The 3rd Day of “Thriftmas” – Grandpa Sweaters for the Holidays

On the 3rd Day of “Thriftmas” my true love gave to me….a Grandpa sweater!! 😉

This time of year, who doesn’t love a warm, cozy, slightly over-sized Grandpa sweater? I know I do! I thrift at least 3 new ones each year and the one I’m wearing today is a recent thrift purchase from 2nd Avenue. I saw it in the men’s section, of course, and knew I had to have it! I plan to wear this sweater, and the others I own, throughout the holidays whenever I’m going for a casual and comfy look. It’s so soft and it makes me think about my grandfather (Fafa). My grandfather passed away a few years ago and I especially think about and miss him during the holidays. I actually have a few of his old sweaters that I wear ever now and then. Wearing them makes me feel closer to him. Do you have clothing items that make you think about loved ones or someone special?



Sweater: Thrifted, 2nd Avenue ($3.90)// Necklace: Thrifted, 2nd Avenue// Pants: Ellen Tracy, 2nd Avenue ($6.90)// Flats: Tory Burch, Nordstrom Rack (sold out)// Clutch: Love, Cortnie (sold out but other clutches available HERE)

I think dressing up for the holidays if fun but, there’s nothing like being comfy and cute when relaxing and hanging out with family and friends. I can see myself wearing this outfit, and others like it, for several occasions. Hubby and I plan to travel to see his family in DE this month and this is the perfect winter travel outfit. Adding a red lip as I did here takes the outfit up a notch. I actually threw on the lipstick at the last minute, lol. I’m all about trying new things and new looks in 2014 so I figured I’d start early, lol. I’m not a make up wearer, as I’ve said many times on the blog, but I’m beginning to see how a little lipstick can do wonders!



So what’s your favorite outfit or item to wear during the holidays? Any sentimental pieces of clothing you like to wear? Let me know! And don’t forget to linkup your favorite outfits, below. I just ask that you link your post back to this one, or add the badge to your whatever post you link up. Thanks a bunch and come back tomorrow to see what the 4th Day of “Thriftmas” has in store! I think I smell a giveaway… 😉

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  1. says

    I can’t believe that I’ve never really dressed up for the holidays. All of the home parties that I attend are informal with no connection to anything except comfort.

    There are smells that instantly make me think of loved ones.

    I wish we had thrift shops over here.
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  2. says

    I truly do not have any clothing items that I’m attached to or wear for sentimental reasons. But I do have a bracelet my Mom gave me while I did my high school years in Nigeria. Love it so!
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    • Whitney says

      Thank God for the memories. :-) And thank you for coming along in DE. I had a great time!! I’m doing my recap Monday – I had to re-energize & download this week, lol.


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