The Christmas day dilemma – what to wear

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By Catherine McCurry @catemccurry

NOW that all the Christmas presents have been purchased and wrapped and with two days left until Saint Nicholas arrives, there’s only one dilemma left to face – what to wear on Christmas day.

It’s a perfect day to dress glamorously and stay indoors in the comfort of our own home and enjoy the gifts, the array of Christmas food and mulled wine.

The three traditional colours of Christmas are red, gold and silver, so add these into your outfit, but also avoid going over-board or you will look like a Christmas tree.

I find that a sparkly top or dress is a great way to express your festive spirit through your clothing, whether it’s simple sequins dotted throughout a top or shoes, it certainly adds a bit of sparkle to the day.

If you don’t fancy wearing sparkly clothes then a great way to add some Christmas flavour to your outfit is to accessorise with some sequin encrusted shoes, there’s plenty of these around, from flats to court shoes it’s great way to jazz up any outfit.

For Christmas day outfits I adore skirts or dresses with jumpers paired with a statement necklace and boots.

If you want to go for a more glamorous look then wrap up in a cosy cashmere and pair with a leather pencil skirt and again the reliable statement necklace.

It’s a good idea to wear something comfortable too during the day because you will be eating and drinking a lot more than what you would on a typical day so jumpers and loose tops which give you room to manoeuvre will come in handy.

I’ve noticed a lot of local shops selling fur collars or snoods and think they look really well with a plain coat/jacket, long-sleeve top or even a light jumper. Adding a bit of fur to any outfit gives off a very rich and classic look as well as keeping you warm during the wintry weather.

For my Christmas day makeup I like to add a little Yuletide shimmer and sparkle into my eyeshadow and love gold and brown tones. I also add a little of bit of gold shimmer to my bronzer.

If, however, you fancy hanging out in your PJs all day, dress it up with a Christmassy cardigan or pull-over, particularly when the relatives stop by. Hope you all have a very happy Christmas, whichever festive fashion you opt for.


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