Friday, September 28, 2018

Fall Outfit that is On Sale!

Scarf (more print and color options!)// Sunglasses 
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I'm back to share another outfit from Charleston (see the first one, here). I had another blog post lined up for today but since this outfit is on sale I figured I should share this first. 

My  Peplum Top, Black Coated JeansScarf, and Sunglasses are currently 20% off with code FRIENDS. The sale will end on October 1st (that's Monday).

The Peplum Top is my favorite because you can dress it up or down. It has a fully open back and then it ties into three bows so it's fun and would be great for a holiday party! It runs true to size, I am wearing a size small. 

The Black Coated Jeans I am wearing are coated so they are similar to leather leggings but fit like a skinny jean. They are so soft and stretch and feel more like a legging as you're wearing them. They run true to size and they are really stretchy so if you are between sizes, I would size down. 

The scarf I am wearing in the photo above is the same scarf (but in a different print/color) as the one in this post where I compared it to a Hermes scarf! They are truly amazing and at such a good price. They are larger than your average scarf so they drape beautifully! We are three months from Christmas, so I know it's a little early to be thinking about gifts but these scarves would make such lovely gifts for anyone.

I will have my full Charleston guide live on Monday that talks about where we ate, what we did, and a link to our amazing Airbnb (that I would highly recommend). Today on Instagram, I'm sharing a few snaps of how I styled the Tote and Booties during my Charleston trip so head over to check that out! 

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Lately 9/27/2018

Scarf (more print and color options!)
What a week! I got back from visiting my sister in Charlotte on Tuesday and was slammed with tons of e-mails and work to catch up on. It was a bit stressful, but I've just started to see the light at the end of the tunnel and I'm really looking forward to to the weekend. 

This is my last weekend in Pittsburgh before 6 weeks of back to back trips. Some trips are during the week, most on the weekend. I'm so excited for all of them, but really, what was I thinking?!

The weather is supposed to feel like 'fall' this weekend, so we are going to take Henry to the pumpkin patch! It's his first Halloween and I'm so excited to dress him up. I also plan on getting some items on my to-do list done, do some cleaning and catching up on some sleep! 

Coming soon is a recap of my Charleston trip. It was seriously one of the most fun trips! Charleston is just such a beautiful city if you have never been, I highly recommend it. It has something for everyone, every age! 

Wearing: All of the items I am linking to in the photo above are currently on sale and part of Tuckernuck's Friends and Family sale! I'm talking about the sale below! I just love this black peplum top. It's such a classic that can be dressed up or down but the special part is in the open back with the bows! SO cute. It runs true to size and is under $100.

Eating: I love love love egg drop soup and this recipe sounds amazing. It's on my 'to make' list! 

Drinking: Last year, I had a pumpkin spice margarita at a restaurant and it was SO good. It had just the tiniest hint of fall flavor. I am going to attempt to recreate it using this recipe!

Sale-ing: Tuckernuck is having their Friends and Family sale now through October 1st! You can get 20% off sitewide with code FRIENDS20. My favorite cashmere sweater that I shared in last week's lately post is included in the sale! Also included are the black coated jeans I recently got that I am obsessed with because they are so stretchy and soft. Scroll through to see more of my favorites!

Sale-ing II: The Shoe and Handbag Event is happening at Neiman Marcus. Receive $50 off your $200, or receive $100 off your $400 with code NMSAVE. Valid 9/25-9/30. This is such a good deal considering Neimans has all of the best designer handbags and shoes! $100 off a $400 purchase is such a good discount! Ferragamo Vara's are included and you get $100 off!

 Oh my goodness, did you see this adorable little 7-year-old absolutely nail the National Anthem?! SO good.

Watching II: I can't remember how I came across this Canadian advertisement, but I loved it. It's encouraging people to eat together. I wholeheartedly agree with sitting down and eating with your friends and family. I grew up doing this every single night and even when I lived at home after college, we ate together every single night. I think it brings people together and lets you unwind from the outside and online world! 

Loving: The holiday gift sets are at Sephora, I repeat, the holiday gift sets are at Sephora!!!!!! Few things get me as excited as gift sets full of different products. Sephora creates SO many incredible gift sets around the holidays each year and not only do I buy them to give to friends and family, but I also buy them for myself because they are a great way to try new products! Some of my favorite kits are the Sephora brand kits because they contain many different brands in one kit! I like this one. I'm also so excited about this La Neige gift set. You get one full-size product ($20 usually) and three travel sized products for just $28. I am obsessed with the overnight lip masks and use it nightly. I actually said on instastories how I wish there was a smaller version for travel and here we are! Scroll through the widget above to see the other kits I am loving!

