A Comfy Holiday Party Look

A Comfy Holiday Party Look

A Comfy Holiday Party Look

Wow!  You guys, can you believe we passed Thanksgiving and have truly entered the Christmas holiday season?  I, for one, am still feeling a few months behind.  I think the weather threw me off entirely, because I might be listening to the Christmas music on repeat, but Thanksgiving felt like it should have been Halloween since the cold temperatures took so long to hit Richmond!  Either way though, I’m trying to get into the holiday spirit, and one of the ways I’m doing this is by dressing like I’m party-ready 90% of the time!

Here’s the thing about holiday parties: you want to dress up and look nice, but you don’t want to freeze your tush off or underdress.  It can be challenging to find a good in-between, but thankfully I have a few trusty outfits to share with you over the next several weeks (including this one) that will leave you feeling fierce and comfortable!

Enter the pleated midi-skirt.  I’m absolutely thrilled that this trendy skirt style didn’t go out this winter.  I purchased a metallic, rose-velvet one last year that I wore through the holiday season.  This year, I decided on a shimmery silver version that seriously couldn’t be more flattering.  Each time the wind caught the pleats and I saw the pretty, fluttering motion, I just wanted to keep spinning around!  This skirt in particular has an elastic waistband, so it’s incredibly comfortable, even while you’re snacking at those parties!

I chose to pair my outfit with a large tote bag.  This comes in handy if I want to carry touch-up makeup, an extra pair of shoes, a jacket, or even snacks or drinks!  I can fit my laptop and my camera in this bag, as well as my water bottle and more!  It’s really fantastic to have so much space, especially if you’re party-hopping for the evening.  Goodness, you could even fit a whole second outfit inside if you’d like (but I think this one is comfy enough that you’ll want to stay in it all night)!

I’m excited to share more holiday party looks with you soon!  Let me know what kind of festivities you’ll be attending, so I can think up some extra-creative outfits!

Outfit Details // similar top | skirt ($44) | heels ($24) | necklace ($25) | similar bag

Photos by Sarah Schultz-Taylor Photography

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A Comfy Holiday Party Look

Photos by Sarah Schultz-Taylor Photography

Outfit Details // similar top | skirt ($44) | heels ($24) | necklace ($25) | similar bag

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30 Comments

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    Kileen
    November 28, 2017 at 12:50 AM

    This skirt is so cute girl, I love the pleats and it would be so perfect for holiday parties!

    Kileen
    cute & little

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    Nataly
    November 28, 2017 at 8:08 AM

    That skirt is so cute on you girl! I love the way you styled it!

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    Danielle
    November 28, 2017 at 10:08 AM

    I am just adoring pleated midis for holiday season! The color of yours adds the perfect pop of holiday sheen!

    xx, Danielle | Pineapple & Prosecco

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    Cathy
    November 28, 2017 at 10:29 AM

    Cute outfit! Love your skirt and necklace!!

    XOXO
    Cathy

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    Dominique
    November 28, 2017 at 10:38 AM

    So pretty! Perfect for the holidays – I’d wear that skirt year-round too!

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    Kimmie
    November 28, 2017 at 2:43 PM

    You look sooo good in this outfit! It is seriously perfect for any holiday party…LOVE!
    xo Kimmie

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    Belle
    November 28, 2017 at 3:02 PM

    Such a fab holiday look! Love the pleated skirt!

    Belle | One Awesome Momma

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    Laura
    November 28, 2017 at 3:22 PM

    I’m all about metallic pleats!! This outfit is such a cute holiday look!

    xo, Laura
    http://www.have-need-want.com

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    Amanda
    November 28, 2017 at 5:14 PM

    Loving this adorable skirt and the holiday vibes- it’s perfect!

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    Whit
    November 28, 2017 at 7:22 PM

    omg yes! I just got the gold version of this skirt! LOVE!

    Britt+Whit

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    Makayla M.
    November 28, 2017 at 9:34 PM

    Love that skirt, so perfect for the holidays!

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    Maggie
    November 28, 2017 at 9:59 PM

    Obsessed with this skirt! It is so chic for any holiday party!

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    Ashley DTKAustin
    November 28, 2017 at 10:13 PM

    I am in LOVE with this look! Absolutely perfect for the holidays!!

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    Cristina
    November 28, 2017 at 11:09 PM

    Comfy and elegant! I love how you styled the metallic skirt.

    xx

    Cristina
    http://www.timelessoptimist.com

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    Anna English
    November 29, 2017 at 8:52 AM

    I’m all about velvet this season and DYING over that skirt!

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    Stephanie Konkle
    November 29, 2017 at 10:39 AM

    Love metallic skirts for the holidays! This whole look is adorable on you!!

    xo, Steph
    http://www.urbanblonde.com

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    Tomi
    November 30, 2017 at 12:28 AM

    Steph you are gorgeous!!! I love this look.

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    Kelly Fordon
    November 30, 2017 at 10:21 AM

    I’m all for comfort when it comes to the holidays! I love that pleated skirt!

    Birdie Shoots

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    Candace
    November 30, 2017 at 1:03 PM

    I tried the pleated midi trend, but I could never pull it off as well as you did in this look. I am swooning right now. You look so gorgeous!

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    Mandy Gragg
    November 30, 2017 at 1:17 PM

    Stunning and comfy?? Sign me up! You look gorgeous babe!

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    Liz
    November 30, 2017 at 3:50 PM

    What a cute look! I love that skirt!

    Liz
    http://Www.lizzieinlace.com

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    Tristan Dennington
    November 30, 2017 at 10:33 PM

    Perfect look for a holiday party! LOVE that pleated skirt!

    -Tristan

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    Molly
    December 3, 2017 at 8:40 PM

    Love a good holiday party look that’s comfortable! So cute!

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    Iliana Garcia
    December 3, 2017 at 11:52 PM

    I’m loving your style more and more! This look is so sophisticated, so me hahaha

    It’s also great for a holiday party. I mean that pleated metallic skirt even scream NYE!! I’m also loving the new filter you’ve got going on. It’s giving me fall vibes for sure 🙂

    xx
    Iliana | http://www.sophisticatedfashionista.com

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    Brittany
    December 4, 2017 at 1:11 PM

    I’m just catching up on all your blog posts and I LOVE this! That first photo is an amazing shot!

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    Sarah lennon
    December 4, 2017 at 4:01 PM

    I love this skirt, especially paired with that cropped sweater! Great look!

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    Natasha Stoneking
    December 4, 2017 at 6:17 PM

    i love that it’s perfect for holiday parties but you can totally style it for other events, too

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    Adriana
    December 4, 2017 at 10:44 PM

    Such gorgeous photos!
    You look beautiful.

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    megan
    December 5, 2017 at 6:05 PM

    love this pleated skirt!! perfect for holiday!

    xo megan

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    Sara
    December 6, 2017 at 10:51 AM

    Girlfriend that skirt is so stunning! It’s perfect for any holiday party or gathering!

    xo, Sara

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