Winter Fashion {Welcoming December}

As I was sitting on my couch last night with my sugar cookie Scentsy burning {you need one if you don't have one} quoting lines from Home Alone 2 {Does anyone mind if I practice my cannonballs?!}, I was thinking about how much I love the month of December.

 Sure...it can be blistering cold here in Ohio, but it's usually packed with fun Christmas events & parties and the snow is beautiful.

Here are my favorite things I love about December:

What better way to welcome December than with a stylish winter fashion post?! I love getting all bundled up in a big warm coat, cute mittens, and a long scarf.

The gorgeous, interior designer & crafter, Sarah, from a Total Basset Case is here to share some awesome winter fashion trends that you don't want to miss out on. Sarah lives here in Ohio like myself, and knows how to dress to handle the winter here!

Hello Keep Calm and Carry On readers!
I am Sarah from Total Basset Case and I am so happy to be here today guest posting for Katie! 
Let's talk about winter fashion, shall we? I don't know about you, but my urge for shopping has increased 10 fold thanks to Pinterest!  

Here are some of my favorite winter fashion trends...

1.Colorful Coats: the brighter the better!

2. Chunky Scarves: thick and warm!


 3. Layers: it gets cooold here in Ohio...

4. Skirts with Tights: just because it's cold, doesn't mean you can't dress cute!


There ya have it!

What are some of your favorite winter trends?

Thanks again, Katie!
It was an honor to take over for you today.
Feel free to pop over to Total Basset Case and say hi to Floyd and I!


ok..first..how stinkin' cute is Sarah's basset, Floyd?!?!
He is darling.

thank you for guest posting, Sarah!
 I love the skirt with tights trend so much and those scarves are fabulous.

{I really enjoy introducing my readers to new awesome blogs to follow, so if you are interested in guest posting for me - leave me a comment or shoot me an email!}


  1. i can't wait to go to Zoo Lights! And what great outfit ideas - it's definitely starting to get chilly around here!

    xx Emily @ laughliveandshop.blogspot.com

  2. in love with it all! and TWINSIES... i too was watching home alone 2 lost in NYC. and it does NOT get old.!!

  3. I've never been to zoo lights in all the years I've lived here. That's sad. I'm so excited about the blogger meet up this Saturday!

  4. I LOVE LOVE LOVE that blue chunky scarf with the buttons! ADORABLE! I want it. How do I get it? For real. hahahaha

  5. Love it all!! This year I'd like to try the skirt and tights look....I stopped wearing tights a long time ago so maybe it's time to bring those babies back :)

  6. I LOVE CHUNKY SCARVES! they're my absolute favorite accessory for the winter months!

    new follower :) you're blog is the absolute best!

  7. I totally agree that we can still look totally cute even in the winter months! Lovin' those skirts with the tights, super adorable!

  8. I love all of these looks! Where are the skirts from? I Have been looking for some just like that!

  9. skirts with tights...AMEN!!! so so cute and im so excited for it to get cold enough to wear!!!

    im also on the hunt for a bright pink coat that i hope I can get away with hahah


  10. def loving those pics!!! and that first mustard color jacket it 2 cute!!!


  11. I have to admit that I have never been to the zoo lights!! Love Sarah and her blog - such cute picks, especially the coats and tights with skirts. Hope you are doing well xo

  12. Love me some December too girl :) You must must must explain what a cookie exchange is? I love cookies, & i like gift exchanges, so i feel like this might be something I could get pumped about!

  13. im a new reader and i love all your coat posts!!!

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  14. I really need a new winter coat. I love first one! Must go shopping!!

  15. I wish I COULD pull off those winter looks! My ass wouldn't be able to. I have a hard enough time with my tights riding up my crotch and my thighs rubbing together and getting so sweaty I have pitters on my THICK, WOOL sweaters. I have issues.

    And any time you need a guest blogger, holla atcha guuurl :)

  16. Love skirts and tights. I just need some booties, but I don't know if I'm brave enough yet!
    However, I feel like chunky scarves make my face look 6,000 times the size it is. Woe is me.

  17. loveeeee quoting Home Alone 2! I watched it last night too :)

  18. I love December too :) It's early enough in the season that I'm still excited about the cold and the glitter of the snow adds to the holidays. I used to live in Ohio and miss it so much!

  19. I was just complaining how cold 60 degrees was today haha..but I guess I should probably not complain right?!

    LOVE that yellow coat and the blue cowl..that looks so cozy!

  20. Love your December favorites, I agree with the chunky scarfs...so cute!

    And, we also watched Home Alone 2 last night, that movie always makes me laugh. "Get on your knees and tell me you love me". I crack up every time at that part!!

  21. Such cute stuff!

    Ummm, how have we never discussed our love for Home Alone??? I am obsessed, it's not only my favorite Christmas movie but one of my top 5 favorite movies of all time.

  22. Loving that yellow coat <3 eeeek! I want!

  23. loving chunky scarves! i needed an infinity one like yesterday!


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