Wanting: All the things. No really- with all of the holiday stuff starting to come out I am just head over heels with it all! 

Traveling: Next up is Niagara-On-The-Lake, I can't wait! Thank you to everyone who sent me recommendations on where to eat, what to do, etc. !

Quoting: 'Do it now. Sometimes later becomes never.'// See more of my favorites, here. 

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Shopbop Sale Picks

Sale Details: 20% off orders under $500 or 25% off orders of $500 or more using code. Valid 9/26-9/29. There are exclusions, so keep an eye out. Anything that says 'key style' is included in the sale! 

Code Needed at Checkout: STOCKUP18

Tretorn Sneakers// These are already inexpensive so a sale code makes them even better. I have a pair and get a lot of wear out of them. They are comfortable and classic! 

Tory Burch Bow Heels// There is a flat version in black, too! And there is also a more affordable version, too! I just love these shoes- not the most practical but so beautiful and unique! 

Cashmere Travel Wrap// Best. Thing. Ever. I always share when this goes on sale because I have 6 of them and think they are the best travel wrap. The cashmere is thick and soft. I wear it as a scarf with coats, use it as a wrap for formal events, and also as a blanket on the plane!

Roller Rabbit Pajamas// The cutest and softest pajamas. They rival my favorite, Lake Pajamas! 

Boiled-Cashmere Sweater// I bought this sweater two years ago and it is SO good. Probably one of, if not, my most worn sweater ever. It's so soft and luxurious. It's still expensive even with the sale but worth it in my opinion. 

Velvet Bow Headband// I bought this in the green color. I loved it and loved how the green will pop in my blond hair. It's a splurge for an accessory but one I know I will wear often. 

Ferragamo Varina Flats// Best shoes! I rave about these all the time. Varas are included, too! I actually find the varas to be more comfortable.

Bow Handbag// I have this bag and love it. The color looks pink in photos online but I find it to be more of a tan/neutral!

Plaid Down Jacket// I just love the SAM brand jackets. They are pricey, so a sale is a great time to purchase. I think the plaid is SO cute.

Bathing Suit// I have this bathing suit and LOVE it. It's so unique and anytime I wear it people always compliment it!

Ultra Boost Sneakers// I wear these several times a week. They are beyond comfortable. I bought two pair (in different colors) and they are the only athletic sneakers I wear!

Leggings// These leggings are one of my favorite pairs. You can work out in them but they also look cute with sweaters and 'regular' clothing. They really suck you in in all the right places for a flattering fit.
More Items On Sale That I Love:

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Fall Outfit In Charleston, South Carolina

Fall Outfit In Charleston, South Carolina

Fall Outfit In Charleston, South Carolina




Fall Outfit In Charleston, South Carolina
Sweater (under $100) // Black Coated Jeans
Scarf (more print and color options!)// Chanel Flats (similar)
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This past weekend I was in Charleston, South Carolina for a wedding of a high school girlfriend! It was such a fun weekend. I'll be back with a trip recap but in the meantime, I wanted to share this outfit that I wore while there! 

If you have never been, the entire city is just so picturesque. From the architecture to the water to the well-manicured gardens, there is somewhere adorable everywhere you turn! 

I am posing in front of a blush pink home in the photos above that was across the street from Rainbow Row. I love the colorful homes- it really makes me feel like I am on a vacation! 

It was really warm most of the weekend, but I was glad to see cooler temps on Sunday morning. It gave me an excuse to pull out a new outfit from one of my favorites, Tuckernuck.

This scarf is another one of their amazing scarves that look so similar to Hermes! They released new colors/prints for fall and I just love all of them. A scarf is the easiest way to add color to a neutral outfit. 

I shared these coated jeans on Insta stories last week and got a lot of questions about them. They are basically a black skinny jean that has been coated with something that makes them have a sheen to them. They almost look like leather but they're a bit less edgy than leather leggings, in my opinion. The fabric is super stretchy and so insanely soft. I really didn't expect them to be as comfortable as they are! 

They run true to size. I'm wearing my typical size 27! They're a great length, too! I'm 5'6" and they hit me right at the ankles so they're nice to wear with flats and boots/booties! 

