What I Wore | Christmas Style

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Kimba Likes Christmas Style

Christmas Style | Christmas Eve

We had a gorgeous Christmas festival.  The Welshman had Christmas Eve off for the first time in years, so our celebrations kicked off early.  We also got organised incredibly early too.  He was home from the supermarket before I was even out of my pyjamas.  My Christmas Eve tradition of wrapping the presents late into the night whilst watching Love Actually was foiled by Mr Organised, who marshalled the troops to get it done early.

So we had to spend the evening drinking Champagne and watching Love Actually instead.  I think it’s a tradition we could get used to!

I wore a Katies*^ maxi dress with Mimco sandals.

What I Wore for Christmas // @kimbalikes

Christmas Style | Christmas Day

Ever since Boyo was born, we’ve had a lovely family tradition of Christmas with just the three of us.  We used to host expat parties, but now we just love a family day.  We spend all day playing with Christmas gifts, watching new DVDs, eating Christmas chocolate and hanging out.

Our first family Christmas was spent at Cradle Mountain Lodge in Tasmania, featuring 2 minutes of snow (yes! snow! in Australia in the summer!) and a power chuck from baby Boyo.  He turned his nose up at the organic ham & carrot baby food I toted across the country for his first Christmas dinner.

What I Wore for Christmas // @kimbalikes

I wore a gorgeous Timeless by Vannessa Tong 50s style dress with Sambag ballet flats, Sass & Bide belt (coordinates beautifully, doesn’t it), and Christmas gifts.  Namely, a leather & crystal necklace from my brother- and sister-in-law in the UK, Alannah Hill hairbow and Robert Young sterling silver heart earrings.  I wore Chatterbox by MAC lipstick.

What I Wore for Christmas // @kimbalikes

Christmas Style | Boxing Day

On Boxing Day, we headed to our friends-who-are-family for our annual Boxing Day event.  We take it in turns to provide the mains and desserts.  We were on mains this year, by which I mean the Welshman was.  He barbecued some spicy chicken, took a ham, made a Moroccan carrot salad and a couscous salad, using basil I grew.  So I’m totes claiming that as a contribution.

What I Wore for Christmas // @kimbalikes

I debuted my Three Parsons jumpsuit from the Summer 14/15 collection – a gorgeous Christmas gift from Three Parsons.  I’m the lucky one, aren’t I?  I’m channeling a little Styling You Model & Me action here.

I teamed it with my green suede sandals from OzSale.  An unfortunately festive foot combo with my red pedicure!  My Christmas earrings and necklace got another run.  I plaited, twisted and pinned my hair for a change.

What I Wore for Christmas // @kimbalikes

Just love this family photo.  I’m getting it framed and copies printed for our family overseas.  It’s so us!

What I Wore for Christmas // @kimbalikes

Christmas Style | day after Boxing Day

Our Christmas party extravaganza concluded with a final party with my BFF.  Lamb lollipops, lots of wine, lots of dancing, lots of laughs and I think I even agreed to go camping in April for Boyo’s birthday.  Dear. Gods.  I consider a four star hotel to be camping, and I’ve agreed to blow up mattresses, camping, cooking on a barbecue and a shower block.  Thank all the gods, old and new, that there’s not a long drop to bring into the equation.  All together now … ewwwwww!

I wore another Three Parsons ensemble – from the Summer 13/14 collection.  Run don’t walk to grab my entire outfit on sale for $70.

Love my mustard leather & cork wedge sandals from Zomp Shoez. They’re cute and comfy, and I couldn’t love them more.

I absolutely loved my festive season, but I have to tell you how relieved I was when it was over!  I needed a holiday after my holiday.  How was your Christmas?

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  • Three Parsons Maxi Dress - Kimba Likes - 11 February 2015 - 5.16 am

    […] striking yet simple.  You might recognise the beautiful print from my Christmas Festival style.  I wore the Dark Navy Cream Print Jumpsuit on Boxing Day. The one shoulder style is not one I frequently wear but I like it!  Surprisingly sexy, as it […]ReplyCancel

  • Raychael aka Mystery Case - 16 January 2015 - 3.09 am

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  • Kate Mac - Glamour Mama - 15 January 2015 - 8.27 am

    Yay great to have both you and WW back! Looks like you had a fab xmas and summer break – with fun outfits as always. I have jumpsuit envy!! xx KReplyCancel

  • Norlin Chau - 15 January 2015 - 4.25 am

    Welcome back Kimba! Anyway, LOVE that dress on you – so very YOU! And that jumpsuit too!ReplyCancel

  • Charlie - 15 January 2015 - 4.15 am

    I love all your Xmas outfits but particularly Boxing Day! And you rocked that model pose! Thanks so much for hosting. (I am having such a silly html moment – I cannot for the life of me get your button to work so sorry for just the verbal link! I’ll keep working on it for next time 🙂 )ReplyCancel

  • merilyn - 14 January 2015 - 7.10 pm

    your family photo is gorgeous kim!
    all the outfits look great! … my favourite is the jumpsuit, it looks super on you! <3 it! m:)XReplyCancel

    • Kimba - 14 January 2015 - 8.37 pm

      I do really love that jumpsuit, and am in love with that photo. It’s really captured us!ReplyCancel

  • Lisa Mckenzie - 14 January 2015 - 1.38 pm

    I love all your outfits and that family photo is beautiful Kimba XxReplyCancel

    • Kimba - 14 January 2015 - 8.38 pm

      Thank you Lisa. It’s perfectly captured the crazy!ReplyCancel

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  • Sonia Bavistock - 14 January 2015 - 3.12 am

    You in that jumpsuit = perfection! Glad to see Wardrobe Wednesday back for 2015. xReplyCancel

  • Janet Camilleri - 14 January 2015 - 12.04 am

    PS maybe it’s just me but I couldn’t get the WW button to work on my blog 🙁ReplyCancel

  • Janet Camilleri - 14 January 2015 - 12.03 am

    I have a Timeless By Vannessa Tong dress too which I love. Lusting after that first Katies Fashion dress!ReplyCancel

  • Mama Stylista - 13 January 2015 - 11.33 pm

    Gorgeous as always! That jumpsuit is just darling and the Vanessa Tong dress screams Kimba! Your family is the cutest. So glad your blog is up an running again. xxReplyCancel

  • Vicki Wallis - 13 January 2015 - 10.19 pm

    Loving that floral dress and the jumpsuit looks super fabulous on you. Welcome back I have missed reading your blog. V xReplyCancel

  • Iris May Style - 13 January 2015 - 9.02 pm

    LOVE the Christmas Day dress and the jumpsuit – divine. The family snap is pretty darn special too!
    So happy to have you back darling – you have been missed! xxReplyCancel

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