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Christmas style: Neutrals + Last Minute Gift Ideas

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Meijer. All opinions and thoughts are my own. 

Is anyone else having super weird weather where they live? We’ve had blizzards and then days with temps in the 60s. I don’t even know how to dress at this point and to be honest, I’m looking forward to the cold and the snow. I know, who am I? I used to despise the snow and I will probably be singing a different tune in March or April when it’s still snowing here. But for now, I’m looking forward to it. It doesn’t feel like Christmas without snow so bring on the flurries!

We tend to have a pretty casual Christmas around here; we host our family Christmas party the day before Christmas Eve and then we go to my parents’ house Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Some years we wear ugly Christmas sweaters, other years we all wear matching pajamas, and other years we just wear something comfortable and semi-casual. So this year, I opted for a neutral Christmas dress that could be styled a ton of different ways! And for more occasions than just Christmas. And while this isn’t what you’d call a “traditional” Christmas outfit, it’s dressier than I get on a normal Tuesday so I’m rolling with it!

I got my entire outfit from Meijer! Dress, jacket, boots, sunnies, and bag! So cute right?!


I originally wanted a neutral or tan pair of booties to wear with this outfit but then decided to go with black to add some contrast. Plus, a black pair of knee-high boots are pretty much a must have during the fall and winter seasons so this felt like the right direction to go in. Because it is so cold, I probably would have opted for tights with this outfit had I not had the tall boots!

I loved this backpack because it also makes the perfect diaper bag! And while I bought it for myself, it would have also been the perfect gift for any lady on my shopping list. As would these cozy socks, hats, and scarves. Want to know one of my longest and best kept secrets? I keep a tote in my house with extra gifts than I collect on random outings during the year. So when holidays or birthdays come around, I can pull items from there to gift people. With three kiddos and a crazy work life, it’s necessary to be ahead of the game. Now the only problem I have is deciding which pair of socks I’m keeping for myself…


Are you ready for the holidays?! How do you choose what to wear and what to buy everyone on your list?! 

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Meijer. The opinions and text are all mine.

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20 COMMENTS

  • Lyddiegal

    It sounds like your family has some fun Christmas traditions, and I love your blush fur coat – it’s just so gorgeous!
    Chic on the Cheap

  • I LOVE this outfit! I can’t believe that you got that entire outfit from Meijer! I am really loving that backpack!

  • Anna English

    This is a gorgeous outfit! I really love the neutrals and but those boots though. I need the boots.

  • Jasmine Vargas

    I am loving this outfit. And that bag is perfection.

  • Annaliese

    Wow this is such a cute Christmas outfit! We don’t have Meijer where I live but looks like they have great fashion.

    xoxo A
    http://www.southernbelleintraining.com

  • Rach

    I can’t believe this is from Meijer! I had no idea they have clothes! This outfit is so cute!

    http://www.rdsobsessions.com

  • Tanvi Rastogi

    One can never go wrong with a blush pink coat. Your’s looks warm and cozy.

    ❥ tanvii.com

  • Rachel

    Give me allll the coziness!! Love this faux fur jacket – so amazing for the winter months.

    Rachel
    http://www.hello-her.com

  • Jasmine Hewitt

    very cute outfit! i really like the bag

  • Elizabeth

    Oooh I love the winter hat with pearl details. Super cute!

  • Lily

    Love this outfit, you look so cute. And I really like that backpack too!

  • Amanda

    That pink fur coat is everything! I love how you styled it!

  • Amina

    I love your outfit!!! Super cute. I want all those gifts this Christmas!! Perfect for the girly girl

  • Helen

    I love the neutral look! So so cute. Also I’m loving those socks. Adorable!

  • The Southern Thing

    I love that coat! So cozy!

  • Denise Kokinis

    I have the same coat and it is seriously one of my favorites! I love how you paired it with the dress and boots! And that bag is such a cute find!

    Denise | Fashion Love Letters

  • Morgan

    Our weather has been like that too! Snow on Sunday and up close to 60 on Friday! Love your jacket!!

    -Morgan
    How 2 Wear It [] http://how2wearit.com

  • Kelsey

    Ooh I love that backpack!! Would make such a great gift!

  • Kristina

    Omg that pink fur coat is too cute!!! I need this in my closet ASAP!

  • jasmine

    so obsessed with all the cozy!!

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