Last week, my floor at work decided to do an Ugly Christmas themed day. I had all intentions of pulling through with the most ridiculous ugly sweater that I could find, but after stumbling on this adorable reindeer inspired sweater from Penningtons, I decided to take another route - the more fashionable one. As soon as I stepped out of the elevator, I realized that my sweater was just way too cute to fit into the ugly sweater theme. I spent the better half of my day being pretty much crucified for this stylish slip-up, leading me to ask myself some serious questions.
I ended up embracing the fact that I just do not do ugly Christmas sweaters! I like to add some style to pretty much every aspect of my life, and an ugly Christmas sweater day at work was no exception! Further to this fact, I came to the conclusion that stifling your personal sense of style or sacrificing the way you do anything in order to make others more comfortable is never the right decision! Embracing yourself and staying true to who you are is the best way to approach any situation - if you want to rock a cute sweater to an ugly sweater event do it! If you want to wear a floor length gown to your bff's birthday dinner, do it! Being authentically you is the best outfit anyone can ever wear!
So this list is dedicated to all my fashionistas out there who bring style and glam to every event. We can be cute during the Holiday season without once touching an ugly Christmas sweater!
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