I realized I was attending 6 Christmas events in 5 days, so I challenged myself to craft unique yet festive outfits for each one. I like to wear red or green or both for holiday parties and events, and knowing that in one extended weekend, I had several places to go and with generally the same group of people, I knew I wanted to shake it up. I didn’t buy anything new once I had decided this (though a few items are new this season).
Ok…silly pictures in this first set. I was trying to show my red heels under my black pin striped pants…so I had to take extreme measures. My 6 year old took these…standing on a cooler outside. This night, I hosted our church womens Christmas party at my home. I got the Steve Madden red heels at Good Will last year. Belt: Charming Charlie’s. Headband: Ruffles & Fringe etsy.
One of my favorite fashion bloggers, Sydney at The Daybook, mentioned colorful jeans this year. My first reaction was not to run out and get some, but it settled a little and the desire for red jeans wouldn’t leave my mind. I got a pair at Old Navy and Target, and the Old Navy fit best (though Target’s were cheaper, I took them back). I felt feisty in them, and I kinda liked it. Hubby liked them, too;) Green purse, a friend brought back from the streest of NYC.
I wore my green crocheted hat and jingle bells necklace to our church family Christmas breakfast. The kids liked both.
To church: Target green sweater, boots from DSW, red scarf and earrings from Charming Charlie’s. All this season, all for our family Christmas card.
I hosted a Christmas lunch with my friends and wore this red sweater I got 10 years ago, and pull it out every Christmas. I don’t really have that many scarfs, but I do have a red and green! My friend Lexie gave me the green scarf from Charming Charlie’s for my birthday last July.
Lastly, my current favorite shirt from Forever 21. I got the necklace from an etsy shop, Kaitlin’s Kreations. And I got all crazy and daring and took some of Sydney’s other advice and got some hot red lipstick as another accessory (I also wore it with the red jeans above, but got it after the picture). My hubby said I was “kissable” which I enjoyed…but couldn’t let him kiss it off too early…;)
I think for our last holiday party this week, I’ll do the striped shirt with the red pants…yes? Linking up to The Pleated Poppy and other What I wore Wednesday gals.
See more of my Christmas Fashion in Part II!!
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