Now that Thanksgiving is over, it’s time to trade the autumn decorations for all things Christmas and fully embrace the Christmas season (which I’m sure many of you have already done well before Thanksgiving). This is my first holiday season living in New York City and the city sure knows how to celebrate. This time of the year is so magical with the streets filled with Christmas lights, the restaurants all decorated, and on every street corner you can find Christmas trees being sold. Although, a full sized Christmas tree wouldn’t fit in my tiny studio apartment, I still improvised and got my space ready for Christmas. Every aspect of my life is decked out for the holidays so of course my outfits have to be too, which is the main focus of today’s post. Keep on scrolling to read all about my holiday glam style.
I’ve always wanted a plaid skirt but going to private school all my life and having to wear a uniform everyday consisting of a plaid skirt has really negatively impacted my thoughts on this print. But this season, I was determined to get over my disdain for plaid and thanks to this beautiful skirt from Zara I did. This plaid skirt is nothing like all the uniform skirts I’ve worn throughout the years. Instead, it features a pretty, winter themed color palette and this asymmetrical ruffle detail.
No way did my school uniform ever consist of a leather jacket, a silver jacket to be precise, so this piece totally made me feel like I wasn’t wearing a school uniform but an edgy, glam look. This metallic jacket from Forever 21 has been getting tons of use throughout the years because it certainly spices up any look.
To make this look cold weather appropriate I’m just wearing a pair of classic black tights, but for shoes I went all out by wearing black stilettos. The holiday time calls for some glam and it’s fun to ditch your usual black booties for a pair of heels. I’m pleasantly surprised how comfortable these shoes are and how stylish they can be, especially with the silver accents. I can’t believe I found these heels at Payless for an incredible price.
So for jewelry, I’m wearing my statement earrings from H&M. Can you believe I got these chic face earrings in the Halloween section? Nothing spooky about these cool earrings. Also, since I shot my Thanksgiving outfit (see here) the same day I shot this outfit, I forgot to take off my choker. It works with this look but I probably wouldn’t wear it again with this outfit, but oh well.
Although, it took me all this time to start wearing plaid again, I personally feel there is no better pattern for the holidays than plaid. I hope everyone is enjoying the holiday season and all the lovely things that come with it. Let me know in the comments below what are some of your favorite things to do and wear during this time of year.