Holiday Must-Haves: Michelle of Milly

When we think of trendy yet classic contemporary fashion Milly is the brand that comes to mind. Michelle Smith is the designer behind the popular brand that now carries an extensive line of handbags and accessories, and always leaves us swooning over her punchy prints, embellished dresses, and timeless quality that we’re excited to invest in. Today Michelle shares her must-haves for the holiday season!

SONG: “Christmas in Hollis” by Run DMC
COOKIE:  How about a peppermint brownie instead? (image)
DRINK: A glass of vintage rose champagne…  (image)
PARTY DRESS: My black Milly ostrich feather cocktail dress–if you can’t have fun in this dress, call a doctor STAT.
Party SHOES: A pair of colorful Manolo “BB” pointy toe stilettos.
FAVORITE GIFT TO GIVE:  A Milly minaudiere from my Lola collection, in a fun pop color.
LIPSTICK COLOR: Pinky beige- worn with a sexy, smoky eye. (image)
HOSTESS TRICK: Candy cane ice cubes – delicious.
DECOR: A Milly Christmas tree ornament!  I designed one in collaboration with Christopher Radko this season for Bloomingdales.  The proceeds go to the Child Mind Institute.
MOVIE: Skyfall. It’s a must see!  The most fun I’ve had in a movie theater since I was 16
WAY TO SPARKLE:  A Milly cocktail coat in Lurex Tweed.  It adds a dash of fabulous to any look

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Author: Caitlin Kruse