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December 17, 2012

Aritzia coat, Club Monaco blouse, pumps c/o Joe Fresh, short necklace & ring c/o Brooklyn Designs,
long necklace c/o Keltie Leanne, bag c/o Roots, jeans c/o James Jeans, blazer c/o Spank

So apparently we’re just over a week from Christmas?! How exactly did that happen? I guess with planning for Deck Your Closet and keeping busy with a few other ventures, this month has been a bit more work than holiday play for me so far, and Christmas has entirely creeped up on me. I have so far gotten a total tally of 0 presents and don’t even know what everyone wants…this next week should be interesting (read: running around town in a frenzy trying to get everything with five days left to the big day).
One thing I’m fairly certain either of my sisters (or my mum, for that matter) would be completely happy with is a pair of James Jeans. My java coated Twiggy’s are hands-down my new go-to pants in my closet – the fit is unbelievable and I love the discrete sheen on them, which makes them so perfect for the holidays.
Speaking of the holidays, has everyone already decided on their New Year’s Eve dress, or are you all last-minuters like me?

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27 Comments

  • Reply Cee December 17, 2012 at 2:57 pm

    Another fabulous layered look, pally – and as usual, the colour palette is just spot on! Good luck with the frenzy of last minute shopping, it won't be as bad as you're thinking I'm sure 🙂
    xox,
    Cee

  • Reply Mounette December 17, 2012 at 2:57 pm

    nice look
    kiss
    Aurélie
    http://www.lespetitesbullesdemavie.blogpsot.com

  • Reply KenzeLee December 17, 2012 at 3:07 pm

    I love James jeans, and they look great on you!

    xo, Kenzie

    http://www.CaveGirlintheCity.com

  • Reply Citrus - Refreshing Fashion December 17, 2012 at 3:39 pm

    love this look!

    XO Meghan
    citrusrefreshingfashion.blogspot.com

  • Reply Rachelle Porsenna December 17, 2012 at 3:52 pm

    you look very pretty, great outfit. And you fab is fantastic.
    xo
    Rachelle
    http://pinksole.com

  • Reply Heather December 17, 2012 at 4:08 pm

    Love love love this whole look! Esp the top and coat….and boots. lol

    <3
    heather
    fashionistanygirl.com

  • Reply Wren KW December 17, 2012 at 4:21 pm

    I love the jeans! This whole look is so classic. I love it. I always end up in an LBD for New Years but I'm hoping for a glittery skirt this year.

  • Reply JennaStevie December 17, 2012 at 5:16 pm

    These jeans are really awesome, love them with the patterned button up and your amazing coat. Love the simple layers of necklaces! Such a great look, good luck with the christmas shopping!!!
    xJennaD

  • Reply Erin December 17, 2012 at 5:24 pm

    That coat is amazing, and so are the gorgeous gems in your necklace! I love James Jeans, too! I think they will make for great presents.

    -Erin-
    OneTwoSummer

  • Reply alison*elle December 17, 2012 at 5:26 pm

    Love this, Alex! I feel like your layering just keeps getting better and better. All these colours are so great.

    xo, alison*elle

  • Reply Stefani December 17, 2012 at 5:34 pm

    Love the choice of colors! That bag is amazing!
    xx

  • Reply Melanie Liliana December 17, 2012 at 6:34 pm

    looking great!! I love this outfit so much and I'm so jealous you have no snow! It's currently snowing right now 🙁 and I have such an obsession with that Roots bag! gorgeous.

    iambornlippy.blogspot.com

  • Reply Haylie December 17, 2012 at 6:40 pm

    Lovely look, such a gorgeous color combination 🙂

    -Haylie

  • Reply hannah December 17, 2012 at 6:43 pm

    That coat is stunning! Love this whole outfit x

  • Reply claude December 17, 2012 at 7:46 pm

    Last minuters as every year;)
    Love your look!

    xx Claude

  • Reply Kimberly December 17, 2012 at 8:45 pm

    Your makeup looks beautiful here…and I'm pretty sure I will never stop being jealous of those shoes!

    http://www.pennypincherfashion.com

  • Reply Carmen December 17, 2012 at 9:17 pm

    Lovely colour combination, the bag is great!
    xx
    http://www.clothesandcamera.com

  • Reply Marissa at Style Cusp December 17, 2012 at 9:41 pm

    Amazing coat from Aritzia – I'm coming to steal it from you!

  • Reply Petite Adventures December 17, 2012 at 10:45 pm

    Great look – there's a very strong feeling to it!

    Kate xo petite-adventures.blogspot.ca

  • Reply pretty little things December 18, 2012 at 12:51 am

    love your bag! xo

    http://allthingsprettyandlittle.blogspot.com/

  • Reply Ramona December 18, 2012 at 3:30 am

    oh, New Year dress!!??!!! Haven't thought about it. Was so glad about myself that had at last chance on Saturday to do Christmas gift shopping. Thursday I have work party and yet still no clue what to wear. But I have completely forgot about New Year. I think everywhere people before Christmas are supper busy, even if we should enjoy this Christmas time. Can't wait for Christmas!
    Alexandra that coat looks so amazing on you. Sounds like great pair of jeans.
    Good luck!

    xoxo Ra

  • Reply beckspick.com December 18, 2012 at 5:56 am

    love this outfit!! xo

    http://www.beckspick.com

  • Reply Well... December 18, 2012 at 6:30 am

    Oooh, love the coat and boots. Plus, the print of that blouse <3

    Trendy Teal

  • Reply t December 18, 2012 at 8:47 am

    Cute shoes! I don't know yet what I will wear for New Years…

    http://initialed.blogspot.com

  • Reply Perween December 18, 2012 at 1:18 pm

    Hey Alexandra

    Have been reading your blog regularly and loving every bit of it. Yesterday I watched a Christmas movie about Santa and "Hunter Toys". Did you act in the movie? Just curious as the pretty girl in the movie resembled you so much.

    Perween Zaman

  • Reply Huda December 19, 2012 at 5:50 am

    Yep, Christmas is right around the corner. Even though I don't celebrate it, my friends do and we all have fun with it. Love these gorgeous deep colors you are wearing, specially the coat, pants and shoes.

  • Reply cessione del quinto December 19, 2012 at 9:00 am

    Me encanta entrar en tu blog ya que los looks que propones son preciosos y valen la pena imitarlos.Besos decessione del quinto

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