OOTD: Christmas Chic

December 24, 2015

 

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Dear Santa, I’ve been good this yearOkay, most of the yearOkay, okay, once in a while…Never mind. I’ll buy my own presents :/

It’s hard to get into the Christmas spirit especially when you’re working on Christmas Eve! But I’ve got so much to be thankful for this year that nothing can stop me from smiling on the inside. Not even being beaten in the rainstorm whilst on my way to work this morning.

Christmas means different things to different people – For shopaholics it’s bargain season! It’s that moment they’ve been saving all year for. For kids it’s Santa time and all about presents! For boys, it’s trying to get girls under the mistletoe. For retailers, it’s all about marketing campaigns. For parents it usually doesn’t feel like the most wonderful time of the year especially as by January they’ll be feeling well ripped off and bankrupt… There was this lady on TV yesterday. She was 87 and she had to buy presents for over 50 people. Yes, she had so many relatives (nieces, kids, grandkids, nephews) she had lost count. The amazing this was she was very excited about it!

Christmas is all about the joy of giving and remembering why there is a Christmas in the first place – the birth of Christ.

I’ve got so many things to be thankful for this year that I can’t help but giveaway 🙂

I will be partnering with The Ankara House to give you one stunning Ankara maxi skirt off their shop. Please subscribe for details and follow me on Instagram for more on this.

Because you all loved the JORD Wood watch they are happy to give you $25 off any item! Get your discount code here and start shopping. They will be giving out the code on a first come first served basis so be sure to request it on time!

I will post more details about the Ankara giveaway this week so stay tuned!

Have yourselves a very Merry Christmas and a truly happy New Year. You all have been so good to me this year. I have the stats to prove it, hahaha!

Love you all xx

PS: This outfit is my casual chic version of a Christmas party dress. It’s got all the right colours and sprinkling of glitter but still casual enough to wear in the daytime 🙂 Can you tell #I’ve fallen in love with dresses or tops that come with their own choker?

OUTFIT: Blue Vanilla ribbed glitter midi dress, New Look pointed boots, ASOS suede biker jacket in oil wash

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19 Comments

  1. That dress is everything! 😉 Enjoy your holidays darling 😍

  2. msniq says:

    What a great look for you! Happy Holidays back at ya!

  3. naomidea says:

    Stunning! Love the colour combination going on <3 Happy Holidays xx

  4. Caitlin Lee says:

    That dress is beyond stunning!! Happy Holidays! xo
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  5. Kiki Anne says:

    This dress is so pretty and unique, I love it! Such a fun, casual look, especially that cool cutout in the front! You look amazing, great post!
    xo Kiki
    http://colormekiki.com/

  6. LMBO @ the first few sentences. You’re too much!! The pose in the first picture is just too fierce. Yessss!!! So glad you are thankful and I appreciate what Christmas means to you. It’s been so wonderful watching your blog grow, and I can’t wait to see what you have in store for us (your loyal readers) in 2016. Oh, LOL @ the stats comment.

    Have a blessed holiday gorgeous!! Xx

    A| https://norulejuststyle.wordpress.com/

  7. kaybe610 says:

    What a fantastic dress!!! You rock it 🙂

  8. This dress is GORGEOUS!!!! Love the choker already attached and the nails??? Girl, you are winning!!!! Happy Holidays to you and you family dear!!

  9. Melisa says:

    You’re totally rocking the red dress code Christmas outfit! And that dress is MADE for you. gorgeous! <3
    http://www.rebelrebel.co x

  10. You look stunning Lydie. Hope your Christmas went well.
    Cheers
    Mojisola.

  11. OMG that dress!!! Aaaaand the hair! 150/100!!! You nailed 🙂

  12. You are gorgeous, your skin is flawless, and that dress is amazing!

  13. deefordana says:

    You look amazing babe! love the dress and those gorgeous shoes ♥

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