One of the most important aspects of your holiday outfit is the accessories. The jewelry, bag and shoes that you choose to wear with your outfit show that you are well put together and also that you put extra thought into your festive look. Normally, we put 99% of our focus into the holiday dress and then last minute end up pulling together some accessories, if we’re lucky. Not any more! Below, we have put together 4 holiday outfits that are on trend for the season. Based on the color palette of each of our outfits, we then accessorized our wrists with the fabulous Rubey G Designs stackable bracelets.
4 Ways To Accessorize Your Holiday Outfits Based On Color Palette
…And When To Wear:
1. Neutral Jewelry – when wearing a bold, green, plaid jumpsuit, underplay jewelry by opting for metallic neutrals like gray, charcoal, and black.
Mixed shades of green is a huge trend for fall/winter 2012 and into 2013, especially during the holidays, thanks to the evergreen in Christmas Trees. In our first look, we paired a bold hunter green plaid jumpsuit by Escada with neutral black and gray Rubey G bracelets and a black and white Rubey G beaded necklace. This statement outfit requires neutral colored bracelets, a touch of green, and a black python clutch by Alexander McQueen to balance everything out.
2. Metallic Silver Jewelry – wearing a black dress with metallic silver embellishments requires the addition of even more metallic silver, like the hematite and gold colored Rubey G bracelets.
Metallics are a huge trend, especially during the colder months, and the easiest time to start wearing this is around the holidays because the more dazzle and glitz, the better! A black dress by Elizabeth and James ornamented with military-inspired silver, embellished, oversized shoulders looks amazing with the addition of even more silver accents. We added Rubey G hematite beaded bracelets with gold pieces mixed in and a Chanel black quilted bag with silver chain. Oh, and let’s not forget a sexy, black, crocodile-embossed, Report Signature platform pump!
3. Jewel Tone And Earthy Colored Jewelry – when wearing an oxblood dress, mix earthy colors like greens and grays with jewel tones like purple.
Oxblood is one of the must-have colors in your wardrobe this season, especially around the holidays, perhaps due to the similarity in shade to holly, red ribbon, Santa’s red suit, and festive red rouge lips. Oxblood, a deeper red, similar to burgundy or bordeaux, looks stunning on this Herve Leger bandage dress, which we have paired with earthy gray and green hues, as well as jewel tones like Amethyst. The oversized, leather-free Jill Milan clutch in faux gray suede and faded hunter green patent matches the grays, jewel tones and oyster colors of the Rubey G bracelets.
4. Electric Colored Jewelry – when wearing an electric color, like hot pink, contrast the dress with another electric color, such as turquoise bracelets, and a neutral, such as the black bracelets.
Electric colors are the new neons for spring and resort 2013, but you can get a head start on this warm weather trend by by opting out of red and instead for an electric color, as we’ve shown with this hot pink satin dress. We’ve accessorized with a pastel Chanel necklace and we’ve colorblocked our wrist with Rubey G turquoise and black stones for a fresh look – that’s also suitable for a winter beach getaway – which will receive compliments from all directions. The knitted fur bolero (or shrug) reminds us though that it’s the holidays, chilly outside, and time to rejoice with friends and family in the comfort of our homes.