Forgiving Thanksgiving Attire!

Turkey day is almost upon us and, as always, there’s the question of how to stuff the most delectable food into our mouths (of course in a ladylike fashion!).  Then there is the question of what to wear-tight dresses, skinny jeans, and high-waisted skirts are a no-go when your stomach will double in size over the course of three hours.  So here are three forgiving Thanksgiving outfits that allow you to heap that second serving of pumpkin pie on your plate without having to loosen that belt buckle!



Poncho- Free People sz XS $48

Slip- Notice sz S/M $16

Leggings- Eileen Fisher sz XS $68

Wedge Booties- Ash sz 8/8.5 $68

Necklace- $16

That green bean casserole is looking even more appetizing with this forgiving Free People poncho.  Just layer it over a slipdress and you’re good to go!


THANKSGIVING FORGIVING 4Lace Top- Kimchi Blue sz S $20

Teal Top- Michael Stars sz S $20

Waxed Stretch Jeans- Habitual sz 28 $88

Scarf- Taleen $20

Necklace- Sigrid Olsen $20

Flats- Plenty by Tracy Reese sz 8 $48

Break out your favorite pair of stretch jeans and flowy top for this look! Pass the potatoes!


Sweater- Inhabit sz S $48

Blouse- Gap sz M $16

Wool Skirt- H&M sz4 $16

Necklace- $16

Suede Heels- Schuler & Sons sz 7.5 $100

You can’t go wrong with a slouchy sweater layered over a blouse. Comfy low heels by Schuler & Sons make trips back into the kitchen a breeze!

Gobble Gobble!


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Holiday Party Hopping: 1 Skirt, 3 Ways!

November is here, and that means the holidays are fast approaching. Calendars will soon be filling up with family and office festivities, get-togethers, and soirees. You can look festive and chic without breaking the bank by mixing and matching different pieces. Check out the three outfits we put together that all incorporate the same holiday appropriate H&M skirt, below:

Cropped Sweater– Charlie & Robin sz XS $40

Cardigan– H&M sz M/l $20

Bow Blouse– Gil Amber sz M $6

Headband- $12

Pumps- Prada sz 8 $400

Wow your co-workers with a fun and office-appropriate ensemble at the annual holiday party. Pretty pastels play up the sparkles in the skirt, and chic Prada pumps keep the look from becoming too youthful! Now you’re ready to go mingle with the VP’s!

Top- H&M sz M $16

Leather Vest- Rag & Bone (SOLD!)

Scarf- Tulle $10

Necklace- Z $28

Headband- $12

Boots- J. Jill sz 7 $68

Wow your gal pals at the cookie decorating party this weekend with an edgy leather vest and lacy scarf. Suede boots keep the outfit casual and comfy .  Go on  now, those gingerbread men won’t ice themselves!

Brown Top- Isda & Co. sz S $48

Yellow Cardigan- Penguin sz S $24

Scarf- H&M $8

Headband $12

Leather Heels- Miss Albright sz 9 $68

Head to Thanksgiving dinner at Aunt Patty’s in a pearl-button cardigan, cozy metallic scarf, and fabulous ruffled mary-jane heels for a sparkly look that’s not at all fussy. Now go Gobble Gobble Gobble up all those compliments 😉

Need help putting together outfits with a piece you already own? Come on in and we’ll have you Holiday ready in no time!


The Girls at Designer Renaissance