How to Style Your Holiday Look: Ageless Style Linkup

Hi Everyone, as you know once again it’s the first Tuesday of the month so welcome to  the December Ageless Style theme: How to Style Your Holiday Look

Nine ladies, showcase their version of this theme in their ageless style. It’s always exciting to see what each of them come up with. We never share photos beforehand so it’s a complete surprise to us all – I love the fact that we all come up with something so different and end up inspiring each other in new fashion directions.

The linkup is at the end of this post so make sure you stay tuned 😉

Of course a holiday look can be anything from a beach to cocktail party look, however being the Christmas season I decided to take the festive look.  I was a little concerned when this theme was first announced – having just posted my little white dress, not wanting to post black and not really having anything in-between…

Then suddenly a lovely invitation came to the rescue. I was once again invited to the fabulous outlet store Fashion Fish (see previous post here). Knowing my dear friend and great stylist Clifford Lilley would be there to guide us, I called him ahead of time announcing to be on the look out for red – a colour somewhat lacking in my wardrobe.

How to Style Your Holiday Look with a Difference: Ageless Style Linkup
Keep reading to find out what’s on under the coat – smile!

How to Style Your Holiday Look

Styling this holiday look happened by chance.

Clifford had put aside the most adorable red dress by Strenesse. It magically fit like a glove and we got it for an amazing price, under CHF 200. This was a done deal within seconds but of course I took forever deciding on the other items – finally falling in love with a pair of super pretty pink Bally pumps and a soft grey coat by Hallwiler.

Thinking  I would have a separate photo shooting of the red dress and then of the pink shoes and grey coat…however time was of an essence and we decided last minute just to throw it all on together and see what happens…

How to Style Your Holiday Look with a Difference: Ageless Style Linkup



To be honest I never would have thought of combining pink shoes with a red dress before. Now however, there is the danger that this is the only way i’ll be wearing this dress – smile.




Dare to break the rules – grab your favourite dress and favourite pair of shoes, regardless of colour or style and see what happens when you wear them together…


Here are your hosts for the Ageless Style Link Up:

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Diane@ Fashion on the 4th Floor

Tania@ 50 Is Not Old

Yvonne@ FunkyForty

Jennie@ A Pocketful of Polka Dots

Debbie@ Fashion Fairy Dust

Ana@ Mrs. American Made

Nicole@ High Latitude Style

Shelley@ The Queen In Between

Daenel @Living Outside The Stacks

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Here’s a little picture of the whole group of us last Saturday:

Left to right my_sweetvalentine,, Clifford, andreamonicahug, stylochromic, bestyears_ch, me


A big thank you to  Fashion Fish for having us,

Oskar Moyano for photos and

Monica Styles for hair and make up

Wishing you all a fabulous day!



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Hi! I’m Yvonne, a 40 something (wink) Kiwi, living in Zurich. I love fashion, travel, shopping and food – believing chocolate will cure almost anything!

  1. I saw a red dress I really liked! But I never wear Red. Now that I see it again I m thinking tgatvit might be a good idea to wear Red for the Holidays.

  2. I absolutely love red & pink together & this look is so elegant. This is perfect for that wonderful 5 star dinner with friends & your hubby! With such a bold color, loved that you kept the silhouette simple, it’s a standout piece. Hope you had fun at the store opening!!!

  3. Oh, you look positively stunning, Yvonne! Red is a gorgeous shade on you and you should wear it more often. I really like the color mix and how well it all worked together.

    1. Thank you so much Jennie – I think I would wear red more often if I could find it easier – it seems to be difficult to find nice red pieces 😉

      Have a fabulous week.

      xx Yvonne

  4. I’ve never thought of combining pink shoes with a red dress either but this is a match made in heaven for sure! You look gorgeous. Those shoes are so fun.

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