Fashion Trends

Festive Thanksgiving Looks.

By: Jen Shoop

If you’re leaning into a festive but not-super-dressy Thanksgiving (or other fall/winter occasion) this year, a couple of looks to make your day feel special (I will be wearing this dress with burgundy velvet heels):

1 // Leather Lady. I love the look of a pair of leather/faux-leather pants in a rich brown color (look for less with these or these) and a cableknit sweater like this or this. Finish with suede pointed toe flats or mules (these are on my lust list, and I also adore these). Alternately, if you prefer a skirt, this $28 style (!) would be unreal with an on-trend knit top. And if it’s a top you’re after, I can’t stop staring at this Tuckernuck beauty (also love this under-$30 Target steal).

2 // Luxe Layers. Swooning over this belted rollneck gilet, layered over a tissue turtleneck with my favorite wide-leg crops.

3 // Big Boots. This sweater is incredible with skinny jeans and these to-die-for over-the-knee boots (currently 40% off!). If the sweater is not your vibe, a chic blazer would be incredible with those boots — I’m currently lusting after one from the label Blaze Milano (this one is on sale; look for less with this or this).

4 // Easy Suede. This puff-sleeved, faux-suede dress is the stuff of dreams. I like the idea of pairing it with these hair slides.

5 // Statement Sweater. Perhaps the simplest route is to zhush up your favorite jeans with a new, punchy sweater. A few favorite recent finds:






6 // Corduroy Queen. I am loving the idea of these green cords or these “twig” colored ones with this fantastic sweater.

7 // Dressed-Down Dress. An easy-to-wear, non-restricting dress in a fun print/pattern/texture that does all the hard work — something like an autumnal Hill House nap dress, this Ganni, this velvet tunic, this eyelet tunic in the brown color (ideal with these OTKS), or this $32 Target score.

8 // Peplum Perfection. Love this top — it’s not in a traditional fall palette but it has such great autumnal florals in it. Also love this $66 score in the perfect brown shade.

And a couple of other random last-minute notes/finds for the occasion:

+Will be making this mulled wine recipe for our family stroll around Central Park.

+Will be serving pre-dinner nibbles with these cocktail napkins and these plates for the children.

+Eyeing these poppers — mini would flip!

+My tablescape: this garland, these candle holders, green taper candles, green velvet ribbon. I do not need more linen napkins, but these would be a spectacular finale.

+Fun turkey plate.

P.S. More Thanksgiving finds here and more wintry textured goodies here.

P.P.S. More statement sweaters here.

P.P.P.S. Amazing holiday ornaments.

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2 thoughts on “Festive Thanksgiving Looks.

  1. Oooh that Ann Taylor faux suede dress! That looks like such a versatile, any occasion (well, fall/winter occasion) piece.

    I’m very excited to be wearing this for Thanksgiving:

    It will just be my husband, daughter, and me at home but I like feeling festive! It comes down to maxi length on me at 5’0″, so it has a more gown-like look — still debating whether to have it hemmed to a midi length so I can more easily move around in flats at home…

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