Fall is by far my favorite season – the crisp air, change of leaves, and sunsets earlier and earlier I love getting nestled in at home for the night. We’ve had a pretty mild fall here in San Francisco with our Indian Summer lingering for quite some time – no layers have been required. Over the past week the weather has changed, it’s finally sweater weather. With the leaves slowly turning I’m ready to break out my fall clothes. I’ve been counting down the days for fall to make it’s appearance.
Another reason I love this time of year is the fashion. There is nothing I love more than getting a few new staple pieces that will carry me through the winter months. I was just talking to Eric last night about how I go shopping maybe once every quarter and purchase three or four essentials that I know I can wear for the months to come.
No layers have been required quite yet, but two of my favorite pieces this season have been this cashmere henley and D’Orsay black leather flats from Jenni Kayne. The henley with it’s classic style, is probably a piece I want to grab out of my closet every single morning.
The D’Orsay flats have been on my wish list for years. I’ve always been a flats gal – easy to run to meetings in and transition from work/life to mom/life. They are comfortable so that I can wear them all day long and easy to have on while chasing Jackson around the park. Their elegance are what make them special.
I cannot wait for the fall days to get cooler so that I can add layers to my outfits but in the meantime, I’ll be happy wearing this pairing. Do you have any fall essentials you are loving that are becoming staples? I’ll be sharing more fall outfits in the next few weeks.
San Francisco is in a bit of an identity crisis at the moment. It can’t quite seem to decide if we should continue this stunning summertime weather or turn to fall. Don’t get me wrong, I love this sunshine – it means more time outside enjoying the park and long walks. I have to tell you though, we had a little sneak peek at fall last week and it got me giddy for sweater weather.
In the meantime, I’m embracing the bare arms and open toed shoe weather. Before you know it I’ll be wishing it was summer again. Are you ready for the season to change?
Growing up for much of my childhood in Mexico, I can vividly remember we would plan our annual summer visit to the United States to coincide with the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. For me, it represents the anticipation of fall being just around the corner – school starts, apples are harvested, and of course, a change of wardrobe. This year, I look forward to the start of fall shopping. There are so many incredible deals and great looks. I’m hoping to snag a pair of boots, jeans and a cape – all ideal for my San Francisco weather.
Last year, I was five months pregnant when the sale began so I didn’t buy any clothes. This year, my wardrobe definitely needs an update and I can’t wait to see what treasures I’ll find. What are you hoping to find at the Nordstrom Sale?
There are days when I definitely don’t feel like dressing up. They usually occur when it’s one of my days where I’m juggling work and baby and simply want to be comfortable. These are the days when I pull out a pair of boyfriend jeans and a striped t shirt. Usually I tend to wear a pair of my favorite tennis shoes since we almost always go on a long walk during the day. I know I’ll be comfortable but not completely void of style.
Here are some of my go to basics for that day when dressing up just isn’t going to happen. I try to keep it easy and comfortable without compromising good design. Even on the worst of days, I hope to look good!
It’s July and all I want to do is ditch my jeans for dresses and shorts – on some days this is possible when we aren’t fogged in or being blown away by the wind. While I still love the idea of putting on a dress and some bling, I’ve changed what I wear to align with being a mom. Jackson is often on my hip, and high-heeled shoes or tight clothes are usually found in the back of the closet. So, I went out on the hunt for key pieces that could be a) easily washable and b) still chic that I could run to a client meeting. I love this tie up dress in black linen paired with a slate sweater – both from Emerson Fry. Both are loose and comfortable and those are both essential qualities in my wardrobe these days!
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