Jennifer Lake Style Charade in Express sequin leggings, black velvet blazer, ivory lace top, and a quilted Chanel flap bag in front of a Chicago pink wall

Pants: Silver Sequin Leggings {c/o} // Jacket: Black Velvet Blazer {c/o}

Top: Ivory Lace Detail Blouse {c/o} // Heels: Black Suede Sandals {c/o}

Bag: Chanel Medium Quilted Flap Bag {similar} // Eyewear: Aviator Sunglasses

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Pants: Silver Sequin Leggings {c/o} // Jacket: Black Velvet Blazer {c/o}

Top: Ivory Lace Detail Blouse {c/o} // Heels: Black Suede Sandals {c/o}

Bag: Chanel Medium Quilted Flap Bag {similar} // Eyewear: Aviator Sunglasses


 

Growing up, my parents taught me the importance of always bringing a gift to someone’s house – especially for holiday parties (well, any time really)! It’s a family tradition, and one that I have tried to maintain in my adult years. We always found great joy in buying something small, yet special, to lift someone’s spirit.

Some of my go-to host/hostess gifts include a beautiful bouquet of flowers, a great bottle of wine, and even party decor. After all, who doesn’t love balloons, confetti, and party hats? When it’s a close friend, a fun piece of fashion jewelry does the trick – like these chic statement earrings or rhinestone leather choker.

Not only do I love unexpected party gifts, but I also adore unexpected party attire! These silver sequin leggings are one of my favorite finds of the season. Not only are they reasonably priced (under $80), but they pair well with EVERYTHING. I’ve been on the hunt for a pair for months, and I’m thrilled that I purchased this version! I’m also obsessed with this gorgeous lace button down shirt and black velvet blazer. Perfectly classic pieces that I’ll wear forever.

What are some of your favorite family traditions around the holidays?

 

Special thanks to Express for partnering on this post; all opinions expressed are my own. Sponsorships like these help make Style Charade possible. See more details of this wall and all of my favorite Chicago murals, colorful walls, and street art in my Chicago Wall Charades guide HERE!

 

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