Dressing for the Holidays

CASUAL PLAID AND DISTRESSED DENIM: TWO WAYS

Plaid top and distressed denim with loafers

I was originally going to show these outfits in two separate posts – but when I noticed that both featured a casual plaid top, distressed denim and loafers.. I figured they were meant to be twinning together. Turns out this is my go-to weekend look because for the past two Saturdays I’ve reached for some variation. Comfortable, casual and a tiny bit holiday-inspired? A winning combo in my book.

Plaid top and distressed denim with loafers

An easy flannel button-down is a staple this time of year and when you pair it with a v-neck tee (these are my absolute favorite) there’s almost nothing more comfortable. This look is pretty no frills, so I added these holiday loafers (they’re embroidered with a car carrying a christmas tree on one foot and a tree-lined road on the other!) to put a little extra pep in my step. I’m definitely wearing these when we go to pick out our tree this weekend.

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OFFICE TO EGGNOG – HOLIDAY STYLE WITH BODEN CLOTHING

Office Holiday Party Style - Boden Clothing Cashmere Sweater and Brocade Pants

It seems this time of year I’m always rushing out of work straight to a holiday party, dinner with Adam, drinks with friends or some other festivities. Which is why planning an outfit that can take me from office to eggnog is crucial. From 9-5 a cashmere sweater, tailored trousers and nude heels means business… but sometime after 6PM? Just call these my party pants.

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SEQUIN TOP AND SKINNY JEANS

Casual Holiday Style - Sequin top and skinny jeans

Faux fur, velvet, sequins.. getting dressed at the holidays is just more fun. But a lot of time – it feels like those fancy extras get reserved for after hours. So after I picked out this slouchy sequin top and these embellished flats from Boden (and I knew I couldn’t possibly wait to break them out until my first holiday party invite) I threw together this casual holiday look.

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MENSWEAR INSPIRED HOLIDAY STYLE WITH OLD NAVY

Menswear Inspired Holiday Style with Old Navy - culottes, overcoat and knit scarf

If you’ve been stopping by The Steele Maiden for any length of time, than you already know I love mixing in on-trend affordable pieces from Old Navy to my seasonal wardrobe (in Fall I was all about this plaid poncho). Which is why I was pretty excited when Old Navy challenged me to style a holiday inspired look around a pair of their culottes.

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HOLIDAY PARTY STYLE WITH TALBOTS

Holiday Party Style: Talbots Gingham Skirt and Steve Madden Lace-Up Heels

While a little black dress and black pumps will get you pretty far in the holiday party season – I’d like to make a case for this full gingham skirt and these burgundy lace-up heels instead. Family dinner? Office party? Date night to see the Rockettes? Check mate. This outfit is my ideal mix of classic and modern.. with a little touch of holiday flair thrown in for good measure.

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