12 Days of Christmas Party Outfits Conclusion!

Merry Christmas Eve!  Time to bang out the last 4 days of reversecommuter’s 12 Days of Christmas Party Outfits (or Holiday Party Outfits, whatever floats your festive boat!).

On the 9th day of this list we all wore Fur Tops.  Nothing says snuggle better than fur or faux.  Moncler offers furry pockets…

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Alice and Olivia’s furry vest would be a spectacular statement piece that would be magical at Christmas dinner (and then equally phenomenal throughout the winter with jeans for GNO or date night!).

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Day 10 is dedicated to the onesie – specifically Jumpsuits.

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Tibi’s gold jumpsuit delivers the ultimate Holiday spectacular – nothing missing but a bow!

The 11th Day of reversecommuter’s Christmas Holiday Outfit list is a White Christmas.  White is a color that is taking winter by storm (are you appreciating all these double entendres?!?).

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White pants equal luxury.  White pants are worn by someone who doesn’t cook all day and wear the meal, or get drooled on, or dirty little hands wiped on, or dog paws jumped on.  Gucci’s white pants really are the quintessential luxury piece, and on sale – yayzies!!!!!

The final item on the list is all about tunics.  Beaded, bright and beautiful!  Pucci’s beautiful blue tunic and Missoni’s stripey poncho tunic are beyond delicious!!!!

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Wear it on top of a gorgeous skinny silk or wool pant (see directly above) then enjoy it on a beachy vaca!

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I want to wish you and yours the very best for the Holidays, and a very Merry-Well-Dressed-Christmas!

xo reversecommuter

Sexy Strappy Tops

Day 7 of reversecommuter’s 12 Days of Christmas Party Outfits (or Holiday Party if you prefer) is focused on sexy little strappy numbers.

This is reversecommuter’s current obsession.  I mean really, how can I possibly resist?  This Cushnie & Ochs silk top is the ultimate strappy little number!  I love how the bottom skirt is subtle and modest in style to balance the serious sexiness on top.

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That top that you wear when you need to feel powerful, feminine and sexy.  Quite the tall order for a teeny weeny strappy piece of silk.  Tibi’s textured cami is SO up for the job.

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This is a piece that is in my closet in a rainbow of colors and it never disappoints.  Jonathan Simkhai’s Slit Godet Tank can be under a jacket or stand alone.

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The details on the back and the straps, the luxurious silk, the way the material flows and moves in a flattering way – seriously this is THE go to little strappy number.

 

Warm Spumoni

How is it already happening?

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It is cold enough that burying your face in the clean clothes fresh out of the dryer feels like a spa treatment.  A stretch I know, but reversecommuter really hates the cold!

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A solid plan is needed to make it through winter 2014/15, and this plan is called “Operation Bright Coat“.  How bad can a snow storm really be if my coat is a fashionable bright beacon?

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Can a polar vortex play havoc with circulation if my coat is screaming happy-color-coded-cashmere thoughts?  I think not.

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Scattered throughout this post are some of the semi-final contestants of the “I’m reversecommuter’s new spumoni inspired winter coat!“, (really exciting big contest in some parts).  Just click on the picture to go shopping, and try not to focus on the ice cream reference.  🙂

Budget Friendly Tip of the Day: don’t forget to check out the daily deals on some of the shopping sites such as Gilt.com and RueLaLa.com.

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reversecommuter did a quick search at Gilt.com and found this awesome Oscar de la Renta cashmere coat, originally $3690 now $1499!

Kinky

What the heck is this?

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Hormones are to blame.  Apparently after a pregnancy the hormones can alter your hair – it can go dark, light, curly or ahem…kinky.          In. Just. One. Place.

Kink1Predictions for Fall 2014 Hair Trends include The Hair Tuck, whereby you tuck your ponytail into a scarf, shirt or coat.

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The Mohawk Braid is another biggie.  I am kinda digging this one!

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Chanel’s crimped, tweed twined ponytail was the closest do I could find to give me a little kinky-hair-hope.

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Hair Trends for Fall 2014 have yet to mention the word KINKY but reversecommuter is on standby.

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MULE-ing It Over…

reversecommuter is resting & recovering her tootsies (click here to see why).

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In the meantime what else would I be obsessing over…SHOES!

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Specifically White Mules.  Nothing says “mama gear” more than white shoes…but you only live once, so buy the white ones!  🙂

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Checkmate!

Perhaps it is my background – working in the financial sector makes a girl yearn for glencheck and houndstooth patterns, especially when considering her fall wardrobe, even though it is DEFINITELY still summer.

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Black and white checks are huge this season, but the really great news is that classic patterns never go out of style.

British Vogue just profiled this outfit from Marks & Spencer…Yes, I did just use British Vogue AND Marks & Spencer in a sentence!

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M&S sweater and pants are each priced at a modest $54.85!  Click the blue, buy them and have them shipped across the pond!

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Net-a-Porter has some fab options such as this fun TIBI sweatshirt.  FYI the word sweatshirt has been altered this season, think style piece not ripped old grey thing put on when needing comfy clothes!

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Rag & Bone’s velvet houndstooth jeans are divine!  Click here to get happy!