Sartorial Saturday–Ornamented

I tried to resist, but I guess there was really no doubt that I was going to buy the new Pinup Girl Clothing Bella skirt in ornament print. Just look at it…it’s gorgeous in its mid-century fabulousness!

Accessories were no problem, and I didn’t even have to buy anything new (although, if I ever found a brooch that matched one of the ornaments, I’m sure I’d add it to my collection!). My Splendette stack includes some beautiful glitter bangles in red and green, and I even have a matching red necklace. Of course I’m always looking for a reason to wear my favorite brooch, which is the perfect touch to finish off the outfit!

For a touch of whimsy, the Christmas lights necklace Ryan bought for me last weekend is a nice addition, too!

This is definitely my favorite Christmas-themed piece of clothing. I love the print on the skirt I purchased from The Oblong Box Shop last year, but the fit isn’t awesome, and I don’t love the material it’s made of. This skirt, however, check all the boxes, and I adore it!

This might be an over-the-top look for some people, but as the Christmas Queen, I think it’s just right! I’m looking forward to pairing it with some other tops throughout the month, including solid red, and both pink & white and red & white stripes! I’ll be looking festive all Christmas long!

Christmas Fashion Wrap-Up

This year, more than ever before, I’ve had a lot of fun planning Christmas-inspired outfits. I’ve shared a lot of them over the last month…here’s a wrap-up of all of my Christmas fashion.

I finally got to wear several red and green outfits I had been saving (because I knew they’d look too Christmas-y at any other time of the year):

I also put together two monochromatic outfits in Christmas green and red:

I wore my Christmas tree skirt as much as possible:

And I also got a lot of use out of my blue and white harlequin skirt (which I’m looking forward to continuing to wear all winter!):

I even have two brooches appropriate for the season:

Christmas and fashion are two of my favorite things, as is evidenced by how much I write about each on my blog. I’m glad I found a way to put the two together!

Christmas Reds

Yesterday’s outfit was inspired by Christmas greens…today is all about Christmas red! And candy cane stripes, to boot!

I think that’s the end of my Christmas-themed outfits…for this year, anyway. Who knows what I might come up with next year?

Christmas Greens

I may have run out of red and green outfits, but I’m still looking for ensembles that scream “Christmas!” Since I very rarely wear so much green, I think this one does the trick!

I’m always impressed with how well my tops from Pinup Girl Clothing go with skirts from the Oblong Box Shop, too…the lighter green in this skirt is almost identical to the color of the top!

Christmas Queen

You know how, in A Charlie Brown Christmas, Lucy tells Charlie Brown, “We’ve even got a Christmas Queen!”? Well, that’s me…the Christmas Queen. And now I even have the perfect Christmas skirt, from the Oblong Box Shop, that has the same mid-century modern feel as the aluminum trees that the Christmas Queen in the special favored! Instead of aluminum trees, however, this skirt features the ceramic trees that were so popular with everyone’s grandma!

I think my favorite way to wear the skirt is with a green peasant top from Pinup Girl Clothing…the colors are perfect together!

It also looks great with white (also from Pinup Girl):

And I’m still trying to break free of my wariness about wearing red and pink together…this pink top (another staple from Pinup Girl!) goes so well with the Sputnik lamp ornaments “hanging” from the waistband of the skirt!

Did I mention that the Oblong Box Shop even has a Sputnik lamp brooch to coordinate with the ornaments on the skirt?

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This is my most Christmas-y piece of clothing yet, and I love wearing it every chance I get!

Silver & Blue Belle

I found one more way to style my blue ice harlequin circle skirt from Pinup Girl Clothing!

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I went for a silver, blue, and white look. I even dug out my silver heels for the occasion…although, to be honest, they’re not the most practical footwear at this time of year. They look great, though!

I still can’t get over how perfectly this Erstwilder brooch goes with the skirt…I don’t think I’ll ever wear a different brooch with it!

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I really love this skirt. Obviously, I’m thinking Christmas now, but in a month, I’ll be wearing it and thinking winter! I’m so happy I won’t have to pack it away until next year after the 12 days of Christmas are over!

Italian Christmas

I’ve already shared a few outfits that paired bold, bright reds and greens. This time, I’m going for a slightly more subdued, yet still Christmas-colored, look that includes one of my favorite Jenny skirts…the Italian landscape print.

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They may be different shades of green, but I still love the way my Christmas tree brooch looks on this top!

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Sometimes I’m still shocked by how much I love this particular top from Pinup Girl Clothing, because I had never worn this color before, and I wouldn’t have thought it would look good on me. As it turns out, it’s a flattering shade of green for my skin tone, and I’m glad it goes with so many of my skirts!