More Scarves Under $50:

Monday, September 24, 2018

Easy and Inexpensive Halloween Costumes

breakfast at tiffanys big little lies costume idea
Who wore it better, Reese or Me?! Ha!
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Can you believe Halloween is in just a little over a month? I waffle on whether or not I'm a Halloween person every year. Some years I get into it, others I don't! Last year, I loved my costume because it was cute/modest but also inexpensive and easy! 

I wrote a post about this costume last year but didn't include the 'after' photo as I wore it! If you are a Big Little Lies fan, then you know the episode where Madeline Martha Mackenzie (Reese Witherspoon) attends a party wearing the famous Audrey Hepburn Breakfast at Tiffany's costume! 

It's basically the Breakfast at Tiffany's costume, but since Reese has blonde hair, I decided to go as her character in Big Little Lies! 

This costume is SO easy and considering how expensive store-bought costumes can be, this one was less pricey.

What you'll need:
- Tux Shirt// Order a larger size so you're able to wear it as a dress. I got a size large in the exact shirt that is linked and it was plenty big! 
- Sleep Mask// There are so many options online, but this one is one of my favorites! If you are crafty, this could even be a somewhat easy DIY project. 
- Tassel Earrings// I already had these- but think buying these makes sense because you can wear them any other day, too! 
- Boy Shorts// I got them in a nude color. It just made me feel a little less 'naked' underneath since the shirt was so big. 

If you are too lazy to order everything separately (hey, I get you), you can order a 'kit' on Etsy

tiffany and co. costume idea
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I was a Tiffany 'box' during my sophomore year in college. This is one of my favorite costumes ever. I feel like it's so different and unique but was also so easy and inexpensive to create. It was a huge hit, too!

What you'll need:
- Tiffany blue dress// There are so many inexpensive options for this! 
- Sharpie Marker// The one I linked is double sided and has a thicker marker as well as a thin one. You'll want both so you can be precise. I had my friend who was good at art/drawing do this. It definitely does take some skill so practice a bunch on paper first! 
- White headband// The one I am linking is what I would have purchased had we had Amazon Prime back then (haha). It's over the top and exactly the 'fun' thing to wear on Halloween! 
- White gift bow// I had a regular white headband, so I just bought a cheap gift bow at Target and attached it to the headband. So easy! You could also do super thick grosgrain ribbon and tie it up in your hair and then 'bow' it!

Inexpensive Halloween Costume Ideas

Inexpensive Halloween Costume Ideas

These photos are old, too (ohhh to be young again)! I wore this 'Greek Goddess' outfit during my junior year of college and then again for Halloween 2012. It's one of those things that is kind of 'lame' because it's not that creative but it's comfortable and easy to do in a pinch. You can wear a bathing suit or bodysuit underneath but mine stayed in tact totally find with a few safety pins! 

What you'll need:
- Flat Sheet// You can use any size, but a twin is easiest to work with!
- Gold accessories// I just used jewelry and shoes I already owned.

There are a lot of different ways to tie a toga, so check out YouTube and find a tie that you like the best. I like the tie I do in these photos because I felt the most 'secure' (like it wouldn't fall apart).

There you have it! 3 realllllly easy Halloween costumes! I have yet to attend a Halloween party where everyone goes all out with their costumes, but I hope to attend one someday! I don't think I'll be dressing up this year, but we'll see! I'm more excited about dressing Henry in something adorable!

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Saturday Shopping 9/22/2018

Happy weekend, friends! This weekend I am in Charleston for a high school friends wedding. It's a really fun time because a lot of friends from high school will be reunited all in one place! I'm also excited because I am staying with my sister in Charlotte after Charleston. She recently moved into a new place so I am excited to see it in person!!

This week was a whirlwind because I had so much to do before I left on Thursday so I didn't get around to too much shopping but scroll through the widget above to see what I did find!

Friday, September 21, 2018

The Most Comfortable Heels You'll Ever Wear

The Most Comfortable Heels You'll Ever Wear

manolo blahnik bb pump 50mm review

manolo blahnik bb pump 50mm review

manolo blahnik bb pump 50mm review
Cashmere Cable Cardigan (this goes on sale so wait for the sale!)
Striped Tee (also goes on sale- not worth the price, in my opinion, though- mad I bought it!) 
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One of the first few years when I was right out of college, I was offered a job. It was a good job for my age and skillset at the time. One of the 'requirements' of the said job was for me to wear skirts/dresses every single day with pantyhose and high heels.

