Holiday Lookbook 2016

     I’m so happy to share the third post of my Christmas blog post series!  One of my favorite things about the holiday season is getting to dress up for parties and other special events throughout the month of December.  Today I’ve picked four of my favorite festive looks to inspire your holiday party attire!  These outfits are ordered from most casual first to most formal last.  Hopefully you can find some inspiration whether you’re looking for an outfit to wear to one of your friend’s casual White Elephant parties or your formal family get together on Christmas Eve.  If you haven’t already seen the last two posts from my Christmas blog series this year, be sure to check them out here!  Enjoy!

A Poncho With A Pop of Gingham




     Perfect for a casual Christmas day lunch with your extended family, this outfit keeps you warm and fashionable.  This poncho feels like wearing a blanket and I love the way it looks over a patterned top like this gingham button down!  Complete the look with jeans and bean boots, riding boots, or booties for a simple, chic look fit for any casual holiday gathering.

poncho // gingham button down // jeans // bean boots // watch (similar) // crystal bangle // pearl bangle // earrings (similar) // necklace

A Tassel and A Piko

     A simple and flattering piko top paired with a fun necklace makes for an easy yet adorable holiday outfit for a friend’s party or any other casual gathering.  I absolutely love this necklace from The Tiny Tassel; the fun multicolored metallic tassel is super festive!  Check out The Tiny Tassel here.  Wear this combo with jeans or leggings and booties or riding boots.

top // jeans // booties (similar) // necklace (use code “prep15” for 15% off!) // watch (similar) // crystal bangle // pearl bangle // hoop earrings

A Simple Dress, A Big Coat, and Over the Knee Boots

     Big coats and over the knee boots are two of my favorite current trends!  Wear a nicer, slightly oversized coat over a simple dress and over the knee boots for a trendy outfit for a slightly more formal occasion such as a night downtown or a family dinner.  Add a simple yet fun necklace like this one from Starfish Project to spruce up the simple outfit.  I seriously love this necklace and the fact that Starfish Project supports women and girls escaping human trafficking and exploitation, what a great cause (read more of their story here!).  Check out Starfish Project’s website for more gorgeous jewelry here.

dress (similar) // coat (no longer available in pink) // necklace // boots // hoop earrings

A Turtleneck and A Paper Bag Skirt




     The final look I’m sharing is a simple and classic outfit I think would be perfect for a Christmas Eve church service or another formal gathering!  I paired a plain black turtleneck sweater with a paper bag skirt and some fun bow heels.  I love the little gold buttons on the sleeves of the sweater and I added a few other coordinating gold accent pieces including a monogram necklace, my watch, and a statement bracelet.

turtleneck // skirt // shoes (similar) // monogram necklace // watch (similar) // bracelet (similar) // hoop earrings

Thanks for reading!  I hope this post gave you some outfit inspiration for your upcoming holiday festivities!

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P.S. – I currently have a giveaway taking place on my Instagram!  Be sure to enter before tomorrow (Friday, December 16th) for a chance to win a $100 Jadelynn Brooke gift card!  I’ve linked the post here, so just follow the instructions in the caption and you’re all set!

The necklaces from The Tiny Tassel and Starfish Project featured in this post were sent to me in exchange for a feature in my blog.  However, all opinions are honest and my own.  I don’t feature products I don’t truly love!

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