Happy Turkey Day, Uglies! I’m celebrating the holidays at my parent’s house in Minnesota, and while the Midwest may not be the bastian for on-the-pulse style, it doesn’t mean I have to wear the Limited stretch pants and a pastel colored V-neck (with lace trim, natch) to dinner. Hell, dressing up a bit will give your relatives something to gossip about. And no, g-ma—cutting my hair off doesn’t mean that I’m a lesbian. Sigh.
Here’s to knocking ’em cold:
Cover yo self:
This is not the time to wear your sheer top and lacy bra. Give Uncle Eddie’s poor heart a break and leave the sexpot at home.
Room to move:
Okay, let’s not pretend. Thanksgiving is about EATING. Dresses with a cocoon shape, loose fitting trousers, stretchy fabrics and uncinched waists let you comfortably fit in that extra slice (or three) of pie.
Without getting too theme-partyish, Thanksgiving’s a great opportunity to wear your more formal autumn looks. Pair warm-hued dresses in plush materials and fancy heavy knits with either costume jewelry or simple leather accessories.