To my dearest:
How is everyone’s week going?! I’m sure it’s flying by quick – because, believe it or not! Christmas is less than a week away! I can’t believe Christmas and New Years is coming so so soon! Last week, I helped with last minute Christmas gift ideas! This week, let ME, your personal stylist, help you pick out some holiday outfits! With Christmas and New Years around the corner, I’m sure there will be many event and parties planned! Shop NOW and prepare all your outfits to save yourself time and headache!
I’ve listed my favorite trends and links for outfit inspiration and you can shop the links directly online! Enjoy and shop on! 90% of the items are on sale or are reasonably priced so you won’t break your bank!
Appliqué + Leather Combo
My favorite holiday outfit idea for a casual day out would be the combination of appliqué and leather. I find that it’s the proper balance of bling without being extra. It’s also simple and effortless. Just throw on an appliqué sweater, a pair of leather pants and you’re good to go! There’s so many options for leather pants too – from faux to vegan and everything in between!
Glitter and glam is pretty big this season. But, if you’re usually timid in style and don’t like to dress glitzy – this is your chance! It’s the holidays! Up the spirit and festivities by wearing a little glitter or sequined dress! I mean, why not?! Have some fun!
Velvet on Top
Velvet is a nice texture to add to any outfit. You can wear a classic outfit and it’ll be the nice icing on top. It’s subtle, but perfect. If you want to dress it up more and take it up a notch, pair some pretty baubles and you’re good to go!
Cozy up in Fur
Can I even begin to tell you how big the fur trend is this season? You’ll be seeing it left and right! Don’t worry, most are just faux fur! However, it definitely elevates a simple outfit to a whole other level! You can easily pair a monochrome outfit and just embellish with a fur jacket or scarf and you’re good to go! If you’re not usually into wearing fur, definitely try it for the holidays! And who knows, maybe you’ll be hooked!
Play with Prints, Colors & Metallics
When in doubt. Play with these options. Holidays are perfect for plaid, especially red plaid. If you’re going on a casual brunch date, red plaid is a good idea. Wearing a pop of festive color, like shades of red or green against neutrals like black, white, or nude is also a simple outfit save. Metallics against neutrals will work in the same way. Bring out everything metallic gold or silver you have and you can easily dress up an outfit!
Well I hope you all found some inspiration! Enjoy the holidays! Leave a comment and let me know which was your favorite trend or what you’re wearing for the holidays!
For reference, I am 5 feet 2 inches. I typically wear XS/S or 0-4 for apparel and 6.5-7.5 for shoes.
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