Attending or hosting a winter brunch is a wonderful way to spend time with friends, especially during the holidays.
Whether you’re hosting the party or attending as a guest, the two most important decisions are what to wear and what to make for your winter brunch. In today’s post, I’m sharing my favorite feminine details for your winter brunch outfit, along with two incredibly simple, yet picture-perfect, take-along recipes.
Choosing the Perfect Outfit for your Winter Brunch
Winter brunch with your girlfriends is a wonderful opportunity to play up feminine fabrics and detailing, and there’s certainly no shortage of that this time of year. Try incorporating the following into your look for delicate and ladylike touches.
Lace is perfect for feminine outings, especially in soft shades like beige and blush. My peplum lace top is available in petite, tall and regular sizing. I usually prefer petite, but when I tried this on in the store, the regular sizing in a 00P fit just fine.
Velvet is a festive fabric for the holiday season, and can be found at many price points this time of year. The soft mauve color of Zoë’s crushed velvet dress is absolute perfection when paired with sheer black tights and suede black pumps.
Along with bell sleeves, ruffle sleeves and detailing on sweaters can be found in abundance this season. These pretty layers are a flirty, fun addition to your holiday outfit, especially when the other pieces are relatively simple.
I love the way Kim has paired hers with a pleated black mini skirt, both in neutral colors, for a perfectly girly look.
Sparkle & Bows
Statement jewelry and hair accessories are the final touches to your feminine looks. I fell in love with this statement necklace with its velvet backing and neutral stones, and I loved the way Zoë added a beautiful detail to her long hair by tying in a velvety bow.
And once you’ve got your outfit planned, you need only to prep a few simple take-along dishes. For a few super simple holiday recipes, check out my Lemon Creme Fraiche with Fresh Berries, and these easy Puff Pastry Souffles.
Photography by Julie Kahlbaugh