Monday, December 07, 2015

holiday hosting outfit & Day 7 Giveaways

holiday hosting decor style

what to wear for a holiday home party

long black skirt sequin top plaid longsleeve

hosting for the holidays

simple holiday makeup red lip and eyelashes

black lace up flats perfect for hosting

christmas plaid top with sequin tank

holiday hosting hot chocolate bar

hot chocolate bar cart style

holiday home party

bar cart holidays

hot beverage bar cart

cute party helper parlor girl

skirt- Tadashi old similar also love this | sequin tank- similar Forever 21 | red plaid- almost identical | lace-up flats- Topshop (love these under $30!) | monogram necklace- Max & Chloe | watch- Daniel Wellington | bracelets- Kendra Scott, Nadri | lips- MAC Cherry liner, MAC Russian Red lipstick and NYX

bar cart- Target | straws- Target | pillow- Target

Happy Monday! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. Today's post is a little different than normal. When the holidays come I love to have the family around. With that being said, holiday hosting can sometimes be a little stressful. I decided this year to make it as stress free as possible by setting things up to be ready for when my guests arrive. One of the easiest things to prep is a hot beverage station with hot chocolate, apple cider. I took down my normal bar cart (i.e. adult items) and made it kid/family friendly. By having this ready, it checks one more item off of your list and adds a fun element for your guests to stroll by and help themselves to a fun wintry beverage.

My outfit consists of things I have had in my closet for years. This skirt I wore to the black and white ball in San Francisco back in 2001 and what a gem it was to find it (buried I might add!). This sequin tank has been a staple for years and my Christmas plaid was perfect for the occasion. I have included items that are dupes for all of these and last but not least, I love flats for hosting. That way you can run around, mingle and still look chic yet comfortable while doing so! Happy Holidays!!

Day 7
Today we have a hat/scarf set & $50 Gift Card from Deloom. They have some of the cutest items. Here are a few of my favorites! I think I need that sequin dress-ASAP. 
12 days of christmas giveaways parlor girl

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  1. Perfect outfit and gorgeous set up! That bar cart is so beautiful, I love the little deer pillow addition! :)

    xx, Ashleigh |

    1. Thanks Ashleigh!!! The pillow is so fun, my daughter loves it too ;) Happy Holidays! xx

  2. This screams Christmas! I love everything... xo

    1. Awww thank you!!! I am so ready for Christmas!!! Its my fave!!! xo