These are a few of my favorite things: Velvet, Glitter and Faux Fur. A guide to some Holiday Wardrobe Essentials.

There is something about the holiday season that makes me want to drape myself in glitter, velvet and faux fur.

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So as an ode to my favorite Holiday Textures, I’ve rounded up a pile of items that would slay in any Holiday Wardrobe!

The Velveteen Underground. 

This is a fabric that I just want to rub my hands all over, constantly. It has a little shimmer in the light and plays well with a lot of other textures. These velvet bottoms are sending me over the MOON.

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       Viva La Velvet Skirt in Merlot from Mod Cloth 

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Eternal Echo Skirt in Peridot from Mod Cloth

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Fine and Sandy Blazer in Green Velvet from Mod Cloth 

Making Pieces like this work for you: 

  • For Glam go with a high heel, as pictured and a simple tucked in sleeveless blouse. Maybe even a statement necklace with a complimentary gem tone!
  • For a more relaxed/tomboy chic look, pair one of skirts with cute ballet flats, cotton fabric top and a short black leather jacket or blazer with leather collar detailing.
  • Going Cozy with the skirts: Wear a floor length cardigan (open) with a pretty camisole tucked in (based on the flare of the skirts). For your feet, pair your favorite shoes, flats or heels with knee high socks!
  • A velvet blazer would look amazing with a black pleather skirt, pleather pants or rich dark denim. If you want to keep the blazer open, pair with a lacy camisole and long necklace.

 

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In the words of Audrey from Little Shop of Horrors “More Glittah!”

I confess, I love glitter 365 days of the year. I wanna be wrapped in the arms of Liberace while being serenaded by Glinda the Good Witch. That being said, it seems that the Holidays are a time when everyone feels comfortable letting their glitter flag fly. So if you’re feeling bold and fabulous this season, try out some of these items!

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Party Topper Sequin Top in Gold from Lulu’s

 

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Black Sequined Split Back Tank – Express

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Mics, Camera, Action skirt from Mod Cloth 

Making Pieces like this work for you: 

  • Glitter adds a lot of pop so you can keep the other pieces in your outfit pretty simple. Pair with black pants, jeans or dark denim. A great pair of black heels or even a nice electric gem tone that compliments the glitter color of your choice. A rich purple plum would look gorgeous with first top!
  • The glitter tank would work really well with a rich skirt (like the velvet ones up top), a pair of jeans or even a cute little leather skirt!
  • Glitter on the bottom makes me super excited! You can go a little more rock n’roll by adding a casual t-shirt and a leather jacket or blazer. Make it super luxurious with a black faux fur cardigan or collar.

Faux Sure, Faux Fur Grayson, Sorry Miss Jackson, I Am Faux Real

( I couldn’t stop). 

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Faux fur is something I love to wear the instant the weather turns cooler. It makes me feel like a 60’s starlet off on Holiday.

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Collectively Classic Skirt from Mod Cloth

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Fierce Finery Capelet from Mod Cloth 

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Wrapped in Winsome Stole from Mod Cloth 

How to make these work in your wardrobe:

Put them on, you’re fabulous.

And we’re done. Now go shine on, velvet up and fur it out.

You’re gonna knock em dead this Holiday Season.

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