Festive Party Pieces
BCBG Max Azria Earrings
Opulent drops of rhinestones and black orbs look like an estate-sale find.
To buy: $78, 866-497-1041.
Ann Taylor Top
Shiny black thread on this two-tone polyester top offers a low-key way to dazzle.
To buy: $88, anntaylor.com.
Just Cavalli Skirt
This slim satin skirt has the right amount of stretch to be comfortable and flattering.
To buy: $32, peppermintpark.com. (Real Simple readers get a free three-month shopping membership with the promo code REALSIMPLE.)
Banana Republic Bracelet
Spare yet sparkly: a rhinestone-covered bead suspended on a gray leather cord.
To buy: $25, 888-277-8953.
Take control with a pair of opaque tights that slenderize and smooth.
To buy: $26, spanx.com.
You’ll stand head and shoulders above the rest in black suede peep toes with hidden inch-high platforms.
To buy: $63, zappos.com.
So maybe you can’t change your health overnight. But you can get a head start.