Shop Your Closet: Holiday Neutral Outfits

The holiday season is upon us, and it’s time to embrace the festivities with style and grace. As midlife women, we understand the importance of feeling confident and effortlessly elegant in our holiday outfits. This year, let’s turn to our own closets and explore the beauty of neutral colors to create stunning ensembles. Whether you prefer warm neutrals like beige and ivory or cool neutrals such as gray and white (I will show you how to style cool neutral soon), I have some tips and tricks to help you look effortlessly chic this holiday season.

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1. Experiment with Monochromatic Looks:

Monochromatic outfits can make a powerful statement while keeping your look sophisticated and timeless. Consider creating a head-to-toe ensemble using warm neutrals like beige or ivory. Pair a beige sweater with matching trousers or a cozy ivory turtleneck with cream-colored satin slip skirt for a chic and refined look. Accessorize with a sparkly holiday necklace for an extra touch of holiday shine.

Color Palette = Monochromatic Ivory

Monochromatic Holiday Outfit = Dolman Sweater + Trousers + Comfort Heels + Sparkly Holiday Necklace (similar)

2. Layer with Luxurious Textures:

One of the simplest ways to elevate a neutral outfit is to experiment with textures and layers. Opt for a chunky cable-knit sweater in a warm beige tone and pair it with tailored ivory trousers. Layer over top a beige Coatigan or wool coat. This combination of textures and layers adds depth to your outfit, creating an effortlessly elegant look.

Color Palette = Beige + Ivory

Layered Neutral Outfit = Cashmere Cardigan + Silk Camisole + Trousers + Comfort Heels + Sparkly Holiday Necklace (similar)

3. Mix and Match Neutrals:

Don’t be afraid to mix different neutral tones to create a visually interesting outfit. For example, combine a cozy ivory turtleneck with a beige slip skirt or trousers. Mixing neutrals adds depth and versatility to your wardrobe, allowing you to create unique and elegant looks effortlessly.

Color Palette = Beige + Ivory

Mixed Neutral Outfit = Cashmere T-Shirt + Wide Leg Pants + Ballet Flats (similar) + Sparkly Holiday Necklace (similar)

4. Opt for Timeless Classics:

When in doubt, rely on timeless classics that never go out of style. A well-fitted white blouse paired with khaki trousers is a foolproof option for any holiday gathering. Accessorize with a statement handbag or a a warm cashmere pashmina to elevate the outfit. By sticking to classic pieces in neutral tones, you’ll achieve an effortlessly elegant ensemble that exudes sophistication.

Color Palette = Ivory + Beige

Classic Neutral Outfit = Crewneck Cashmere Sweater + Trousers + Neutral Heels + Sparkly Holiday Necklace (similar)

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2 thoughts on “Shop Your Closet: Holiday Neutral Outfits

  1. I’m interested in the crew neck cashmere beige sweater , long sleeves you’re wearing your link doesn’t take me to this exact sweater

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