Monday, November 17, 2014

Holiday Party...

Perfect holiday party look!
Attach a bow to any top to automatically dress it up
Cute holiday party look
Milly pleated sleeve blouse
Holiday party attire
Love this holiday party look
I love the holidays!
Christmas party outfit
 Milly pleated sleeve blouse (size 2) // lace flare skirt (size XS, 60% off!)
Jimmy Choo Abel pumps, similar & less expensive here & here // Tory Burch clutch

Whenever I get invited to a holiday party, my first thought is always, "What am I going to wear?!" followed by a bout of panic. This year, I've vowed to prepare early and plan out my holiday outfits ahead of time! This pleated sleeve blouse from the Milly collection at Nordstrom was a splurge, but it's so versatile that it's completely worth it. For this look I tied on a black bow that I already had in my closet… it would also look beautiful with a statement necklace like this one! You can wear it with any skirt, but it also looks just as great with dressier pants and even jeans.

I also want to point out that the lace skirt is on sale for less than $25… it makes a great Christmas and even New Year's skirt! I'm wearing the XS :)

I had a very relaxing weekend… I went to go see the movie "Interstellar" on Friday night and it was one of the best movies I've seen this year. My dad is an amateur astronomer so I was already familiar with a lot of the space terminology, which made it really interesting! Even if you aren't into space, it's still a great movie, haha (and it has Matthew McConaughey in it!). Anyways, stay tuned this week for more holiday looks!

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63 comments:

  1. This outfit is perfect for a holiday party, love the shoes and your hair!

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    1. Like so much the skirt. Lovely style!!
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  2. Fabulous holiday look! I love the details on your blouse!
    Red Reticule

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  3. Love your skirt and the blouse! You have amazing legs!
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    Miri
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  4. Very girly and elegant outfit! I like your blouse very much!

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  5. I just adore this whole look! Perfect for holiday season!!


    ClassToCloset

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  6. This is the perfect holiday outfit! I love burgundy and black together :)
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  7. This is a beautiful outfit! So classy.
    And that photo shoot location! Wow
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  8. Love this outfit! Great for a holiday party.

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  9. This look is stunning! What a perfect skirt for the holidays! I always struggle with what to wear to a holiday party!

    xx,
    La Joie de Vivre by Alecia Mariana
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  10. I adore that TB clutch!! so cute!!

    xoxo,

    CvilletoDC.blogspot.com

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  11. Simply gorgeous!

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  12. Lovely outfit, perfect for a night out at Christmas time :) The scenery is also beautiful of the Christmas tree!

    Life As Lissy

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  13. I love it, this is perfect and sophisticated! I plan on adding some sequins or something to my holiday outfits!

    Cynthia
    Sensibly Sharp
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  14. Beautiful skirt! Perfect for holiday:) XO

    Shall We Sasa

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  15. This is such a chic outfit, you look amazing!

    xoxo, SS

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  16. Really loving the pleated sleeves- what a fun twist on a classic top! So so pretty per usual!
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  17. Love this outfit! Love the background too! I live in Mooresville- is this around South Park or maybe Phillips Place?

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  18. So pretty! Love that Milly blous.

    xo Amanda
    http://theluxelion.blogspot.com

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  19. This outfit is so perfect, I love everything about it!

    xo, Kyla
    http://www.kymariec.com

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  20. love the outfit! so classy but also so fashionable! i really like the length!

    Irene
    www.thedailylace.com

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  21. Beautiful outfit and Interstellar was AMAZING!!! Such a great message and terrific performances!!!

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  22. Obsessed with this holiday look. It's perfect! You can wear that top again and again.
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  23. Okay wow. This is the most perfect holiday look I've ever seen!

    Constance || Prep Northwest

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  24. Perfect holiday look!!

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  25. Beautiful!!! Perfect holiday outfit.

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  26. Legs for days!! LOVE this skirt and the bow blouse! Such a feminine, pretty look perfect for holidays! You look so gorgeous! Hope you are having a wonderful day!
    -Jyoti
    Style Delights Blog

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  27. Such a perfect party outfit! Beyond beautiful!

    I'm a reader and a big fan of Lust to Blush and the blogger behind Wishes & Reality. I'm writing because I'd love to join the blogging group that you've teamed up with for the Nordstrom Giveaway next time you do something like this! If there is a way I could be included, please do let me know. Thanks so much Megan!

    Kind regards,

    Heidi Daoud
    www.wishesandreality.com

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  28. I love this look, Caitlin! Seriously the perfect holiday party look.

    Ellen | A Pop of Pink

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  29. I love this look! All the texture and detail is amazing! Also the deep burgundy of your lace skirt is perfect for holiday parties!

    Liz
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  30. Well aren't you just the cutest thing EVER! Love this outfit..what a great combo.

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  31. I remember when you wore this skirt with a white blouse in a previous post and I fell in love with it! Now, seeing it again, I think I may have to purchase ;) It's so pretty!

    xo, carli
    Puppies and Polka Dots

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  32. Eek! That skirt is perfect for holiday parties!
    xo, Scarlett
    The Trendy Chick

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  33. Love the blouse! Its so feminine :)
    XO Janina
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  34. Love it! Bummed the skirt is sold out. Should have purchased earlier!
    The Fashion Forecast
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  35. This is pretty cool. I have also planned a somewhat similar dress for my holiday outfits. You look very adorable, caitlin. To add an extra glisten to my appearance, I have kept dainty stud earrings aside for her. They are rich red rubies that will perfectly match and complement her cute red and blue dress.

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  36. Absolutely stunning, as always! Loving the christmas tree as well, can't wait till they decorate the one in my hometown!

    Genevieve // Oh Genevieve

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  37. That shirt is insanely cute and just my style! I may have to stop by Nordstroms to check it out.

    Sam
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  38. I have this skirt! I love the look you created. Please check out my blog, House of Style. I would love to collab with anyone!

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  39. Love this look! This skirt is perfect for the holidays!
    Thank you for sharing!
    Cheers, Monique
    Casually Chic by Monique
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  40. Beautiful outfit!

    Lauren,
    http://www.atouchofsoutherngrace.com/

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  42. Adorable look for the holidays! Love it.

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  43. I love your skirt! Great look:)
    xo
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  44. Obsessed!! You are stunning and this outfit is perfect!!

    Xo,
    Nicole
    Nicolerpuccio.wordpress.com

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  45. I absolutely love this look for the holidays!
    The Style Storm
    <3, Christina

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  46. So cute! That top is gorgeous, and I love the red lace pairing. Beautiful.

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  47. Gorgeous!! Need to get my hands on that skirt for the holidays...!
    xx, Emily
    shell chic'd

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  48. Such a cute holiday party look! I love the lace skirt.

    Style by Joules

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  49. So cute! I love lace.
    xx Maja
    http://artsyshimmer.blogspot.com/

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  50. Gorgeous look perfect for any holiday party. I especially love this lace skirt!

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  51. Wow! You look so amazing and so very sexy!! You take my breath away!

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  52. Perfect look for holiday parties! Chic and girly! Love it

    Eea
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  53. I'm starting on my holiday looks this week and this was such good inspiration! Beautiful, as always!

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  54. Caitlin, you are a beautiful woman, with a beautiful body. You would make a cardboard box look great , if you were wearing it.

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