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Holidays, Your Style

Lux looks for Less!

When the holidays come, I have so many fun parties and lots of different outfit changes. I mean who doesn’t? I love to get dressed up this time of year, but I also do not want to spend a fortune on all of my outfits. One thing that I really try to do, is mix and match unique items that can be worn after the season is over as well. Like most of us, I do tend to get fancier then usual, and with that being said, I have some fun ideas to get you from each merry festivity to the next.

Dressed up for the festive parties

Black pants are always on my list each year, because you simply can wear them to everything. They can be dressed up, or down depending on the occasion. Also, I usually wear mine all the way into the first days of spring. This year, I decided to make my look a little more trend forward and went with a pant that has a little funk to it. This pair from Shop Alexis were a splurge. I always allow myself one key splurge a season, and these were them! I also have linked some fun ones that will not break your budget.

Nathan pants from Alexis

If you are going to be trend forward this season, a faux fur needs to be on your list. You can find fun ones from Forever 21 to Nordstrom all under $100 dollars. What I love, is that it can be the centerpiece of your look, or simply a great coat to wear to the event and any fun outdoor activity where you want to be dressier.

Faux fur jacket

A simple white blouse is my go to. I like to have three or four on hand during the season to pair with pants, jeans, or skirts. Find a fun one that has a ruffle or embellishment to make it a little more festive and fun. My picks from Nordstrom are below, and again, they are all under $100 dollars.

White ruffle blouse

Last, kick up you sneakers, and go for some fun velvet. This trend is huge for the holidays, and if you are afraid to try it, find an accessory, like this shoe from Express.  Again, you can wear them with jeans, dresses, skirts, and even into the spring!

Velvet boots

My favorites are below!!

Asos faux fur coat

Clair faux fur coat

Lulus faux fur coat

Windsor Ruffle Pant

Misguided Black Ruffle Pant

Shop Alexis black pant

Ruffle Cotton Blouse

Double Ruffle Blouse

Velvet Booties

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Festive holiday look
Holidays, Your Style

The Perfect Festive Holiday Look!

It is that time of year when I have so many parties it is hard to keep track. For me, I am usually running from one party to the next, so I like to find a holiday look that works for both the day and night. This week alone, I have a work party in the day, a fun holiday cookie event in the evening, and the annual holiday walk and fireworks show in Manhattan Beach.

holiday look pants from Lulus

These pants from Lulu’s are perfect for the holidays. Not only do they scream fun with their wide legs and fun slits, the color is spot on for any celebration. Not only will they go great with a chunky sweater, but I will wear them with a black pump and a fun bodysuit for a fancier event.

Steve Madden velvet boot

Can we say that velvet is the trend of the season? I took one look at these Steve Madden boots and new that I had to have them. I have always been a fan of over the knee boots in the winter. The texture of these makes the whole look feel even more festive.

festive-party-look-sweater

I tend to live in chunky sweaters during the winter. Every year Express has some of my favorites. I love the color of this one, and as the weather transitions it will look gorgeous with a pair of white jeans. Mixing up the light rose with the darker burgundy makes the look pop even more.

SHOP THE HOLIDAY LOOK

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