The Holiday Season, no matter your religion, is an opportunity to make life special for yourself and for your loved ones. This year – you know, the one out of left field – is challenging us to get down to the essence of what is important and is requiring us to be creative in our thinking.
I am a ‘glass is always full’ kind of person and like to think on the optimistic side of situations. It requires eternal hope and expansive creativity. During this entire nutball year I have been incredibly inspired by situations that have required creative pivoting. And how many things will not go back to pre-covid ways. I call it the ‘Some genies will never go back in the bottle’ miracles. Pay attention to them and accept them as magical ways our world might change for the better. Silver linings…
Give yourself permission to lean into doing things differently this year, if you are inclined. You never know what new traditions will be made. For instance, we’re not putting ornaments on the tree this year but are drying fruit and making Springerle cookie ornaments to hang.
Think outside the box. What have you always wanted to try but felt hemmed in by tradition?? Remember, look for the genies that might not ever go back in the bottle.
As far as your personal style, it’s all about luxurious details – silk, cashmere, velvets, suede and jewel toned colors. Think subtle elegance. No matter what your plans are this holiday season your outfits should be uplifting and make you feel special.
Here are my 5 FAVORITE personal style tips this holiday season.
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MY 5 FAVORITE
PERSONAL STYLE TIPS
AT HOME HOLIDAY ATTIRE
A silk slip dress with a slim V-neck sweater or a soft chunky sweater and ballet flats are great for at-home holiday attire.
Try not to wear all black this holiday season. Although chic, it’s too serious for the holidays this wackadoodle year. Try to bring color into your outfits with scarves, jewelry, sweaters or blouses. However, limit your color palette to just a few. You don’t want to look like the gifts under the tree.
A simple outfit with silk pants and a blouse can be elevated even more with a cashmere shawl in a deep jewel tone.
NECK + DECOLLETAGE
Cashmere turtlenecks are kind of a great idea. They highlight your face and minimize the concerns over your neck and decolletage.
AT HOME LUXURY
Velvet slippers are the ultimate at-home luxury during the holidays.