what I wore....Christmas

The fashion challenge I gave myself this week:
deciding on  outfits for both 
Christmas Eve
and 
Christmas Day...

 Both boys are off for winter break...
so this week I had the 
luxury of time
I even tried on many options...
here is what I have decided...

 We host a formal dinner for family
on Christmas Eve....
so as  always I wanted something
comfortable with a little glamour...

This is the same top and necklaceI wore to a holiday party
...this time though
I paired it with some velvet pants and sparkly pointed flats...

My accessory tip this week 
for all my DIY friends...
keep your eyes open in the
Christmas trimming departments

I made my holiday necklace
by combining some strands of garland....

with a package tag from Pottery barn
and used a  beaded wine bottle decoration
as the tassel...
I just put it together with some of those jump rings
 I told you about.
Just keep your eyes open...
you never know what you can turn into an
accessory!



 After dinner...
Christmas Eve service...
I just have to throw on my
princess cut coat
and my Burberry fur collar
and I'm out the door.

 when I return...
my velvet robe

 cozy luxury
all ready for last minute gift wrapping and champagne.


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My favorite part of Christmas Day...
the morning 
and
family surfing...
right after we open the Christmas stockings....

Afterwards
 Christmas Day
is  a casual buffet at home
with lots of presents to unwrap
my sweater and crochet skirt
 will certainly do the trick
(the weather calls for a beautiful 75 degrees...)

Wishing you love and joy
 as you style your life!

Merry Christmas!

thanks so for stopping by




pleated poppy


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10 comments:

  1. You look gorgeous and glamorous!! Do you surf? I think we need some video footage of that!! :)

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  2. You are going to look fantastic!! Surfing on Christmas Day. So jealous. I don't surf but I do a mean beach hair. :o

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  3. You are so fashionable! I love your hair up! :) That necklace is fab!

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  4. You pulled off that necklace so well! Such a good idea about the christmas trimmings to make into jewelry! Where did you go surfing? I love O.C! Laguna is my fave!

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  5. Oh and your up-do is to die for!

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  6. What gorgeous holiday looks, Tamera. Including your surf booties -- awesome! Thanks so much for linking up to Visible Monday, and Happy New Year to you.

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  7. I'm here from Visible Monday and am most impressed with your statement necklace...and your very active Christmas day.

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  8. Very chic! That necklace is amazing. Hope you had a great holiday!

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