Holiday Formal Look

I'm sure you're all wondering, where the eft has Katie been- She is slacking! Friends, let me tell you... I've been asking myself the same question! You may have noticed, but I was actually out of town last Thursday-Monday in NYC having a blast celebrating the holiday season with my sister. But before I left, I had 3 client events (Mon, Tue, Wed) then my flight coming back to Chicago was canceled so I was in quite the ugly mood on Monday to come back to work on Tuesday for 3 more events this week (Wed, Thurs, Fri). You could say I'm definitely ready for a few glasses of wine by now :)

But, enough about my craziness and on to fun holiday things! Speaking of... during the holidays, my family doesn’t typically have any formal parties to attend, but that doesn’t mean I don’t enjoy dressing up every now and then! This gorgeous dress by Tracey Reese (only $100) from Rent the Runway is the perfect solution for all my glam dreams.

You really don’t want to forget about this fab rental service when deciding your Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve or holiday party look. You can search by size, color and spend to make sure it fits your style and budget! If you’re in Chicago, New York, DC or Las Vegas, I suggest taking the time to make an appointment to visit their store – it’s totally worth it. The process is 10x easier when you are able to try options on before renting.

Get excited for another cocktail attire holiday party look coming soon! (Dare I post on a Sunday afternoon?!)

Shop My Look: Dress | Necklace | Heels | Lipstick

PS Letting you in on a little behind the scenes secret… I was still wearing my cozy flannel leggings during these photos! Fooled you, didn’t I?


Thanks for the photos Heidi & Debi for the gorgeous space, DL Loft!