Cookie swaps, champagne brunches, dinner parties, gift exchanges, kid's pageants and a myriad of other festive occasions. Sound familiar? The kind of occasions where you want to look festive and fun...but a cocktail dress would be overkill. And your definition of "festive" doesn't include this:
Although, to be honest, I would totally rock this one with teeny, tiny tuxedo shorts and lace tights:
In an ironic way? Funny, right? HA HA...ha?
My point: There are a few styling tricks that I turn to all Holiday season long when I want to look "festive". Really, I should've named this post, "Captain Obvious' Tips For Festivus Style"...cause there is nothing earth-shattering here. But if you are busy (yes), tired (oh, yes) and prone to faking illness *cough* instead of venturing outside when the temperature dips (hi have we met?), then here are a few ideas for getting your holiday groove on.