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3 Festive Outfits for this Holiday Season

express blue wrap front volume sleeve velvet mini dress for holiday New Years party

Today I’m partnering with Express to share 3 holiday outfits with tights! I couldn’t believe how many of you asked for this and I guess I know why. I am plagued with the combination of pale winter legs and dark leg hair. Combine that with frigid temps – I guess you need to check out Express’ selection of tights just as badly as I do (well…did, I bought 3 pairs).

If you’re the type who likes to shop in store I have a ring code you can give the cashier to get a discount! The Ring Code (9042) is for $25 Off $100 in-store and online and expires 1/1/2019. Terms and conditions apply, see link here: https://www.express.com/g/modal/disclaimer/in-store-t-and-c.

velvet long sleeve mini dress with opaque tights and pointed toe sock booties affordable nye holiday outfit for cold weather
Outfit Details: Wrap Front Velvet Mini Dress (xs) // Body Shaping Sheer Full Tights // Pointed Toe Sock Boots (tts)

This blue velvet dress is a fun color for any holiday party, especially a Hanukkah party! For reference, I’m 5’11” and this dress is short on me so I’ll rewear it with solid black tights. It’s so pretty and has been in and out of stock it’s so popular! I found two similar styles. This one is with a longer hem and made of the velvet material that’s great for the holidays and this one has that cute wrap detail at the front. The metallic makes it a nice New Year’s Eve party dress.

The more sheer you go with tights the more easily they snag so keep that in mind.  I more often wear opaque tights and Express has lots of options! If you’re dressing for a night out and worried about your legs getting cold, I definitely suggest the opaque tights over the sheer ones.

The sock booties are selling out fast because the price is amazing.  Grab them if they have your prize, they look great with wide leg jeans or dresses.  They fit true to size and are very comfortable in the world of heels. I always tell my friends Express is an untapped gem in the world of shoes! EXPRESS HAS SUCH A GOOD SHOE SELECTION!!!!!!

express blue wrap front volume sleeve velvet mini dress for holiday New Years party
what to wear on a night out when it's cold - fuzzy sweater sequin mini skirt with black tights and sock booties
Express black double stripe high waisted sequin mini skirt for holiday sparkly New Years eve party outfit
Outfit Details: Cozy Convertible Feather Pullover Sweater (xs) // High Waisted Double Stripe Sequin Mini Skirt (xs) // Body Shaping Sheer Full Tights // Pointed Toe Sock Boots (tts)

I love the contrast of a cozy sweater with some statement holiday shine. If you wanted to, the sweater can be worn off the shoulder or leave it as a cowl neck. This mini skirt (wearing xs) is a fun statement piece.  It’s comfortable and pairs well with tights.  Similar to the previous outfit, I’m going to use opaque tights the next time I wear this.

The sock booties are a great option for mini skirts and this pair is amazing and affordable!

holiday party outfiit - sequin mini skirt paired with sweater and victoria emerson wrap bracelet
Express black sequin holiday New Years eve sequin mini skirt with black pointed toe sock booties
fair isle turtleneck shift sweater dress and black pointed toe sock booties - how to dress for winter holiday party
Outfit Details: Cozy Fair Isle Turtleneck Shift Sweater Dress (xs) // Body Shaping Sheer Full Tights // Pointed Toe Sock Boots (tts)

I love this sweater dress. It’s easy to dress up or down and thick and warm – perfect for cold weather dressing. I’m wearing an xs. The sock booties pairs nicely with this dress too.

Express cream black neutral fair isle turtleneck shift holiday sweater dress for cold weather

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What kind of holiday parties do you have coming up this month? Are they more casual, dressy or somewhere in between? I’d love to help you come up with some outfit ideas – just drop a comment below of what you’re looking for or DM me on Instagram. My inbox is always open! I’m going to be sharing some more Express pieces on Instagram and Facebook this month because I just placed a recent Cyber Sale order!

Thank you Express for partnering on this post.

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  • Moriel
    December 8, 2019 at 12:28 am

    Wow huge fan of those boots!!

    • Rachel
      December 9, 2019 at 12:17 pm

      Thanks Moriel!!! I love them too!! Such a great way to dress up leggings and keep your feet covered with tights.
      Happy Holidays!!
      Rachel

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