Hi All! I could use your help. I am trying to wrangle a Holiday outfit. I have a big wardrobe hole where dressy and/or formal clothes are concerned--I have NONE. ZIP. ZERO. NADA. And I do not have a huge budget to remedy this, either.

But, here's what I am putting together. I have the black dress on order. I do not know if it will fit, but I nearly always plan on alterations, so I hope it can be made to fit. I do really like the look and style of the dress.

I have nude pumps and leopard pumps that might work and would plan to wear super sheer hose. I kinda want to wear brightly colored pumps, but they would be an additional purchase.

My first choice for jewelry would be black pom pom or tassel earrings. This is where I'd hoped to inject a little fun or frivolity--but all the examples I've found are so big! Huge! And a lot of the Etsy ones are not very well crafted. If you see some online that are well made, "classy" and not too huge, would you let me know?

Other options are: 1) Silver ball and stick earrings that I already own. 2) A necklace and earrings set that is cast from juniper (I already own it.) The necklace is clavicle-length. 3) Silver filigree earrings similar to one of those pictured below.

What are your favorites among this group? Should I look in a different direction?

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