Real Steals: Velvet Clothing for Holiday Parties
The Limited Top
A cowl-neck velvet halter flatters small and large busts, as well as those with broad shoulders.
To buy: $50, thelimited.com.
Archive Earrings and Bracelet
A study in contrasts: Geometric onyx beads are offset by engraved brass links.
To buy: $60 and $89, archivejewelry.com.
Hitting at midthigh, this gold-flecked tweed skirt has a filmy chiffon overlay.
To buy: $79.50, loft.com.
Links of gold-plated brass feature a clover trinket that’s, well, charming.
To buy: $70, privilegednyc.com.
Donna Karan Tights
These super-black tights don’t reveal a hint of skin.
To buy: $30, bloomingdales.com for stores.
When it comes to the do’s and don’ts, you’ve got lots of questions. Here, solutions for making the season merry and bright.