Deck the halls with festive fashion

I love Christmas, not only is it the most wonderful time of the year but I love that we tend to get a little more creative with fashion. Maybe you’ll wear a pop of colour instead of your favourite neutrals, or try a new sparkly eyeshadow or accessorise with something dazzling like a jewel-encrusted necklace. Maybe, you’re all about jandals, sunnies and a wraparound dress.

However you choose ‘fashion’ during the festive season, I love to see it and have popped a few of my favourite festive pieces below to inspire some creativity. You can also check out Nina’s ideas for festive makeup and nail looks for more beauty inspiration.

Festive fashion

Ruby Liam Patterns – Carol Dress Design RRP: $45

Are you a bit of a DIY fashion fan? We’ve got just the thing for you.

Ruby’s Liam patterns mean that everyone from beginner sewers right through to the more advanced can choose and create something truly festive by hand. When it comes to choosing your look, any number of the gorgeous Liam patterns in a festive hue would look gorgeous on Christmas Day or New Year’s Eve – my personal pick is the Carol dress pattern in a rich, merlot red or pine green shade. Festive fashion to me means glamour mixed with versatility, and these patterns definitely do the trick.

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Silk&Steel – Luminosa Drop Earrings RRP: $769

We can’t talk about festive style without mentioning jewellery and our hearts are fluttering for the sparkly new Luminosa capsule collection from Silk&Steel. The star drop studded earrings, necklaces and rings in both silver and gold add the perfect amount of modern vintage sparkle to any festive occasion with sparkly white topaz. I’m obsessed with anything that gives a nod to vintage glamour so the star drop earrings have me truly excited. Get ready to razzle, dazzle ’em with this gorgeous locally made jewellery.

Festive fashion

Céline Rita – Coco Dress RRP: $320

Because it’s often incredibly hot and quite humid, nothing says stylish Kiwi Christmas comfort in style than the new Coco dress by Céline Rita. Featuring a flattering shirred bodice, floaty sleeves and a comfy long skirt we’re positively in love with this festive staple. She’ll be perfect for all those summer BBQs, picnics and long walks on the beach while keeping your upper arms protected from the sun. Made with both linen and cotton to keep you comfortable all season long.

Festive fashion

Ruby & Rain – Raine Dress in Wine RRP: $199

How gorgeous are those billowy sleeves and the rich wine colour? Now, this is a gorgeous summer staple for BBQ’s with friends or dressed up for a Christmas dinner or New Year’s celebration with heels and jewellery. The versatility of the Raine dress makes it the perfect option for summer months as well as cosy layering in winter. Comfort plus glamour all wrapped up into one timeless piece.

Festive fashion

Elusive Lingerie Azalea Corset Bra RRP: $90

Maybe you want to be the gift this Christmas? Treat yourself to some new lingerie in a sultry red shade for the festive season and feel instantly glamorous in delicate tulles, exceptional laces and smooth satin. We wouldn’t blame you when the Azalea Corest Bra from Elusive Lingerie is on offer, this set is on fire and it’s absolutely going on Santa’s wish list.

Festive fashion

Farmers Aquarius Bead & Pearl French Hook Earring RRP: $19.99

How adorable are these faux pearl beaded drop earrings? The perfect little gift for someone special or, to complete your own festive look this season. The faux pearl combined with the red glass bead is a wonderful take on classic glamour and a lovely way to add the finishing touch to your outfit. Also, potentially an *unpopular opinion* but pearls go with almost everything so these are fantastic for those who want to ‘zhuzh’ things up.

Festive fashion

Isabella Anselmi Scandi Mule RRP: $229.90

I mean, have you seen a more summery festive shoe? I think not! These mules are absolutely divine for festive events but why stop there? Take them to lunch, to New Year’s gatherings and then keep on wearing them right throughout summer too. They instantly freshen up any outfit and look comfy to boot (comfort is important when you’re standing around at all those Christmas events). Wear your favourite neutral colours and keep these shoes as the main talking point, or match them with some block shaded for a real pop! I’m in love, you’re in love. You may need them.

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