Holiday Styling Tips: Traditional Holiday Colors


For the second edition of Holiday Styling Tips, Alicia from Word Of Alicia and I are sharing tips on styling Traditional Holiday Colors.  If you need a lil refresher of our first Holiday Styling Tips: Plaid, click here.

Reds ands Greens are usually the first colors that come to mind when you think of traditional holiday colors. If you look at the color wheel, these two colors perfectly compliment each other, but you don’t necessarily have to go with the true red and green for them to compliment each other.

The inspiration for my Traditional Holiday Colors look comes from the nontraditional Holiday décor in Lime Greens and Bright Reds! I LOVE the trendy take on the traditional colors.

Lime Green And Red Christmas

1. Think Outside the Box

Think outside the box with nontraditional shades of the traditional Holiday colors of Green and Red. Think of Lime Greens mixed with Bright Reds.

Holiday Style

2. Create Balance

Balance out the look by pairing the bright colored top and scarf with a neutral black bottom and a cognac bootie.

Holiday Style Jaquard

 3. Add More Visual Interest

Add additional visual interest by wearing a black pant in a texturized jacquard fabric. The damask pattern in the Night Gaze Jacquard Pants by mark are perfect for the Holiday Season and beyond! They’ll take your basic black pant to a WHOLE new level.

Holiday Style Jacquard


Night Gaze Jacquard Pants


4. Turn Up the Red Accents

Turn up the red accents with a bright red nail polish and a red lip in Lipclicks shade Cha Cha by mark.

Holiday Style Reds


Holiday Style Red

5. Make it Sparkle and Shine

Make your look sparkle and shine with the gold and crystal Cube Effect Necklace by mark and a gold and crystal cuff bracelet.

sparkle and shine


Holiday Style Traditional

Jacquard Pants, Necklace, Bracelet, Red Lip – mark; Lime Green Sweater, Polka Dot Chambray – Poshmark; Scarf – DownEast; Bootie – Bella Me Boutique


Alicia’s Styling Tips: “Whether it’s red or green, pick one color and go all over, accent with the other.”

Everything Goes ShirtDress

“Make your holiday impact by wearing traditional holiday colors by going bold in one color and accenting in the other.  To keep your look more modern and less crazy cat lady, go with a classic shape, like the mark. Everything Goes Shirtdess.  The classic shirtdress cut in all over green is the perfect dress for holiday.  Accent it in red jewelry, shoes, nails and lips!  Yes beauty counts when accenting in traditional holiday colors!”

Everything Goes Shirt Dress

See Alicia’s full look and more of her tips for styling traditional holiday colors over on her blog at Word Of Alicia.

Shop Alicia’s Everything Goes Shirt Dress at mark.


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