Since I’ve become a real person and have to dress professionally everyday, I’ve realized how important it is to have nice winter accessories. This has given me a lot of excuses to buy coats, hats, and gloves.

Cue this coat. I saw it online during Black Friday sales and knew I had to order it. When I tried it on I realized it was perfect and couldn’t wait to wear it.

Tuesday was the perfect occasion because it we going to be a little warmer, so I was able to test out how warm it was rather than a chilly day. I received so many compliments on it, and I’m so excited I have another coat to add into the rotation!



Ugly Christmas … Turtleneck?

Everyone should have at least one ugly Christmas shirt in their closet. While most have sweaters, I have a turtleneck! I picked this up about two years ago right before Christmas, so this was all that was left when I was in pursuit of an ugly sweater. It’s perfect for baking cookies or even going around town looking at Christmas lights.

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It may be too late to purchase for this year, but I know  Tipsy Elves & Asos have super cute/ugly sweaters! You should definitely check them out for next year!



O Christmas Tree

This was one of my options for my work holiday party this week. I actually ended up wearing this instead! I was so torn for what to wear, but this festive dress will be worn for Christmas Eve. I never really wear green besides the holidays, so this is the perfect pick for a holiday look. Add some red lipstick and heels, and you’re good to go!

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What I’m Wearing:

Forever 21 Dress (old, similar) || Payless Heels


Hello Mistletoe

Do you have a holiday party with friends coming up? This fun shirt would be perfect! My mom actually gave this shirt to me on Thanksgiving. Boy does she have a sense of humor. It’s comfy, colorful, and pretty sure it was only $5!! Check out Five Below for more funny holiday t-shirts.

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What I’m Wearing:

Old Navy jeans || Payless flats || Old Navy sweater

Don’t forget to follow along with my Christmas adventures using the hashtag #ChocolateChaiandChristmas





Red Lace

I’m so excited to share another holiday look! Today’s outfit is a little dressier, and perfect to wear to a holiday party!  The red shirt is festive, and the lace in the back is the perfect amount of fancy. I paired the shirt with my new flared skirt from Old Navy. To finish the outfit, I wore my heels to give myself a little height. Of course, no holiday outfit is complete without a red lip ;)

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What I’m Wearing:

Francesca’s shirt (old, similar) || Old Navy skirt || Payless heels

Don’t forget to follow along with my Christmas adventures using the hashtag #ChocolateChaiandChristmas :) 




Champagne Christmas

I’m so excited for today’s post! Its the beginning of a five-part series of festive outfits for this holiday season. I’ll be wrapping up on Sunday, so just enough time to run out and grab a last minute outfit!

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The first outfit I’m sharing is for a casual holiday get together. I’ve worn this sweater on Christmas day in the past and it can be dressed up or down just by switching out flats for heels.

Champagne open

Of course I had to pop some champagne for the occasion! The best accessory for any holiday party ;)

Champagne pour

A fresh red gel manicure and red lip round out this outfit and make it perfect for Christmas!

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What I’m wearing:

Old Navy jeans || Payless flats || Kohl’s Lauren Conrad sweater (old, similar)

Follow along with my Christmas adventures using the hashtag #ChocolateChaiandChristmas




Monday Blues

Monday, we meet again. Sometimes I wish my weekends could last forever! This weekend was very relaxing and the perfect way to get ready for the holiday rush! My sister comes home from college tomorrow, and Wednesday I have my company holiday party. I’m so excited!

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I wore this outfit last Monday to work, so I thought it would be fitting to share it today. It was the perfect outfit to transition myself back into the work week. The shirt was super comfy and the scarf added a few extra pops of color! I can’t forget the Converse sneaks. I wasn’t sure how I felt about wearing my Converse to work, but I’m so glad I did! They definitely made it easier to hurry to the bus after work (#alwaysrunning).

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What I’m wearing::

Old Navy jeans || Old Navy sweater || Aerie scarf (old, similar) || Converse shoes