What To Wear To Your Fall/Winter Black Tie Event or Gala

If I had a gala, or black tie event this winter, I would definitely buy this Alice + Olivia skirt and top from Neiman Marcus.

It is so gorgeous!

I felt like a princess wearing this full skirt… BUT, I think the crop top adds some edge and modernity to the evening look!

The top is a little loose around your torso, so no excess baby skin over-lapping. Yea!

And, let’s talk about the color. EMERALD. Such a lovely, standout color and one of the big color stories of the season.

If you want to skip the crop top/skirt option, but like the overall look, be sure to shop the BLUE dress option below.


I think the moto jacket and jewelry add some edginess to the look.

The full skirt would work well on a triangle (conceal hips), inverted triangle (add hips), and rectangular body types (add hips). So cool how the skirt can pull double duty!

This is a tasteful way of wearing a crop top over 40, just show a sliver of skin.

The skirt should be a bit tighter around my waist which would mean even less skin exposure if I tailored it properly.









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Green TOP
Black Moto Jacket
Chandelier Earrings
Black Sunglasses, Celine, Similar Here
Ankle Strap Sandals

Alexis Bittar Swan Bracelet

Alexis Bittar Croc-Embossed Bangle



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