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Holiday Dressing Made Easy

‘Tis the season to dazzle, and holiday dressing just got a whole lot easier with the luxurious trio of velvet, sequins, and sparkle. Elevate your festive wardrobe by embracing the plush comfort of velvet, whether it’s a sleek blazer or a sumptuous dress. Add a touch of glamour with sequined accents that catch the twinkling lights, making you the star of every gathering. Don’t shy away from sparkle—incorporate it into accessories or a statement piece that effortlessly transforms your look from day to night. This holiday season, let your style shine as brightly as the season itself, with the perfect blend of opulence and cheer. Click the descriptions below to learn more about our favorite picks for the holiday season.

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This off-the-shoulder dress is perfection. I love the shape.

How fabulous is the one-shoulder jumpsuit? It is perfect for any event from cocktail parties in the city to destination weddings!

I have had my eye on these boots for a while. They would look chic with leather pants as with a casual look of a sweater and jeans.

You can never go wrong with a little sparkle earrings.

I am always getting requests for the perfect party black heels. I think these are wonderful!

I have had my eye on this cardigan. I love the knit combination with the festive bows!

I bought this little jacket for myself. It looks amazing over tops with black pants. Completes a festive outfit.

I am always looking for a bright red/pink dress this time of year. Love love the ruffles!!

This dress is another winner. It’s a perfect combination of a relaxed look with a holiday flare. I like it with dark tights and cute shoes.

Bows are all the rage. This choker is beautiful!

I am dying for a metallic coat. This one is incredible.

I had been looking for a pair of sequin pants forever. This wide-leg pair is so flattering and fun-looking!!

I have also had my eye on this dress as well. I would love it for a night out over the holidays or a winter dinner in Florida or even a spring or winter wedding!!

I cannot say enough about this sweater..I bought it for myself and love love. Like I said before, bows are all the rage this season.

One last sequin top. It is so easy. This is the one piece that you will need for the holidays. Pair it will a pair of dressy pants or a long skirt and you are ready to go. You can also wear it under a suit for an unexpected flash of glam!!!

How to Choose the Perfect Statement Light Fixture for Your Room

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When it comes to interior design and basic comfort living, you need to have a lighting plan. You need to be able to properly connect everything together, and everything just needs to be beautifully highlighted so the room comes together seamlessly- that’s the beauty of lighting. Whether you’re revamping your living space or just looking to add a touch of sophistication, choosing the right statement light fixture is key. 

Besides, a statement light fixture can transform a room from ordinary to extraordinary. Honestly, it has the power to really make or break a room. You can have the prettiest furniture, gorgeous art, and even a nice rug, but it can still turn into a disaster. So, here’s how to choose the perfect statement light fixture for your room!

Style and Aesthetic

So, you’ll want to begin by considering the overall style of your room. Is it modern, minimalist, classic, traditional, or eclectic and bohemian? There are so many different types of aesthetics and styles out there, so ideally, it’s just best to choose wisely for this. Your statement light fixture should complement the existing décor and serve as a focal point for it- that’s the key. You’ll need to look for fixtures that resonate with the room’s aesthetic, whether it’s a sleek contemporary pendant, a vintage-inspired chandelier, or a bold, geometric design.

How’s the Installation Going to Be?

Don’t forget about maintenance, either! The process needs to be feasible, but of course, you could even hire an electrician to do the hard stuff for you, like hardwiring (since not all light fixtures are the same). Plus, sometimes it’s not even just about the wiring, but if you’re getting something super elaborate, then this is going to most likely require extra work. Some statement light fixtures may require professional installation due to their size or complexity. But that’s not all, because there’s the maintenance, too, will there actually be maintenance? 

Materials and Finishes

You might also want to consider the materials and finishes of the statement light fixture in relation to other elements in the room. Do you want a fixture with a metallic finish to complement stainless steel appliances? Perhaps a warm, wooden fixture to enhance a rustic theme? In general, you need to think about quality, quality materials basically contribute to the fixture’s durability, and this is also going to add a touch of luxury to your space.

What’s the Size?

It’s not just the size that matters, but you really need to think about the scale, too. Generally speaking, even the proportion is crucial for selecting a statement light fixture. When it comes to these statement lights, there’s a lot that influences this. The size of the room and the height of the ceiling are really going to matter for this. A large, intricate chandelier might be perfect for a grand dining room with high ceilings, while a smaller, more understated pendant may suit a cozy reading nook. So, think of it this way: you’ll need to ensure the fixture is neither too overpowering nor too small for the space.