Mixing Fall Tones

Mixing Fall Tones

Mixing Fall Tones
Mixing Fall Tones
Mixing Fall Tones

T h e   S c a r f   T h a t

I n s p i r e d   I t   A l l 

While perusing through my favorite local antique store, I found this gorgeous scarf that quickly made a place in my wardrobe. I was immediately drawn to its lovely fall tones: the emerald green, the deep red, & the bright gold. Creating an outfit featuring this scarf was like stepping right into fall. I could imagine wearing this while the leaves are changing colors & starting to fall, the crisp air is surrounding me, while sipping on a pumpkin spice cappuccino.


Mixing Fall Tones
Mixing Fall Tones
Mixing Fall Tones

O u t f i t   D e t a i l s

Emerald Long-Sleeved Dress (on sale!), Camel Beret, Burgundy Crossbody (last year – similar here), Burgundy Heels, Jewel Toned Scarf – found at my favorite local antique shop, Nest, but similar one here


Mixing Fall Tones
Mixing Fall Tones

W h y   F a l l   F a s h i o n

E x c i t e s   M e

This will only be my second year of truly embracing fall fashion. I love getting creative with the colors textures & layers that just scream fall. I tend to stick to the color palette of burgundy, camel, emerald, & navy, but also this year, I am planning on bringing some purple to the mix as well, more on that later. These colors & tones are ones I typically don’t wear except during this time of year, which is why fall fashion excites me so much! What a fun opportunity to play with new colors & new pairings each year!

This look, thanks to this scarf, displays several of my favorite fall tones. I would have never put all of these colors & accessories together if it weren’t for being so inspired by this scarf, but I love the way it turned out. Just can’t wait to style this scarf with more outfits this fall & continue mixing fall tones that I would have never paired together before. Each day brings a new spark of creativity when creating my OOTD.


Mixing Fall Tones
Mixing Fall Tones

What are your favorite colors to wear in the fall?


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Capri

Napoli

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My Fall Burgundy Picks

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The Feminine Crop Top

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The Jennifer Dress

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My Fall Burgundy Picks

My Fall Burgundy Picks

My Fall Burgundy Picks
My Fall Burgundy Picks

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C o l o r

Burgundy is definitely my favorite color to wear in the fall. Something about this color feels very feminine & romantic to me. So naturally, since I’ve been seeing so many dreamy pieces coming out recently from all of my favorite brands, I curated my most coveted pieces in a collection for you all. I don’t think I’ve ever been so obsessed about a group of items in my life! These beauties are dying to be a part of my wardrobe this year. I truly want them all. Hopefully some of these pieces can find their way into either my wardrobe or yours, or can at least provide some shopping inspiration. I also highly recommend monochrome looks like the one featured in this post. They are classic & oh-so chic.


My Fall Burgundy Picks
My Fall Burgundy Picks
My Fall Burgundy Picks
My Fall Burgundy Picks
My Fall Burgundy Picks

O u t f i t   D e t a i l s

*All last season*

Recreate this look: Wrap Dress, Burgundy Heels, Beret, Crossbody, Scarf


My Fall Burgundy Picks
My Fall Burgundy Picks
My Fall Burgundy Picks

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Positano

Capri

Napoli

Perfect Your Parisian Summer Wardrobe

Benin, Africa & Beauty Heroes Abroad

M O R E   R E C E N T   P O S T S

A New Approach To Layering

How To Ensure A Good Start To Your Day

The Feminine Crop Top

Make A Summer Statement

The Jennifer Dress

Espadrilles

YSL Lips

At Home Workout Routine

Stripes On Stripes

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Ladies Holiday Gift Guide

Ladies Holiday Gift Guide

Hello Everyone!

There are so many sales going on today for Green Monday. So, I thought, what better day than today to post my holiday gift guide for all the ladies in your life. Let’s break it down. (***All the discount codes are at the bottom!***)

For the fashion lovers in your life, a pair of tassel earrings (like these or these) is a for sure winner. I’ve loved tassel earring for quite some time now, (thank you Oscar de la Renta) & I love how on trend they are this season. They are such a fun way to spice up an outfit. Also, you can’t go wrong with a classic beret or a neutral clutch.

For the beauty experts in your life, going with anything Charlotte Tilbury is a no brainer. This Beauty Icons set just dreamy & set at such a great price. My favorites at the moment are her Contour Wand & Light Wand. Who doesn’t love a good highlighter? & with the printed lips on this product, it’s sure to be a winning gift this Christmas. Want to splurge? Get the eyeshadow palette of the year: the Marc Jacobs Wild One Eye-Conic Eyeshadow Palette. Other great options include a Ciate mini polish, the Fresh Rose Hydration Heroes set, & the Jo Malone Peony & Blush Suede fragrance.

