Holiday Traditions

It's hard to believe Christmas is less than two weeks away! With it being so close we each want to share some holiday traditions we've started with our friends and family.
The Christmas lights in Dallas are insane - people go ALL out on their homes and even the shopping centers get deck the halls! Kyle and I cozied up last night (it was chilly!) and drove around looking at lights. We also stopped at Highland Park Village to pick up some gifts and to see the lights. Every single tree and bush are wrapped in lights - it is gorgeous! We are bringing Camden and my parents back for round two this weekend. They will love it! After looking at lights we came home and had our first fire of the season. 
I love the distressed look on this sweater. I'm sure I will be over-wearing it this winter since it's so soft and cozy! It looks cute dressed down with leggings and sneakers too!
tunic sweater (wearing small) | jeans (went down a size) | boots | hat | sunglassesbag
I've mentioned this before but Kyle has a hard time finding clothes that fit right since he's 6'5" but always hits gold at Express! I picked out this cardigan for him in the store the other day. I love the fleece lining on the neck (so does he) and the option to zip it instead of buttoning. 
One new holiday tradition I have is getting together with girlfriends for a holiday dinner party (at a restaurant so nobody has to do all the work lol). I mentioned in #coffeetalk last week that we are finally feeling settled after 3 years in New York, and have made some good friends - it takes a while! Now that I have good girlfriends, it's fun to start making memories...especially during the holidays. I wore this look to our dinner last week - I love all black for a night out, and this sweater from Express is so cozy (pefect for the freezing cold weather we've been having). 
 I spotted these booties in store, and couldn't believe the price tag ($35)! They are true to size and comfortable - yes please! I have a hard time finding booties that are flattering on me, but I swear these are my new favorites. They look designer!
 I also threw this choker in my bag - can't have too many ;). I love how wide it is.
 Obviously Meggan and I love this beanie - it's so fun, the faux fur pom is so cute! While I was in the store, I also picked up a few things for my hubs - this henley (is there anything better than a guy in a henley?!), this cableknit sweater, and these jeans - he has these in a light wash, and I'm obsessed with this gray color! Just a few more gift ideas for the guy in your life ;).
sweater (wearing S) | jeans (order 1 size down) | booties (true to size) | choker | hat

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In collaboration with Express

32 comments:

  1. Love looking at Christmas lights around this time of year! I'm from Houston, and we have a bunch of neighborhoods that go all out, it's so pretty!

    Love the beanies too!

    xx, Jamie
    theblonderlife

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  2. OMG your beanies are too cute and I love that striped sweater. My favorite holiday tradition is to go shopping around Union Square in SF and look at the tree with some hot chocolate in hand. :)

    Meghan | <a href="http://beyondbasicblog.com”>beyondbasicblog.com</a>

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  3. Love all your looks! My hubby is 6'3" and he has a hard time too. You really have to shop online for the tall stuff and I had no idea Express had it! Yay!!
    xo

    Molly
    www.stilettosanddiapers.com

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  4. So cute! Looking for new lipsticks. What colors are you both wearing?

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  5. Holiday traditions are the best!! Adore this sweater!

    xO - Steph
    www.UrbanBlonde.com

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  6. I love your cute little beanies with the different color poofs!

    I live in Dallas and LOVE going to HPVillage this time of year (and really, any time.) We should connect some time here!

    Xo, Lauren
    http://www.aloprofile.com/

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  7. Dallas at Christmas really is so pretty, we love driving around Highland Park and did one of the carriage tours the other night. I can't get over how gorgeous the trees are at HPV and can't even imagine how long it took to do those lol.

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    1. I didnt know there's carriage tours - how fun!? And I know, the trees are INSANE!

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  8. I am loving all of these beanies!!

    xox
    Emily
    http://thestylehuntblog.com

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  9. I love love love your pom pom hats!!

    www.maggiealamode.com

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  10. I love Christmas Tradition posts and i am totally in love with your blog!


    http://paigemargaretblog.blogspot.co.nz

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  11. #coffeetalk We are getting family pictures done in a couple of weeks and we are wearing neutrals. They are outside and I live in Idaho (it's freezing!) wondering what you would choose for a full outfit choice?

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  12. Gorgeous mamas!!! Love both of your looks.

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  13. Love both of the outfits! They look so cozy and warm!

    Linda
    Typically Linda || Instagram

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  14. Love these cozy outfits!! The pom hats are the cutest! xo

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  15. Megan, I'm not sure what's different, I mean you always look great! But your makeup looks gorg! Would love a makeup post I feel like I've been in a rut when it comes to makeup lately but def wanna step
    it up!

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    1. I think it's because I'm wearing colored lipstick - I usually wear nude! I can definitely do a makeup post though! xx

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  16. Love the distressed striped sweater! And the beanies, of course. You ladies always find the best pieces!

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  17. Both of these looks are so chic! I am absolutely loving both those pom pom beanies!
    - Jessica
    Miss Moore Style

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