Holiday dressing can be challenging for even the most confident of fashionistas. There are always doubts right?!! Is this outfit too dressy? Not dressy enough? Honestly, being appropriately festive is the key to nailing all of your holiday looks this season. To help you out I spent the day at one of my favorite boutiques, Sloane & Ivy located in Wellesley, MA. Kate Phelan, the shop’s fearless and fashionable owner and I spent the day putting looks together to cover all of your holiday needs ranging from cool and casual to delightfully dressy. I hope these outfits give you ideas and inspiration to rock all of your events this season!
I love this look because it takes a day look to evening by adding some well-curated accessories. The base is actually very simple – faux leather leggings and a shiny, ivory cami. I find that leather is always festive and very easy to dress up. To make it event-worthy, I simply added some sparkling gold jewelry and this great buffalo plaid scarf that doubles as a wrap and voila – you’re ready to party!
The fringe skirt is the star of this outfit and what makes it even cooler is that we totally played it down by pairing it with camo separates. This skirt could just as easily go dressier with a simple, solid off-the-shoulder top or lace trim camisole.
As we start to get a little dressier, I stuck with separates as they give you the most versatility to dress up or down. This star cami is so adorable and is just as much at home with this outfit as it would be with casual jeans or paired with a suit for work. The skirt is all sparkles and that exaggerated slit makes it a super sexy option that says you’re ready to celebrate. Since the majority of the outfit is black, we popped it with an ivory stone necklace that highlights the stars on the cami and makes the outfit even more festive.
I fell in love with this dress because it’s just so simple it’s perfect. The wrap element is extremely figure flattering and it adds just the right amount of sexy. I paired it with heels but I could also see it a little more casual with stockings and boots.
Now this is a dress that makes a statement! I can guarantee you that all eyes will be on you when you walk in wearing this showstopper. It highlights all of this season’s best trends with the off-the-shoulder neckline and the delicate lace detailing throughout. The fitted, structured shape is extremely flattering and accentuates all of your best assets without being too clingy or uncomfortable. You’ll be ready to go wherever the night takes you!
Don’t forget, the most important thing is that you are comfortable and feel confident in whatever look you choose. Hopefully these outfits give you some ideas and inspiration to tackle even the trickiest of events this holiday season. For those of you that are unable to make it into the store, definitely check out sloaneandivy.com to purchase any of the items featured and discover even more great holiday looks. As an added bonus to my followers use the code intheloop to get 10% off of your purchase from now through December 18th.