winter florals

with spring still officially a couple of months away, I am dreaming of winter florals…  on clothing, on walls.

*paper crown floral skirt, tear from domino magazine

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fall on my mind


Now that it is officially August, I’ve officially got fall on my mind. Fall is my favorite season for fashion. Whenever it starts hitting the magazines and stores (and blogs) I get all giddy thinking about the leaves changing and the chilly mornings and afternoon sun. I look forward to getting back in my jeans and boots and cozy, drapey sweaters. Fall 2011 has me particularly excited because I am really feeling for all of the fall trends – a lot of them stemming from the 70s revival we saw starting in the spring. Cue jewels tones and working-girl blouses and heeled loafers (of which i totally owned a doc marten pair i adored in 7th grade- brings me back)! I am also loving all of the knitwear out there in various textures and knits. Pull out your sweaters girls, they’re officially in.

This is what I’m going to be wearing all fall…

1st set – clockwise from top 1. Cozy CABLE KNIT  donna karan cable-knit cashmere sweater paired back to 2. NAVY jersey crepe MAXI skirt – textile elizabeth and james riley crepe maxi skirt. 3. TORTOISESHELL SPECS add a touch of librarian chic- super eyeglasses ciccio havana frames from madewell. 4. HIGH WAISTED SKINNY FLARES IN DARK WASH the ultimate in flattering denim – madewell vintage rocker jeans. 5. PLATFORM HEELED LOAFERS true religion hathaway. 6. BRIEFCASE CROSS BODY BAG madewell  petite briefcase bag. 7. THE ICONIC EQUIPMENT BLOUSE in fall-appropriate houndstooth print – equipment devan houndstooth print chiffon blouse. 2nd set – clockwise from top. 8. OPEN WEAVE PULLOVER see by chloé open-knit wool sweater with 9.  FALL COLORED DENIM ag stevie ankle jean in sulfur plum. 10. OPEN FRONT BLACK LEATHER JACKET the new cardigan – day birger et mikkelsen day nilay jacket. 11. soft and layerable DEEP VEE POCKET TEES in neutrals and jewel tones – madewell v-neck pocket tee in bench green and heather grey. 12. POINTY TOE STILETTOS they’re baaacckk (why didn’t i hold on to my BR purple suede pair?) – kate spade licorice heel 13. CROPPED LIGHTWEIGHT SWEATER with CUTOUTS  i’d wear with everything – alexander wang cropped fine-knit wool sweater. 14. TRIBAL CHOKER BIB  NECKLACE oscar de la renta gold-plated multi-stone bib necklace

 

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