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    What She Wore: Women’s Lace Bell-Sleeve Dress From Xhilaration

    I’m dress shopping this month because Bill and I have a ton of parties coming up this season. I just love the holidays – both hosting and attending – because it’s all about bringing friends and family together. There’s so much involved with getting everything set though, right? I mean… I could spend an hour worrying about my cheese board alone! That’s why I make sure that I never have to worry about what I’m going to wear. Last year, I started to preemptively shop for seasons and functions – even before confirming them on my calendar. This way of thinking has truly helped me bring down my stress levels because whatever comes up I am ready for it!

    This lace bell sleeve dress retails for under $30! I loved the cut so much that I bought it in navy and in mustard. I am NOT a dress person. In fact, I try to shy away from dresses at all costs. So, when I find one that fits, I jump in with open arms!! 🙂 If there was a third color, I would have purchased it too. HA!

    What are you planning to wear for your upcoming functions? Do you spruce up your skinny jeans with a few key holiday pieces? Or do you opt for dresses instead? Would love to hear.

    Vera Sweeney, mom, blogger, social media influencer and New York resident, is the founder of She is considered one of the top female digital influencers in today’s social media space. Her lifestyle and parenting brand helps busy women stay on top of the latest trends in fashion, food, family and travel.