Christmas.

I usually like to reward myself after months of preparation with a little gift – maybe something to wear on Christmas Day, or a new book to curl up with on Christmas Eve. But, this year I have decided I would like a new little black dress. I haven’t decided whether I want something more causal, or a LBD that is perfect for a party.

This gave me the perfect excuse to browse through the wide selection of black dresses available through Xwalker.

Little Black Dresses Under $100

There was so many little black dresses from dozens of designers and brands, it was hard to choose a favourite few. These are the ones that grabbed my attention, but why not look through the Xwalker dress collection yourself, to see if any grab yours.

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Ruffle Short Dress, NA-KD Boho$19; 2. Royal Court Black Skater Dress, Lulus$49; 3. In Hot Dot-ter Long Sleeve Black Dress, Solemino$43; 4. From The Beginning Black Velvet Bell Sleeve Bodycon Dress, Lulus$44; 5. Amina Dress, Rut Circle$48.

Oh go on then, a few more…

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1. Ruffle Cold Shoulder Dress, Glamorous – $89; 2. Belong to the City Black Knotted Shift Dress, Lulus$52; 3. Modern Drama Black Sleeveless Midi Dress, Lulus$54; 4. Secret Kiss Black Lace Long Sleeve Skater Dress, Do & Be$62; 5. Ruche Bandeau Midi Dress, Lavish AliceLavish Alice$95.

Could I just have them all please? Aren’t they all gorgeous?

Tomorrow, we are having a day off from the Christmas Countdown, but we will be back on monday with more fantastic, last minute gift ideas.

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Christmas Gift Guide – Vegan Friendly Gifts

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Stunning Vegan Dress from Lost + Wander

Vegan Christmas Gifts

If there is someone special in your life that follows a vegan lifestyle, it can be hard to know what to buy them for Christmas. You want them to know that you respect the choice they have made, so you need to make sure that your gift to them is vegan-friendly.

Worry not, the next Christmas Gift Guide I have come up with features all vegan gifts, most of which are very reasonably priced. Searching for vegan gifts for Christmas through the Xwalker catalogue, yeilded an impressive variety of gifts. So for my Vegan Christmas Gift Guide, I have split it into two categories: Apparel and Accessories.

Vegan Christmas Gifts – Apparel

Vegan fashion has come a long way in the past decade, with more and more people adopting the lifestyle. As a result, there is a lot more choice for the fashion conscious vegan, and at prices similar to non-vegan items. Just so you know the majoirty of these pieces are under $100, with the exception of the Rebecca Taylor dress. There are plenty of vegan bargains to be had this Christmas.

Vegan Christmas Gift Guide - Apparel
1. Thrill Seeking Black Vegan Leather Pants, The Fifth Label; 2. Our Love Black Studded Vegan Leather Skater Dress, Lulus; 3. New Modern Femme Vegan Mini Skirt, Free People; 4. Knit & Vegan Leather Pleated Dress, Rebecca Taylor; 5. Pop Star Red Vegan Leather Mini Skirt, Lulus; 6. Zelia Black Vegan Leather Moto Jacket, Signature 8.

Vegan Christmas Gifts – Accessories

If you thought the vegan apparel was special, wait until you seerange of fabulous accessories that are all 100% vegan. Can you believe you can get vegan Doc Marten’s, and those over-the-knee boots are a complete dream.

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1. Krush Pink Suede Over-the-Knee High Heel Boots, Chinese Laundry; 2. Top-Notch Rose Gold Snake Print Bucket Bag, Lulus; 3. Vegan Friendly Woodland Bunny Watch, Olivia Burton; 4. Ecentrcq Grey Quilted Slip-On Sneakers, Steve Madden; 5. Fallyn Natural Suede Pointed Mid-Calf High Heel Boots, Kendall + Kylie; 6. Pre-fur-ed Choice Grey Faux Fur Bucket Bag, Lulus; 7. Red Vegan 2976 Chelsea Boots, Dr. Martens; 8. Folk Black Embroidered iPhone 6 and 6s Case, Skinny Dip London; 9. Marie Black Suede Print Pointed Pumps, Shoe Republic La; 10. Daisie Red Pumps, Steve Madden.

