December Fashion part 2

I am in the middle of my two week Christmas break, and while I love working, it is divine! Because of it, I must admit, I have slacked on the December fashion challenge. However, here are my remaining looks of the season. Be sure to check out my December fashion part one and a few of my holiday looks (previews below!). Connect with me on Instagram and Facebook to partake in the fashion challenges with me and for more glimpses into my little world. It’s really fun to have direction and purpose to choosing your outfits, and I love seeing what others are wearing on social media, too.

Themes:

Bling: went for a subdued ‘bling’ look with an oversized gem-studded cardigan

Blanketed in scarves: cozied up with my favorite blanket scarf from Frou Frou & Frill

Hot in cocoa

Candy cane cutie: my candy cane stripes were black and white…maybe black licorice flavored : )

Burgundy and gray

Festive Fashion

Aside from cultivating my own Christmas traditions, making my own wrapping paper, and all of the usual reasons to love the holidays, my favorite part of this time of year is having oh so many lovely reasons to get dressed up. So far this year, I have combined my love of family traditions with a few new festive holiday looks. Every year since I was a child, my family goes downtown Chicago to the iconic Lawry’s restaurant to celebrate my dad’s birthday and the holidays. This was the perfect excuse to wear my fabulous Chic Wish skirt – this skirt is even more wonderful in person, and in fact, about 15 people stopped me in the restaurant to comment on it! Next, I attended my family’s business Christmas party where I wore a red dress with red lips. Finally today I had our annual Christmas brunch, only this year it was more special with the addition of my daughter, niece, and nephew. I paired my Forever 21 skirt with black lace DKNY skirt.

While I have been wearing a lot of conventional red and black so far, I am really loving Jaclyn from Beauty and the Binky’s green festive look. What are some of your favorite holiday looks? Comment below and feel free to leave a picture!

December Fashion Challenge

If you’re familiar with my blog, then you know I participate in fashion theme challenges through Instagram. Every day, there is a new theme for participants to interpret and dress accordingly! So far, the themes were as follows:

  1. Dress it up: comfy grey sweater dress with embellished neckline (TJ Maxx)
  2. BOWnanas: feminine oversized bow blouse with navy pencil skirt (TJ)
  3. FURgalicious: pink suede boots with chocolate brow fur trim (Macy’s); dainty gold tiered necklace- Nordstrom.
  4. Silver belles: I never wear silver, but I love the few sparkly pieces of silver jewelry I have.
  5. Stripes: (top/skirt Forever 21; necklace Charlotte Russe)
  6. Still has tags: my new Charlotte Russe mock turtleneck dress is quickly becoming my new fave. Long chevron necklace from Nordstrom.
  7. Welcome to my cardi: (outfit: TJ Maxx, necklace: Burlington Coat Factory).
  8. Poinsettia princess: okay, I did take a photo with an actual poinsettia plant, but I didn’t like it. I opted for a cozy casual Saturday look to go shopping with my sister.
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