In partnership with Zappos, I styled my Paige jeans and Freebird boots for a cozy holiday look (you can take a peak at how I styled them for fall here). Between attending various Christmas parties and getting work-related tasks wrapped up before vacation, things can get extremely hectic this time of year. This outfit was perfect for a day of power-shopping around the city as I tried to get all of my holiday gifts taken care of in one go. These ‘Smoke’ ankle booties from Freebird held their own while pounding the Manhattan pavement, and my ‘Skyline’ skinnies from Paige have held their shape nicely after multiple wearings over the past month. When the temps took a nosedive recently, I immediately went back to the Zappos website and zeroed in on this Calvin Klein maxi coat. With their fast and free shipping, it arrived just in time for the cold snap and makes me feel like I’m wrapped in a warm (but stylish!) bathrobe. I’m happy to report that most of my Christmas shopping is DONE! But for those of you still on the hunt for the perfect gift, I highly recommend you check out the holiday gift guide from Zappos. They’ve got great ideas for stocking stuffers and a huge selection of options under $50 and $100.
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Row 1: H&M Hat and Scarf, Uniqlo Hat and Missoni Scarf, Tommy Hilfiger Hat and Mittens
Row 2: Ralph Lauren Hat and Zara Scarf, American Apparel Beret and Michael Kors Scarf, Forever 21 Hood and H&M Gloves
Row 3: Isotoner Mittens and H&M Scarf, Kyi Kyi Hat Zara Scarf, Uniqlo Hat and Zara Scarf
In case you haven’t noticed (or live really close to the equator)… it’s COLD outside!
It’s so easy to get stuck in a style rut this time of year, especially when it feels like you’re wearing the same heavy coat and winter boots day-in and day-out. That’s why I love stocking up on fun hat/glove/scarf combos. Below are a few options that I hope to find under the Christmas tree this year.
If I ever started a hall of fame for my favorite sweater dresses, this one would definitely be in it. It was one of my very first purchases from asos.com almost 3 years ago, and I’ve been happily bouncing around in it every winter since. I even tossed it into my suitcase last year before jetting off to Paris and topped it off with a beret while trekking around le Marais. This time around, I couldn’t resist showing off my gams in a pair of sheer swiss dot tights and my new ankle booties as I think they add just the right amount of sass to this otherwise sacccharine ensemble. After all, a little sweet mixed with spicy is always a great combo in my book!
Ripping and running while trying to get over a cold finally caught up with me, and I was forced to slow down and take things easy over the weekend. I’m still not operating at 100%, but I did feel well enough to snap a few photos and show you guys how I like to lounge around the house during the winter months. There’s nothing I love more than swathing myself in cozy flyaway cardigans layered over soft flowy tees. Throw in a pair of thick socks and a HUGE mug of hot tea (or cocoa!), and I’m a pretty happy camper.
Speaking of cozy sweaters, I was cutting through the JC Penney’s in Herald Square to get to the train station, when I spotted a sales associate wearing this sweater. I immediately asked her if it was sold in the store and was stoked to find out that it was, AND that it was currently on sale. This sweater is just about as comfy as my favorite bathrobe which makes it perfect for lounging around the house. It’s also chic enough to toss on with skinny jeans and knee-high boots for running errands around town (which I’ve already done twice in the past week, in case you were wondering).
I’m thinking about heading back to snatch up another one, and below are a few options I’ve got my eye on…
Contrary to what my blog may have you believe, when I find an outfit I love, I tend to wear it into the ground. This is the third time I’ve worn this outfit in the past two weeks, and I’ve yet to grow tired of it. The first time was when I hosted a social media seminar in front of a group of business owners. I had my outfit all planned out the night before but forgot that these shoes were in the shop! So, of course I needed a do-over with the proper footwear. The second time was to review a proposal with a potential new client (good news, I nailed it!). This last time was because I woke up late and needed to get dressed really quickly. I figured if ain’t broke, then don’t try to fix it. I was also pretty stoked to add my new Miu Miu belt that I mentioned in my last post.
Just curious – do you guys tend to wear the same outfit on repeat, or do you prefer to switch things up?