So, do you think any of these lovely items will make the vegan in your life happy? Don’t forget to check out our Under $100 Gifts Guides for Men and Women, as well as the Christmas Gift Guide for the Dog.

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Christmas Style Inspiration – Forest Green

Christmas Style Inspiration - Forest Grren Jumpsuit
Stunning Velvet Forest Green Jumpsuit

Christmas is a great source of style inspiration, and I’m not just talking about Christmas jumpers. The colours associated with the festive season are beautiful, vibrant and chic. One of my favourite festive tones, is forest green – the deep, luxurious shade is effortless and rich, perfect for making a statement through the Christmas festivities.

Forest green will fit in beautifully with the rest of your winter wardrobe, matching well with denim, classic black, as well as metallic shades for evening and party wear.

Festive Forest Green

I know at this time of year, everyone is busy with preparations of one kind or another. So I have thoroughly looked through the Xwalker catalogue to find some great forest green pieces, to give you that Christmas style inspiration. With so many designers and stores in one place, it was actually really easy – cup of hot chocolate, feet up, sweatpants and thousands of fab fashion pieces at my fingertips.

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1. Velvet Bell Sleeve Sheath Dress, Donna Morgan; 2. Ruffled Cold Shoulder Dress, Joa; 3. Green Velvet Farrah Sandals, Saint Laurent; 4. Zoe Bubble Cashmere Sweater, 360 Cashmere; 5. New York Scarf, Giorgio Salvini; 6. Juliette Pleated Embroidered Mesh Skirt, Maje; 7. A-line Basic Faux Leather Tote Bag, Neiman Marcus; 8. Malachite Beaded Stretch Bracelet, Soul Journey.

But wait, there’s more…

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1. Green Wool Oversized Hooded Coat, Harris Wharf London; 2. On Your Side Lace Maxi Dress, Few Moda; 3. Green Mesh Drawstring Backpack, MM6 Maison Margiela; 4. Cutout Mock-Neck Sweater, Carmen By Carmen Marc Valvo; 5. Counting Constellations Forest Green Embroidered Backless Dress, Lulus; 6. Green Velvet and Crystal Marvel Ballerina Flats, Jimmy Choo; 7. Randi Fringe Earrings. Aqua.

So which piece of forest green loveliness is your favourite? I’m really digging the blackless mini dress…so adorable.

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Fantastic Dresses for Party Season – Under $150

You can never be too prepared for party season. So pick out your perfect party dresses for all your social engagements, and save yourself some money – these beauties (available through Xwalker) are all under $150.

Party Dresses Under $150 – Metallics

The festive party season is the perfect excuse to dress up in some bling. Can you imagine all of the eyes being drawn to you when the lights catch any of these beautiful metallic dresses? Shine like the star you are.

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1. Eyes Wide Shut Dress, Lioness$83; 2. Jolene Pleated Fit and Flare Dress, Adelyn Rae$127; 3. Lola Sequin Dress, Motel$92; 4. Metallic Pleated Dress, 1 State$129; 5. Open Back Metallic Dress, Trendyol$101.

Party Dresses Under $150 – LBD

You can never go wrong with a Little Black Dress. It is classic, timeless and it will last you way after party season is over. You can add plenty of glitz with some metallic accessories, yet still be chic and sophisticated.

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 1. Slip Maxi Dress, Passion Fusion$71; 2. Lace Band Dress, Eliza J$138; 3. V-back Lace Dress, Joa$96; 4. Asymmetric Halter Dress, Betsey Johnson$138; 5. Lace Long Panel Dress, NA-KD$71.

Party Dresses Under $150 – Festive Red

Nothing says Christmas more than gorgeous festive red. It is a real statement colour that will make you stand out in any crowd. You will look good enough to sit on the top of the Christmas tree, in any of these beautiful red party dresses.

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1. Waterfall Midi Dress, Lavish Alice$89; 2. Shoulder Ruffle Dress, Alpha and Omega$68; 3. Pebble Georgette Crepe Dress, Betsey Johnson$138; 4. Samantha Strapless Asymmetric Dress, Adelyn Rae$94; 5. Ankle LS Dress, NA-KD$59.

So which is your favourite party dress? I’m rather partial to that sparkly Motel number. If you prefer to hit the sofa over the dancefloor, then why not check out some gorgeous loungewear, all under $100.