I'm all for a dress code. There is a time and a place for one and I get that. But you better believe I was not going to promise to wear high heels every. single. day. Needless to say, I turned down the job offer. 

Now don't get me wrong, I love a good high heel. I have many pairs and wear them somewhat often. They make me feel sexy or powerful or glamorous! But there is something to be said for a flat shoe. While a heel is sometimes the most flattering choice, sometimes my feet just scream out for a flat shoe!

Earlier this year, I saw this article and could not agree more!  I really think that it all made sense: I was wearing fewer pairs of my heels and reaching for more sensible (but still beautiful) shoes. 

The LA Times article says that women are willing to pay more for more comfortable shoes and I could not agree more. If I find a shoe that my foot feels incredible in, I will buy a pair in every color (hence why I have the Ferragamo Vara in almost every color, ha!). 

The article also mentions that people are on the go now more than ever and because of that, they need a shoe that can keep them moving. This was another point where I found myself shaking my head in agreeance. Sometimes, when I am in high heels, I feel immobile. For example, if I was out at a restaurant and then we relocate for drinks and the new location was 8 blocks away, I really might not make it in my highest/more uncomfortable pair of heels. 

For me, the pain is just not worth it. I have an insanely high arch that makes many shoes- even flat shoes- have a deleterious effect on my feet. So I am really picky when it comes to adding a pair of shoes to my closet!

All of this to say that I found a shoe that looks like a 'heel' but feels like a flat!!! It's like hitting the jackpot! The winners are the Manolo Blahnik BB pump in 50mm. PurseBlog has a great heel comparison graphic that you should definitely check out! I love the classiness of the BB pump but have always been so wary of the high heel! 

The 50mm is 2 inches. It's basically a 'kitten' heel but doesn't look dorky.... so like high heels with training wheels, ha! They are pricey, but I could walk 10 miles in them! This heel height sells out quickly and especially in the more popular colors so if your size and the preferred color is out of stock, don't worry because they restock them throughout the year. They also occasionally go on sale. It's usually the more seasonal colors but sometimes you can find them for under $300 on sale! 

I know this is going to sound a little nutty but other shoe brands like Jimmy Choo and Prada make a very similar style shoe but Manolo Blahnik's low heel is .2" higher and I really think that almost unnoticeable bit of added height makes the shoe look less dowdy and much more elegant. 

Do you have a favorite brand and style of heel that is amazingly comfortable? I would love to know about them!

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Lately 9/20/2018

Wearing: This sweater is back this year! I got it two years ago and it is one of the most worn items in my closet. The quality is impeccable and it's so beyond comfortable! This year they have come out with different colors than two years ago and I love every color. It's a very pricey sweater but I'm thinking it will go on sale in the next few weeks like it did a few years ago! Here's to hoping!!

Eating: Do not walk, RUN to your nearest Trader Joe's and try their sweet potato gnocchi with butter and sage. Holy moly. I grabbed a bag of it because I love gnocchi but I also love anything with sage. I literally popped the bag into a bowl and microwaved for 5 minutes and I had an insanely delicious meal. It tasted like something you would be served at a nicer restaurant. It's not really 'healthy' but I wish they sold the plain sweet potato gnocchi because I feel like I could recreate the butter/sage taste without using so much and in turn cutting back on the calories! A bag is plenty for two people, but I think you could even serve it to 4 people if you added in something like sausage and/or some sauteed veggies! It also reheats wonderfully. 

Sale-ing: Club Monaco is one of my favorites and right now they are offering an extra 30% off sale! This is usually when I get the best prices for cashmere! I really love this tweed jacket

 So I think I may have found my latest heartthrob: Noah Centineo. I watched 'All The Boys I've Loved Before' on Netflix and it was a really cute teen movie. However, even if you just watch it for Noah, it'll be worth it. He. Is. A. Babe. 

Listening: Well, we are almost done with September (can you believe it?!). But I finally got my September playlist in good shape. These songs are so good and I'm so glad I'll have this for travel days ahead! Right now I am obsessed with 'Magic In the Hamptons'. It is SO fun and just makes me smile and want to dance! 
Loving: Even though the Steelers aren't doing so hot right now, Henry still supports his team. I never thought I'd be 'that girl' that dresses their dog, but here we are. He is just SO funny with clothes on. 

Wanting: I did minimal browsing this week, so not much but scroll through to see!

