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Quintessentially Christmas

December 27, 2012

Jeans ℅ James Jeans, blazer ℅ Club Monaco, blouse ℅ PB&J Boutique
H&M booties, jewelry ℅ Keltie Leanne, bag ℅ Mary Nichols

I honestly feel like I still am near-comatose from all the eating I’ve done over the past couple of days. It’s actually shocking and slightly/very disturbing. Anyway, this Christmas was amazing for me – I had great times with my family, (obviously) ate a ton of incredible food and got the most amazing presents, including this new MacBook Pro that I’m currently typing away on! My previous laptop was broken for months and it was soooo frustrating. Let’s just say that as someone who effectively lives online, having a constantly malfunctioning laptop really hit me hard. So thank you times a million to M&D (and Santa!).
So anyone, this outfit is my little ode to the red and green palette always associated with the season, but hopefully given a less tacky and more elevated twist!
How was your Christmas? Any amazing gifts in particular?

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21 Comments

  • Reply KenzeLee December 27, 2012 at 2:49 pm

    I too had an amazing Christmas! My favorite Christmas/Birthday present was my new iPad mini!!

    x Kenzie

    http://www.CaveGirlintheCity.com

  • Reply claude December 27, 2012 at 3:15 pm

    love the look!
    have fun with the new laptop!:)

    xx Claude

  • Reply Manda December 27, 2012 at 3:22 pm

    Very nice.
    I went for "Christmasy" details. Red earrings & festive socks 🙂

    Love,
    Eat Cake

  • Reply Sara Strauss {Sincerely, Sara} December 27, 2012 at 3:41 pm

    Love your Christmasy outfit! So cute! A MacBook is an AMAZING present!! Lucky you!
    ~Sara

  • Reply Naomi at The Occasional Indulgence December 27, 2012 at 4:14 pm

    A MacBook is such a thoughtful gift! Santa brought me snow! I was so excited 🙂

    http://theoccasionalindulgence.blogspot.com/

  • Reply Candida Maceo December 27, 2012 at 5:04 pm

    I love the deep green color of your blazer. Great look.

    Sounds like you had a perfect holiday. 😉

    http://www.merchmaven.com

  • Reply Kimberly December 27, 2012 at 5:18 pm

    Definitely a chic version of the Christmas colors – love that your top matches your lipstick! 🙂

    http://www.pennypincherfashion.com

  • Reply Dina Karivalis December 27, 2012 at 5:45 pm

    You look gorgeous, I love red on you! Glad you had a great holiday!
    xo Dina
    Sweetest Somethings

  • Reply Rachelle's Jewelry Box December 27, 2012 at 5:58 pm

    you look great, love the top.

    xo
    Rachelle
    http://pinksole.com

  • Reply A Fine Balance December 27, 2012 at 6:23 pm

    I hear you girl about ovberindulging and eating a small farm.
    Im ready to get back to my clean eating!

    You look lovely in Red.

  • Reply Lexxie ♕ December 27, 2012 at 6:35 pm

    such wonderful outfit!

  • Reply dreamingincashmere December 27, 2012 at 7:29 pm

    It's definitely more elevated! You look amazing, as usual!! I am steering clear of the scale until end of January, maybe longer.:) I can't stop eating ynummy food!!!
    xoAmy
    http://www.dreamingincashmere.com

  • Reply sweet harvest moon December 27, 2012 at 8:46 pm

    Glad to hear you had a lovely Christmas!
    Pretty outfit!

  • Reply Shannon December 27, 2012 at 10:16 pm

    You look gorgeous, and I love your blouse. The perfect Christmas ensemble.
    http://shannonhearts.blogspot.com/

  • Reply wesothrifty.com December 28, 2012 at 1:50 am

    You wear a red lip so well! Love the cut of that blazer, too.

  • Reply Petite Adventures December 28, 2012 at 3:59 am

    Love this look! The blouse is fantastic and the blazer fits you perfectly. Very chic!

    Kate xo petite-adventures.blogspot.ca

  • Reply Kacie December 28, 2012 at 4:07 am

    Ooooo! That red looks amazing on you!

    http://www.kacieskloset.blogspot.com
    http://www.daisyraeboutique.com

  • Reply alison*elle December 28, 2012 at 6:10 am

    That blazer fits you so well, Alex! And yay for a functioning computer – so exciting 🙂

    xo, alison*elle

  • Reply Suzi Maynard December 28, 2012 at 10:47 am

    Hi Alexandra! Glad you had a great Christmas! We took our mums out for lunch at a quaint little restaurant. The food was delish and there was just the right amount, so I wasn't too full, thank goodness. However, Christmas Eve was a different story!! My husband bought me a Karen Walker dress (NZ designer), which I will be featuring in my next blog post, so feel free to check it out.

    Suzi x
    For the Love of Audrey

  • Reply Wren KW December 28, 2012 at 3:51 pm

    This is the best outfit ever. I love it so much. The colours are just perfect. My best gift this Christmas was a portrait lens from my in-laws. I'm in love.

  • Reply Lynn {hearted girl} December 29, 2012 at 9:37 pm

    oh Alex, i really believe that ray of light follows you around. what beautiful shots and you look amazing as always!!! rad ode to the seasonal colors lades, you look super darling all the time and you've just added another injection of awesome to that mound of goodness right here.

    this xmas has been an exhausting shuffle of sorts for us, i haven't had a chance to come by with all that's been going on but i'm so happy to see what you've been up to today! catch ups were def in order 🙂

    sip, sip, hooray to a fab 2013! i know it's gonna be great for us all – cheers to evolution and revolutions for a wondrous new year ahead. hope to see you soon sweetheart, many blessings!! xo ♥

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