Holy s*$%!!! Thanksgiving is only 2 more days away!
With all of the work, chaos and expense of the renovation, we really couldn’t justify the Thanksgiving trip to NYC this year. I’m definitely homesick and a little bummed. This is the first year in at least 6, that I’m not spending the holiday with my parents and immediate NY family. This is also the first year that I’m not quite as organized and/or prepared for the holiday.
Which ultimately means I have no clue what I’m wearing!
One of my favorite looks of all time has been pretty well documented on this website: a blazer + jeans.
My signature style has definitely been a gradual evolution, shifting from corporate conference room to work from home. However, the one outfit that has remained constant throughout this aesthetic shift is that simple blazer + jeans. Nothing too fashion forward, nothing too fancy, just a combination that I can reach for knowing that it will always look good, no matter the season or occasion.
With our big move right around the corner, I’ve started to consider what clothes will be coming with me into interim housing while the renovations are in full swing.
Always a minimalist at heart, I want to ensure that I have all of the essentials necessary to get me through the fall. The fewer pieces, the better. This led me to start categorizing my wardrobe and pulling my absolute favorites from the top of the lists. What I realized, is that there are truly only 4 basics necessary to create my absolute, favorite fall outfit: cozy sweater, fitted pants/jeans, mid /low-heel boots and a neutral coat.
If there’s any indication that Fall is making an early debut, let me recap the evidence:
NYFW kicks off in a few days. I CANNOT wait!
Cleveland has been averaging a steady high of 68 degrees.
Leaves have started to drop.
I’m literally sitting on my hands to keep from spending all of my money on fall clothes — in my humble opinion, the BEST clothes of all.
In order to keep some of your hard earned cash in your wallets, I’ve compiled a great collection of Fall Fashion Finds UNDER $100! Here’s your chance to get your shopping fix without the inevitable guilt, as the UPS delivery guy keeps dropping boxes at your front door… not that I know anything about that.
(Editor’s Note: I was recently digging through my THD Archives for some late summer/fall fashion inspiration when I came across a post from February 2016.
While fashion can be overwhelmingly trend driven, this post proves that good style is here is to stay. As cool as the slip dress was almost 2 years ago, it’s still just as fashionable today. Different season, hell, different year but still 100% on point.)
Summer may be on its last legs, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to hide yours away!
Shorts are a fantastic style tool to help you navigate that tricky transitional weather. You know, when it’s way too warm to wear pants and you’re not quite in the mood to go full-on dress or skirt. The key to wearing shorts year-round lies in their fabrication. When crafted from the right fabrics and styled appropriately (think tights, boots, sweaters, etc.), shorts can be an incredibly chic addition to your fall wardrobe.
I am briefly breaking my moratorium on any Fall fashion talk to bring you this important message: this Fall, over-the-top, embellished shoes will be EVERYWHERE.
Think Cinderella’s glass slipper on a crack bender.
Based on Fall ’17 designer runways, merchandise hitting the stores and just overall fashion buzz, thisseason more is definitely more — at least when it comes to footwear. If you thought WHITE ANKLE BOOTS were a bit wild, buckle your seat belts you’re in for a fashion ride!
You know that time when you keep seeing the same piece of clothing pop up in all of your social feeds? I’m currently deep into that situation and the SWEATER causing me all of the angst is by a Copenhagen label called, GANNI.