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3 Transitional Fall Wardrobe Staples

Sep 30, 2016


Fringe cardigan: c/o ChicWish (True to size, I’m wearing a size small!) Also comes in winter white // Striped tee: Old, but I love this similar version, this drapey version and this short sleeved version (all super budget-friendly!) // Camera bag/ purse: c/o Lo & Sons (Blair has it in grey, and it comes in black, too!) // Jeans: Levi’s // ‘Luella’ Mules: c/o Sole Society (I also love them in brown!) 



Happy weekend!

Is it just me, or did the week start out with Monday feeling like Wednesday? I swear my days have been off all week–so bizarre!

I also am pretty excited because (fingers crossed) if all goes well, I’m going to be launching something very new and pretty next week.

(It might be “ewnay logbay esignday” in pig-latin.)

But you know how I am with technology so if there’s a delay you won’t be that surprised BUT wish me luck, really. And get so excited. It’s gunna be greaaaattt.

Let’s talk about this outfit though (because, speaking of exciting). I wore this outfit over to Blair’s earlier this week to work on Blogging For Keeps (big things coming your way on that front, too!) and it was the perfect work day combo.

I really can’t pick a favorite item out of this line-up, everything is just too good. From the cozy fringe cardigan, to my new camera bag that is so chic you’d never even guess it was a camera bag, to the comfiest most beautiful navy mules, and the jeans that have *just*the right amount of distressing.

Where do I begin.

Let’s talk about the bag first. It’s from Lo & Sons, and you know I’m a fan of their Pearl cross-body. Well, I hate to pick favorites, but this camera bag might be a new all-time high. (I wish I would’ve had this for Paris!)

It’s super roomy, fits my camera with lens, battery, along with my wallet, and some small makeup essentials. It’s actually a camera purse, because you don’t even NEED a purse when you carry it.

Moving onto the sweater. It has fringe, and it’s cozy (sold, and sold!)–almost like a sweater/jacket combination. (AKA ideal for Chicago weather this time of year!) It’s from Chicwish–which has the cutest stuff and most of it is well under $100!

Finally–last but not least, the SHOOEESS. How to die for are these pretty mules? Navy suede? (*Heart emoji*) I’m not going to lie, I’ve bought a few different pairs of mules now and always ended up sending them back or donating them because they pinched and gave my toes such bad blisters! These are just the opposite–I actually walked halfway down Michigan Avenue in them before I stopped and put my loafers on to get on the el. I love the criss-cross detail on them too.

I will probably wear them this weekend to Neal’s 10 year reunion (YIKES we’re getting old!) I’m also excited because one of his best high school friends is coming into town to stay with us for the weekend. (On that note, I should REALLY go tidy up the guest bedroom…)

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What are your favorite transitional fall staples? 

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