Are you looking for a simple way to change an outfit from more casual to dressy? Do you want an outfit that’s stylish for more casual holiday parties? With this black leopard fashion look, I show you one item that can easily make this outfit go from casual to dressy casual for the holidays and, really, any time of year!
Look modeled by me, Christina Chitwood. Photos taken by my husband, Tom Parkin. Photoshoot in San Diego, California.
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BLACK LEOPARD FASHION LOOK
If you aren’t into wearing dresses, this is a great option for the holidays. It’s also good for more casual parties and, of course, this outfit works for much more than just the holiday season.
This top is a silk blend, and the detail on it is really neat! The leopard print is made up of a sort of sheer fabric and a fabric that has some sparkle to it. The contrast makes for a pretty, edgy, and unique top. If you prefer for no sheer to show except on your arms, I recommend wearing a camisole underneath. It’s not really too see-through and I think it looks best without a cami, which is how you see me wearing the top in these photos. It’s a really lovely fitting top.
See more Equipment long sleeve tops with other outfits here:
These boots are from my go-to brand of comfortable boots! These boots are great for casual and dressy casual outfits. The silver buckle gives the boots an edgy feel. They are contemporary and sexy, too.
See these booties paired with another outfit here:
I accessorized this look with a stainless steel with sparkles y-necklace, a stainless steel sparkly bracelet, curved bar stud sparkly earrings, a leather beaded wrap bracelet, and my Fitbit Alta (worn on the same wrist as the wrap bracelet).
Switching out your handbag is a simple way to make an outfit dressier or more casual. The one item that makes all the difference in this outfit being casual or casual dressy is the clutch seen above or the crossbody handbag seen below. This clutch immediately dresses up the outfit. It is still fun and modern because of the metallic trim and dressy casual because it’s a clutch. I love that this clutch is a nice size that can easily fit a larger phone, and it feels good to hold or carry under your arm.
See this clutch paired with another outfit here:
These skinny jeans are a great-fitting skinny jean, and they’re very versatile.
See these Frame jeans paired with another outfit here:
The crossbody handbag below is a cool shape, and the zipper detail fits the outfit well. This handbag makes the outfit casual. The color is pretty, and it really changes the look quite a bit.
See this crossbody handbag paired with another outfit here:
Silk Top: Equipment (on sale 64% off!!! Almost exact same shirt. Same fabric, less noticeable pocket, slightly different cut top.) (Same fabric sleeveless Equipment top here (on sale 62% off!!!).) | Jeans: Frame Denim | Crossbody Handbag (Casual Look): Rebecca Minkoff (on sale 50% off!!!) (More colors here.) | Clutch (Dressy Casual Look): Rebecca Minkoff, same color unavailable. (Same clutch other colors here (under $100!!!), here, here (under $100!!!), and here (under $100!!!).) | Boots: Aquatalia, old. (Similar style Aquatalia boots here, here (on sale under $215!) or here (on sale under $250!), and here . Similar style boots here, here, and here (under $100!!!).) | Necklace: Nadri (on sale over 50% off!!!) (Similar style Nadri y-necklace here. Similar style y-necklace here (under $45!!!).) | Earrings: Nadri (under $50!!!) (Similar style Nadri earrings (on sale under $20!!!) here and here.) | Bracelet: Nadri (on sale under $30!!!) (Other colors here.) | Leather Wrap Bracelet: Chan Luu, old. (Similar style Chan Luu here, here, and here. Less expensive similar style here (under $25!!!).) | Fitbit Alta and Leather Fashion Band: Fitbit Alta and Blush Pink Leather Band | Wedding Ring: Handmade in England (Similar style engagement ring here (on sale over 50% off!!!) and wedding band here (on sale over 50% off!!!).) | Nail Polish (No Light and Easy to Remove Gel): Essie Gel Couture Step 1: Color (Sew Me) Step 2: Top Coat | Makeup: Younique | Lips: Pouty and Loveable by Younique
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FAVORITE FASHION ITEMS
My favorite parts of this outfit are the sparkle and sheer silk blend fabric, leopard print and cut of top, comfortable and great fitting skinny jeans, two adorable handbag options, and the black boots! I particularly love the simplicity of how you could wear this casual outfit during the day with the crossybody bag and then switch to the clutch for the evening for a dressy casual look!
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