12.16.2014

east vs west style. holiday hostess.

while i love visiting friends and seeing their decorated-for-the-holidays homes, sometimes the responsibility of hosting a holiday get together falls in my lap. i love to entertain and love [even more] the idea of everyone getting dressed up...BUT ask hawaii people to dress up and they'll show up in their "good" t-shirt and shorts. #TRUTH

so here i am in my "good" tee and shorts. the material of these jacquard snake print shorts have silver fibers which are really pretty and festive. i'm wearing these ah-mazing tailored boots 'cause it's my party and i can wear them if i want to (plus you have to be prepared to make an ice or wine run!). and when the air gets cooler at night, i'll layer up with this faux leather vest.

what do you wear as holiday hostess?

east
Jackie / Living After Midnite / New York
Tiffany / Tiffany Style / Georgia
Tracy / TheRightShoes / New York

west
Ashley / Pursuit of Shoes / California
Danielle / Envision Pretty / California
Becks / oomph. / Hawaii



i've never had boots that fit my calves. at DUO, you can tailor your boots to fit. it doesn't get any better than that. oh wait, it does....they are super comfortable, too! LOVE.

(Jacquard snake shorts c/o Oasis; LANY bag c/o; Karen Kane vest c/o; DUO boots c/o; tank via local boutique; Blu Bijoux gold crystal double pyramid bracelet c/o Max & Chloe)

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18 comments:

  1. I'm seriously so jealous of you West Coast ladies for not even needing to wear any outerwear this time of year.

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  2. Sounds like Colorado sometimes--minus the shorts. I love your layers in this look and SOOOO jealous of the warm weather!

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  3. love that your holiday outfit is different for the rest.

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  4. hello darling, you always so pretty
    kisses
    AJS

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  5. This post was a great idea! Feels good to become aware of how the warmer half of The States dresses for the holidays!
    xoxx, Monica
    F&ML: Fashion And My Life

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  6. loving your more vacations tee becks! hahaha
    http://www.averysweetblog.com/

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  7. Oh sweetie I love it your style, beautiful outfit
    The boots are great I love it!
    xx

    www.sakuranko.com

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  8. This outfit is seriously perfect!!! So in love with those short and loving the easy vs west styles. Everyone is so on point.

    xx 365hangers

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  9. Oops....forgot to add that your look is super chic!

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  10. Although I'm from the 'east' side, I like the west side style better! I like your boots.

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  11. I really like the vest you are wearing! the fur outerwear and accessories are so cute :)
    www.lettersimpromptu.blogspot.com

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  12. Loving the coats, accessories and shoes! I like this series that you do, love the versatility!

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  14. very cute! adore all the looks and your shorts are amazing!

    Lyosha
    Inside and Outside Blog

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