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  • Writer's pictureLital Gottlieb

Holly, Jolly, and Chic: How to Avoid Last-Minute Holiday Outfit Meltdowns

Step into the holidays with confidence! Learn how to craft stunning, effortless looks for every celebration.

December 12th 2023

Blog post for stay at fashion moms

How many times have you found yourself neck-deep in holiday decorations, pie recipes, and a mile-long gift list, only to realize you've forgotten one very important thing: your outfit! It's a tale as old as time—we, busy moms, are experts at making sure everyone else is perfectly styled and delighted, but we often end up overlooking ourselves. If you've experienced that last-minute "what do I wear?" panic, this post is your survival guide. Let's infuse some festive flair into your wardrobe this holiday season without the stress. Are you ready to sleigh?

A Holiday Capsule Wardrobe to the Rescue.

A capsule wardrobe isn't just for everyday life; it can be a holiday lifesaver too! Consider creating a mini capsule wardrobe specifically for the festive season. A velvet blazer, a sequined top, a classic LBD (Little Black Dress), and a pair of shiny heels can be mixed and matched for different occasions.

Pro-tip: When shopping, think beyond Christmas reds and snowy whites. Metallics and rich, jewel tones like emerald and sapphire can elevate your holiday look effortlessly.

One Outfit, Three Ways
Fashion-Forward yet Functional

Remember, the holidays are a time for joy and celebration, not sartorial stress. By planning ahead and keeping these simple tips in mind, you can be the belle of every holiday ball (or cozy family gathering) without breaking a sweat. Make room for yourself this holiday season; you've earned it.

With Love and Style,

LiTaL ❤️

Founder & Chief Fashionista,

The Fashion Mission


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Portrait photo of mother and advocate, Lital, who is the Founder of The Fashion Mission

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