Sartorial Saturday–Christmas Dressing

Time to take a look at this year’s Christmas outfits (which were, admittedly, very similar to last year’s)!

On Christmas Eve, I wore the same black and purple lace dress that I’ve been wearing every Christmas Eve for close to a decade, and of course my best Christmas brooch. I did change it up a bit with some some new Splendette starburst Duchess Bangles, though!

On Christmas Day, I wore my holiday harlequin Genevieve dress from Pinup Girl Clothing, which is the most Christmas-y piece of clothing I own. I added a bow belt from Torrid, which wraps the whole outfit up like a present, plus Splendette Duchess Bangles and the Christmas earrings that arrived the day after Christmas last year, my favorite Christmas brooch (again), and a sparkly Lux de Ville mini hatbox handbag:

Possibly the most notable fact is that I wore heels two days in row for the first time since breaking my ankle last year…and both outfits certainly looked better without the ankle brace I was wearing last Christmas!

“A Beautiful, Leather, Grown-Up Thing”

Ryan bought me a beautiful gift to commemorate Chickadee’s birth.

No, it’s not the Birkin bag that the title of this post pays homage to. But it is my first designer handbag, and the bag that I’ve had my eye on for a while–a Kate Spade. I feel just like Rory Gilmore did when Logan Huntzberger gave her a Birkin bag as a gift:

Oh. Well, it’s beautiful. I mean, it’s snazzy and classy, and oh, smell it. It’s got that great new car smell, except it’s not a car. Oh, I love it Logan. I love it. Thank you so much.