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The Marilyn Denis Show | Fashion | Merry Glamourdays!

Get Glamed Up for the Holidays

Update your everyday look for the holidays with stylist, Peter Papapetrou’s tips and tricks. From brooches to socks, he shows you where to find them and how to style them.
 
Quick Tips:
  • Use bold colour
  • Sparkling accessories
  • Keep the look modern
Socks
The key to novelty socks is to keep the prints sophisticated and cool. Pattern should be simple with limited sparkle so that they don’t scream kitsch or are too childish. Pair festive socks with a pencil skirt, midi skirt, crop pant or rolled jeans to show off the design.

Gingerbread patterned socks, Top Man, The Hudson’s Bay $6
Striped/snowflake patter, Top Man, The Hudson’s Bay $6
Glitter, Top Shop $6
Striped playful socks, Joe Fresh 3 for $6


Sparkle Holiday Polish
Polish is an easy way to add some festive flare to a basic black outfit or denim shirt. It’s inexpensive and doesn’t require much commitment!

Joe Fresh $4 each


Bracelets
These accessories are an example of the classy tone-on-tone trend which adds pop and sparkle to any outfit.

Gold, Kenneth Cole, The Hudson’s Bay $35
Silver, Kenneth Cole, The Hudson’s Bay $35
Gold and emerald, Kenneth Cole, The Hudson’s Bay $35
Pearls & stars, Zara Accessories $25.90


Brooches
This accessory can veer tacky territory and look over the top easily, but these are great to add to your everyday look. Pin these to something with a military shape, like a coat, to soften the masculine vibe.

Antlers, Top Shop $16
Military Bow/statement jewel, Top Shop $16
White and silver festive pattern, Top Shop $22


Hats

Metallic, Joe Fresh $12
Embellished grey, Club Monaco $79.50
Cable knit, Club Monaco $69.50
Ear Muffs, Ugg Australia, The Hudson’s Bay $75

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