Finding the Right Holiday Mix
Still looking for the best holiday look? Creating looks for a variety of holiday affairs doesn’t have to be difficult if you know what to look for. Start by looking in your closet for items that give off a festive vibe. Next, take a look at your classic, quality pieces. These are necessary basics to blend with the festive ingredients. When mixed together in different recipes, you’ll find the perfect outfits for your holiday season.
Here is a list of suggested ingredients and recipes for creating holiday outfits that range from casual to formal.
Brocade jacket, pant, skirt or dress
Sequined top or jacket
Everyday basic ingredients
Dressy, sexy jean
Black pencil skirt
Satin blouse in rich jewel tone
Patent-leather black pump
White cashmere sweater
Large silk patterned scarf that doubles as a shawl
Simple black coat
Six Holiday Recipes
1. A chic look for casual parties
Mix one sexy jean with the white cashmere sweater.
Add red pumps, fur wrap and envelope bag.
2. A business appropriate look for office parties
Mix black pencil skirt with satin blouse in a jewel tone.
Add jeweled belt and use patterned scarf as shawl; wear black patent leather pumps.
3. A hostess outfit for your house party
Mix black trouser with gold top.
Add sparkly flats.
4. Festive wear for a neighbor’s holiday open house
Mix brocade pants with white sweater and black patent pumps.
Add sparkly brooches to simple black coat.
5. A holiday outfit for children’s school concerts or plays
Mix dressy jean with buttoned up brocade jacket.
Add sparkly brooch to jacket and carry envelope bag.
6. A formal occasion such as the opera, ballet or a New Year’s celebration
Mix pencil skirt with sequined top and patent leather pumps.
Add elbow-length gloves, fur wrap and jeweled clutch.
I can help! Don’t feel lost if you don’t have the right ingredients or feel you don’t have the right mix. I can help you find the pieces from your closet that will work and/or help shop for the missing ingredients. Let’s get you looking fabulous this holiday season.