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Happy Holidays

Happy holidays guys. I hope you all had a merry Christmas. I did. Christmas was fun and I am still in the holiday mode. This Christmas was definitely one of the best I have ever had in my almost 30 years on earth. It was incredible and I am still having a swell time.

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I am writing this post overlooking this amazing view from my sea view room on Jumeirah Beach. It is the most beautiful view I have seen in a very long time, and I am soaking it all in; making the most of it. I am having an amazing holiday as you can imagine. This is my second time visiting Dubai, and it is even more beautiful now than when I visited almost 5 years ago. It is like paradise on earth. If you have ever been to Dubai, you would know exactly what I mean. To think all of these did not exist a few years ago is unbelievable. I am yet to see any other country as beautiful as Dubai.

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Apart from the beauty of Dubai, there is so much to do here that there is never a dull moment. I am yet to see any other country which as much to do as Dubai, well things I am interested in anyways. The kids are having so much fun, it feels so good to give them an amazing Christmas. And the Christmas vibe here is surprisingly cool.

 

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You can catch up on my holiday snaps on Instagram. I am updating that on the go, and will be sharing on Twitter as well so look out for my tweets. I will be back to posting as normal on Fashion and Style Police in the new year so don’t miss me too much. I have juicy content lined up so I promise it would be worth the wait.

Wishing you all a very happy new year. Enjoy the holidays. See you in 2017 xo

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The Meaning of Christmas

You can feel the excitement in the air as Christmas draws nearer. Christmas trees are set up, your reindeer is likely out, everywhere is beautifully decorated with lights and there is a wreath on almost every door. There are excited shoppers buying gifts for their friends and family, and kids going off to see Santa.

 

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When you take a step back from the beauty and joy of Christmas, there’s a question that lingers, “What is it about Christmas that has such a great effect on so many people?” The Christmas season is a magical season, but hidden within the cheer of Christmas is an amazing and inspiring meaning:

  1. Christmas is a season of love

Although Valentine’s Day is associated with love, Christmas takes the meaning of love a little further. Christmas is a time when people show love to everyone around them, not only to their partners or spouses, but also to family, friends and neighbours.

The spirit of love is shown from the gifts they share. Those gifts are tokens of care, affection and oneness. Christmas is the time when you can reach out to others who are alone, sad or in need of some company. It is the time when people share the cheer of Christmas.

  1. Christmas is a season to take time off to reflect and plan for the New Year

In the midst of the cheer and excitement, exchange of gifts and delicious food, Christmas is a time when we reflect on our lives. It’s a time to reflect and meditate on the essence of life. Life is all about sharing, helping one another, and making people smile. It’s about giving meaning to those who feel that there’s nothing left in life for them.

Christmas is also a time to reflect on what true happiness is all about. Happiness is not hidden in material things but it’s hidden in the heart that shares and gives happiness.

All this will helps plan for the New Year so that we can make a good start of the year with renewed enthusiasm, confidence and meaning. This is the time to set out your new year’s resolution (if you are into resolutions) and set up an action plan to make sure the new year is a success.

  1. Christmas is about appreciating the special gift of Christ

Christ is the reason for the season, and we should not forget that. Through Jesus Christ we were given salvation and a renewed hope.

Sometimes we are weighed down by problems, temptations, and challenges. There are times when we feel alone and lost. But once there is life, there is hope.

  1. Christmas is about enjoying family time

The beauty of Christmas is the fact that you get to enjoy the season with your loved ones. Those precious moments with your family seated around the table enjoying a yummy Christmas meal, with Christmas carols playing in the background, and opening presents under the Christmas tree. I think is one of the best times ever.

I will be taking a break starting today to enjoy the season. I am off on holiday {whoop whoop} and I am really looking forward to it. I will be sharing shots on Instagram and Twitter, so keep up with me on those platforms. And I shall return with a new post in the next few days.

Have a very merry Christmas xo

 

OOTD: Happy Holidays

Merry Christmas

Wow I can’t believe it is Christmas Eve today. This year has gone by super fast, in a good way. It has definitely been the best blogging year ever for Fashion and Style Police, and I am hoping 2016 is even better. I have so many blog projects I am working on at the moment, I don’t want to reveal too much, but it is going to be worth reading and maybe watching, crossing my fingers and toes.

Happy Holidays

As for the bright sunny photos I have here, the sun came out some days ago, and it was kind of a BIG deal, since it hardly comes out these days. I made good use of the opportunity and got some outfit pictures taken. Who knows when next I would be this lucky to have good weather, and be outfit ready at the same time. How has the weather been where you are?

I will be taking a well needed break over Christmas, so you should expect my next post to be on or around the 28th. I need the time off to relax with my family and enjoy the festive season, and I am so looking forward to eating, relaxing and doing NOTHING. I need to recharge my batteries, lol, it has been a crazily busy year.

Luxemme Outfit

Luxemme Jumper

As for this jumper, it is an Abella Luxe Chunky Knitted Jumper by Luxemme. I love the distressed look of an otherwise classic jumper, it gives a more edgy look, and the colour is so beautiful. I styled it with a pair of black leggings and cami, and knee-high boots, and I think I nailed the shabby chic look I was going for. Do you agree?

Pandora Earrings

As for accessories, I decided to keep it simple with this stunning Pandora stud earrings, sunnies of course, a scarf, and my Fitbit bracelet. I love the overall look, and I will be wearing the life out of this jumper this season.

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What do you think of this outfit? Drop me a comment, let’s chat.

Merry Christmas everyone. Have a fantastic one x

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WHAT I WORE

Jumper – c/o Luxemme

Leggings – Select Fashion

Cami – M&S

Scarf – French Souvenir

Boots – Timberland

Bag – Michael Kors

Sunnies – Marc Jacobs

Earrings – c/o Jewel Hut

 

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