Christmas is right around the corner. Choosing what to wear is sometimes more stressful than deciding what to cook. Women must plan their outfit based upon whether the holiday meal is a sit-down formal dinner with family or a friend’s casual day of breakfast or brunch. Everyone is shopping for holiday gifts, so now is the time for women and their daughters to treat themselves to a new look. Here is a list of some Baltimore boutiques and examples of dressy and casual looks available now.
Casual Looks for a Christmas Morning Breakfast or Brunch
Women and girls who want a comfortable and stylish look can visit Peace Love Shop in Pikesville, MD. This darling shop has fashion for women and teens. One line by Penelope Wildberry offers thermal hoody shirts and dyed zip hoodies with matching sweatpants. Peace signs and happy faces are some of the prints that teenagers love to wear. The prices range from $50 to $85. Moms can choose Juicy Couture hoodies and sweatpants in soft velvet solid colors. The pieces are all under $100. Another line called Peace Love Mom, Celebrate Motherhood, offers soft, long sleeve thermal and crew tops which come in lots of pastel colors. The crew tops are priced at $46 and the thermal tops are $50. The shop features a lot of funky accessories and jewelry as well. A tie dye scarf with crystal peace sign by Undee Bandz is an affordable $20. Moms can choose a wool/cashmere blend plaid scarf with rabbit fur for $30. Check out their website at www.peaceloveshop.net.
Casual or Dressy Looks for Christmas Eve Dinner
Stylish Baltimore women can find casual and dressy looks at three great boutiques in Greenspring Station in Lutherville, MD. Trillium has a beautiful cashmere duster and ruffle shawl by Minnie Rose. The pastel dusters are priced at $196 and the shawls are $320. Women who want to add a new accessory to their holiday outfit can choose a new animal print or leather belt by Suzi R Oher which are priced over $100. Trillium also offers casual ultra-soft Michael Stars tops in many colors for under $100. Panache offers dresses by Plenty, Eva Franco, Nicole Miller and Trina Turk. One standout dress by Plenty is a grey strapless dress with a black ruffled hem for $166. Another stylish black shimmy dress by Trina Turk is priced under $300. Fresh! boutique has feminine dresses from Aysha Saeed and Alice and Trixie. The Alice and Trixie sassy silk dresses are priced around $300. A great casual and comfortable pant by Sanctuary is priced at $100. Visit their website at www.freshbaltimore.com.
Now is a great time to find a new cocktail dress, sweater or stylish sweatpant to wear for Christmas or any holiday celebration. Remember to avoid any outfit that doesn’t fit well, especially through the waist and hips and any outfit that is dry clean only! Smaller boutiques offer a personal shopping experience that will make searching for that perfect new outfit quick and easy.