1.20

Western boots were the biggest footwear trend on and off the runway last fall. They add the perfect edge to an otherwise basic or feminine look. I dipped a toe into the trend with these boots in black and they are just perfect. A just high enough heel, clingy shaft, and a pointy toe make these the perfect update on a black bootie. I paid about $90 for mine and have to keep myself from wearing them every single day. Definitely picking up the below cream color way for $55 today from DSW.

You’re welcome!

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11.29

If you don’t know already, you should know that I’m a denim freak. I don’t wear leggings as pants, I wear jeans. High-waisted jeans, cropped jeans, flared jeans, wide leg jeans.. just jeans. So when I see some of my favorite fits from Levi’s on major sale for $19.99 at T.J.Maxx, you know I’m scooping them all up. I’ll make room in my closet somehow..

The Look

My love for all things & Other Stories is no secret, but for fall especially, they're the best. Great sweaters and the perfect iteration of the "it" item of the season are what I look to them for the most. I wrote about this leopard skirt last week, and below is exactly how I want to wear it as the weather slowly cools down. Just add tights for colder nights or a dad sneaker for a more casual weekend look. 

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1. faux fur coat- H&M (also love this faux sherpa), 2. striped sweater- & Other Stories, 3. madonna necklace- Maria Pascual, 4. wool beret- Anthropologie, 5. harness bag- Frye, 6. patent booties- Matisse, 7. midi skirt- & Other Stories

The Bag

To piggyback on my last post about natural bags.. this Steven Alan bag.. is everything! I saw it on Shopbop a few weeks ago but didn't pull the trigger. Then while browsing Nordstrom Rack over my Sunday morning coffee, there it was for 50% off. While I love the look of ata/rattan bags, they're just not practical for this commuting New Yorker. I love that this bag is trimmed in leather, making it a touch more wearable for every day. 

Also into this, this, and this for a summer bag update. 

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Steven Alan "Oliver" Circle Bag in Straw via Nordstrom Rack