I had a lot of fun putting this post together. It began when I was reviewing a few of the random lists/clusters of ideas in the notebook perennially at my side, my paper Philoetius. And a new post-style was born: five quick lists.
Above, I’m wearing the pointelle Leset tee shown immediately below. I put it on and I basically never wanted to take it off again. It is ultra-soft and stretchy, with the sweetest details and a kind of homespun hygge. A perfect base layer for fall knitwear. I loved it so much, I ordered a second and immediately texted my sister to tell her about it. I’m wearing with my trusty Charlotte crops, a cozy Kilte cardigan (the color makes me happy!*), and suede drivers from Talbots (my second pair – these are such great everyday shoes; I feel like the silhouette elevates casual denim but compliments fall dresses, too. They’re also super comfortable.)
On the subject of Kilte*: you can get $50 off your first order by signing up for emails. They have so many beautiful sweaters for the fall season, and the brand generously sent me the cardigan seen above. I am now eyeing the Caroline in marigold. I can’t stop thinking about the color!
Five Chic Buys Under $100 You’ll Wear All Season Long.
I own all of these except for the cropped blazer!
LESET POINTELLE TEE // SCHUTZ ARISSA FLATS (UNBELIEVABLY COMFORTABLE; OWN IN TWO COLORS) // GAP JEANS (EN ROUTE TO ME – GENERALLY RUN TRUE TO SIZE IN GAP DENIM; TOOK A 25P) // URBAN REVIVO BLAZER // ONITSUKA TIGERS (THIS COLORWAY WAS TOO GOOD TO RESIST)
Four Pops of Red.
Pops of red are a big trend this season. People went wild over the Adidas Gazelles in cherry red, and I’ve even seen street style starlets wearing red tights (!). I personally like when the red is mixed in with preppy staples — striped button-downs, dark-wash denim, navy, gold buttons/accents. Below, my top picks for four great pops of red.
Three J. Crew Items in My Cart.
Totally obsessed with J. Crew’s latest launch — I added so many items to my cart! — but these three items are at the tip-top of my list.
Two Pairs of Everyday-Wash Denim I Want to Try.
So many of you have raved about Mother’s Hustler jeans over the years. Want to try those and the Gauchos (size down 1-2 sizes) in these great everyday washes. These are perfect for errands, Saturdays, work at home, etc.
One Season-Making Statement Blazer.
I literally cannot even deal with this gorgeous VB blazer. I feel like it will go with absolutely everything and elevate absolutely anything. So incredibly chic. Love the details. I’m concocting outfits with brown cords, dark wash high-waist denim, slip skirts, ecru jeans, brown suede boots…!
P.S. Metropolitan style.
P.P.S. An approach to finding grace in my everyday life.
P.P.P.S. Bad days and blank pages.
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