Sunday, December 13, 2009

and wouldn't old Santa be in trouble if there ain't no chimney in the house

and wouldn't old Santa be in trouble if there ain't no chimney in the house

and wouldn't old Santa be in trouble if there ain't no chimney in the house

and wouldn't old Santa be in trouble if there ain't no chimney in the house

and wouldn't old Santa be in trouble if there ain't no chimney in the house

and wouldn't old Santa be in trouble if there ain't no chimney in the house

and wouldn't old Santa be in trouble if there ain't no chimney in the house

This is the time of year when I almost get in car accidents, rubbernecking to look Christmas lights and peep in people's windows to see their holiday decorations.  Maybe a little creepy, but I think it's just an extension of my adoration for all things bright and shiny.  B and I had an action-packed weekend of holiday parties and gatherings with friends and this coming week is going to be a marathon of much of the same.  I'm kind of  exhausted already, but in a good way.

What do you all have planned for the holidays?

vintage necklace
vintage top
Anthropologie sweater
Costume Dept. leggings
Givenchy  booties

64 comments:

La Historiadora de Moda said...

Fantastic sweater! My fiance and I hosted a holiday party last night and we have a couple more to go to over the next week.

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piglet said...

Love that gigantic sweater - mmm so snugly! I like the hearts on your top too, they're very subtle which is quite sweet.

The F Word Online said...

omg ! loveee this oversized sweater. it looks so comfy. you are definitely ready to combat the cold weather haha

xx lue

Jillian said...

i absolutely love this outfit from top to bottom! nothing could be wrong about it!

hope u r well my love! xoxo

Julia said...

So chic and simple, yet the chevron-ish detail on the tunic really seals the deal. Yes, I just said "seals the deal," like I'm Seth Rogan or something. Anyway, I love it; it's festive in an unexpected way. Have fun at holiday parties, yay!

xx

Elizabeth said...

your outfit is so amazing! first i looked at the shoes and thought how amazing! then i saw the rest and decided your outfit is pretty much the best. :)
oh, how i love christmas decorations and light as well! im so excited to spend the holidays with my friends, family and boyfriend. :)

Jacqueline said...

Wow, great outfit. The sweater and booties are to die for! Glad you are having fun this holiday season.

xoxo

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Leah said...

I totally love that huge sweater. Your booties are fabulous. You look fabulous. And I love your smile.

Angela said...

i love your sweater! and the top is cool too.

rani said...

i planned to finish my reading on '1984' book by george orwell :D love your tunic anyways :D have a good holiday girlie ;)

Nadia Kamballa said...

Love your top and sweater!

For the holiday, I just want to chill at home with my families.. this is the only time in a year that we can all be together.. ^_^

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legalstyle said...

fantastic photos! your haircut is perfect!

after law school finals (grrr) end, the boyfriend and I are headed back to new england to have christmas with our families. we'll spend some time on martha's vineyard, and in vermont skiing. a lot of relaxation and rest before another hectic semester begins.

Zanah said...

I love this look very much!! :) Mon Mode Blog

Valencia Lia said...

Wowwww,it does seem you will be having such fun weeks ahead! I love love your sweater cardigan so much. Its so beautiful and chunky. And I love how it swings around too.

Gorgeous heels too<3

Dylana said...

That top is so beautiful! And I love peeping into other people's windows, too, to see the lovely decorations!

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Phyllis said...

beautiful top! and i love the sweater

princesspolitico said...

love the design of that top! those zip up booties remind me of a slick motorcycle jacket. chic and fierce.

xo.
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Zhcsyra hp said...

fabulous outfits.
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Danielle said...

ooooh, your shirt is so cute :)

The Daily Fashionista said...

I love that sweater/cape you have on. My holiday plans are a few parties to go to, hosting a christmas eve dinner in the new apartment and a fun pot luck at work.

janettaylor said...

Love the sweater, E!

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Clare said...

Oh, I just LOVE the pattern on that top! It really brings the whole outfit together.

MAISON CHAPLIN said...

Car accidents are not very Chanel. Go by plain.

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Sidewalk Chalk said...

I love that sweater! It makes you look like you have wings, almost, in a good way, I promise. :) And it's ok -- I totally do that too with looking at Christmas lights. - JoAnn, Sidewalk Chalk

FashionJazz said...

So luv ur sweater!! U look amazing here!! xxx

Meg said...

Ahhhh E I love your sweater!!! It's amazing!!! I've said it before and I'll say it a million times - you have the BEST knitwear!!

Brittany said...

that sweater is amazing! it flows so beautifully!