Ladies Holiday Gift Guide

For the homebodies (like me) in your life, try a candle gift set like this one from Voluspa. What about a weekend kit that includes a pajama set, a face mask, a sweet treat, & a cocktail kit?! Now that sounds like a gift any lady in your life will love.

Of course, Glossier is a great way to shop this holiday season! My all time favorites are the priming moisture rich, the milky jelly cleanser, the boy brow, & the balm dot com. Shop my page & sign up with a new account to receive 20% off & free shipping on all orders over $30!

Ladies Holiday Gift Guide

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Discount codes:

J.Crew: 40% off your purchase & free shipping with code: NICELIST

ASOS: 30% off gifts

Rifle Paper Co.: 50% off select items & 20% off everything else with code: FLASH

West Elm: 20% off with code: WAYMORE

Madewell: 20% off when you spend $100 with code: OHWHATFUN

BaubleBar: 30% off with code: GIFT30

Anthropologie: 30% off Kitchen & Dining (no code needed)

& Other Stories: 30% off select “treats” (no code needed)

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My Christmas Wishlist

My Coat Collection

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The Best Ways To Stay Warm

The Best Ways To Stay Warm

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If you know me, then you know I love to be glam, but I also love the cold weather. I even love for my house to be cold so I can snuggle up in my favorite blankets with a hot drink in my hand. Let me share with you how I combine comfy & glam by telling you some of the best ways to stay warm this season in my book.

The Best Ways To Stay Warm

Lighting candles (Ok so it might not actually provide much warmth…but it definitely helps with the cozy factor!)

Putting on a matching comfy pajama set.

Making my favorite comfort food: grilled cheese & tomato soup.

Wrapping up in my fuzzy robe or a knit blanket or both!

Cuddling on the couch with Ben & the fur babies.

Taking a warm bath with a nice bath bomb, while the space heater is on.

Sipping a cup of delicious hot tea.

Throwing on my biggest, chunkiest sweater.

Layering up with a faux fur coat or scarf.

Making a large cup of hot cocoa in a festive mug. (recipes here)

Sitting by the fire, or in our case…watching this.

Slipping into a pair of my favorite slippers.

Covering my head (& crazy hair) with a cute hat.

Lastly, having a cup of hot bourbon & cider is sure to warm you up from the inside out.

The Best Ways To Stay Warm

Find the The Best Ways To Stay Warm here:

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10 Ways To Spice Up Your Holiday Hot Cocoa

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My Coat Collection

My Coat Collection

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I have always loved coats, & I have always wanted a nice coat collection. You know what started it for me? The Devil Wears Prada. This clip of Andy walking in Manhattan & suddenly appearing in a completely different outfit with another completely stunning coat on, really stuck with me! Meanwhile, when I was living in NYC, I had a big black puffy coat that I wore on the daily, which made me look like I was wearing the same outfit everyday. I knew that someday, I wanted to own a collection with a variety of colors, textures, & silhouettes. Since then, I’ve been slowly adding to my wardrobe, & I am so in love with the pieces I’ve found over the years. I’m still really wanting to add a white, a navy, & a leopard print one to my collection…but that will come in time.

Coats can be expensive. Let me guide you through different price points for every budget to help expand your coat collection this season!

My Coat Collection

Classic Black Coat

You guys, I found this Guess coat at Goodwill for $20! I have found so many amazing things at my local Goodwill, it just takes some digging. Also, I’ve found that after the holidays, around the start of the new year, is the best time to look for coats. I love having this big black wool coat in my collection. It has a wrap around front & gold buttons that are to die for. This piece is a classic, timeless staple, & you probably already have one like it in your closet. But incase you don’t, here are a few of my favorites out there now!

My Coat Collection

Fuzzy Coat

This kind of coat might not be everyone’s cup of tea, but it’s one of my very favorites! It’s a short coat, & looks gorgeous with skirts or dresses. Not only is it beautiful dressed up, but it works wonders with a casual outfit! Throw on your favorites jeans & almost any top, then throw a fuzzy coat like this over top, & your outfit is complete! I recommend this kind of coat to be added to your wardrobe if you are interested in living your coziest life possible. 🙂 Check out all the dreamy options below! Almost all of them are under $50!

My Coat Collection

Pink Coat

I purchased this lovely pink coat last season, & it is just so me. The shade of pink is so wearable & it has just the right amount of structure, making it both formal & casual. I was totally enamored by Julia’s pink coat, that when I saw this one, it was love at first sight. It was instantly added to my coat collection.

