Not a creature was stirring...

After dancing around in celebration of being off work so early I readied my apartment for my return. Yes I'll be gone for 2 days, only slightly across the city... but still. Isn't it just so nice to come home to a clean and lovely place?
christmas eve

We went to church and the priest was the one that I grew up with. He was wonderful, very real, genuine and relatable. It was a lovely service. We then went to my grandparents for appetizers and we spent hours pouring over old pictures of their ancestors. I love old photos especially when they can remember the story attached.
dress: Jones New York 
blazer: Ricki's, buttons of love added by me
purple flower broach: craft fair
necklace: market in Madrid, Spain
shoes: Hard Hearted Harlot via Schuh in England
gold sequins bow tie belt: from a childhood dance costume, attached to black ribbon

(yes I realize that I've worn this dress 3 times in the last month but, really, if you can't over-wear gold in December the world is a very sad place indeed)

My friend is taking an overnight bus in order to be home with her family tomorrow morning... I took her to the bus depot and, dude, dodgy people take the bus on Christmas eve...

PS I think I just heard reindeer on my rooftop! Eeeeee!


Amara said…
Merry Christmas to you and your family D-bella! Keep warm and I'll see you this week!
DaniellaBella said…
Thank you Amara Rockstara! You are the greatest!
Vanessa said…
That gold dress is amazing! It's like perfection! So metallic and lovely and the shape is fantastic!
Melissa said…
Oh my word, you look STUNNING!
Tiffany said…
oooh I love the dress, and that belt is to die for! I would wear it with everything! I would post a tutorial about my messy bun but it's not an exact science... :)
Matt said…
Okay, trying to get caught up on blogs! I LOVE your outfit! The dress is gorgeous and those shoes are just too cute! Sounds like you had a great time too! :)

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