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anne fontaine holiday style guide

guide to effortless luxury holiday style with Anne Fontaine

Sparkling strings of Christmas lights, a pure white snow blanketing the earth and falling from the sky, reflections of city traffic and street lights on the wet streets – it’s the holiday season. Jazz and vintage albums replace the commercial sounds in the stores, and a sense of rush and overwhelming romanticism is palpable within every moment. It’s no wonder we look forward to the holiday season, even with the flood of tasks and mile-long to-do’s. It’s a time of parties and play and general Christmas cheer. And what could be more delightful than parading around in gorgeous holiday garb with your best friends and loved ones all within reach? But no time to think, no time to plan, and we all want to look fab! Fret not my loves. Here’s a guide to effortless luxury holiday style in collaboration with the esteemed Anne Fontaine, to rescue your wardrobe and let you spend that extra time on another bottle of bubbly with your bests. photography:MEGAN CURRANT | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III | outfits c/o:ANNE FONTAINE …

anne fontaine holiday gift guide

dark romance revealed in the Anne Fontaine holiday accessory gift guide

The first of winter’s snow has fallen gracefully on the ground, lights are strung up around the city, and it seems the world is ready once again for the holiday season. Editorials and fashion bloggers have turned their focus to holiday preparation and style, and in this space, that’s no exception. Shades of red, green and gold speckle shopping centers and holiday wardrobes. Joining in the spirits, I’ve partnered with Anne Fontaine presenting a luxury fashion gift guide with opulent gems to give or get, following the most exclusive of today’s fashion trends. Anne Fontaine has presented an innovative collection of moody accessories with a dark, romantic edge.   Studded with golden chains, leather straps, rounded gems and feminine lace – these pieces are an experiential treat to give or to adorn yourself with over the holidays. In the collection, you’ll find a mesmerizing mix of intrinsic-medieval collars, belts, jewelry, scarves, brooches, shoes, sunglasses and my personal favorite – jeweled cufflinks in a variety of living forms. In the collection, you’ll find lush velvets, delicate …

tips on how to prepare for the holidays

how to prepare yourself for the holidays – meal planning, holiday checklist, and more

It happens every year, yet somehow we’re never prepared. It’s holiday season. There are strings of lights tangled in every corner of the house, flour from your mishap-baking project covering the entire kitchen, smoke rises as the turkey burns to a dry lug in the oven, and half-wrapped presents lay concealed under your dirty laundry in the bedroom. Sound familiar? It’s tough to survive the holidays. Especially if you’re balancing a job, family school – or like me balancing being a fashion blogger with another full time career. If life wasn’t pleasantly chaotic enough, someone decided to put Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, school registration, end-of-year reports, 4th quarter deadlines and your dog’s stomach flue all in the same few weeks. Not well planned. Not well planned at all. Thankfully, you can be. I’ve found the key to surviving the holidays is all about three things: planning, organization, and maintaining a level of sanity with a healthy lifestyle. It’s amazing the perspective you can have if you actually manage to get that early start for once. …

what to wear for the holidays

what to wear for the holidays – 3 looks for office, casual and cocktail parties

Christmas is just around the corner, and aside from the merriment of the season, that means it’s the time of year for countless holiday functions from work parties to family gatherings and Christmas cocktails with the girls. Yanking out stacks of fall sweaters, holiday dresses and the shoes that you wore to last year’s party? It can be challenging to figure out what to wear for Christmas events. Looking for some inspiration? As a fashion blogger, it’s true my closet truly overfloweth. But yours doesn’t need to in order to find a good match for holiday style. I’ve put together a holiday style guide addressing looks for work parties, casual get togethers, and cocktail hour during the Christmas season. Here are some tips in picking your holiday dresses, shoes and more! How to dress for an office holiday party The trick here is balancing professionalism and your personal holiday style. You don’t want to show up as “that girl” wearing a red vinyl mini while everyone else is in knee-length black – but you also …