TOP 10 FANCY DRESS TIPS

This week, my friend from Cambridge invited me down to a fancy dress party, aiming to help raise money for some worthy charity. Now, he called me last Saturday and told me the party is coming up this Saturday, giving me just one week to create my outfit. Usually with my outfits, I really like to go all out. So like anything I put my time into, I make sure a lot of research goes into it.

What’s the point of doing something if you’re not going to do it to the best of your ability and attempt to be the best at it? However, there’s only so much we can fit into a without you getting bored at the sound of my voice, so here’s our tips in written form, I’ll also post a video about how I’m doing with the final outfit.

  1. MAKE SURE IT’S A FANCY DRESS PARTY…PLEASE

There have been times when I’ve gone to an event and to my horror, realised it wasn’t a fancy dress. One time, I was so sure that it was a James Bond night but apparently it was just simply ‘dress to kill’. There I was wearing my Tom Ford sunglasses indoors, style sin #1, for no reason at all! So before you head out in a thong and bow tie, please make sure it is actually a fancy dress event.

  1. RESEARCH YOUR EVENT

By researching what the event is about, where it would be and what type of people are going to attend, you’ll get a rough idea of what the average person is going to wear. Once you have found that out, you’ll have all the info and tools to go and top everyone.

However, there’s a word of warning if you want to go all out; it’s …

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