Holiday Party Outfit Tips

Holiday Party Outfit Idea

If you’re like me, finding the perfect holiday party outfit can go one of two ways. You either walk out the door feeling cool, calm, and collected – or you are running out the door while still putting in your sparkly earrings and slipping on your strappy pearl heels. Can you guess which category I usually fall into? Ha! I am not the most organized person but I have found that when I actually take time to plan what I am going to wear getting ready for the evening it is a much smoother process. And take it from me, it’s much for fun to get ready when you have a few of the details planned out. That way you can take your time, sip some rosé, and get into party mode.

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Gift Guide | Hostess + Home Gift Ideas

Phew! Black Friday and Cyber Monday are now behind us. Did you guys get a lot of shopping done? I honestly didn’t buy too much but the”big” purchase I made was finally getting a convertible car seat for my son. I got the Nuna Rava – it was $100 off so I couldn’t resist! It’s still on sale here too in case anyone is interested!

Anyhow I wanted to get you guys some more gift guides out this week. This one is for that person in your life who loves everything “home”. The person who hosts the holiday parties, who likes to sip their homemade cappucino, and drink wine out of a chic copper wine glass – because why not, right?

You can click on the items in the photo above to shop or scroll through the items below for gift ideas for the hostess in your life!

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Shop Small | San Diego Gift Guide

Shop small holiday gift guide

Hi guys! Can you believe it is already the week of Thanksgiving? I just look back at this year and can’t believe how fast it has flown by! This time of year is so much fun! Spending time with friends and family and enjoying good food – doesn’t get much better than that now does it?

I am going to be sharing some amazing Gift Guides with you all over the next few weeks – you can find them all under the HOLIDAY tab at the top of the site. I wanted to share a few more unique gift guides this year so I thought it would be fun to give my local babes something to follow and do a San Diego edition highlighting all of my favorite local brands and stores so you can shop small this holiday season!

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How to Wear Velvet This Season

How to wear velvetThe velvet trend this season is real you guys. Velvet has been one of my favorite fabrics for years now so you can only imagine my happiness right now. One quick walk through Nordstrom and you will see velvet popping up everywhere! I noticed velvet making it’s way into every department – from booties, to dresses, to top & pants, even jumpsuits (perfect NYE idea BTW).

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Best Gifts For Her 2017

It’s never to early to start your holiday shopping for those you love! I have been working on compiling gift ideas for the women in my life this year. From my best friends, to my sisters, to my mom – I know I have a lot of great ladies to shop for! You can click on the products in the image above or click through the slides below to shop some of my favorite items for her this holiday season! Bonus – Most are under $100 and all are under $200!

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Holiday Gift Guide: For Her

Every year we hustle and bustle to find the PERFECT gift for the people in our lives. Let me tell you – it doesn’t have to be that hard. I have come up with a few of the best gift ideas to make that special lady in your life smile. Whether it is your Mom, Sister, significant other, or friend I think the gifts below will do the trick. I mean – those UGG Slippers are THE most comfortable things ever. I don’t actually have a pair but my husband does and I am CONSTANTLY stealing his. Speaking of comfort, I just recently got these sneakers and let me tell you they are my new favorites. It doesn’t hurt that they are super cute either.

Click on any image in the collage below to shop gifts for her!

Check out how I styled my sneakers (& my 39 week baby bump!) below:

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Shoes | Leggings | Sweater – old but similar here & here| Sunglasses (use code ‘blameitonbarneys‘ at for a FREE month of their endless eyewear program)

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