Time to start pulling out the light jackets that I have. Over the summer, I minimized my closet and pared certain categories to one or two pieces of each. Being a jacket fanatic a few years back, it felt refreshing to get more space in my bedroom.
As for the jackets, some were sold on Poshmark, others given to cousins-in-need, but most were up for grabs on Craigslist. By the way, my Craigslist free 99 encounters have all been so rewarding. Everyone I met has been so appreciative about their freebies. So, if any of you are looking to get rid of coats/jackets definitely donate them to a charity or a person in need on Craigslist - you'll feel so amazing afterwards!
And this watch from Follie Follie is the perfect starter watch for any office gal. It's so gorgeous in person and great for layering bangles and bracelets.
The color scheme is great for fall layering which is necessary when opting for booties and a mini skirt (which is basically my fall uniform). And if I ever get too hot, which tends to happen right around noon, I can always remove a layer and still feel well-dressed.
The key is sticking to neutrals. The colors in heavy rotation consist of: whites, grays, blacks, or dark blues. If that's not your jam I suggest going with: tan, browns, and one pop of color (maybe orange or red).
White Button Down: Ann Taylor (on sale) Sweater: Gap (similar here) Jacket: H&M Skirt: J. Crew (similar styles) Tights: Calvin Klein Necklace: Baublebar Earrings: MUJUS Watch: Follie Follie Boots: Zara (similar pair) Clutch: Ora Delphine Lipgloss: Grapefruit by Stila Brows: Benefit
Since there was a meeting later this day, baubles were a definite must as the finishing touch. Baublebar tends to be my go-to for statement necklaces and bib-style necklaces.
As for my earrings, I found this gorgeous pair from MUJUS which offers handmade designs from sustainable materials. It's a pretty great socially conscious company ran by co-founder Paola and her artisan partners in South America. Definitely check them out if you're looking for unique pieces not offered at fast-fashion retailers.
Side note, I got my hair done in loose waves and kind of wish I had a glam team to recreate this hairstyle every day. Totally obsessed.
Photos by Victor Cerejo.
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