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What do you wear on Christmas Day?

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nomoreminibreaks Wed 21-Nov-12 10:50:22

Just that really - our Christmas is generally casual but I like to dress up a little more than usual whilst leaving enough room for a giant dinner

Please can I steal your ideas?

Mosman Wed 21-Nov-12 11:01:28

Usually a tunic and leggings type ensemble to allow for the meal.
I wore a silk dress once and splashed gravy down it, never again

InNeedOfBrandy Wed 21-Nov-12 11:05:15

This year I'm wearing my favourite jumpsuit that the top part is Lprint and bottom is creped black. I am loving the new patterns about though so might treat myself to something new.

70isaLimitNotaTarget Wed 21-Nov-12 11:26:32

I've got a black/gold Christmas jumper (with gold bead reindeer) and some black/gold leggings. for this year.

Just got to think what to put on my feet now ?

dottyaboutstripes Wed 21-Nov-12 11:30:15

We don't leave the house and it's just us and the kids, but I either wear a nice dress or something like a sparkly top with my jeans or whatever. Dh has always cooked Christmas dinner so I don't have to worry about kitchen disasters on my outfitgrin

BunnyLebowski Wed 21-Nov-12 11:33:21

I will be wearing a dark red velvet 40's style dress with seamed tights, heels and my new leopard print fur coat when we go visiting!

starfishmummy Wed 21-Nov-12 11:48:44

Pjs for as long as i can get away with it......

QueefLatina Wed 21-Nov-12 12:23:03

Trackie bottoms and a fair isle cardigan probably! blush

Featherything Wed 21-Nov-12 12:27:29

Loving the sound of the black/gold reindeer jumper 70isa!

sweetheart Wed 21-Nov-12 14:02:43

This year I'll be wearing one of the fabulously tacky Primark Christmas jumpers. mine is bright red with a giant Christmas pudding on it. I got one for each of the kids too with Reindeer on them - dh was being grumpy and refused but he might find one in his stocking wink

I'll probably dress it up a bit with some coated black skinny jeans

imnotmymum Wed 21-Nov-12 14:05:01

Not thought about ityet. God I am so disorganised this year. Usually a lovely dress, shift type thing so not to show the bloat!

Gnomi Wed 21-Nov-12 14:13:13

Did you get the jumpers this year sweetheart? I need a Christmas jumper for a wedding on 22nd December - the tackier the better.

sweetheart Wed 21-Nov-12 14:49:01

Yes Primark is bursting with them this year. They seem to have childrens and mens but no womens - I brought an age 12-13 childs jumper for myself but I'm guessing a small mans would have fit too. They are all really bright colours.

Gnomi Thu 22-Nov-12 10:09:33

Brilliant, thank you!

Tesco have a christmas pudding jumper here

wordfactory Thu 22-Nov-12 10:13:50

Smart casual as I'm the cook.

CointreauVersial Thu 22-Nov-12 12:57:28

I'm not sure yet, but it will involve a bit of sparkle, and probably some festive earrings too.

DH is totally bemused by the whole dressing-up-at-Christmas thing. His family just slob out in trackies.

oopsiforgot Thu 22-Nov-12 17:49:41

bunny your outfit is gooorgis!!! I want to steal it! Also liking Christmas jumpers for a laughgrin but would really love to spend the day in posh leisure wear (AKA jammies) and nit leave the house. Not gonna happen though as I've lots of visiting to do then workingsad

SantyClaws Thu 22-Nov-12 18:08:30

i'll be wearing my ski suit {glam}

MarshaBrady Thu 22-Nov-12 18:09:34

Summer dress as it will be sunny and warm (it better be).

ENormaSnob Thu 22-Nov-12 19:41:35

Bunny, your outfit sounds amazing.

I will be in maternity clothes this year.

mirpuppet Thu 22-Nov-12 20:56:52

BunnyLebowski I want to be you when I grow up.

Meggles76 Fri 23-Nov-12 06:50:55

We are away for xmas this year. I think I will take lace LBD with opaques and heels and some statement earrings.

TellMeLater Fri 23-Nov-12 07:17:11

Usually a knitted dress - comfortable and a little more dressy than normal - I am partial to an apron though, may request a poncy Toast version this Christmas - normally wear a bar tender style butchers style.

GlitKnit Fri 23-Nov-12 07:31:08


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