With Emily Current and Meritt Elliott

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I am going to a formal event, but I would like to wear pants. Can you give advic

I am going to a formal event, but I would like to wear pants. Can you give advic

When you're looking for a fancy, formal outfit centered on pants, most people immediately think of a tuxedo-which can be incredibly elegant (see YSL's Le Smoking for reference)-but I actually have a different suggestion: a jumpsuit! There are so many flattering and sophisticated jumpsuits on the market right now, ranging from slim, long-sleeve iterations to feminine, one-shoulder styles to understated, sleeveless options perfect for the minimalists out there. If you pick something that's pretty sleek, you'll definitely be dressed up enough for the occasion. From there, you can accessorize with equally chic shoes, like pointy pumps in black patent leather, or you can add some glamour with black and gold platforms, crystal-embellished sandals, or something that's a little glittery. Finally, add some sparkle via a stunning clutch in champagne or light bronze and some statement earrings. You can wear an exaggerated stud or drop earring; either option will add a touch of femininity and personality to your final look!

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Emily Current & Meritt Elliott

You probably are already familiar with Emily Current and Meritt Elliott. These Los Angeles-based stylists are known for their work with red-carpet favorites like Emma Roberts and Mandy Moore, to name a few. In addition to their noteworthy stylist careers, the ladies are also the geniuses behind the beloved denim brand Current/Elliott, and debuted their first design collaboration—Westward for Kate Spade, a small collection of key handbags—last year. They will be answering your style questions, so be sure to submit your most pressing queries today!

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