Trying: This is a new category! I am always trying new products so I thought I would share with you one product a week that I am trying out! This week I am trying out Tula's latest product for acne-prone skin! I love a product that promises to keep my acne at bay so I'm excited to see how this one works. So far I like it. It's a lightweight gel that you can easily apply all over your face! Use code SYDNEY for 20% off! 

Pittsburgh-ing: The Gobblerito is back, I repeat, the Gobblerito is back!!!! For those of you that know, you know. For those of you that don't, you need to run not walk to Mad Mex and try out a Gobblerito- it is pure heaven. 

Traveling: Charleston and then Charlotte this weekend! Next up? Niagara-On-The-Lake! We are going to celebrate my mom's birthday. I have never been but I'm excited- I have heard that it is beautiful, especially this time of year! If you have any recommendations on what we should do, where we should eat, etc. let me know in the comments below! 

Quoting: 'Worrying does not take away tomorrow's troubles. It takes away today's peace.' // See more of my favorites, here. 

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Resetting Fine Jewelry

Resetting Fine Jewelry

Where I get my jewelry from is one of my most-asked questions ever. I'm pretty sure my jewelry style can be summed up as 'simple, dainty, classic'. I'm not a costume jewelry person (but there is a time and a place/outfit for it) and I always prefer 'real' jewelry over anything else. I also always prefer something subtle that doesn't draw attention but just adds to whatever I am wearing.

I'm lucky enough that my grandfather worked in the fine jewelry industry and therefore, my Grammie and Grandpa have always given me the most beautiful pieces of jewelry.

I've grown up knowing a lot about fine jewelry. My dad worked for my grandpa for a while so he's passed down the knowledge to me and my sister. Growing up, my sister and I used to color on GIA notepads that had diamond diagrams and showed the grading scales for color/cut/clarity/carat weight.

I've discussed this before, but the rose ring you see above was given to me for a birthday and I absolutely loved it. However, as I got older, I was not wearing it because I thought it could be confused as an engagement ring. So, I had it reset into the necklace that I have worn every single day since. I never ever take it off and probably never will. It's very special to me. My sister also has this same necklace from our grandparents.
Resetting Fine Jewelry
After I shared this transformation, I got questions about resetting jewelry almost daily so today I'm sharing another piece I had reset. My grammie recently gifted both my sister and I this dainty beautiful diamond ring. It was quite literally an engagement-style ring, though. So I took it to the jeweler and had the center stone and side stones reset. The jeweler came up with this bracelet design so as to incorporate all of the diamonds from the setting and I absolutely love it.

I think when you have a special piece with meaning, but it might not work for you, you should get it reset! There is no sense in having beautiful pieces just sitting in your jewelry box collecting dust. If you find the right jeweler, they will be able to create anything from super simple to a true work of art!

Also, once you have the stones reset, you can keep the setting and have something different set into it. For example, I am thinking that a pearl or sapphire would look beautiful in the rose ring setting!

I'm emotionally attached to the pieces since they have been gifts from my grandparents, but if you are not attached, you can sell the gold to the jeweler (depending on the jewelry) and that will take down the cost of the new piece!

You can also consider using extra diamonds from settings and incorporating them into your engagement ring or wedding band. You can even have settings melted down and reused for a new setting. It doesn't always work out perfectly, but if it does, I think that makes it even more special.

When you are having items reset, it's important to have a good jeweler that is well-skilled and extremely knowledgeable. Not only that, but you'll want someone creative. Some of those older settings can be so odd/out of fashion now and it's hard to look at a piece yourself and imagine it as a more modern, classic piece! Pinterest is also a great place to look as well as just googling the type of item you want. For example, if you have an old emerald piece, you can just look up 'emerald ___' the blank being the type of jewelry you want (ie. bracelet, earrings, etc.). And then you can take your inspiration photos to the jeweler and they can recreate it exactly or modify it!

Besides having items reset, did you know that if you find a good jeweler, they can create custom pieces for you? For example, I saw a sapphire and diamond ring that was out of my price range, but also too chunky/big for my taste. So you show the jeweler the design and have it recreated to fit your taste and budget. That means either sizing the carat weights down or adjusting the number of stones in the setting.

Have you ever reset your jewelry? If so, what did you have created?! I love getting jewelry ideas from others! If you don't have anything to reset but are looking for simple fine jewelry, I'll be sharing some pieces from AUrate with you soon!

