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Christmas Tree Shopping

This year I bought a REAL Christmas tree. I feel totally giddy about it and it’s even more special than I could have imagined. It smells heavenly and it just makes me that much more excited about the holidays! Cute Cold Weather OutfitIt’s been pouring ALL week in NYC so I’ve been bundled in this cute black teddy coat and chunky turtleneck. Both pieces are from Walmart’s Fashion section which you know I love. If you’ve ordered something from any of my past posts – you know how impressive the quality is for the price point. It’s pretty amazing. This coat is no exception. It feels WAY more expensive than $89. It’s thick, true to size, and you can actually move in it (which I’ve said before is my biggest thing with teddy coats – I hate when they’re stiff.) This turtleneck comes in several colors and is from the Scoop collection. It’s got a great oversized collar. How To Wear Winter WhiteDon’t be afraid to wear white – especially white pants in the fall or winter! They really lighten up a dark coat and dreary day. I am OBSESSED with these white/cream corduroy pants. They fit like a DREAM – no seriously, they’re some of the best fitting skinny pants I’ve ever owned. You know how sometimes corduroy pants are scratchy inside and don’t have any stretch in them? These ones are super soft and have the perfect amount of stretch. FYI I found them to run true to size. Oh, and they’re on sale for under $13. They also come in several other colors! Waterproof BootiesIf you live in NYC or anywhere where there’s a lot of rain/snow you know how much your shoes get BEAT UP. I’ve been searching for attractive boots/booties that I don’t have to worry about ruining for meetings/date nights on rainy days and I can’t say enough good things about these Scoop booties from Walmart’s Fashion section. They’re almost sold out, but the entire line has a TON of other options like these, these, and these. While it doesn’t say that they’re technically “waterproof” online, I can attest that they held up during this wild weather we’ve been having! I’m eyeing these gorgeous shearling trim boots next! Holiday Party PiecesIf you’re looking for a few festive holiday outfit ideas – get this velvet blazer, these wide leg plaid pants and this fun little metallic romper. This champagne colored lace tank is also beautiful and only $10! Shop my entire look from Walmart Fashion below!
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Gifts For Everyone

It’s hard to believe that Christmas is only 2 weeks away! I wanted to share some of my favorite gifts for everyone in your life from your mom, to your sister, boyfriend/girlfriend, dad, yourself and more. These are all tried and true, high quality pieces that I own, have given and/or love. They’re all also 25% off with the Bloomingdales Friends and Family sale! It really couldn’t be a better time to finish your holiday shopping! Fashion Gifts For Her This leather jacket is GORGEOUS, fits perfectly, and you will have it for years to come. I am super impressed with the quality for the price point. PS it comes in 2 other colors! You can never go wrong with a cozy scarf especially for upcoming travel. This one is under $100 and comes in several colors. Who doesn’t love a luxurious pair of cashmere lined leather gloves? These are beautiful. The perfect tan bootie…these Rag & Bone booties will last forever. I’ve had mine for 7 years and they’re still going strong, I’m obsessed with these black over the knee boots – and they’re under $110! The cutest Eberjey pajamas. I love the subtle print. How pretty are these gold + diamond star earrings?! Okkkk I think I need these fur fingerless gloves!!! Beauty Gifts For Her Upgrade your blow dryer game with this compact, travel friendly T3 dryer. Everyone could always use a new set of brushes – and the professionals rave about Sigma brushes. A jade roller with a fancy face oil is the perfect gift for the skincare lover. Charlotte Tilbury makes the most aesthetically pleasing beauty palettes and I am swooning over this eyeshadow palette. Her lipsticks are also incredible and best sellers for a reason! For the perfume lover – get her Byredo’s Gypsy Water. Trust me, every woman will love this scent. I keep it on my nightstand and spritz it for special occasions – it smells heavenly! Gifts For Him An elegant leather card case for only $15. A classic brown leather belt that every man needs in his closet. A black leather toiletry kit for travel. Cozy Ugg slippers or a fluffy bathrobe for lounging. A stunning grey topcoat. A timeless half zip up sweater in navy or black. A sexy henley that comes in several colors. For the tech lover – a leather wireless charging pad and desk organizer. How badass are these waterproof leather Cole Haan boots? Bloomingdales always has the BEST selection of items for everyone in your life and this sale is TOO GOOD to pass up. Shop more of my favorite gift items from Bloomingdales below!
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A Plaid Pantsuit

A pantsuit is polished, sophisticated and chic. It’s also a flattering style that looks good on any body type. You can bring it to life with a lace cami, a fabulous pump, a turtleneck, or even a red coat like this one. I had a holiday party to head to and didn’t feel like wearing a skirt or dress – so these plaid pieces were perfect. The pop of red brought the look from corporate to festive in under 2 seconds. If you don’t already own a red coat, I love this one, this one and this one. I’ve styled red coats SO many different ways over the years – a few examples are here, here, and here. It’s especially fun to bring it out in December and throw it over a simple all black outfit or classic neutrals. If you’re hesitant to try a pantsuit or feel it’s too formal, then just go with a great plaid trouser. I love a wide leg or tapered plaid trouser – this one is really fun and has sort of a 70s vibe, and this one is affordable and can be worn countless ways. I’m almost done with all of my holiday shopping which is such a relief! If you still need a few last minute gift ideas be sure to check all of my gift guides here! I hope you have a wonderful weekend!
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Winter Whites

I love a winter white outfit – especially for holiday parties. It’s fresh, feminine and a welcome change from the sea of black and sparkles everyone is wearing! I basically haven’t taken off this beautiful white Ann Taylor coat since I got it a few weeks ago. I’m so impressed with the quality – it’s kept me nice and warm despite the chilly temps! FYI I found that it ran true to size. I’m wearing a small here which was perfect with a thick sweater underneath. If you’re on the shorter side, and want to wear only a light blouse or cami with it – you would definitely be ok sizing down! *It sadly just sold out, but I LOVE this light grey wrap coat which has a similar look/feel. The Perfect White TrousersI paired this gorgeous winter white coat (this is also a great coat!) with these tailored white trousers that fit like a glove. I found that they ran pretty true to size, BUT if you’re in between sizes, I’d size down. I’m wear a size 2 here and normally wear a 2 or 4. These perfect white trousers are SUCH a versatile piece that every woman needs in her closet – no, seriously. They’ll be perfect in the spring with a silk cami, T-shirt, or light button down. This holiday season, I’ll be pairing them with camel sweaters like this one, chunky knits, and elegant tops like this one. Holiday Outfit and Work Attire IdeasIf you’re looking for holiday outfit inspiration, or even cute work attire, pair these trousers with this sweater and these pretty pumps. Add a pop of leopard to mix things up or an elegant pearl hoop earring (so unique right?) I also LOVE the idea of adding a subtle accessory like this classic printed silk scarf around your neck or tied to a simple black leather bag. I would even get super creative and have this scarf framed for my office or living room! So chic. Festive Accessories and GiftsAnn Taylor has such great accessories which would make great gifts for yourself or your loved ones! In addition to the printed scarf I mentioned above (need!), I highly recommend getting this cashmere beanie, these cashmere gloves, this lucite clutch, these pearl drop earrings and these suede heeled booties. Shop my entire look below along with all of my fun holiday outfit and gift picks!
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