Holiday Outfit: Silk + Faux Fur

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After spending the last two days cramming all of my cold weather clothes into not just one, but two, suitcases, I'm officially ready to take flight for my holiday trip to Colorado! I'm so excited to spend time with my family and (fingers crossed) soak up a white Christmas. I also am happy to announce I'm sharing my third and final holiday outfit inspiration for you (hey, we may be less than a week away from Christmas but you still have time to plan a festive, holiday look!)

This outfit embodies two of my favorite pieces when it comes to winter wear: silk and faux fur.

Silk is one of my favorite fabrics to wear during the holidays because it's so sleek and flattering, no matter the color! When it comes to silk, I personally gravitate toward gem tones like ruby, emerald, deep purple or my neutral go-to: black. Whether you're wearing silk in the form of a blouse, skirt, dress or kimono-style pullover, it's a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. I received this The Room Label silk wrap dress and I've had so much fun styling it. It's extremely flattering with the ruffles in the front and the side slit to show off some leg. I highly recommend layering this piece on colder days unless you're feeling brave or happen to live somewhere sunny! 

My favorite way to layer this dress is with my faux fur coat from Billabong. I found this coat at Nordstrom and fell in love with the fit, style and faded charcoal color. It also comes in a beautiful ivory and ash rose (which I've also been eyeing!) It's extremely soft and heavier weight so it does a good job keeping you warm all while looking stylish. It's also the perfect length, not so long that you can't show off what dress or top you're wearing underneath. I've been styling this coat in so many different ways the last few months: over a graphic t-shirt, over a lace camisole and now, over this wrap-dress for the holidays!

To top off my glam winter look, I'm wearing my Sugar Fix by Baublebar crystal drop statement earrings - they look like they'd be a huge weight on the ears, but I assure you, they are far from it! These baubles are the perfect way to amp up a look with some added sparkle. 

During the holidays, I like to switch up my footwear from flats to boots to heels depending on the occasion and the weather. As I've mentioned in previous blog posts, I'm practically living in these white Halogen booties from Nordstrom because they combine the best of both worlds: a sleek bootie with a little heel that helps dress up any look they are worn with. Little did I know I'd be so in love with white boots during winter and the holidays, but these are by far one of my favorite purchases to date - they seriously go with EVERYTHING! 

At the end of the day it's all about layering up your basics and mixing together fabrics and textures! This look consists of a wrap dress, a pair of boots, a pair of earrings and a faux fur jacket but when worn as a complete package it transforms into a sleek, holiday look that's perfect for any occasion. 

I hope these three holiday outfit round-ups have been helpful and inspiring as you dress to impress at your winter festivities! I also hope you all are soaking up every minute of this holiday season with the ones you love most. Happy holidays, friends. xo! 

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