The holidays are upon us! We've gathered some festive styles of the season, from casual to cocktail-ready.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Mira Adwell FASHION STYLIST/EDITOR: Kristin Wood STYLIST ASSISTANT: Bonny Allison MODELS: Kady M. with Marilyn’s Model and Talent, William Haywood with Locke Management, Kingsley Dunn HAIR AND MAKEUP: Amy Kennison LOCATION: Downtown Wilmington
Out & About Town
This season leather remains the perfect complement to any ensemble. During a long day of gathering gifts, a simple leather jacket can keep you feeling stylish and put together. Paired with an easygoing jumper and a warm wool scarf, this look can transition from shopping to stopping in to meet up with the girls.
Fate quilted leather jacket, $88; Ya Jumper in red, $48; plaid scarf/shawl, $36, at Island Passage Elixir.
One Stylish Little Gal
Check out your favorite shop for the sweet petite! A bold patterned scarf, a fun hat, even a cute fringed bag or flirty knee socks can make her feel like a day out with you is the only thing she’ll want to do!
Free People high socks, $28; Free People Leopard Co. hat, $48; paisley scarf, $24; FC jeans in light grey (can be worn as a girl’s dress or woman’s tunic), $125; leather fringe purse, $46, at Island Passage Elixir.
An Attractive Look for the Casual Couple
Keep your relaxed holiday fashion in vogue with the perfect pair of jeans and a chic coat for her, or a great bow tie with a handsome sweater for him, combined with a few key accessories.
Women’s ensemble: Minkpink Powder Room coat in ivory faux fur, $162; Res Denim Wanda denim, $106; Leslie Fay Leslie Sweater in gold from the Missing Pieces Collection, $28; Signature feather earrings (customizable), prices vary (check store for details), all at Edge of Urge.
Men’s ensemble: WESC Obama cardigan, $135; Original Penguin Color Block oxford, $89; Penguin PSS chinos, $89; Bed Stu Bryden boot, $110; Sewn to the Bone bowtie, $50; Komono watch, $100; Proof eyeglasses, $120, all at Bloke Apparel.
Throughout the Season
We adore beautiful days with a slight nip in the air. What could be better than a cozy sweater and an ultra-stylish wide-brimmed hat when outside enjoying this festive season?
Mono B Roam bell bottoms, $34; JOA Los Angeles Fireside Sweater, $75; Gold Horseshoe hoops, $12, all at Hallelu; Zima wide-brimmed wool hat in grey, $46, at Edge of Urge.
Any Evening Out
For those nights out when you're not expected to entertain, relax with a cocktail and effortless attire. This simple fitted dress and a quick faux fur vest keeps it simple and chic.
The Mermaid Maxi dress, $60; Yeti vest, $69; metallic clutch, $32, all at Aqua Fedora.
In The Moment with Your Holiday Best
The decorations are hung, the party is hopping and you can hear the music in the street… time for the holidays at their best! A little sparkle is always a good thing, and sequins are a go-to. His look is always perfection with a great suit and a crisp white shirt. Enjoy this special time of year and have fun with friends. You’re always stylish with the ones you love!
Women’s ensemble: Michelle dress, $396; Moto Rocker‐Petrol clutch, $165; Oval Double Skull ring, $288; Sinead bracelet, $341; Tahiti earrings, $350, all at Oliver.
Men’s ensemble: Personal Jesus blazer, $199; Personal Jesus pant, $99; Hidden Placket shirt, $103, all at Oliver.