Feeling Festive

I know it seems crazy, but the holidays are just around the corner! Fall has flown by and I think we’re seeing the last little bursts of color on the trees. It’s kind of sad that my absolute favorite season has come and gone, but I do love the holidays and the spirit that’s in the air throughout!

My family keeps it pretty casual for the holidays so I tend to opt for festive looks that aren’t overly dressy. The easiest way for me to feel festive is by incorporating sparkly statement jewelry, metallic fabrics, and a little bit of glitter!

You guys know I’m a sucker for a button-front shirt. I’ve got quite the collection! So hear me loud and clear when I say this — I am OBSESSED with this white shirt from Ann Taylor. It fits so nicely and is great for layering! They call it the ‘perfect’ shirt for a reason!

I know I’ll be wearing this metallic tee all season long, too.. It’s so great for the holidays!

And the pumps with just a subtle shimmer? They’re absolutely perfect for showing a little bit of sparkle, without going over the top. Great for those ladies working in a corporate environment!

Ann Taylor Metallic TopAnn Taylor ShirtAnn Taylor JeansAnn Taylor PumpsAnn Taylor Necklace c/o | Karen Walker Sunglasses

Photos: Hallie Wilson

PS – It’s Trends with Benefits at Ann Taylor right now! That means 40% off! I’ve shared some of my favorite picks on my Pinterest board! Use code TRENDS40. 🙂

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  1. 11.7.13
    Meagan commented:

    Such a fun look! Very classy!

  2. 11.7.13

    ooh… 40% off, nice! I forget that you guys in the U.S. have more of a ‘holiday’ season with Thanksgiving still to come (since ours passed in early October here in Canada). Does that mean we get to start thinking Christmas before you? 🙂 I remember back in the day as a kid having to “dress up” on holidays which meant wearing an uncomfortable, probably poufy dress, uncomfortable tights, uncomfortable shoes… I like your version much better!


  3. 11.7.13

    Oh my God. NEED that shirt for the holidays! My family is the same way – pretty casual but I like to add a bit of glam with sparkles or metallics.

    You look adorable per usual 🙂


  4. 11.7.13
    Rachelle commented:

    Love the shimmery top, great outfit.


  5. 11.7.13
    Code Overdressed commented:

    You are not crazy at all, once Halloween day passes I’m in total holiday mood! Adore the layering here, that baroque elegant top is fabulous!

    Cee. ♥
    Code Overdressed

  6. 11.7.13
    Megan commented:

    What a pretty metallic top – perfect for a holiday party!


  7. 11.7.13
    Lauren commented:

    This metallic top is so pretty! I adore that layered necklace as well. Such a great combination.

  8. 11.7.13
    Sarah commented:

    Super cute outfit! I am loving the top.

    The Purse Snatcher

  9. 11.7.13
    dollbaby1 commented:

    Nice use of the glitter top and necklace…I feel festive!

  10. 11.8.13
    Deanna commented:

    Uhmmm, I am OBSESSED with that metallic top! Perfect for the holidays!

    Because I’m Obsessed

  11. 11.8.13
    Blog Wife commented:

    Super cute look! You know I love me some head-to-toe AT. The scenery is ah-mazing, too. Let’s shoot here again soon!

  12. 11.8.13
    Chloe commented:

    Such a fun & chic look. I’m feeling festive already as well!
    xx Chloe

  13. 11.9.13
    AJ commented:

    I’m a huge fan of layering a shirt under another shirt like this! I would wear this look in a heartbeat! Love the shoes too.


  14. 11.14.13

    Such a fun, flattering look. I love the metallic sweater paired with the chic necklaces. J’adore! <3