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What to Wear on Thanksgiving-Chunky Knit Over a Slip Dress

chunky sweater with leopard slip dress and tall boots

With only three  more days until Thanksgiving, I am sharing how I wear a chunky knit over this leopard slip dress as one idea

chunky sweater with leopard slip dress and tall boots

A Thanksgiving Outfit Idea

I love the look of a chunky knit sweater over the slim silhouette of a slip dress. Slip dresses make your wardrobe go farther too, as you could wear a blazer over it, a sweater ( in this case) cardigan, or multiple layers.

Anthropologie is a favorite shop of mine, but I tend to get their pieces secondhand, as they are a bit pricey. That is where Poshmark comes into play and this orange knit with a peplum style was found. It looks handmade and I loved the knit design.

Any chance I can double or triple the leopard factor, I do! I like the contrast between these two leopard prints with my scarf and slip dress.

My tall over the knee boots create a long leg line and also keep the chill factor at bay.

So try this outfit combination of a chunky knit cardigan, slip dress and tall boots. You will be comfortable and look stylish for Turkey day!

And I have a multitude of GI issues ( Gastroperesis,  IBS, ) that comes with my condition, so It almost a requirement to wear a looser fitting dress! I always enjoyed dressing up though, even as a child for Thanksgiving. I know I am going to enjoy the butternut squash dish and of course pumpkin pie!

Family

We head to Pittsburgh Wednesday to stay at my moms and my family will be there preparing for Thanksgiving day! We all have prospective “jobs” for the day, and mine is preparing the cocktails. I can do that! I found this recipe for an Spiced Apple Cider Rum Cocktail, on this site. Keep in mind the recipe is only for 1 ( !) so make sure you double or quadruple it!

I am looking forward to seeing everyone, and we will be celebrating my nephew’s birthday, with Dinosuars being quite popular this year! He also LOVES the movie, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”, which was one of my absolute favorites as a kid! Of course the Gene Wilder version! ( Johnny Depp has nothing on him!) We made Wonka Bars and one with a Golden ticket for my nephew. 🙂

I am so grateful that we get to spend the Holidays with family this year. I hope you all have a wonderful and blessed  day!

chunky sweater with leopard slip dress

chunky sweater with leopard slip dress and tall boots

chunky sweater with leopard slip dress and tall boots

chunky sweater with leopard slip dress and tall boots

Outfit

Sweater- Poshmark ( Anthropologie) ( option)

Slip dress- Target ( option , option

Boots- Franco Sarto ( sim option, option)

bag- JJ Winters  ( similar)

Scarf- Charming Charlies ( similar)

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Have a great day and join me tomorrow for Turning Heads Tuesday!

Jess xx

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14 Comments

  • Reply
    Rebecca
    November 30, 2021 at 3:08 am

    I love anything leopard, especially that dress. You can style it in so many beautiful ways. That cardigan would look glam in lots of different colors. Bravo…

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    Wearing Clothes for Real Life: Shopping My Closet
    November 27, 2021 at 4:00 am

    […] was inspired to pair this when my friend Jess wore an animal print dress with a chunky sweater. I did not knit this sweater, but I have a golden yellow one that I did knit. So who knows why I […]

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    Emma Stones
    November 25, 2021 at 6:51 am

    Wow, your dress is really nice and looks superb on you! 😀

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    eyeloveknots
    November 23, 2021 at 2:59 pm

    What a GORGEOUS knit cardigan!!

    Alexandra
    OnRockwoodLane.com

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    [email protected]
    November 23, 2021 at 11:03 am

    This is Thanksgiving perfection! Love the jacket.

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    Judyarazoza
    November 23, 2021 at 10:49 am

    This unlikely combination is a winner! Thank you for the inspiration.

  • Reply
    Sinziana
    November 23, 2021 at 10:19 am

    I love all these colours … you look so nice in this color palette. I wish this worm colors would work on me as well :)>

    Have a great day!

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    Michelle Churchman
    November 23, 2021 at 10:15 am

    Beautiful outfit, Jess! That cardigan is gorgeous. Fantastic Poshmark score. Have a wonderful, Thanksgiving!

    Michelle
    https://mybijoulifeonline.com

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    Jodie
    November 22, 2021 at 7:53 pm

    This is so gorgeous Jess. I could easily recreate this outfit too. I swear I’ll be copying you all the time it seems,
    XOXO
    Jodie
    http://www.jtouchofstyle.com

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    Neti*
    November 22, 2021 at 7:49 pm

    Just right for Thanksgiving Jess. Enjoy. . .

  • Reply
    Lizzie
    November 22, 2021 at 12:02 pm

    This is PERFECT for Thanksgiving! Absolutely adore this color and print combo!! So pretty!

    Lizzie
    http://www.lizzieinlace.com

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    Jyoti
    November 22, 2021 at 9:13 am

    This is a lovely outfit for Thanksgiving. The knit cardigan looks amazing. Wonderful Post! Have a great day!
    Rampdiary | Fineartandyou | Beautyandfashionfreaks 

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    Gwen Gottlieb
    November 22, 2021 at 7:38 am

    What a perfect outfit for Thanksgiving! Easy to wear and lovely. Wonka bars sound like so much fun! Have a wonderful, healthy, happy and delicious Thanksgiving, Jess. xo

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    thisblondesshoppingbag
    November 22, 2021 at 7:04 am

    Oooh I love that chunk knit cardigan! You are so right about Anthro and Poshmark, super idea. Have a safe trip to PA, that cocktail recipe sounds amazing!
    xo,
    Kellyann

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