Whether you use it as a pop of color, or a neutral to go with everything, a pink coat does wonders for your wardrobe. And pink is totally a festive Christmas color right?!…


My Coat Collection

Cape Coat

This coat is the newest in my collection. I love the fall tones & the subtle plaid thrown into it. What I love most about it though, is the silhouette it creates. It’s sleek & longline & actually has a little padding in the shoulders to add structure. This beauty is quite warm & perfect for wrapping up in like a blanket. (Fun fact: this coat looks JUST like Uncle Drosselmeyer’s cape in our Nutcracker! haha)

My Coat Collection

Trench Coat

The best part about owning a trench coat, is that it can literally be worn all year long! I wore it all over NYC last May (see here), & I also wore it to Thanksgiving last week. It’s so versatile & totally worth the investment this year. I found mine for under $100, so it doesn’t even have to break the bank. This piece is timeless & completes any look with ease. Check out my favorites on the market right now:

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All of my favorite Fall Makeup products

My Frequently Asked Beauty Questions – Answered

How I style my favorite fall/winter staple

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F&F Guide To Fall Accessories

Fall Accessories

Hello Everyone!

I’m going to keep this intro short so we can get to the good stuff! Today we are talking about the best accessories to have in your wardrobe this season. From shoes to scarves to berets, this post covers it all! Let’s dive right in!

Boots, Loafers, & Ballerinas

Fall Accessories

I feel like this could be a whole post on it’s own! Fun fall shoes are a great way to accessorize an outfit.

I’ve always loved a good pair of ballerinas, & this year, I found the absolute best pair for under $13! They are so easy, & comfortable to wear, making them a lovely choice for an everyday outfit. It doesn’t hurt that I always feel Parisian chic while wearing them.

Loafers just scream fall to me. I love how on trend they are this year & all the different colors & styles available right now. In my collection, I have a classic brown pair, a black studded pair, a pink pair, a nude pair, a metallic silver pair, & a leather khaki colored pair. I’ve been eyeing these cream ones as well as these gorgeous neutral beige ones to round out my collection. They go with everything, & the slightly masculine feel of them just works this time of year.

Boots are always a must, & this season, I’ve finally added a pair of over the knee boots to my wardrobe. Julia, of Gal Meets Glam, has totally inspired me by showing that they can be very feminine & tasteful. Not to mention they really help you stay warm! Other boots in my collection include brown heeled boots, a pair of blue velvet ankle boots, & my duck boots. I have 3 others on my current wishlist: 1 / 2 / 3

Scarves

Fall Accessories

This goes unsaid, because everyone knows that scarves are a great way to accessorize a fall outfit. Whether it’s a small silk scarf, or a big blanket scarf, sometimes it’s not just that you are wearing it, it’s how you are wearing it. I have recently been so inspired by this post explaining 8 Ways To Wear A Scarf. It’s important to have a variety of styles in your collection to mix things up. Try adding different patterns, colors, & textures to your current collection. Also, make sure to take into account what coats you own to be sure your scarves will pair well with them. For example, I have a new check coat this season, so instead of getting all plaid scarves, I made sure to get a couple solid scarves with beautiful bold colors like this one & this one.

I’ve also been totally obsessing over the small Parisian scarves delicately tied around the neck. (last seen here) They have been all over my Instagram, seeing as though I can’t stop wearing them! In my current collection, I own a small one in blue, as well as a neutral cream colored one. See below for all the others currently on my wishlist. *swoon*

Vests

Fall Accessories

Vests are definitely a new love for me. I feel like I’ve just gotten the hang of styling them in a way I’m pleased with. They were always tricky for me, & never looked like I wanted them to while wearing one. For me, I think having the right pieces to go with them has really made the difference. The vest featured above has a small chevron pattern in the quilting, so pairing it with this solid, fall toned dress (which is on sale now btw for only $35!!) was a perfect match. I also have a burgundy vest (seen here) that was just meant to be paired with a navy cable knit sweater. Of course, they can go with other pieces in my wardrobe too, but those are a few of my favorites. (If you’d like to see other ways I style vests this time of year, let me know in the comments below.)

Purses

Fall Accessories

I have been really into crossbody purses as of late, & I have certain things I look for when choosing one to add to my collection. First, I look for color. This season, I’m all about my burgundy, navy, camel, & dark green. Then I look for structure & shape. I love it when I can fit my small camera inside my purse & plenty of lipsticks (what else would I need?…). Typically, I go for a gold chain strap with some sort of fold over top.


Fur

Fall Accessories

I have really gotten into faux furs over the past few years. They just add that instant glam & sophistication to an outfit that I absolutely live for. You can find them in so many colors making them work well with any outfit & any color coat in your collection. My navy fur scarf is definitely my most worn, but I just added this red number to my wardrobe which I can’t wait to wear with my check coat! The best thing about them is that they actually provide warmth as well! Check out all of the others I’m lusting over below!

Berets

Fall Accessories

Ah, a beret…my most Parisian accessory. There are so many gorgeous berets available right now, & it’s hard to stop adding them to my collection. I know own a camel colored one & a burgundy one, & they just do wonders for an outfit. They even work when you’re having a bad hair day! Just throw one on, & you instantly look put together & complete. These are a definite must in my fall wardrobe.

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What are your favorite accessories this time of year? Planning on adding any of these to your wardrobe soon? xx

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