The stores may be full of holiday merch, but here at Empty Nest Blessed, we don’t want to skip over Thanksgiving! Today, I’m sharing some fall and Thanksgiving looks I think you’ll love. I’m so grateful for each of you, and despite the pain in the world right now, I know each of you has so much to be thankful for. Gratitude is the gateway to joy; we could all use more of that!
Next week, we’ll launch the Empty Nest Blessed Holiday Gift Guides! They’ll be exclusively available for Empty Nest Blessed subscribers on Wednesday, November 1, and open for the public on Friday, November 3. If you’re not a subscriber, or if you have friends or family who aren’t (but need to be!), subscribe HERE.
This holiday season, you’ll see lots of holiday gift guides out there, but I don’t think there will be others that are customized just for empty nesters like ours! Being empty nest blessed means you may be a part of the sandwich generation—you have young adult kids; you may have senior adult parents; and, if you’re really blessed, you have grandkids as well! My gift guide will give you ideas for all of those groups and more. We have nearly 1000 gift ideas in 10 categories! It’s something we work on all year. 🎁 We can’t wait to share it with you next week!
But in the meantime, Thanksgiving! Bob and I had an opportunity to travel to Ohio last weekend, and, y’all, I could hardly breathe when I saw the fall foliage🍁🍂! It was stunning. I love the fall, and today, I’m sharing some of my favorite fall looks. So many brands are launching their holiday collections this week or next week, so now is the time to snag your Thanksgiving look!
As always, click the pink text links or any image for more information.
Everything I’m sharing fits TTS (true to size), unless I tell you differently!
For size reference, I’m 5’5″, and I typically wear an XS or XXS in tops and a size 2 in bottoms.
This ⬆️ is what I’m wearing for Thanksgiving! It’s all from Talbots. It’s such a good deal right now! Take 40% off the highest regular-price item with the promo code WONDER. Everything beyond that first 40% off item is 30% off. (Today is the last day for this deal!)
I think this Amazon sweater is so pretty and feminine. I can’t believe it comes in 26 colors 😲! I’m wearing a size small instead of an XS, so that’s why it looks a little big on me! I’d say it fits TTS, though. My pants are Talbots Chatham Ankle Pants. They’re Talbots best-selling pants, ev-ah! 😃
Beauty And Brains Cinnamon Brown Floral Blouse (Click HERE for other colors/patterns.) | Worth It Black Skinny Jeans | Can’t Stop You Toast Brown Booties (Also in black.) | Making Moves Beige Quilted Purse | Want It All White Beaded Bracelet Set
The SOFTEST Jackie Sweater (Use code SUZY15 for 15% off.) See other colors/patterns HERE. | Similar Brown Cordury Pants or less expensive option HERE (50% off) | Mixed Links Hoop Earrings (30% off right now.)
This gorgeous, best-selling ¾-sleeve sweater is from Avara, my favorite online boutique! (You must order from my link to use the SUZY15 discount, so I couldn’t add it to the image widget.) It is absolutely the softest sweater I have ever owned! I love that it comes in several other colors and patterns as well, including some that are the same, but long sleeve (and called “Joyce Sweater” instead of “Jackie Sweater.” I just bought THIS Joyce sweater!
For a feminine, designer-inspired choice for a Thanksgiving look, how about this pretty London top from Avara? (You must order from my link to use the SUZY15 discount, so I couldn’t add it to the image widget.) It doesn’t wrinkle, and I love the stand ruffle collar and subdued shoulder ruffles. I’m wearing the XS, which was short enough that I didn’t have to tuck it in (yet it didn’t show my tummy).
If you’re looking for a fun way to incorporate the faux leather trend + the pleat trend, look no further than this darling Ponte Faux Leather Pleat Sleeve Tunic! I paired it with another great trend—kick flare pants. Then I added another hot trend—ballet flats! Add heels or heeled booties instead of flats to take it up a notch.
Romantic History Light Taupe Brown Ruffled Blouse (Click HERE for other colors.) | Break It Down Dark Wash Flare Jeans (In petite HERE if you don’t want to wear heels.) | Can’t Stop You Toast Brown Booties (Also in black.) | Making Moves Beige Quilted Purse | All About It Red Floral Earrings
I love the juxtaposition of this romantic ruffle neck blouse with the dark wash high waist flares! (Just FYI, the flares are sold in junior’s sizing. To find your size, go up one digit. I am a 2 in women’s, so I ordered a 3.) They’re long, so you’ll want to pair them with heels like I did, or order them in petite HERE to wear with flats.
This chunky Shaker Stitch Sweater made me think of my daughter when I put it on! For some reason, she always says “chonky” when she exaggerates the word “chunky,” which always makes me laugh😂! It is a cozy, “chonky” sweater, and it would be great if your Thanksgiving Day is a cold one! I opted for the green instead of the gorgeous Rich Burgundy because I wanted it to look festive for the holiday season, too! It’s a good price right now! Take 40% off the highest regular-price item with the promo code WONDER. Everything beyond that first 40% off item is 30% off. (Today is the last day for this deal!)
I feel like every brand did a chain link sweater this season! (Trend alert!) Maybe so, but this one is my favorite! I’m head-to-toe in Talbots in this look again, which means it’s all on sale right now! 😃 Take 40% off the highest regular-price item with the promo code WONDER. Everything beyond that first 40% off item is 30% off. (Today is the last day for this deal!)
Like the Hermes-inspired chain link look, but not this sweater? Check out some other chain link prints at these spots:
- Avara’s Neutral sweater (Click through on the link and use code SUZY15 for 15% off.)
- Shop the Mint’s THML Lilac Chain link sweater
- Lilysilk’s Print Trench Dress
- Lilysilk’s Merino Wool Cardigan
- Ralph Lauren’s Belting-Print Stretch Jersey Turtleneck
- Ralph Lauren’s Chain Link/Belting-Print Cotton Tee
- La Fiorentina Chain Print Sleeveless Cardigan at Saks Off 5th
Did you get some good ideas for your Thanksgiving look? I hope so! I don’t know about you, but I feel like once November 1 hits, it’s all holiday, everything! Here at ENB, we’re going to enjoy the richness of fall for all we’re worth for another week or so!
In fact, if you haven’t checked out our ENB Guide to Fall, you need to do that! From our favorite fall candles (I’m burning with THIS yummy one from Target right now!) and the prettiest fall décor to the fall fashion trends and Beth’s delicious Pumpkin Roll recipe, there’s a lot to love! You can check it all out HERE.
I want you to know how grateful I am for you! Thank you for your encouraging words, your inspiring ideas, and for shopping with my links. Your support lets me continue to do this job I love so much, and I am so thankful for each one of you!
This Friday, we’ll be bringing you some darling ideas for Thanksgiving, including fun Thanksgiving décor, centerpieces, games for the group, activities for the kids’ table, and beautiful hostess gifts if you’re not the one hosting this year.
So until then, Happy Fall, y’all! Let me know your thoughts about this post in the comments, okay? Which look was your favorite? Would you like to see more posts like this?
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