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Didn't deck your own halls? Miss all the festive store windows because you shopped online? Not to worry—you can still get into the holiday spirit, with a little help from your fellow R29 readers! That's right, we collected your favorite (and undeniably festive) Instagram pictures, captured throughout the joyous season—and, yes, our email inbox was working overtime.
Sure, it was a tough task, but we narrowed the options down to 15 images (over copious glasses of nog). The result? Decor (and more) galore! You showed us that a pug really does look great in a Santa costume and that going to the Christkindlmarket with Mom never gets old. A few local names you might know even jumped on the bandwagon. From nail artist Astrowifey's crazy-fun snowflake tips to DIY centerpiece love from entertaining guru Debi Lilly, this roundup proves it really is the season to be jolly—and rock a killer mani in the process.
To see and recognize that bold, golden arrow on the side of a sunglasses means you’re part of the Karen Walker club. Her specs have long ago become cult products, and the only thing that might inspire a bigger wave of fanaticism than the sunglasses themselves are the clever lookbooks she puts forth each season. read
At every bar or bat mitzvah party I attended in my youth, the DJ would use the moment when everyone's energy had flagged to "take things down to Club Med." This usually consisted of a conga line set to "Feeling Hot, Hot Hot," followed by a limbo competition to "Going Loco Down in Acapulco," and a rousing group dance read