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Blazer:  Helmut Lang, Tee:  Splendid, Skirt:  H&M (old, love this similar option), Bag:  French Connection, Shoes:  Zara (old, obsessed with these), Sunnies:  Ray-Ban

A super-quick hello and happy hump day today. This photo was taken last week. The temperature has significantly dropped since and I think the days of bare legs are over until the spring.

Hope everyone is having a wonderful week so far!


Patterns and Textures

Sweater:  Forever 21, Shirt:  The Limited (old, similar here), Skirt:  J.Crew, Bag:  Zara (old, similar here), Shoes:  J.Crew, Sunnies:  Ray-Ban

Yes, our leaves are out of control! But I love the beautiful colors ~ they make the perfect backdrop.

This season I'm all about mixing patterns and textures. This outfit combines four of my favorites:  waffle knit, pinstripe, houndstooth and calf hair.

Happy Monday everyone!


New Tricks

Coat:  Vintage (similar here), Top:  Gap, Jeans:  Flying Monkey for East & Lo c/o East & Lo, Bag:  French Connection, Shoes:  Zara (old, similar here, LOVE this pair), Necklace: c/o LilahV, Sunnies:  Ray-Ban

Denim - a fit possibly as personal as underwear. Ladies, how many times have you gone into a fitting room with 10+ pairs of jeans and come out with not even one perfect fitting pair?

I know it's happened to me countless times.

People say the older you get, the more set in your ways you are. I believe this to be particularly true of denim. I know what I like, I like what I like, and I stick with what works.

...Until I tried these Flying Monkey jeans. One of the best feeling/fitting pairs of jeans I've ever worn. They are super-soft with just the right amount of stretch. Best part? These beauties are under $100!

I guess you can teach an old{ish} gal new {denim} tricks.

Happy Monday everyone!



Happy 7th wedding anniversary to my husband/best friend.

Hope everyone has a wonderful Monday!


Checked Scarf

Coat:  Zara (old, LOVE this one), Top:  Anthropologie (old, similar here), Jeans: H&M (similar here), Scarf:  Zara (recent, similar option here for $6!), Shoes:  Valentino, Bag:  Target (similar here), Sunnies:  Ray-Ban

I've reached for this scarf every day this week as I ran out the door. 

It's the kind of weather where the big morning debate is to wear, or not to wear a coat. When in doubt, I grab the scarf and call it a day.

Happy hump day everyone!


First Signs of Fall

Jacket:  Aritzia (old, similar here), Sweater:  J.Crew (borrowed from my hubby, love this one), Jeans:  Forever 21, Scarf:  Alexander McQueen, Bag:  Marc by Marc Jacobs, Shoes:  Sam Edelman, Sunnies:  Ray-Ban

It finally started to feel like fall over the weekend. A little crazy considering last weekend was 80+ degrees and I was wearing my skimpiest sundress in an attempt to stay cool at the winery.

But I welcome the crisp chill in the air.

A great excuse to break out my scarves and sweaters.

Happy Monday everyone!