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Casual Holiday Sequins

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PinkBlush sweater, BP cami, LOFT jeans, Minnetonka boots, Kate Spade earrings

Of the items I was fortunate enough to select from PinkBlush, this sweater is probably my favorite.  It’s warm enough to wear across the Winter season, breathable enough to wear into Fall and Spring, classic enough to wear to nicer date-night dinners, and the sequins add just enough pop to be festive for the holidays.  As I wore this for a more casual day running errands, I decided to tame down the more dressed-up look of the sequins with dark denim and ultra-casual boots.  Ultimately, this made a look that was not out of place in either the grocery store or the nicer sushi restaurant we visited in the center of town.

I encourage you to play with similar dynamics within your own wardrobe.  Dress down “fancy” pieces or dress up casual pieces to bring your full collection to the often-coveted center.  The conversation I regularly hear is that people don’t have items that can fit into any situation, but I would guess that your wardrobe may be more classic than you think.  Dressing a tee-shirt and jeans with heels and a bold statement necklace can seamlessly take you from day to night or from the dry cleaners to the country club.  Similar to a math equation, it’s all about pairing items together that bring the full look back to the middle.


What classic pieces in your wardrobe can you dress up or down this week that you might not have thought of previously?

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12 8 15_2We took these pictures at the gorgeous City Hall in Inverness, Illinois.  While this is a small village, over the years, I’ve grown incredibly fond of the area.  No office buildings are allowed, with all offices being located in buildings that look like homes in a sub-division.  And even the city hall looks cozy, classic, and immaculate.  I can’t even imagine how beautiful this space looks trimmed with holiday decorations!

12 8 15_1 The lobby of the city hall

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The towers on the building were actually shipped over from Scotland to be used as a part of this government building.

Lastly, this is your second of three reminders to enter SST / PinkBlush Giveaway!!  There are three available ways to enter the giveaway, and you can enter all three ways if you’re interested.

  • Leave a comment on the original post sharing what piece you’d use the giveaway gift card for from the PinkBlush site 1 entry
  • Follow SST via email using the right-hand panel for 2 entries (enter “I followed” in the comment section below)
  • Follow @SemiSweetTooth on Instagram for 2 entries (comment with your Insta handle below)

    A winner will be randomly selected on the evening of December 11th!  In addition, ShopPinkBlush is offering 15% off with the code SEMISWEETTOOTH on their site.  As always, thank you so much for your support!

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    How do you like to dress pieces up or down for everyday?

    Have you entered the PinkBlush Winter Giveaway or used the discount yet?  I’ve gotten pictures from a few of you sharing what you’ve selected and are already wearing from their collection and I LOVE everything I’ve seen.  Please keep those coming!

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  • Reply Jamie Grady

    Love this outfit! The sequin patches are fabulous!! Add just the perfect amount of sparkle to make it festive without being overbearing! Cute photos as always 🙂

    December 8, 2015 at 9:21 am
    • Reply semisweettooth

      Exactly!! I’m so looking forward to wearing this one all across the holidays. 🙂

      December 8, 2015 at 10:31 am
  • Reply sweetteasweetie (@SweetTSweetie)

    I love the sequin patches! They are so fun!
    Kari
    http://www.sweetteasweetie.com

    December 8, 2015 at 10:46 am
    • Reply semisweettooth

      Aren’t they!? This is going to be worn everyday throughout the holidays. 🙂

      December 8, 2015 at 11:16 am
  • Reply gracefulcoffee

    You look so pretty 🙂

    December 8, 2015 at 10:56 am
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