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

5 New Beauty Favorites

5 New Beauty Favorites

Products Mentioned In This Post:
Charlotte Tilbury Blush// I had a few blushes that I was rotating between but I didn't really love any of them. I have recently become a huge fan of the Charlotte Tilbury brand after getting sent a press package of some of the products. So, I headed to Nordstrom and had a color picked out for me. I got the color 'ecstasy'. What I love about this blush is that the outer shade is for the upper cheekbone and the middle is for the apple of the cheeks. You can also just mix it all together for the prettiest bronzy flushed glow. 

Charlotte Tilbury Bronze + Highlighter// This is my holy grail highlighter. It's so natural looking and just gives you the most beautiful glow without ever seeming sparkly or 
'fake'. The bronzer is great, too. It's a little light for the summer, but it will be a great shade for me in the winter months when I am paler!
Charlotte Tilbury Lip Pencil// This lip pencil is a game changer. I have the color 'pillow talk' and this is one of the most popular colors because it's just a shade darker than natural lips. So, you can really fill in your lips and they just look natural but better. The pencil is matte and I don't love a matte lip so I top it with my favorite Dior Lip Glow in the shade pink or berry! 

NeuBrow// While this is expensive, it is worth every penny. I don't have super sparse eyebrows but I wanted them to become fuller so I could skip having to fill them in. This made my eyebrows grow so much and it's so easy to use.  You just swipe on at night and you're good to go. I noticed results after 2 weeks and noticed major results after a month. 

Alpha Beta Peel// I'm all about a peel. I do one every night and I love to try different brands each time I run out. My friend Aly recommended this product so I ordered it and love it!! I got the 'extra strength' because my face is used to a peel, and it really does work. I do it twice a week (since it's so strong) and definitely notice clearer skin. There is a reason this has so many great reviews!

Thank you to Nordstrom for sponsoring this post. Nordstrom is a go-to for me when shopping for makeup and beauty products. They carry all my favorite brands and when you go in to get your makeup done or color-matched, they are so helpful! All opinions are my own. 

Products I Want To Try:

Monday, September 17, 2018

10 Fall Wardrobe Staples

10 Fall Wardrobe Staples
The fall season lends itself to the best kind of dressing (in my opinion): layers! I can't get enough of layer colors and textures for a classic but cozy look. 

I was racking my brain to think of fall wardrobe staples that get the most wear in my closet each season. I came up with many more than 10, but tried to simplify it so as not to overwhelm everyone! These are pieces that I think regardless of your personal style, they are staples and (many are) functional for all women!
Barbour Jacket// This is my favorite lightweight jacket. It's casual and neutral so it can work with so many different outfits. I also love that it's roomy so you can easily layer once the temps start to drop!

Cute but Comfortable Flat Shoe// Think classic ballet flats or a velvet smoking slipper in either a neutral or fall hue like deep green or burgundy!
Vest// I love Patagonia J.Crew Puffer, . I notice myself reaching for vests all fall and winter long. They are so good at keeping your core warm without adding a ton of bulk. They're also cute, too! 

Chunky Sweater// Need I say more? I love a textured, chunky knit. It's warm and comfortable but adds so much character to any outfit. I also love a cashmere cable knit. I ordered two of the one I am linking- they're so cozy and cute. They come in so many colors and at $70, they are nice for the price!

Cashmere Wrap// I rave about these wraps all the time and there's good reason! They are so versatile! I wear mine like a scarf and the gray pairs really nicely with a Barbour jacket.

Oxford Cloth Button Down// This is my layering hero in the fall! I love the classic style and casualness of oxford cloth so I have every color and stripe imaginable! They're cute on their own but are great for layering! 

Leather Jacket// This adds a bit of edge and texture to any outfit. Perfect for a chilly night and works with everything from a t-shirt to a dress! Honorable mention to leather leggings, too! 

Neutral Booties// I am not a huge bootie fan. I would much rather wear flats or loafers. But some outfits just call for booties or booties are necessary for keeping you warm! 

Functional Neutral Rain Jacket// This has been one of my latest purchases. I had some 'cute' rain jackets but nothing super functional. I love being prepared for a rainy day!  
Plaid// Whether it's a plaid shirt, plaid scarf, shoes, etc. A plaid touch always lends a cozy casual vibe that is always well-loved during the fall season. I love a good plaid and plaids like Blackwatch can be treated like you would a neutral!

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