2 quick tips to dressing for the holidays (without wearing red & green)

2 quick tips to dressing for the holidays (without wearing red & green)

By now you probably know my feelings about the holidays (and if you don’t, check out my Christmas blog or IGTV video here).

But just in case you’re all together new here, let me catch you up…

Let’s just say I’m not one to begin celebrating in October or to wear head-to-toe red and green to a holiday event. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not so much a Grinch as I am a woman celebrating the holidays in her own unique way. For me, that means creating new traditions and sharing memorable moments rather than falling into holiday induced anxiety, debt, and disappointment. Because to be honest, it allows me (and everyone around me) to actually enjoy the holiday!

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If You’re a Little Bit Grinchy Like Me…

If You’re a Little Bit Grinchy Like Me…

I know I’ve been absent at A Grim Sense of Style lately; December is a tough one for me .  As always, I’ll be honest with you all and admit that apart from my birthday (God bless Sagittarius season), I practically dread December.  I know that sounds SO Grinchy (I love the Grinch, so I’m really okay if you call me that), but I simply do not resonate with the holiday hype.  For years I’ve attributed this to the past circumstances of life; whether it be family, living situations, working long retail hours…the list goes on.  And with this tainted perspective I feel I take even greater notice to the societal obsession of unrealistic expectations that truly have nothing to do with Christmas at all.  

For the record, I know my perspective will not resonate with most of you, but I also know there are some others JUST LIKE ME hiding behind presents and forced smiles this holiday season.

And if that is you, I’m really excited you’re here.

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