Thursday, 22 November 2012

Pokerface

I know we haven't even had Christmas yet but me and my friends have already planned our New Years Eve. It's always a huge let down for us involving being with family we don't really like or spending a fortune on taxi's home. Have you noticed that everything seems to triple in price on NYE? I'm going to be seeing in the new year with the group of friends I go to Torquay with every summer and we have some sophisticated Bond themed plans.

I was inspired by my recent love of Ben Whishaw and his appearances in the latest Bond film and The Hour to have a sophisticated games night in with the girls. We're thinking glamour, cocktails, fancy nibbles and playing card games like poker. I'm sure we will also play Jenga and Dreamphone while listening to N*Sync because we're pretty cool like that ;) Just because we are staying in it doesn't mean we wont be getting dolled up. Some of my friends have kids and don't get to dress up as much as they would like because practicality rules when you're doing the school run with two toddlers so we are on the hunt for super glam and fun outfits for the night,

All of the following items are available from ASOS and fit in with my games night/glam theme:


This Lady Luck jumper fits in perfectly with my theme, is comfy and not too expensive. I could jazz this up with some red heels and lippy for a more night time feel.


This sequin skater dress is gorgeous and I would never be able to wear this to the clubs I go to on a night out. (I'm not very sophisticated and prefer dingy rock clubs) so the party would be a perfect excuse to get something super pretty and not worry about people spilling drinks on it.




I love the colour if this sequin dress and the Vivienne Westwood style drape at the front. This could easily be worn again with some black tights and a cardi on a night out in town.



Again, this baroque dress is super glam which is perfect for the party but I'm sure I would wear it again and avoid spending a fortune on a dress I could only wear once.


Last up is this perfect dress for a poker diva from Sugarhill Boutique dress via ASOS. Not only is the print fun but the dress is in the sale for £22, bargain! This would be comfy, I could wear it again and fits in with the nights theme.

Even though I plan on getting dressed up I will be packing my pajamas and a hoody because I'm sure after a few drinks and loads of food we will be under a duvet on the sofa watching DVDs.

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17 comments:

  1. Your new year plans sound amazing! All of my mates are anti-NY ("it's just another commercialised excuse to spend too much money!") but me and Liam are gonna have a night in with a Chinese takeaway and film marathon :)

    Love the Baroque dress from ASOS best, and you'd look amazing in that floral skater number! <3

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    1. You can't go wrong with the old takeaway/dvd/loved one combination! Really want that black dress but will hold out for a discount code once I get paid I think x

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  2. I'm not a fan of new year, i've always tried to work it in the past when i've had bar jobs.

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    1. it's expensive and boring and doesn't have a santa or easter bunny or dragons. boohoo.

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  3. Love the Lady Luck jumper! Great picks :) Haha I got invited to the NYE party I'm going to in July - crazy!
    xxx
    summerhollyday.com

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  4. I love the second dress! Can't wait to see what you pick. We're already deciding what we're doing for new year. I live in the town centre so taxi prices aren't a problem but I refuse to pay £15 to go in a club xxx

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  5. Number two is amazing and I want it on my person now. I just want to be a huge human spangleball

    xx

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    1. spangleball just reminded me of old Gregg and his mirrorballs...

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  6. These are all such beautiful choice especially the 2nd dress. Perfect for a glam NYE!

    xx

    wearenouvellevague

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  7. The skater dress is so cool. It'll go perfectly for any night out. The other pieces are rocking as well.

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  8. The first 2 and the boroque one and so bloody beautiful :] XXXXX

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  9. Love these dresses, they are beautiful! If you manage to get Ben Whishaw to the party, can I come please?! ;)

    Maria xxx

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    1. Not sure about having anyone at the party if Ben turned up, he would get his own private party ;) xxx

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  10. I loove the 2nd one, bit out of my price range though haha.

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    1. Me too, there is 25% off for premier customers at the moment and I'm very tempted...

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  11. Oooh these are great...i'm loving the 2nd dress down...may have to buy that for xmas :)

    Laura x

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