Sal said...

The details on that vintage top are stunning.

chicfaced said...

that sweater is like a super chic, portable blanket. I like that you roughed it up a bit with more rock and roll shoes and top...
-M

Taylor Sterling said...

your putfit is so chic. I love the sweater and the shoes are killer!!

issa said...

chic and cozy!!! love it

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Melissa~ said...

LOVE your sweater. Great outfit. I'm inspired.

Erika said...

Ohmigosh I do the same exact thing!! It is truly not Christmas for me unless I'm driving around looking at decorations! So love it!!

By the way, that sweater? I die!! The way it moves is amazing!! :)

Grace said...

Great knit my dear!

Love Grace.

daisychain said...

Amazing outfit!

I have no holiday plans as such, just lots of spending time with my family :)

freeteyme said...

love driving around town or walking in the town center at night - with all the lights! you look lovely as always!

myedit said...

Great vintage sweater! I'll be honest, I am not in the holiday spirit yet... I need some tinsel and spiced cider to remedy that...

English Rose ♥ said...

that dress is simply divine and the sweater looks so fabulous and warm!

Stay safe and chic darling
English Rose x
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Fashion Cappuccino said...

Gorgeous shirt and cardigan!! Fantastic outfit!! xoxoxxoxo

Fashion Court said...

adore that sweater and your entire outfit actually ;P

i'm in the holiday mood, but i really don't have many plans. it's sort of odd lol

betz said...

you look so stunning. your outfit is perfection. i love your style. i'm so following you!

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Ruta said...

I am in love with that sweater. I saw a similar one today and I debated buying it but I couldn't make up my mind, so in the end I didn't buy it.

I was wondering, do you take your photo's yourself?

Treacle said...

Gorgeous outfit!

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Jasmine said...

gorgeous cardigan! i love its drapery! that top only adds to the cardigan's drama--sorta like arrows pointing towards its flow and asymmetrical-ness :)

Hanako66 said...

so pretty!

this time of year is nuts in the best way!

5thandsweet said...

Those shoes are amazing love!!

Cute blog.. You dress well =)

x!

Susan said...

gorgeous look, love the boots so much, but... aren't your toes freezing, darling? :)))
have a lovely day, xoxo

Kristin said...

That sweater is soooooo sweet. I have lots of food and bubbly planned for the holidays!

michelle_ said...

beautiful tunic and shoes darling !

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Felicia|DaLipstickBandit said...

awww, you're so cute!

Sarah Yvonne said...

E- I love this outfit! I swear, my outfit posts are going to become so boring because over every outfit I throw a giant cozy sweater. You look tre chic! Happy baking; I hope you have the time! --Sarah Yvonne

cocorosa said...

ahhhh perfection!!! love this cardigan so much and the top is just delicious :)

I havn't made real plans yet for the holiday's haha :) I'm always last minute :)

xoxo

beckyxoxo said...

Hi E , what a nice top ! And amazing shoes you got . Ahh I always adore your shoes x)

The Fashion Cloud said...

Love the outfit, it's perfect. I have featured this outfit in my latest post, "dessine moi une cape", come check it out if you want.


http://www.thefashioncloud.com/post/284707588/trend-dessine-moi-une-cape

xx
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drollgirl said...

love your outfit! and please note that i am dressed like stevie nicks today. horrid. but i am home sick and cold, so please forgive me.

this time of year is so bonkers. so much to do and see. bah!

i am crazy for the lights. i put some up in my front window, and i just sit on the couch and stare at them like a mental patient. so pretty and twinkly and happY! :)

Tasha said...

I love the outfit! That sweater looks so comfy and warm! Yet stylish as well!

hannah elizabeth said...

you have the absolute best collection of cardigans!

i'm so exhausted from partying too, and another one tonight... bleeeaarrghhhh

Kristy said...

super gorgeous sequined tunic! i love how you toned down the sparkles with the chunky cardigan :) and j'adore your givenchys :)

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AVY said...

Outfit is pretty yes, but most of all YOU are stunningly beautiful.

Orchid Grey said...

wow, that top is amazing! I love how flowy this is and simple but makes an impact!

anotherfishinthesea said...

I love that vintage top! And I love the setting! It reminds me of my grandfather's farm in northern VA... so pretty :)

emilypanda said...

love the way the sweater contrasts through its draping with your top!

zoe said...

I used to ride horses in that arena :) A beautiful spot, and lovely for photos. I like your look!

Sher said...

Awesome vintage top! And here I was scanning down to see if I could buy it ;D