One of my favorite things about holiday dressing is getting the chance to wear something sparkly and embellished. There are always plenty of sequin and jewel tops this time of year, and one of the prettiest I have seen is this pearl embellished sweater. Here’s how I styled it into a casual, upscale look. Don’t miss the great jacket I put with it too, that’s perfect for when you are out visiting friends!
Just look at that beautiful beading! I love the romantic, feminine feel of this top. It’s so classically Christmas, but the pretty puff sleeves, crew neck, and slim fit make it fresh and modern. This is the kind of sweater that lights up a room and looks gorgeous when you are near Christmas lights and sparkly holiday decorations.
A sweater like this calls for something more than jeans. I’ve paired my pearl sweater with these chic, velvet pants and a pair of glam, suede booties. Velvet and pearls are such a romantic combination, and the mix of black and white is always stunning at holiday time when everything else is so bright and colorful.
These luxurious black velveteen pants have a flat front and side zip, so there’s no bulk at the tummy, which I always appreciate. They have a slim leg, and are slightly cropped to show off a bit of ankle. They are also not heavy and you can toss them in the washing machine. They look equally fabulous worn with flats, or booties which you can wear if you prefer a leggier look.
Are you going out to visit friends on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, or New Year’s? Imagine arriving at their door in this stunning red jacket! I adore this wool blend coat. It’s just my style, which you know is sleek, understated, and elegant. But it’s also sporty too, which gives it a youthful vibe. See how great it looks with the ivory and black?
What do you think of the high collar? Isn’t it chic? I love this jacket because it is lightweight, and it can be dressy or casual. I can wear it with something as dressy as a pearl beaded sweater and velvet pants, or a pair of jeans and sneakers. It’s the perfect car coat. And don’t get me started about the color. You can’t go wrong with red. It always makes you look vibrant and confident!
Here’s the final look. I added some classic @deandavidson gold huggie hoop earrings and a cute black Coach bag and I’m all set to deliver some gifts. This is an outfit I feel really good about because I can wear this sweater for many Christmases ( and Valentine’s Day would be nice too).
I also can break up the outfit and wear those velvet pants in so many ways, and the jacket is so versatile too. So, if you are looking for a casual, comfy outfit for the holidays that has an upscale vibe, but doesn’t cost a fortune, check these pieces out at Talbots.
They have a lot of great holiday pieces in right now, and they can all mix and match with this too!
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*Thanks to Talbots for partnering on this post. All opinions are mine.