Dressing for comfort and style this thanksgiving

October 13, 2014

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Since November is already here and Thanksgiving plans for many are underway, I wanted to offer some styling tips that will allow you to be comfortable but still stylish this Thanksgiving.
1. Incorporate Trends. With sportswear-inspired trends popping up within nearly every category and brand, you can still look pulled together while being quite comfortable. The catch is to pair the trendy piece with something classic.

 

Take Club Monaco's faux leather joggers. They can easily be paired with Adea's V Neck Layering Top. You'd look chic and be quite comfortable.

 

 

Eileen Fisher's slouchy pants are another excellent option that are offered in various fabrications, including velvet pictured below, and would be great with an oversized sweater and an Adea Cami layered underneath.

 

2. Layer Accessorize. Even if you want to keep your outfit simple, such as leggings and a tunic layered over an Adea Bodysuit or a pair of jeans with an Adea Turtleneck, remember to accessorize. In this instance, accessorizing means having fun with costume jewelry, which even Coco Chanel approved of. 

 

One of my fondest Thanksgiving memories was meeting an amazing lady who was 80-years young. She kept it very simple and comfortable with black leggings and a black knit top. What she didn't keep simple was her accessories, which set her whole outfit off. From a statement necklace to layering bangles on one wrist - don't be afraid to mix and match metals and have fun with accessories.

 

3. Be Comfortable. This point may seem like I'm stating the obvious, but it's something we can all overlook, especially if we are wearing an outfit for the first time or trying to squeeze into those jeans we swore used to fit. To be comfortable and stylish, you need to feel comfortable and stylish from the very start. If you feel something is too snug or unflattering before you even begin your day, you are certain to become only more self-conscience of those factors after you layer on some turkey, pumpkin pie and friendly family banter.

 

Here's to dressing comfortably and stylishly this Thanksgiving. Enjoy each moment until then.

 

- Aimee


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