Wonderful Christmastime :: the dress

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

'Tis the season for red lips, lace details, and festive statement jewelry. This is just the type of holiday look meant for the big day - talk about forward-thinking glamour! 
A statement necklace will enhance any simple blouse or dress and also pairs nicely with a formal dress that needs something bold. Pearls are stylish and classic. These layered necklaces add uniqueness by blending the traditional look of pearls with the modern look of metal. 
A bold zipper adds edge and interest. I love how this one is outlined in leather.
Combine gold bangles and multicolored nails for a holiday-chic vibe.
The lace panels in this dress immediately attracted me to this look. I love the contrast of the black and nude coloring. This is one of my favorite dresses because I love the elegant vibe - and doesn't it look fabulous with a red lip?
Keeping it simple with black pumps so that my dress can easily take center stage. 
Photos by Dan Harper 
[dress: Ann Taylor, pumps: Vince Camuto, necklaces: Ann Taylor and vintage, white bangle: Kate Spade, gold knot bracelet: Kate Spade, earrings: Kate Spade, heart bracelet: Tiffany & Co.]

Merry Christmas everyone! This is the outfit that I picked out for Christmas Eve festivities with my family. I'll be working again this year but luckily I'll get off in time for family time. Every year we exchange gifts with my grandparents and then go to the 6.00 mass in my hometown. For dinner we always go out to eat at a fancy Italian restaurant. Christmas traditions are the best part of the season, aren't they? 

Wishing everyone a beautiful and family-filled next two days. 
SHOP :: 


42 comments:

  1. Lovely dress :) Merry Christmas !

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  2. I am normally not a make-up fanatic, but I love your eyeshadow, and red lips here, it just looks so beautiful alongside your dress. Hope you have a Merry Christmas!
    Rachel xo

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  3. You look precious, so elegant and glamorous! Amazing hair doll!
    Wish you a Merry Christmas dear!

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  4. You always have the prettiest dresses!! I love the detailing by the zipper too.

    Jackie
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  5. Stunning you look! Happy Christmas sweetie! http://docdivatraveller.blogspot.in/

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  6. Gorgeous dress Kat! I love your pearl necklace too :)

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  7. You look so beautiful, the red lip really suits you and so does your dress :) x
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  8. Wow that dress looks totally stunning. Glamorous and beautiful!
    Wish you a merry Christmas Kat <3

    xx glamdevils

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  9. I'm in love with this dress! The lace panels and dropped waist are stunning.

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  10. love it!! Pictures are great! Whic camera do you use,tell me please !!!!
    following you ! xoxo :)
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  11. Wonderful dress, you are so chic!!!
    Merry Christmas doll!!! I wish you all the best!!!
    Kisses, love Paola.

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  12. That dress is SO cool - I love the zipper detail on the back. You look gorgeous!

    xoxo

    kaley

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  13. How beautifull!I love your dress!
    MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!
    I love your blog,how stylish!!!!!
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  14. Layered necklaces caught my eyes immediately. Dress is gorgeous- the zipper truly gives a bit of an edge :) Merry Christmas! xx Maja
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  15. You look amazing, dear!!!

    I love your style!!!

    Stop by my blog sometime

    xoxo

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  16. Such a sophisticated look - love it. I knew that knot bangle was Kate Spade, been wanting that for awhile! It looks great with this outfit. You look gorgeous as usual!

    xoLiz
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  17. Wow, this dress is perfect for Christmas. *__*
    Wish you a Merry Christmas.

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  18. I heart your heart bracelet! Merry Christmas sweetheart <3
    xo
    Anastasia
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  19. Merry christmas :)

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  20. looking pretty! love the knot bracelet!

    happy happy holidays! ♥
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  21. I'm totally in love with your outfit
    kisses

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  22. Such a beautiful holiday look! Your lacy dress is so classic and looks lovely with accessories you paired with it! I hope you and your family had a lovely holiday! Best, CD. ican'taffordmylifestyle

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  23. lovely dress <3 :) Such a gorgeous look! Merry Christmas :)

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  24. Merry Christmas!
    Great post!

    xx
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  25. Wow, what a wonderful dress! You look so gorgeous! Hope you had a wonderful Christmas!

    I wish you a good day and a wonderful start into the new year! :)
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  26. Really love the dress and the lace details! You look amazing!

    xx
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  27. You choose gorgeous dress, really love it the design and style, Happy Holidays Kat!

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  28. Love this… beautiful laced dress; you look fierce in it!
    Have a rocking Holiday season!
    Borka
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  29. Love lace for the holidays! You look gorgeous Kathleen:)

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  30. so beautiful.love that dress
    so chic

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  31. Perfect outfit for the Holidays capturing all of the essentials: pearls and lace, love it!

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