Fall fashion inspiration is everywhere right now. One of my favorite times of year to layer on flattering, earthy tones, go leaf peeping and drink cider. Two designer looks filled with autumn love I recently posted include Fall Florals In Quebec City and GMG Now Daily Look 9-07-17. I’m in love with all the pieces in both posts and know I’ll be wearing them for months to come.
Natural neutrals for fall never go out of style. Soft knits, satiny silks, suedes, cashmeres and simple cottons – natural selects that exude an air of balance and calm. Chic and flattering in soft beige, tan, taupe, fawn, camel, sand or khaki whether solid or patterned – perfect foundation pieces for layering or wearing alone.
The start of a new season is a perfect reminder to clean-out my makeup bag. Even if products still look in mint condition, most actually have a limited shelf life. I definitely don’t want to risk getting a reaction to using old makeup, especially items used around my eyes. Makeup that’s not used as often, like eye shadows and lipsticks are most at risk.
The traditional work inspired pantsuit has rarely been on my radar in the past. Finding a flattering, not too stuffy option was always nearly impossible. But this season, I’m seeing so many new pieces that are changing my mind. Fitted cropped jackets with wide-leg pants, loose cut, over-sized or double-breasted blazers with slim-fitting slacks.
Wearing white styles into fall is easy in the South when the weather’s still warm outside. But as temperatures dip, transitioning white pieces can become a bit more challenging, especially on a budget. I brought several white styles on our recent trip to NYC, adding black and brown accents to counter the summertime vibe.
We are overwhelmed with sadness for those affected by the devastating flood conditions going on in Texas. So many need our help right now! Please consider making a donation to any organization helping with this massive undertaking. Any amount will make a difference. Donations of goods and services are needed as well and don’t forget our furry friends!
Date nights are something Thomas and I look forward to doing whenever we get the chance. We both believe in carving out time to focus on each other outside of work to continue to nurture and grow our relationship. Since fall marks the beginning of our busy season, we find it especially hard to schedule dedicated date nights in advance.
I have a love/hate relationship with cleaning out my closet. I get anxious every time I think about purging items, especially if I have a memory or emotion tied to an item. But at the same time, I love the feeling of clearing out and refreshing my wardrobe so I can focus and get re-excited about the items I really love (the ones that make the cut!).
I frequently share beauty tips on cleansing, moisturizing, and protecting my skin (as seen recently here and here). But focusing on what I put in my body is just as important as what I put on it. And though I may not be able to control genetics or the natural process of aging, I can control what lifestyle choices I make, including what I eat.
When we moved to Charleston, Thomas and I found an abundance of art galleries and studios filled with Charleston artists, whose art would look great in any home. Those we were most drawn to combined unique and abstract variations in color, lines, shapes and light, creating a wonderful personal experience that we hope to incorporate into our home.
Many brides are deciding on fall as the perfect time to tie the knot, making the search for a wedding guest dress seem a bit more challenging. But with beautiful foliage and more comfortable conditions, it may be even easier to find dresses in a variety of colors and styles. Since Thomas and I will be attending my cousin’s wedding in September, I’m considering dresses that offer just a touch of fall in deeper hues, florals, and textures perfect for a semiformal outdoor setting.
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