Let me start by saying I 100% support comfy clothes on Thanksgiving, but on the other hand sometimes it’s fun to dress up too! That’s why I’m sharing some outfit inspiration in case you’re looking to get a little fancy this Thursday.
In addition to my outfit, below I added a few items to hopefully inspire your Thanksgiving attire. There’s a million ways to play Thanksgiving, I mean there are so many factors here. Maybe your family eats an early meal on Thanksgiving, in which case you’re probably not going to want to thrown on a sparkly LBD. My Thanksgiving is really low-key, just me, my mom, dad, and sister. We eat after my dad gets home from work, so typically around 6-7pm. (Since he’s a chef he works on Thanksgiving. I think he makes something like 40 turkeys!) My family’s Thanksgiving is quiet and perfect. We still get dressed up though for the fun of it! This outfit is something I could see myself wearing on Thanksgiving, but I’ll probably come up with something else on Thursday because well…any excuse to style an outfit, I’ll take it!
Here are a few things that I really love about this outfit…I love how I played with different textures here. My patterned blazer is a heavy wool, my skirt is corduroy, and my OTK boots are faux suede, then to top it off I have the smooth, metallic leather of my purse. Another thing I love about this outfit is that I mixed lots of neutrals, plus I paired black with navy. Mixing black/blue is typically something I stay away from. It’s not because I don’t think they work together. If I’ve learned anything from my mom it’s that black and blue are friends not enemies! Ha, she’s taught me a lot more than that also, promise!
But anyway, I guess I personally just prefer pairing navy with navy or black with black to create a monochrome look, which is why I stay away from mixing the two. Monochrome looks are something that I’m seeing quite often, and I love it! There’s nothing easier than throwing on all the same color and running out the door. Back to Thanksgiving though, since it’s a special occasion it deserves a little more attention to detail and consideration, right?! Right.
I encourage everyone to remember the purpose of Thanksgiving…which is not an annual eating contest!! Happy (almost) Thanksgiving! Outfit details below…
blazer: (similar here, here, here) • skirt: Urban Outfitters • boots: Goodnight Macaroon • turtleneck: Urban Outfitters • bag: Coach (similar, here, here, here)
the scoop: I picked up this blazer at a consignment shop, so I can’t link the exact one above, sorry! I love it though! 2nd hand stores are the best places to find blazers, because a) blazers can be expensive, and b) because often they have really unique ones, like this one here! // I wear this UO skirt all the time because it goes with everything and is super comfy. I’m wearing a size XS // My turtleneck is also from UO and I’m wearing an XS in that as well. It is slightly cropped on me, which I wanted, but if you’re looking to avoid the cropped look then just go up a size. // Can’t get enough of these OTK boots! I’m wearing a size 37, (typically wear size 6.5) They are super comfy to walk around in, and are city street tested and approved by yours truly!
Happy Wednesday! I hope you enjoy time with your family, I know I will be!
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