A Timeless Dress for Holiday Events

Finding the perfect dress for holiday events can seem like such a challenge. I’m always looking for something not too fancy yet not too casual either. When looking for a holiday dress, I want something I can wear throughout the year for other evening occasions that might occur. So, today I’m sharing a black satin dress that checks all those boxes.

Outfit Details: Solika Black Satin Dress | Black Everlane Day Glove Flats | Belt | Gold Statement Earrings
Outfit Details: Solika Black Satin Dress | Black Everlane Day Glove Flats | Belt | Gold Statement Earrings

I usually put off finding a dress for holiday events until it’s too late. I then either by something hastily with little thought, or I repurpose an older dress in my closet that doesn’t really go with the event. As I build a thoughtful closet, I have to remind myself to plan ahead. To find items that are multi-event functional and things I’ll love for a very long time.

When Solika kindly reached out to me about their brand, I was instantly excited. Their dresses are classic, elegant, simple, and timeless. I was very excited that any of their dresses could fill the gap of holiday and evening wear that my wardrobe is very much missing. This dress could easily be worn any season and yet is also somehow seems like the perfect winter holiday dress.

Outfit Details: Solika Black Satin Dress | Black Everlane Day Glove Flats | Belt | Gold Statement Earrings
Outfit Details: Solika Black Satin Dress | Black Everlane Day Glove Flats | Belt | Gold Statement Earrings

Styling a Black Satin Dress

I’ve styled the dress here with my simple Everlane day glove flats to keep it laid back without being too dressed up. I would wear this outfit out for dinner in the city, to a holiday party, or a more casual holiday event with family. Other ways I plan on styling this dress:

For Dressier Events

Low black patent heels

Low nude, closed toe heels

Strand of pearls

Faux fur jacket

For Casual Events

Silver oxfords

Black loafers

A simple shawl and coat

A plaid blazer

Outfit Details: Solika Black Satin Dress | Black Everlane Day Glove Flats | Belt | Gold Statement Earrings Outfit Details: Solika Black Satin Dress | Black Everlane Day Glove Flats | Belt | Gold Statement Earrings

Fit Review

I’m wearing a size XS here and it fits perfectly. Usually, I wear an XS or S and am glad I went with the XS since the style I’m wearing is supposed to fit loosely. I added the belt for a more structured look but it can be worn without one as well. I think the belt gives this outfit a very classic aesthetic. The black satin has an effortless, vintage feel yet with a modern sophistication. I’m looking forward to styling this dress for many evening parties to come.

You can shop more Solika dresses here and the one featured in this post here.

Also, since I just learned about Solika, and this is your first time hearing about them too, I’d love to hear in the comments which dress is your favorite!

Thank you to Solika for sponsoring this post.

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Outfit Details

Solika Black Satin Dress | Black Everlane Day Glove Flats | Belt | Gold Statement Earrings

 

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