Holiday dressing for the girl that’s always cold

Holiday dressing for the girl that’s always cold

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Holy Shitake was it cold this day!! So so cold that I had originally planned on wearing this dress without the pants underneath, but as I stepped outside I realized WoAHHH ok, no way in hell am I going bare down there. It was way way too cold. And by cold I mean 40 degrees up in the mountains (yes Im a baby, and yes I am freaking out of how cold it will be in San Fran when we go this month). As you can tell, me and Mr. cold don’t mix very well. Maybe It’s because I don’t have the appropriate clothes. Actually, I’m pretty sure thats why. Either way, I love how this holiday inspired outfit turned out! Definitely a cute outfit to wear out into town, to a bar or to hang with friends during the Holidays. Free People can do no wrong especially when they bring in the crushed velvet holiday dresses!
This dress is actually worn backwards. Not a huge difference except that the lower part front was supposed to be a low cut back and the slit was meant to be worn in the front I kinda like how the lace peaks out in the front with the low cut top and the glimpse of leather pants only shows in the back. It’s more unexpected to me this way. If you wanted to dress this up a bit more for a fancier type of event, you could throw on some heels, get rid of the jacket (wear a nice coat) and some glad accessories!. What do you think? Would you wear this?
How as everyones weekend? I had fun hosting an event at JCPenney here in San Diego (will share that with you soon) and spent the day yesterday in LA visiting my friends over at Revolve and grabbing lunch with mom (you can catch it on my instastories on Instagram). Excited for this busy week and all the Holiday festivities to come!
Wearing Free People jacket and dress, Cosabella Bra, Pour La Victoire boots (old), Jay Nicole Jewelry choker | Photos by Rachael Consaul

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21 Comments

  1. Lou M. on December 12, 2016 at 1:48 pm

    That’s such a cool look! the dress looks great with the pants and the boots
    http://technicolor-heart.blogspot.com/

  2. Mariann Yip on December 12, 2016 at 7:34 pm

    That dress looks amazing on you!!! I love Free People, they have great clothing and it’s affordable 🙂

  3. Jenn Hanft on December 12, 2016 at 8:43 pm

    Firstly I LOVE the color of this dress. Seriously perfect for the holidays and just in general. Second, it’s VELVET! Double yes?! I think so. And LOL omg I can’t believe the dress is actually backward in your pics. I would have never guessed. I love how creative you got with it. Goes to show how versatile this dress is and who doesn’t love a little bit of lace? 😉
    XO Jenn
    http://www.jennsemble.com

  4. gracie on December 12, 2016 at 9:16 pm

    Love the fabric on the dress, probably very comfy & fun. I am always cold too so I love layering !
    xx, gracie
    snappedbygracie.com

  5. Yasmin on December 12, 2016 at 9:49 pm

    Leather with velvet is such a great idea, especially in this cold cold weather. And you’re totally right. Free People is crushing the velvet trend this season. (Like my pun haha?)
    xx Yasmin
    http://banglesandbungalows.com

  6. Christine Kong on December 12, 2016 at 10:42 pm

    I love this velvet dress and I am such a wimp when it comes to the cold too! I love that you wore this backwards and added the leather pants! The back is so pretty in the front and I like the edginess of the leather jacket and beanie! You are the velvet queen! Xoxo, Christine
    http://dailykongfidence.com/

  7. Atsuna Matsui on December 12, 2016 at 11:10 pm

    Haha that’s me! I live in LA, but I’m still always so cold.. I’ve been loving how velvet is having a moment right now and this velvet dress looks soo amazing paired with your leather jacket.
    xoxo
    http://www.atsunamatsui.com

  8. Sharon Wu on December 12, 2016 at 11:31 pm

    Beautiful photos and I love this look from head to toe! I’m always cold too so I could use some of your styling tips haha xo, sharon
    http://www.stylelullaby.com

  9. Samantha Mariko on December 13, 2016 at 6:56 am

    I feel you! there are so many outfits I’d rather wear but the cold weather just tells me no… I am in LOVE with this velvet dress though!!

  10. Linh Dao on December 13, 2016 at 11:39 am

    Haha you had me at the title! I swear! I am always cold! It’s pretty annoying so I have to make sure I dress really warm! I love this velvet dress and loving how you style this!
    Linh
    http://www.xcapewithlinh.com

  11. Jo on December 13, 2016 at 1:47 pm

    That is such a stunning velvet dress! The color is absolutely gorgeous. I love that you wore it the other way around. I would never have noticed. It looks amazing and perfect worn the way you did.
    xo, Jo
    http://www.cutandchic.com

  12. Bernice on December 13, 2016 at 1:59 pm

    I love how you’ve mixed it up and worn it the other way to show off the pants! Cool idea xx
    http://www.bunnybernice.com

  13. Rachel Vogt on December 13, 2016 at 3:08 pm

    This Velvet dress is so beautiful. I love it.
    xoxo, Rachel

  14. Jordan Chapman on December 13, 2016 at 9:29 pm

    Velvet is perfect for the holidays and I love how you styled it with the little bit of lace with the bralette!! Super cute look love!
    Jordan xx
    http://www.thehatlogic.com

  15. Miki on December 13, 2016 at 9:33 pm

    Velvet is so trendy and I love that you wore it backwords. I wouldn’t have known if you didn’t say anything, but I love a back moment so I’d wear this both ways. It’s a great holiday color. Gorgeous & genius! Love how you styled it down to wear out more often. 🙂
    Xo,
    Miki
    http://mikialamode.com

  16. Josie on December 14, 2016 at 2:44 am

    Oh girl! I feel ya shooting in the cold is the worst! I love how you took this amazing dress and made it yours by wearing it backwards! I seriously love the look of the lace in the front so much! A perfect dress for the holidays!
    Bisous, Josie
    http://www.petiteandbold.com

  17. Stephanie on December 14, 2016 at 9:05 am

    You are so creative! I never would have thought to wear the dress in this way 1) layered so fabulously as you did and 2) backwards! Genius ideas for the cold weather. You made it look totally badass!
    Stephanie // SheSawStyle.com

  18. camille on December 14, 2016 at 1:18 pm

    Haha I can so relate, I’m usually the girl that’s cold too 😉

  19. Helen Chik on December 16, 2016 at 2:25 am

    Omg the crushed velvet is the best! Adore the dress babe!
    Helen xx
    https://ch1k.com/discover-bangkok-in-2-days

  20. marcy on December 17, 2016 at 4:58 am

    LOVE your style babe!! Even in a winter season you have the great style. Love how you mixed the dress with the jacket and that you wore it backwards very cool!
    xoxo
    Marcy

  21. Yuena on December 20, 2016 at 1:55 am

    YES GIRL work. You guys are all amazing shooting in the freezing cold. I can barely walk let alone strut! You do an amazing job like it doesn’t even phase you!
    With love, Yuena
    http://youtube.com/simplyyue

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