Sparkle and shine

by Amanda Bedgood

Holiday party with style

Each year Richard Young pulls out all the stops for a holiday party that's more than your average fete of egg nog and ugly sweaters. When he swathed The Victorian in custom sequin fabric Saturday he didn't disappoint. We knew it would be a shimmering affair when the invites arrived with one word glittering and bold - Sparkle.

This IND Styler pulled out a gold sequin blazer. The host himself rocked a glittering black jacket with jeans and sparkling converse and his date, Nicole ElDarragi, was a shimmering goddess in white. One of our fav vintage fashionistas, Eden Skye, rocked a vintage dress from Sky Blue.

IND Style honoree Angela Cole wore a spectacular fascinator and killer sexy silver dress. Maven's queen bee Christina Barbier rocked a shimmering headpiece as well with a sequin-decked dress from her shop.

Stephen Barker wore a sequin bow tie he made himself and his gal pal Victoria Toups was a stunner in a long gunmetal dress. Nichole Forstall was the sexiest little elf we've ever seen in a green velvet fur-trimmed dress. Sexy was the word of the night. Guests arrived to find a stripper pole courtesy of Vertical Barre and as the night progressed more than a few ladies (and gents) took their turn. A fire-wielding performer took to the stage while a DJ spun jams old and new.

Don't miss our full album of pics from Sparkle on Facebook here.