Diary | Joe Fresh and PC Home

This is a big year for me.

Why? Because I’m finally going to ditch the over-the-top cheesy, tinsel-y, multi-coloured decorations that have been the hallmark of my holiday decor in years past (party tip: bring your tacky inflatable lawn ornaments indoors if you want to kick your house party up a notch. Take my word for it — they’re a sure-fire hit). Instead, I’m going to opt for a look that’s a little more sophisticated. Think cool white and icy metallics instead of blinking reds and flashing greens and twinkling purples and flickering blues and sparkling oranges and glimmering yellows.

And though I might live in Vancouver, a city with very few snow days, I’m dressing in winter wonderland chic. Add a faux-fur trapper hat that I borrowed from that mannequin (what? she didn’t mind) to my oversized hand-knit wool sweater and I’ll be ready for a ride in a one horse open sleigh.

Funny what one little afternoon can do. Had I not stopped by the Joe Fresh and PC Home holiday showcase, I might be inflating my Snoopy Claus lawn ornament instead of setting my table with silver bon-bons. Actually, forget everything I just told you. I’m going to do both.

[Joe Fresh hat, Ralph Lauren sweater, Rock & Republic jeans, Matisse boots]

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P.P.S. Joe Fresh just opened a store in NYC (thank you, Tolek, for pointing that out!). The Canadian invasion is going according to plan…

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5 Comments

  • Reply Bella November 28, 2011 at 7:41 pm

    Love that reindeer!! I definitely have to go check them out now :)
    Bella xo
    http://www.chicinvancity.com/

  • Reply MizzJ November 29, 2011 at 12:37 am

    I love your sweater coat!!! I’m crazy for festive patterns this year.

  • Reply Kelsey Dundon November 29, 2011 at 10:38 am

    Bella — He’s a cutie, isn’t he?

    MizzJ — It’s the coziest, comfiest thing ever. I’m obsessed!

  • Reply lisa November 29, 2011 at 11:05 am

    “Tacky inflatable lawn ornaments indoors”: it works for a party out in the Valley, possibly attended by students from Beverly Hills High.

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