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Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Night before christmas

Christmas Eve is traditionally a bigger celebration in my family than Christmas day. We have a huge Italian dinner with several kinds of seafood, on top of endless antipasto and appetizers. Then there is dessert.

My search for a tasty holiday punch was successful - I modified a recipie I found on Pinterest to the following:
One Bottle of Sparkling Rosé Wine
One Bottle of Cranberry Juice
One Liter Bottle of Lemon Lime Soda
Juice of 1 Lime
Frozen Cranberries and Starfruit to Garnish

It was a rave - and I didn't even get a proper photo of how pretty it looked - but there is at least this instagram.

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The Rundown
Jacquard Dress Kirna Zabete for Target
Sequined Blazer Kohls similar, similar
Shoes Adrienne Vittadini via TJMaxx
Dot Tights H&M similar, similar
Signature Spade Ring Kate Spade
Pave Link Bracelet c/o LydellNYC
Earrings Aldo

33 comments:

  1. oh what a fabulous you look you have going on here
    Merry Christmas!
    Brett

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  2. Stunning! I absolutely adore the jacket. Hope your Christmas was amazing Lyddie. Blessings

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  3. God love Pintrest! And sequined blazers! Great holiday look Lydia!

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  4. Eek I love this dress! The sequin blazer is perfect for Christmas Eve... and maybe New Year's Eve too?

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  5. you look fantastic! perfect for the holidays as always!

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  6. You look perfect! That blazer is amazing.

    Courtney ~ http://sartorialsidelines.com

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  7. That sequined blazer is fabulous! I swear I am at Kohl's twice a week and didn't see that one. It sounds like you had a great Christmas. Italian food is my favorite! Heather

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  8. I love ur dress


    www.vanillaandsoap.com
    new post!

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  9. It's always so fun when big families get together! How wonderful that you got to all get together and have such a nice Christmas.
    This dress is just gorgeous, I really love the texture, it almost looks quilted with raised squares, it's so pretty! (The texture looks really cool with the sequins.)

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  10. Your outfit is really lovely. It's a very beautiful, festive holiday look. I have a pair of polka dot tights like yours and I love them.

    Christmas Eve has always been the biggest celebration in my family too; Christmas day is a laid back, stay in our pajamas kind of day.

    Hope your holidays were wonderful. :)

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  11. Sparkle & Texture LOVE!
    Merry Christmas <3


    - The Fashionable ESQ
    http://www.thefashionableesq.blogspot.com/

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  12. Your Christmas Eve sure sounds yummy.... and am glad your punch was a great hit.
    This year I went to bed early and got some rest :)
    You look amazing in that dress, i love the entire outfit! there is pattern mix and then the jackt... don't get me started on the jacket !

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  13. Your sparkly jacket is so perfect for the holidays!
    Jamie
    http://chatterblossom.blogspot.com/

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  14. Oh my gosh you LOOK AMAZING! Seriously, the sparkle and textures are sooo divine! I need to break out my sequin jacket next week!

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  15. Great blog, I love that outfit! x

    ♥ http://oodimaailmalle.blogspot.com/

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  16. Love the sequin jacket and the textured dress! Lovely outfit for Christmas eve :)


    Hope you had a merry Christmas :)

    AwayFromTheBlue.blogspot.com.au

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  17. A big Italian dinner sounds so perfect! And you look so stunning, Lyddie! I adore that blazer and the quilted dress. I like how everything underneath is black. You look so classy (but don't you always?).

    I hope that your Christmas dinner was super lovely! And also that your New Years' will be great as well. :D

    && also, thankfully, the storm was not awful at all! There was one tornado way way way south in the state, and we just got an hour of nasty wind. Yay! :) Thank you for the kind words, Lyddie <3

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  18. I love your sequined blazer! You punch sounds amazing!!! Hope you had a joyous Christmas!

    Xo,
    Rachel Ashley
    http://fashionablyliving.com

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  19. I love your dress. You look beautiful. Thanks for the recipe - I will try it on New Year's Eve.

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  20. Whoa whoa whoa! A sparkly blazer??? There is nothing that cannot be made better by that!!! Happy Christmas!

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  21. same with our family on christmas eve! we do the whole seven fishes tradition - amazing! love the glittery jacket with the navy dress :)
    tiffany
    www.hydrangeasandhandbags.com

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  22. Cute jacket. Love the look. Compliments of the season, Lydia.

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  23. Cute x-mas eve outfit! I'm also Italian - we have similar seafood traditions :)

    -Elissa
    Professionally Petite

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  24. Lyddie!!

    You look so pretty in the dress + sequins!! Beautifully festive!

    And that huge Italian dinner sounds phenom!

    xo, sam
    **Style of Sam**

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  25. You look so pretty! I love the dress and the tights.

    ~Whitney
    www.whitneynicjames.com

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  26. You looked fab!

    www.living-thesuite-life.blogspot.com

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  27. You looked fab!

    www.living-thesuite-life.blogspot.com

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  28. SUPER FABULOUS dress and jacket! You looked awesome. Christmas Eve sounds like a blast and the food sounds super delish.
    http://www.averysweetblog.com/

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