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Come Fab Finding With Me: The Company Cocktail Party

For today's installment of Come Fab Finding With Me, a TeamSugar user needs our help. Yesterday I got this email from Honeysugar28, who asks:

Can you please help me find a dress for a company cocktail party? I don't know what's appropriate. The thing is, the next day I have to wear a black
dress at a seminar, so I don't want to wear black twice in a row. Help me please! Oh, and also nothing too expensive I'm on a budget. Thank you!

I think that Honeysugar28 should stay away from anything sheer, lacy, or strapless, in order to look professional. I'd recommend this BCBG Max Azria Blue Matte Jersey Pleated Dress, available for $144 here. It's very flattering, it strikes a balance between casual and dressy, and it also looks comfortable, so you wouldn't have to fuss with it. What would you guys recommend? Let's all go Fab Finding to give Honeysugar28 some dress suggestions! Be sure to come back and tell us what you found. To learn what a Fab Find is and how to make one, click here. To see some of my favorite online stores,


Here are some of my favorite online stores to try:

Active Endeavors
Banana Republic
Bluefly
eLuxury
Girlshop
Jildor Shoes
Neiman Marcus
Net-a-Porter
Nordstrom
Scoop NYC
Shop Intuition
Shopbop
Styledrops
Target
Zappos

Also, we've added some all-new features to Fab Finds, which you can read all about here. As always, let us know if you have any problems!

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ShoeS ShoeS 9 years
OK i just added my dress!No to flashy in color... i think just perfect for the COMPANY party.
margaretha margaretha 9 years
mine's up. i went for a basic (but not too basic), sexy (but not too sexy - it is the office after all) black and white dress and spiced it up with some red accessories (trendy but still tasteful) - some drop earrings, fake croc heels, and clutch. all in all it is well under $150. also, i wanted a dress that could be dressed up or down - this one will work for the party but in the weeks and months to come you can easily wear it with boots, a cardigan or wrap sweater to work or with a different color palette of accessories to many other occasions. enjoy!
jennifer76 jennifer76 9 years
I got started on this, but I have to go for now. I'll try to finish later. I put up the dress, but am looking for a cream/ivory colored shrug and some shoes.
Daisy6264 Daisy6264 9 years
Good-luck.....Honeysugar28.
WhatTheFrockBlog WhatTheFrockBlog 9 years
I know... I'm actually trying to find another outfit for Honeysugar, but I'm going for separates this time.
lilxmissxmolly lilxmissxmolly 9 years
here are two dresses, on sale for $60 and $80 at Dillard's. they can be found at Dillards.com, Women, Dresses, Coctail.
lilxmissxmolly lilxmissxmolly 9 years
This dress is on sale for $60, and it's one of my favorites! Gotta love Dillards! Cocktail DressCocktail Dress This blue dress, another one of my favorites from Dillards, is on sale for $70 (half off!) Blue Cocktail DressBlue Cocktail Dress both of these dresses can be found at dillards.com, under Women > Dresses > Cocktail.
crispet1 crispet1 9 years
Lol, WG, arent you exhausted with all the dresses? Between, Honey, you, Peep, and Formal Friday, I dont want to see another dress for a long time!
WhatTheFrockBlog WhatTheFrockBlog 9 years
Oh, and I didn't find any new dresses, I just found accessories for the one that Fab posted.
WhatTheFrockBlog WhatTheFrockBlog 9 years
Okay, I did mine. Blue is such a challenge for me! I feel like I've been doing the same color palettes over and over lately.
Melody_Nazarian Melody_Nazarian 9 years
I am so excited to help out Honeysugar28. I have found 2 really affordable (under $100!) and oh-so-cute options for her. Check it out! I hope she likes.
crispet1 crispet1 9 years
Ok I broke down and made an outfit. Its up in Fab Finds!
crispet1 crispet1 9 years
their* duh
crispet1 crispet1 9 years
I am so totally dressed out right now. I need a vacay from dresses. Honey--take a look at my Fab Finds and theyre associated links with their retailers. Some really great stuff for not so much!
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