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    Fall suede and florals

    fall look

    Fall suede and floral prints have me feeling all giddy! Plus, black and brown is such a fun pairing. Originally this dress was purchased for spring. There was no intention of making this a fall dress. With great surprise, it pairs so well with the suede moto jacket. Finding pieces that transition from one season to the next is a great way to make a piece last! In the spring or summer you can wear that floral dress as is or add a jean jacket. As the season changes a heavier jacket and a pair of tall boots or short booties changes the whole vibe! Always feels like such a win when I’m able to keep a piece of clothing rolling through the seasons!

    My dress is old and no longer in stock. However, I have found a pluthera of REALLY cute floral print dress that would look AMAZING with a browm moto jacket and booties! These dresses worth swooning over! When I was searching for dresses I just made sure to find a floral print that had brown and or black in it.

    As for the booties, I like mixing the color black with the brown jacket. I find it hard to make a brown jacket match well with a brown pair of shoes that are not made in the exact same color. This is a personal preference. Pairing your brown jacket with brown boots might work out perfectly with the pieces you have. I’m a little neurotic about my shoes blending well with an outfit; because of this I LOVE these Sam Edelman booties! They are black, but with the brown sole, they will always pair well with either black or brown. Sam Edelman does have an all black leather option. However, the sole is also black. In my opinion this limits the wearability of a shoe.

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    //Blank NYC- Moto Jacket //Leith- Floral print dress *similar//BP-Floral print dress *similar //Leith-Floral print dress *similar//Love&Fire-Floral print dress *similar //Love&Fire-Floral print dress *similar//Sam Edelman-Booties

    Styling your mustard yellow pants

    Recently I posted a flat lay of my mustard yellow pants. These pants are such a fun pop of color for fall! But, such a bold pant can be intimidating to style; which is why I like to create looks prior to wearing something like these pants. It helps me to create a log of how to wear my clothing. Typically, I like to pair neutral pieces with something bold like these pants- a good cream top with stripes or a navy top with lace florals. Stripes or lace florals add visual interest and dimension without making it too busy of a look. Busy can easily happen with bold pieces but, sticking with neutrals is a good rule of thumb for wearing with a bold pair of pants.

    Another rule of thumb I love is, clash patterns match colors. If you have a floral print top that has a touch of mustard yellow you should definitely pair it with these pants! Currently, I do not have a top with touches of mustard in it. But, if I did this would be an outfit I would be creating right away!!! Navy looks great with mustard as does a good cream top. Pink is a current favorite for pairing with mustard yellow! If I ever struggle with which colors will pair well together I run to Pinterest and browse for ideas.

    Layers are also a great way to create visual interest! Pairing the striped top with a vest or a scarf adds the perfect amount of dimension. Along with that, I love how lace florals add dimension without putting on more layers. Especially for California. This will be our first fall in California so, I am not totally sure what kind of clothing is typical. But I do know I want to dress for fall. A pair of short booties and the short sleeve floral top will be a perfect look for transitioning into the cooler temps of Northern California. Velvet or suede is also a fun way to add dimension. These Sam Edelman bow flats in pink suede are swoon-worthy and will look so cute with these skinny’s!

    old navy pants

    //Caslon-Vest//BP-Side Slit Striped Top//Sam Edelman-Bow Flats //Old Navy-Mustard Yellow Pants//Kate Spade-Black Crossbody bag (similar)//

    old navy pants

    //BP-Plaid Scarf (similar)//Vince Camuto-Booties //Vince Camuto-Crossbody (similar)//

    old navy pants

    //Halogen-Lace Detail Sweatshirt//