Friday, September 11, 2009

gearing up for fall

I don't know what it was about today, but it felt like somewhat of a preview of a preview of fall. You know, that slight hint of crispness in the air. Sorta. Don't get me wrong, it was still a mean mid 90 degree day. But the lighting was just different. Like the sun was ahead of season schedule. Or something like that.

Either way, this was my attempt to jumpstart some of my fall pieces into the wardrobe rotation. I picked up both of these items while shopping in New York and absolutely love how they came together. The tiered dress (which in all honesty is a size 12 skirt that I picked up at Beacon's Closet) and the long tailored vest make for a nice, clean silhouette that I felt refreshingly classy in.

Refreshingly classy. Ha, whatever that means.

On a side note though, go check out Eddie Newton's new blog Mr. Newton. Eddie was kind enough to shoot some photos of us bloggers at the Weardrobe conference and I just love how the shots came out.

And yes, we blocked some New York streets for it.

Vest: Black tailored vest, Urban Outfitters
Dress: Floral tiered skirt worn as a skirt, Beacon's Closet
Shoes: Black heels, Aldo
Belt: Vintage gold leaf belt
Jewelry: Gold, multi-layered necklace, Charlotte Rouse
Sunglasses: Tortoise shell sunnies, Fred Flare
Bag: Black leather handbag, Old Navy


  1. Love this look. The long vest is the perfect touch!

  2. ouuhh..i love the long vest paired up with this dress:)

  3. Lovely! I love the idea of wearing an oversized skirt as a dress!!

  4. Awesome! And I LOVE the smile!!!! So pretty!

  5. Lovely skirt/dress! You look amazing and so fresh!

  6. great bag! lovely jewellery also xo

  7. mid 90?! we're already at a cool 60 over here in nyc -__-

  8. I love this look! The floral dress and the black vest make the perfect combination!

  9. LOVE this whole look!! Fabulous!!

  10. I love this ensemble - but that necklace is my favorite

  11. You have such great style. The vest is my favourite and your hair looks so cute!


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