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Holiday Fashion Trends

By Nathalie Roberge, blogger and stylist

With a passion for great products at great prices, Nathalie Roberge has been sharing her favourite fashion finds since 2010 in her blog, Dans la cabine. In it, she presents articles, video reports and the stylings of various artists. Her mission: democratize fashion.

If your holiday schedule is as busy as mine, you may be suffering from the “Help-I’ve-got-nothing-to-wear” syndrome, as the office, Christmas, or New Year’s Eve parties are approaching. Don’t panic, we have three, easy-to-put-together fashion looks that’ll be perfect for any festive occasion. To make it even more fun, think of it as gifts you’re giving yourself! 

The tuxedo jumpsuit for the office party
The tuxedo jumpsuit for the office party
From left to right: Marc Jacobs 3207-3200* frame, La Baie bangle, Simons clutch, H&M tuxedo jumpsuit and Zara silver pumps

The masculine wardrobe could inspire some elegant choices for the office party: check out dress shirts, pants and tuxes, for example. An ideal choice for a chic, corporate look is the tuxedo jumpsuit. Just add some feminine accessories such as metallic shoes, embellished bangles or a colourful bag. 

A Very Velvety Christmas
A Very Velvety Christmas
From left to right: Simons velvet dress, Zara boots, H&M leopard-print bag, Nine West 5101-602* frame and Aldo loops

Time to celebrate one of the nicest fabrics to wear: velvet. Choose pieces with modern cuts to make this timeless classic even bolder. This season, discover rich, gem colours such as sapphire, ruby, emerald and topaz. To contrast velvet’s soft side, pair with a pair of leather thigh boots, a leopard-print pouch and black and gold accessories. Velvet clothing not your thing? You may be interested in the numerous velvet accessories available this year, including chokers and even shoes. 

Softness and glitter for New Year’s Eve
Softness and glitter for New Year's Eve
From left to right: Chloé 2676-749* frame, Aldo bag, L’intervalle loafers, Banana Republic pleated skirt and faux-fur collar

There’s nothing quite like glitter to add more sparkle to New Year’s celebrations. This season, we’re skipping the formal dress and going straight for the metallic, pleated skirt combined with a knit top, faux-fur collar and pale pink accents, all for a smooth start of the year.

Happy Holidays!

Nathalie

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