What to Wear to a Thanksgiving Tailgate

By  November 27, 2013

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When you head to the arena this Thanksgiving, do so with a festive pep in your sneaker-wedged step. Though loyal fans may cheer on the Dallas Cowboys or Baltimore Ravens in ill-fitting NFL jerseys and faded snapbacks, be the belle of the ballgame in sporty-meets-chic style. The key to pulling off this relaxed look is not to get too literal—leave the sports bras, wristbands, and yoga pants for the gym. Instead, couple your closet staples with items that have an unexpected athletic appeal. Are you a baubles babe? Then pull out a bejeweled baseball cap. Looking make your sneakers more ladylike? Work it in wedged wonders. Mixed-prints princess? Layer a numbered sweatshirt over plaid. Channeling Rihanna in Alexander WangRita Ora in House of Holland, or our own GLAM blogger Hallie Wilson in neon Nikes is easier than you think.

1. Jeweled Baseball Cap, available at J. Crew for $125
2. Game-Time Varsity Sweatshirt, available at Forever 21 for $13.99
3. Marc by Marc Jacobs Sloane Watch, available at Bloomingdale’s for $150
4. Coated Trousers with Zips, available at Zara for $79.90
5. Nike Dunk Ski Hi Print Wedge Show, available at Nike for $84.97
6. MAKE Matte Lipstick in Scarlet, available at We See Beauty for $25
7. Pavé ID Necklace, available at Bauble Bar for $26
8. T by Alexander Wang Bi-Colour Varsity Jacket, available at Tessabit for $531.41
9. Checked Legging Style Trousers, available at Zara for $69.90
10. Velcro Suede Wedge Ankle Boots, available at Mango for $189.99