Plaid and Cheetah Print

I’ll be honest. Until this weekend I just wasn’t feeling the holidays yet. Normally, I’m the all-Christmas-all-the-time kinda gal immediately after Thanksgiving. The tree typically goes up on Black Friday and the Christmas music is in constant rotation. But we had a bit of a rough November, and Aaron’s crazy work schedule left him gone much of the month. It just left me feeling very “blah” and not in the holiday spirit. But this weekend definitely changed that.

plaid and cheetah holiday style - red plaid top with a sweater | www.bylaurenm.com

Aaron had the entire weekend off and we had a chance to both relax a bit and get in the holiday spirit. We put up the tree, decorated the house, and pulled out the balsam fir candle. I even found myself walking around singing Christmas songs. I guess all is right in the world now. 😉

This faux layered sweater definitely gives me the Christmas vibes. And pairing it with some animal print makes the look a bit elevated. Something about plaid and cheetah print together makes me happy!

holiday style - red plaid top with black sweater | www.bylaurenm.com

cheetah and plaid - red plaid with cheetah print clutch and cheetah print flats | www.bylaurenm.com

how wear red plaid top for the holidays | plaid and cheetah print | www.bylaurenm.com

red plaid and cheetah print - black sweater with red plaid top and black skinny jeans with cheetah print accessories | www.bylaurenm.com

cheetah print foldover clutch with red plaid and classic black daniel wellington watch | www.bylaurenm.com

Top c/o Foxcroft (plain plaid top version, plaid top in plus size) | Jeans c/o Francesca’s | Necklace c/o (similar) | Clutch c/o Shopbop | Watch c/o Daniel Wellington *Use code BYLAUREN for 15% off! | Bangle c/o Daniel Wellington *Use code BYLAUREN for 15% off* | Similar shoes for less!! | Lipstick

Want to see how else I’ve worn this sweater? Check out my apple picking outfit post!

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40 thoughts on “Plaid and Cheetah Print

  1. Whitney & Blaire

    I am usually the same way about the holiday. But luckily my husband took some extra days off after Thanksgiving and we really got into the spirit this year. It’s just so much nicer to have time as a family to bond and celebrate the season. Glad you were able to get some time in.
    Xoxo,
    Whitney & Blaire
    Peaches In A Pod

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  2. Mica

    Love the printed flats and clutch together and the tartan shirt looks great peeking out with the black layers 🙂

    Glad you’re feeling better and more festive!

    Thank you for the link up!

    Hope you are having a great start to the week 🙂

    Away From The Blue Blog

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  4. Nina

    I’m sorry to hear that November was rough for you! Glad you got the time off you needed to get into the holiday season!

    Nina
    aworldofdresses.com

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  5. Jessica Sheppard

    Omg! Obsessed with the plaid and cheetah. Such a super cute combo! Love that pop of red. That necklace is the perfect addition. LOVE DW!

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  7. Vicky

    I was feeling the same way this year. Just not too into it. It all feels very rushed and forced. Your look is so pretty and uncomplicated though it is inspiring me. Love the mix of the prints too.

    L,
    Vicky
    The Mummy Chronicles. Come link up at Whatcha Wearing Wednesday!

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