Christmas Color Rock: The San Antonio Way!

When Collette asked me to join her Christmas Color Rock, I knew that my weekend in downtown San Antonio would be the perfect place for pictures. Our Riverwalk Christmas Celebration is renowned for the lights and influences of a distinct Mexican heritage….you just might not find more variety in Christmas colors set to the tunes of Mariachi bands anywhere!

The Westin Riverwalk Hotel

Stairway to Westin ballroom!
Velvet jacket, gold skirt: Lane Bryant
Red Traveler’s Cami: Chicos
Spanx Tights: Nordstroms
Antonio Melani Flats: Dillards
Vintage Gold Clutch: Mother-in-Law

We were off to a Christmas party at the beautiful Westin Riverwalk Hotel for the first night! The gold skirt I selected seemed to blend right with the hotel décor of gold ribbons, ornaments, brocade, and chandeliers. Fashion-wise, this party was all about fabulous shoes and I made sure I captured a few of them for you to see.

Every post this week will introduce you to some slice of our unique downtown at Christmas. I hope you will enjoy the tour. But, today was all about satisfying your taste for color….tis the season to wear it all!

Now, girls, what is your favorite holiday color??

Patio by Hotel Contessa on the Riverwalk

Also, I just linked this up with Tammy’s Trending through the Years, Christmas…go join her blogger event as well, right here:


  1. I love Christmas lights, LOVE the trees in the background of your photos. You look so young! I've just caught up on the last week or so of your posts. You are so encouraging to women over 50……thank you so much! Have a Merry Christmas!!!

  2. Oh how I miss the River Walk! Your pictures bring it back magnificently! You look so classy and elegant….and the SHOES! Well, you know I go weak for shoes! Merry Christmas to you sweet friend! Hugs! ~Serene

  3. Gorgeous! I love these colors so much. It must be quite a cheery scene downtown this time of year. And my favorite Christmas color is red, only because green is my all-time favorite color!

  4. You look amazing and these photo, shoes and lights are beautiful. I remember you from Collette's blog. She left the Twitter Tuesday post up for months with your pics. Great for you. Dawn Suitcase Vignettes xo

  5. WOWO!!! These pictures are wonderful. My daughter took me on the San Antonio river walk in the summertime a few years ago and I will never forget it. These pictures were a present to me. Thank you.

  6. Your Riverwalk is so pretty! I would love to scoop that tree up and put it in my living room!
    Love your outfit! The gold skirt looks great on you!
    Merry Christmas!!

  7. What a gorgeous city! My husband was there once on business and I missed that trip! AND THOSE BEADED shoes are just perfect for the holidays!

    It is always so nice to see you come by Pam; your beautiful smile is just a bright part of my day! ENJOY THE PREPARATIONS for Christmas! Anita

  8. What gorgeous photos! And you are looking so radiant and festive for the holidays. I've missed all of you and hope to be back it soon.

  9. Hello! I popped over from Tammy's linkup! You look so lovely in these pictures, I adore your jacket!!! Those lights are really gorgeous too! A pleasure to visit your blog!

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