Help for New Years Eve

What to wear to a neighborhood party when the invitation says "sparkle"? My biggest question is which shoes with this "tux" and sequined shell?
Photos 1-3: small heeled black booties. What I had thought I'd wear but they may make the pants look too short.
4-6: black patent flats with rounded square toe and bows. Pants are longer with these.
7-9: red patent pumps with shorter heel than booties.
Your thoughts? I need to leave in about 30-45 minutes.

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K/R: Olive Utility Pants and Vest

I found these Lyocell ( rayon?) pieces at Target and thought that they would work well for me during the summer, but I'm not sure. Olive is not a great color on me but not bad either and I'd be wearing a top of a different color closer to my face.
I like to wear vests as 3rd pieces in hot weather, especially with sleeveless tops. This vest could also be worn buttoned as a top.
The olive would work with many colors that I already have...navy, black, pink, coral, light blue, aqua, white, yellow, etc.
The vest and pants could each be part of other outfits. They could even possibly work for some of spring and fall.
Or, I could return them and save my money for something else. I would love your thoughts as I need to return these soon if I'm not keeping them. Keep (yay) or save for something else (nay)?

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K/R: AG metallic blue legging/skinnies and color block poncho

I want to wear these (not together) this weekend but would feel more confident with YLF input.
1/2: Could you see your mother or grandmother wearing these metallic blue jeans. ( says leggings but I sized up). Shown here with high-low navy cashmere pullover. I would add a sparkly necklace or earrings.
3-5: colorblock poncho on sale rack at the Rack. I'm not sure about how they should fit. Is this too much volume? The colors of black, charcoal and taupe will go with all my sweater dresses and several pant/jean combinations.
What do you think? I'd like to wear the pants tonight to a dressy-casual event and poncho tomorrow but am leery of cutting the tags yet. Please be honest. I want to know.

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Urgent K/R Eileen Fisher 3 day return window

Yesterday pm I happened across some recent EF markdowns to 65% off and had to bring some things home to try with pieces I have. I tried on quickly and snapped some photos. Now I really need your help to determine what should be returned tomorrow.
1-5: long bone silk buttondown piece shown over bone EFskirt and EF silver pants ( the pants are also up for consideration.
6. EF old linen cardigan I own to be compared to the long one(7-8). These are much alike in color and linen cable knit except for length. I want to know if the long one is fab enough to keep.
9: EF silver pants and matching tank. I would not wear the tank on its own but layered under something else. The pants style is a favorite. I have them in a bit darker grey and a couple other colors. I thought this pale grey would work well with bone and other light neutrals,but what do you think? The silver color is not metallic, just a clear grey.
10-13: same silver pieces with things I own already.
14-17: EF soft white linen pullover with high -low hem, shown with the skirt and with pants. I have lots more that I could wear this with if it gets your approval.
I need your thoughts. The long silhouettes are problematic to my eye. I think I like them but are they overwhelming or off on proportions? Please let me know what you like and what you don't ASAP. I should do returns tomorrow.

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K/R: plaid Jolt jeans

I found these Jolt plaid jeans that some of you have at the Rack this weekend. They would be a good casual holiday look but are they for me? Shown here with a simple tee to show the jeans fit and with a few ways that I'm thinking of styling.
1: with a tee. I probably would not just wear this. If too warm for a sweater, I would wear a buttondown chambray, black or white shirt. Here they are tucked into tall boots. The boots may also be a K/R. I'm wearing them around the house to see if they are comfortable. Do the jeans look ok tucked?
2: with a short chunky sweater and cuffed with short boots
3: with a long chunky sweater and full length with short boots
Please be brutally honest. I sized up in the Jr sized jeans to get some slouch. Should I wear these in a casual public setting or return them? If keep, I'd love suggestions for styling. Do they work cuffed? Long or short top length?

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Buy or not? Consignment EF coat. ETA Bought It!

I went looking for fluid tops and found this EF light weight coat. It's a light black or dark grey. I left it on hold. What do you think? It's a little over $90.

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A Question of Proportion

I'd like to wear this top and skirt today but am wondering if the top is too long to wear out with a skirt.
1. Top (Nautica, consignment) with NYDJ white denim skirt, Aerosoles flats.
2. Top scrunched up a bit
3. Top tucked, thrifted belt from Savers
Which way looks best to your eye? Or should I wear a different top?

ETA: I can't add photos here, probably because I posted with the phone ap, but below I added photos of a half tuck attempt. It seems off though as this top is fitted, not draped.

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